Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Arctic crude oil tanker named in Vladivostok

A naming and flag-raising ceremony for the 41,012dwt crude oil tanker, Mikhail Lazarev, has been held by Sovcomflot in Vladivostok. The tanker has Russia’s Arc7 ice class, enabling independent operation in ice up to 1.8m thick and temperatures as low...

11.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Second expedition cruise ship delivered

Norway’s Vard Langsten has delivered the second of three ice-class expedition cruise ships to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. The 139m-long HANSEATIC inspiration, with capacity for 230 passengers in 120 cabins follows sister ship HANSEATIC nature, delivered by...

10.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Wind propulsion boosted by ClassNK AiP

ClassNK has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) for a hard-sail system, which converts wind energy into propulsive force with a telescopic hard sail, based on its September 2019 Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships. The AiP...

08.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Classification society advises owners to install BWMS early

ClassNK has warned shipowners not to wait until the last moment to install ballast water management systems (BWMS). The classification society first analysed the installation dates of its registered ships this time last year and found that deadlines...

01.10.2019
Shipbuilding

First large LNG-fuelled PCTC to be built in Japan

Japanese shipping group Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has signed a contract with Japanese yard Shin Kurushima for one of the world's largest LNG-fuelled pure car and truck carriers (PCTC). Several new design features have been used to increase the cargo...

01.10.2019
Shipbuilding

LNG-powered ULCS launched

The first of nine 23,000-TEU LNG-powered ultra large container ships (ULCS) that is being built for the French container line CMA CGM has been launched at the Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipyard in China. The CMA CGM Jaques Saade, named after the...

30.09.2019
Shipbuilding

Propulsion package for Arctic research vessel

A Skipsteknisk-designed Arctic trawler under construction at Astilleros Balenciaga SA in Spain for the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources is to have a complete propulsion package supplied by MAN Energy Solutions. The package will include MAN...

30.09.2019

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