Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

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

Electric ferry to join fleet of Västtrafik

Another electric ferry is set to join the fleet of Västtrafik, the organisation responsible for public transportation in the port city of Gothenburg. Finnish yard Uki Workboat (Uudenkaupungin Työvene Oy) is going to build the port ferry which is…

12.03.2021
Shipbuilding

Replacement of outdated research vessel approved

The NWO-I (Dutch Foundation of Scientific Research Institutes )Foundation Board has approved the NIOZ (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research ) investment for the construction of a new ship in the national research fleet. Next Generation…

11.03.2021
Shipbuilding

Expeditionary Survey Boat named at Damen Shipyards Den Helder

The naming ceremony and transfer of the Expeditionary Survey Boat (ESB) Hydrograaf of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has taken place at Damen Shipyards Den Helder (DSDH). The 16m-long ESB will provide up-to-date information about the soil…

11.03.2021
Shipbuilding

Stena Bulk presents new bulk carrier concept

Gothenburg-based Stena Bulk has unveiled a modular, zero-carbon bulk carrier, designed for the simultaneous carriage of dry, liquid and gas cargoes to maximise efficiency. The InfinityMAX builds on the concept of combination carriers, which were…

10.03.2021

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