Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

ABB to supply power package for first fully electric US tug

Crowley Maritime Corporation has chosen an integrated electric propulsion system from ABB for a 25m-long tug, eWolf, to be built by Master Boat Builders Inc of Alabama. On delivery in 2023, eWolf will be the first fully-electric tug in the United…

30.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Port Botany and Sydney Harbour to get new firefighting vessels

The Port Authority of New South Wales, has signed a $10 million contract with Australian shipbuilders Birdon to build two new multipurpose firefighting vessels for Sydney Harbour and Port Botany. The two new firefighting vessels will provide Port…

30.07.2021
Shipbuilding

RINA to class China’s largest cruise ship yet

Classification society RINA has been retained to provide class services for the construction of the largest cruise vessel yet to be constructed in China. Due for delivery in 2025, the 140,000gt vessel is to be built at Shanghai Waigaoqiao…

29.07.2021
Shipbuilding

Hapag-Lloyd orders more mega-carriers

Hamburg-based shipping group Hapag-Lloyd said it has placed an order with South Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to build six container ships all of over 23,500 TEU. Daewoo Shipbuilding separately stated it has won a US$1 billion…

25.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Container ships without fossil fuel propulsion

Edge Navigation AS, an Oslo-based start-up aiming to develop commercial ships without fossil fuel propulsion, has chosen Ulstein Design & Solutions to design a new container vessel with the company’s distinctive X-Bow®. Jakob Tolstrup-Møller, Edge…

24.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Piriou inks deal to construct high-performance dredger

French yard Piriou has an order for a 70m-long dredger with hydrogen-assisted power from French local Government authority Occitanie Region. A hydrogen fuel cell will be used for power when the vessel is at anchor or in port, saving up to 20% of…

23.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Stena RoPax completes lengthening project in Turkey

The RoPax vessel Stena Scandica, formerly Stena Lagan, is about to re-enter service, having completed a project at Sedef Shipbuilding in Turkey to increase cargo capacity by about 30%. The vessel was split in half to enable the addition of a new…

23.06.2021

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