Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

NYK opts for car carriers with LNG propulsion

Japanese shipping group NYK (Nippon Yusen Kaisha) has agreed a memorandum of understanding to build 12 pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) with liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion. Six ships each with a capacity of 7,000 vehicles will be built by a…

18.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and RINA present new propulsion arrangement

Technology group Wärtsilä and classification society RINA have announced a new propulsion arrangement that, they say, offers full redundancy, less machinery, lower capital expenditure, reduced operational complexity, and optimised fuel consumption. …

17.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Construction of first, fast, zero-emission ferry starts in Norway

A zero-emission, twin-hulled fast ferry is now being built at Fjellstrand Shipyard in Norway. The 31m-long catamaran, Medstraum, has capacity for 150 passengers and will be equipped with two electric motors and a 1.5-MWh capacity battery with…

16.06.2021
Shipbuilding

USCG approval for bilge water system

The Senitec sludge and bilge water treatment system of Wärtsilä has received US Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval. Tests have confirmed the system's ability to remove oil in water levels to well below required by the International Maritime…

04.12.2008
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and CSSC-MES Diesel sign licence agreement

Wärtsilä and Chinese CSSC-MES Diesel Co Ltd (CMD) have jointly signed a licence agreement for the manufacture and sale of Wärtsilä low-speed marine diesel engines by CMD in China.

02.12.2008
Shipbuilding

Japanese shipbuilders extend use of AVEVA marine solutions

AVEVA, one of the leading supplier of engineering IT systems for the plant and marine industries, announced that key Japanese shipbuilders Namura Shipbuilding, Universal Shipbuilding Corporation, Shin Kurushima Dockyard, Sumitomo Heavy Industries…

02.12.2008
"Taisun"
Shipbuilding

YRS celebrates "Taisun's" first commercial lift

Yantai Raffles Shipyard in Shandong, the largest rig builder in China, started the commercial use of its 20,000 t gantry crane. The "Taisun" lifted the massive 14,000 t deckbox of the semi-submersible drilling rig, the ‘COSL Pioneer’ for COSL…

28.11.2008

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