Collaboration on LNG bunkering vessel concept

British marine architect Tritec Marine and shipping company Stena LNG have cooperated to create a new design of liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel, called the SAFE Bunker concept. The design aims to prevent the bunker vessel making contact...


Rotor Sail installed on board Copenhagen

Finland’s wind propulsion specialist Norsepower Oy Ltd has notched up the fourth successful installation of its Rotor Sail, this time on board Scandlines’ hybrid passenger ferry, Copenhagen, which operates on the route between Rostock, Germany and...


MAN supplies engines for largest-ever container ships

The first in a series of twelve ultra large container ships, the 23,964-TEU HMM Algeciras, equipped with a MAN Energy Solutions main engine, was launched recently at Daewoo’s Okpo yard in South Korea. Its MAN B&W 11G95ME-C engine, capable of...


Wärtsilä to design world’s largest krill trawler

Wärtsilä has won a contract to design a krill trawler for Shanghai Chonghe Marine Industry. The 140m-long vessel will be the largest ship of this type built so far and will be capable of fishing in Antarctic waters for long periods of time. Onboard...

Covid-19 Update, Shipbuilding

World shipbuilding orders fall sharply in first quarter 2020

World shipbuilding orders in January-March 2020 fell 71% against the same time in 2019 as the coronavirus crisis caused massive economic damage. Total world shipbuilding orders for large vessels placed in the first quarter of 2020 totalled only 2.33...


Swedish firm lands fuel cell contract

PowerCell Sweden AB has announced a contract worth EUR 6.9 million with “a leading European shipyard” for the development and delivery of a marine fuel cell system. Development and delivery of the 3-MW system is expected to take about three years. A...


Sener's smart software aids ship design and cuts costs

Spanish shipbuilding and repair company, Zamakona Yards, has used FORAN ship design software in the integrated design and construction of two new reefer vessels, the first of which, Siuana Arctica, has just been launched and is due for delivery to...




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