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

British charity plans disaster relief ship

Brittania Maritime Aid (BMA), a British charity, is planning to build a GBP 150 million disaster relief ship at Cammell Laird in the UK. The 135m-long vessel will be based on a variant of the shipbuilder’s RoPax platform, developed in conjunction...

18.09.2019
Shipbuilding

MED-A2360 tug for growing demand in Khalifa port

Turkish yard Med Marine has signed a contract with Abu Dhabi Ports to build a tug of 60 tonnes bollard pull. It will be of the yard’s MED-A2360 series and will be used in the United Arab Emirates Khalifa port. The vessel is a Ramparts 2300-MM/60-TBP...

18.09.2019
Shipbuilding

Silverstream strikes deal with Hudong-Zhonghua

Air lubrication specialist, Silverstream Technologies, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding that will see the Silverstream® System integrated into the shipbuilder’s future designs for LNG carriers. The air...

16.09.2019
Shipbuilding

First X-Bow polar vessel named and delivered

The first expedition cruise vessel in SunStone’s Infinity-class series has been named Greg Mortimer at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) Haimen base. The 104m-long ship is built to Polar Class 6 standards for venturing in cold waters. It has...

13.09.2019

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