Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

ABB to supply power package for first fully electric US tug

Crowley Maritime Corporation has chosen an integrated electric propulsion system from ABB for a 25m-long tug, eWolf, to be built by Master Boat Builders Inc of Alabama. On delivery in 2023, eWolf will be the first fully-electric tug in the United…

30.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Port Botany and Sydney Harbour to get new firefighting vessels

The Port Authority of New South Wales, has signed a $10 million contract with Australian shipbuilders Birdon to build two new multipurpose firefighting vessels for Sydney Harbour and Port Botany. The two new firefighting vessels will provide Port…

30.07.2021
Shipbuilding

RINA to class China’s largest cruise ship yet

Classification society RINA has been retained to provide class services for the construction of the largest cruise vessel yet to be constructed in China. Due for delivery in 2025, the 140,000gt vessel is to be built at Shanghai Waigaoqiao…

29.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Ulstein-designed Ocean Explorer delivered by Chinese builder

The latest expedition cruise vessel in Sunstone Ships’ Infinity series, Ocean Explorer, has been delivered by China’s CMHI Haimen shipyard. The vessel will be operated by Vantage Cruise Line. Like other ships in the series, the Ocean Explorer is a…

22.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Damen to build customised CSD for civil contractor in Paraguay

Damen Shipyards Group has won a contract from civil engineering contractor, Ingenieria de Topografia y Caminos S.A. (T&C), to provide a customised cutter suction dredger (CSD) for the Costanera Sur project. The CSD500 will operate on the southern…

22.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Kewatec signs major contract with ICE-SAR

Finnish yard Kewatec AluBoat , based in Kokola, has contracts with two separate customers to build a series of rescue vessels and a research ship. Kewatec has won the tender and signed a contract to deliver three search and rescue vessels the…

21.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Crowley will operate first all-electric port tug

U.S. maritime group Crowley has ordered an all-electric port tug from U.S. yard Master Boat Builders. The vessel, named eWolf, is part of Crowley’s programme to protect the environment, improve sustainability and decarbonisation, said company…

21.07.2021

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