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

New ferries for Lake Geneva to have Wärtsilä Stage V engines

Two new passenger ferries being built at Swiss shipyard, Shiptec AG, are to have high-speed Wärtsilä 14 engines complying with the EU Stage V emission standard for inland waterway vessels. The 60m-long ferries, with capacity for 700 passengers, will…

23.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Volvo Penta unveils upgraded D16 engine portfolio

New, more powerful versions of Volvo Penta’s D16 engines are now available, following an upgrade programme across the entire D16 range. The engines are used in many applications across different sectors but in a marine context, they can be used as…

19.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Icebreaking offshore vessel to have Steerprop azimuths

Rauma-based Steerprop is to provide azimuth propulsion and steering systems for a shallow-draught icebreaking offshore service vessel under construction for the Russian companies, Mercury Sakhalin and Pola. The double-acting, walk-to-work vessel is…

18.11.2020
Shipbuilding

Ireland’s first catamaran wind farm service vessel under construction

Singapore’s Penguin Shipyard has started construction of a 27m-long catamaran wind farm service vessel. The third in Penguin’s Windflex 27 series has been sold to Irish operator Farra Marine and was designed by Australia-based naval architects Incat…

16.11.2020

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