Shipbuilding

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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

Strategic Marine notches up two more FCB orders from Centus Marine

Singapore-based offshore service vessel operator, Centus Marine Sdn Bhd, has placed a contract for two 42m-long fast crew boats (FCBs) at the island nation’s shipbuilder, Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd. The two FCBs, due for delivery in the second and…

25.03.2021
Shipbuilding

First ME-GA engine demonstration

MAN Energy Solutions has demonstrated its latest low-speed, dual-fuel engine – an MAN B&W ME-GA type designed for LNG/fuel-oil running – at a recent ceremony live-streamed from its Copenhagen Research Centre. The new engine is an Otto-cycle variant…

24.03.2021
Shipbuilding

ClassNK issues AiP for methanol dual-fuelled tanker

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP)  for the design of a methanol dual-fuelled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering Company Ltd. The design complies with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of…

24.03.2021
Shipbuilding

Edda Wind continues fleet expansion

Edda Wind, a 50:50 joint venture between Norway’s Wilhelmsen group and Østensjø, has ordered two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) at Astilleros Gondan in Spain. The 89.3m-long vessels, due for delivery in 2023 and 2024, will provide…

22.03.2021

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