Damen launches compact ASD Tug 1810

Damen has developed a new vessel in the Damen Compact Tugs range, the ASD Tug 1810. It will have a bollard pull of 30 tonnes ahead and 28 tonnes astern. Its design has drawn on a number of features developed in the Compact Tugs range, the company…


Partners unveil wind-optimised tanker design

Finland-based ship design firm, Deltamarin, and BAR Technologies of the UK have announced a wind-optimised Aframax/LR2 tanker design, named Aquilo. The new design combines efficiency gains relating to hull form and the wind sail company’s WindWings®…


Meyer Werft clinches new Carnival cruise contract

Meyer Werft has won a new order from Carnival Corporation & plc for a sister ship to the 6,500-passenger Carnival Jubilee, delivered in 2023. The 180,000-gt ship, with a length of 344m, is due for delivery in 2027. It will be powered by LNG and will…

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UK’s Anemoi awarded rotor sail development grant

London-based Anemoi Marine Technologies has won a GBP 1.2 million grant from the UK’s Department of Transport to support the GBP 1.9 million development of a new 3.5m-diameter, 24.5m-high rotor sail design suitable for medium-sized vessels. The sail…


Carisbrooke Shipping adopts AirWing technology

UK-based Carisbrooke Shipping, which owns and operates a 27-ship fleet of small bulk carriers and multipurpose vessels, is collaborating with GT Green Technologies and the University of Bristol to install a wind sail on one of its vessels. Supported…


ONE awarded AiP for ammonia-fuelled boxship design

Ocean Network Express (ONE), working together in a joint development project (JDP) set up with partners Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. (NSY) and DNV in 2022, has been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia dual-fuelled container ship of 3,500…


Seacor PSVs to have Kongsberg upgrades

Houston-based Seacor Marine Holdings Inc. is to install Kongsberg Maritime energy storage systems on four platform supply vessels (PSVs) – the Seacor Alps, Seacor Andes, Seacor Atlas, and Seacor Ohio. The four vessels, built to Kongsberg Maritime…




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