Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Shell and Alfa Laval to develop GCU

Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited and Alfa Laval have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a gas combustion unit (GCU) suitable for liquid hydrogen carriers. The GCU is an essential safety component for the…

05.12.2022
Shipbuilding

Terntank orders wind-/methanol-ready hybrid tankers

Danish shipping company Terntank has ordered two 15,000dwt chemical/product/biofuels tankers with environment-friendly propulsion from Chinese yard China Merchants Jinling. The order includes options for two repeat vessels. The vessels will have…

05.12.2022
Shipbuilding

NIOZ research vessel to be built by Astilleros Armon

Dutch ocean research agency NIOZ has selected Spanish yard Astilleros Armon to build a research vessel. A final contract is expected to be awarded soon. Armon came ahead in an EU-wide tender for the vessel. It is scheduled to be delivered in summer…

02.12.2022
Shipbuilding

New standard for 3D model-based design to streamline approval processes

Finnish ship design firm, Deltamarin, has received 3D model-based approval from DNV for classification material relating to Höegh Autoliners’ Aurora-class pure car truck carriers. Deltamarin and DNV have been collaborating with industrial software…

27.11.2022
Shipbuilding

Steel-cutting ceremony at Meyer Werft marks new chapter in sustainable cruising

The start of construction of the 728-passenger Silver Ray, a second Silversea Cruises Nova-class newbuilding, has been marked by a steel-cutting ceremony at Meyer Werft. The 54,700gt vessel is due for delivery in the summer of 2024 and sets a new…

25.11.2022
Shipbuilding

Disney buys half-built Global Dream, plans to complete ship in Wismar

The Walt Disney Company subsidiary, Disney Cruise Line, has bought the unfinished 208,000-gt cruise ship, Global Dream, from the insolvency administrator of the MV Werften Group, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. The vessel, also known as

22.11.2022
Shipbuilding

DNV updates standards for wind-based propulsion

Classification society DNV has published an update of the technical standards for wind-assisted propulsion systems (WAPS). The standard, called ST-0511, provides a regulatory framework for review and certification of the technologies and can be…

21.11.2022

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