Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

British operator signs contract for a new ferry

A new purpose-built RoPax vessel for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will be built at South Korean yard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard. The order includes one option for a repeat vessel, the Ulsan-based yard said. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company...

11.08.2020
Shipbuilding

Sanmar delivers ASD tug for operation in Ventspils

Despite Covid-19 challenges, Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar Shipyards has successfully delivered on time an azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug to Latvian tug company, PKL Flote, part of the Alfons Hakans group. The 50-tonne bollard pull vessel, Altair, is a...

10.08.2020
Shipbuilding

Fugro cements autonomous solutions with USV order

Dutch survey operator Fugro has ordered two 12m uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) from British builder Sea-Kit. The first of the Sea-Kit X-class USVs will be delivered to Fugro in Perth, Australia, in the fourth quarter of 2020. It will feature...

07.08.2020
Shipbuilding

Sanmar clinches tug order from British client

Turkish yard Sanmar has an order for two tugs from British customer Targe Towing. Designed by Robert Allan, the RAmbler 1200 multi-purpose mini tugs are based on the twin-screw RA 1600 design. These vessels will have a bollard pull of 6 tonnes, a...

09.07.2020
Shipbuilding

Optimarin completes IMO G8 ballast water system tests

Norwegian ballast water treatment system manufacturer Optimarin has successfully completed testing of its UV-based equipment in accordance with revised IMO G8 guidelines. At the same time, its US Coast Guard approval certificates have been modified...

09.07.2020
Shipbuilding

Partners to develop sustainable cruise vessel

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a partnership agreement with architect and yacht designer Stefano Pastrovich for the development of a hybrid boutique cruise vessel. A fully integrated combination of hybrid propulsion and solar panels is said...

07.07.2020
Shipbuilding

First MTU gas-only engines for Wadden Sea ferry

Two 16-cylinder MTU gas engines from Rolls-Royce installed on the newly commissioned Wadden Sea ferry, Willem Barentz, are demonstrating high performance targets and low emissions at the UNESCO World Heritage site. Dutch shipping company, Doeksen,...

06.07.2020

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