Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

New diving bell ship completes successful river trials

A new diving bell ship built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for FMSW Koblenz operator, WSA Rhine, has now successfully completed river trials. The diesel-electric vessel, which is EU Stage V compliant, will replace the existing unit, Carl Straat, and…

14.01.2021
Shipbuilding

Finnish-U.S. partnership to build dredgers for U.S. market

U.S. yard Moran Iron Works and Finnish company Watermaster have joined forces in an OEM partnership to offer dredgers designed by Watermaster for operation in United States waters. Watermaster dredgers have been sold worldwide for 30 years, but not…

14.01.2021
Shipbuilding

SHI delivers DP2 shuttle tanker to AET

A second generation, dynamically positioned, Suezmax shuttle tanker, Eagle Pilar, has been delivered to Malaysia’s AET by Samsung Heavy Industries. The 153,180dwt DP2 vessel has been purpose-built for long-term charter to Brazil Shipping 1 Limited,…

12.01.2021
Shipbuilding

Scandinavian ferry project targets hydrogen for fuel

Copenhagen-based ferry company, DFDS, is collaborating with partners in a project to develop an electrically powered ferry using a green hydrogen fuel cell system. The aim is for the ferry to operate entirely on hydrogen power. Working with DFDS,…

02.12.2020
Shipbuilding

Incat Crowther releases details of ShadowCAT concept

A new COVID-19-inspired shadow vessel concept named Haven was designed by Australia-based naval architect, Incat Crowther. Haven is a 68.2m-long catamaran superyacht support vessel made of aluminium. Two MTU 16V4000 main engines will allow a service…

02.12.2020
Shipbuilding

Steel cutting ceremony for first vessel in Arctic LNG 2 series

A steel cutting ceremony has been held at Russia’s Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in Primorsky to mark the start of construction of 15 icebreaking LNG carriers for Sovcomflot that will serve the Arctic LNG 2 project. The first of the 172,000m3 Arc7…

01.12.2020
Shipbuilding

Vard lands deal for eight robotic vessels

Fincantieri subsidiary, Vard, is to build eight highly automated multi-purpose vessels for Texas-based marine robotics company, Ocean Infinity, a specialist in hydrographic and geophysical underwater surveys. The shipbuilder’s Vard Vung Tau yard in…

30.11.2020

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