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

Bangkok boosts electric ferry fleet with twelve more boats

The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) has commissioned twelve new commuter ferries, adding to the seven integrated battery-electric boats, all powered by Germany’s Torqeedo propulsion systems. The latest 14.5m-long fibreglass vessels, built at…

20.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä expects ammonia-blend engine later this year

Wärtsilä expects to have an engine running on an ammonia-blended fuel later this year, and an engine concept based on pure ammonia operation in 2023. The company has revealed recent progress on new fuels as it continues to work on the development of…

20.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Unmanned surface vessel gains LR certification

UK-based SEA-KIT has gained Unmanned Marine System (UMS) certification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its new 12m-long X-class unmanned surface vessel, designed and built for geo-data specialist, Fugro. The Essex-based company is the first to receive…

15.07.2021
Shipbuilding

AIDAcosma moves from building hall to outfitting quay

The 337m-long AIDAcosma, sister ship to the 2018-built AIDAnova, has left Meyer Werft’s Hall 6 at the shipbuilder’s Papenburg yard and is now berthed at the outfitting quay. Following its relocation within the shipyard, the vessel’s mast and funnel…

14.07.2021

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