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

DNV GL grants first maritime 3D printing approval

As additive manufacturing begins to gain traction in the maritime field, DNV GL has issued its first Approval of Manufacturer certificate to the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany. The approval is...

02.09.2019
Shipbuilding

Order for LNG-powered freighters

Finnish energy and paper group UPM said it has reached a long-term charter agreement with Finnish shipping company Bore and Dutch shipping firm Wijnne Barends to design and build seven freighters for sustainable sea transport which will be ordered in...

02.09.2019
Shipbuilding

RoPax vessel for Tahiti

Spanish yard Astilleros Armon has a contract to build a 77m-long RoPax ferry for French shipowner SNGV2 to operate in the Pacific. French marine architects Mauric has just been contracted to deliver both the basic and detailed design packages to the...

30.08.2019
Shipbuilding

Batteries to be installed on Estonian ferry

Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) is to integrate systems and manage a project to upgrade the diesel-electric ferry, Tõll, which is operated by TS Laevad on routes between Western Estonia’s major islands and the mainland. The upgrade is due to take...

27.08.2019

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