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

VARD to build Russian fishing vessel

Ship design and construction firm, VARD, is to build a specialised stern trawler for Russian deepwater fishing company, Luntos Co Ltd, at its Vard Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. Vard Design in Ålesund has developed the 80.4m-long vessel, which is...

26.09.2019
Shipbuilding

Damen signs contract for an ASD tug

Damen Shipyards has also signed a contract for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2813 to SAAM Mexico for operations in the port of Veracruz. The vessel has a maximum bollard pull of 85 tonnes and a top speed of 13 knots. The ASD Tug 2813 is a standard Damen...

25.09.2019
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä unveils new gas-only engine

Wärtsilä has launched a pure gas engine for marine applications, called Wärtsilä 31SG. Until now, the company has pursued a dual-fuel strategy for its gas-burning engines but, it says, the new engine, based on the existing Wärtsilä 31 platform, will...

24.09.2019
Shipbuilding

Naval architects appointed for new Interislander ferries

Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech A/S have signed a contract with state-owned New Zealand ferry operator KiwiRail for the design and development of two ferries. The railway-enabled ferries will be operated on the Cook Strait route between New...

24.09.2019

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