Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Polar expedition vessel delivered by Brodosplit

Croatian shipyard, Brodosplit, has handed over the polar expedition cruise ship, Ultramarine, to US cruise line, Quark Expeditions, part of the Travelopia Group. The 128m-long vessel, with capacity for up to 200 passengers and 140 crew, was…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Construction of Transtejo ferries starts at Gondan

Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has started construction of ten electric ferries for the Portuguese river passenger transport operator Transtejo-Transportes Tejo S.A. With a capacity of around 540 passengers, they will operate on the Tagus…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

AiP for GTT’s new digital sloshing system

Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for a digital system, developed by Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), for LNG membrane tank maintenance. Based on the company’s “sloshing virtual sensor” technology and using its tank digital twin,…

09.04.2021
Shipbuilding

“Most sustainable workboat” to join Acta Marine fleet in the summer

The Coastal Crown, a multi-purpose hybrid workboat of ultra-shallow draught Multicat design, is in the final stages of construction at Netherlands shipyard, Bijlsma Wartena, and will join Acta Marine’s 40-ship fleet this summer. Claimed to be “the…

01.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Stockholm to commission electric fast ferry in 2023

A 30-passenger all-electric ferry is due to enter service in Stockholm in 2023. Funded by the city’s boat builder, Candela Speedboat, and the Swedish transport authority, the 12m-long P-30 is claimed to be the world’s fastest and most…

31.03.2021
Shipbuilding

L3Harris selected to design an autonomous ship concept for DARPA

U.S. group L3Harris Technologies was chosen by U.S. Government’s Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for phase one of the two-phase No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS) program. The company is selected to design a long-endurance autonomous…

29.03.2021
Shipbuilding

DSME wins AiP class approval for in-house rotor sail system

DNV has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) for a rotor sail system developed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). The technology is designed for large oil tankers and LNG carriers. The virtual AiP ceremony was attended by Hwa-Lyong…

26.03.2021

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