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

Steel-cutting at Crist shipyard for plug-in hybrid ferry

Under construction no P317, Poland’s Crist shipyard has started construction of another environmentally friendly hybrid propulsion ferry for Finnish shipowner Finferries. The newbuilding is the continuation of a long-term cooperation between both…

22.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Classification society launches digital EEXI tool

A new digital tool for shipowners and operators to gauge their ships’ compliance with the IMO’s energy efficiency existing ship index (EEXI) has been launched by DNV. The EEXI Calculator was unveiled on the closing day of the IMO’s MEPC 76 meeting,…

22.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Meyer Turku starts to build Icon of the Seas

Construction of Royal Caribbean International’s Icon of the Seas has begun at Meyer Turku in Finland. The occasion was celebrated in the shipyard’s plate hall with attendees including the shipbuilder’s CEO, Tim Meyer, and chairman, Bernard Meyer,…

21.06.2021
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

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