Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Polar expedition vessel delivered by Brodosplit

Croatian shipyard, Brodosplit, has handed over the polar expedition cruise ship, Ultramarine, to US cruise line, Quark Expeditions, part of the Travelopia Group. The 128m-long vessel, with capacity for up to 200 passengers and 140 crew, was…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Construction of Transtejo ferries starts at Gondan

Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has started construction of ten electric ferries for the Portuguese river passenger transport operator Transtejo-Transportes Tejo S.A. With a capacity of around 540 passengers, they will operate on the Tagus…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

AiP for GTT’s new digital sloshing system

Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for a digital system, developed by Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), for LNG membrane tank maintenance. Based on the company’s “sloshing virtual sensor” technology and using its tank digital twin,…

09.04.2021
Shipbuilding

NYK to further reduce GHG emissions with new PCTCs

Japan’s NYK Line has placed an order for four pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) of 72,800gt fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Jinling Shipyard in China. The contract is part of NYK’s plan to replace current vessels with around 40 newly…

25.02.2021
Shipbuilding

Wallenius Wilhelmsen plans full-scale PCTC powered by wind

Wallenius Wilhelmsen is planning to have a wind-powered 7,000-vehicle pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design ready to be ordered at a shipyard by mid-2022. The Norwegian-Swedish shipping company intends to commission the Orcelle Wind in 2025,…

24.02.2021
Shipbuilding

Brunvoll to provide propulsion system for Vard cable layer

Norway’s Brunvoll will supply an entire propulsion and manoeuvring system for an advanced cable layer under construction at Vard Brattvåg for Dutch marine engineering company, Van Oord. The vessel, of Vard 9 02 design, will feature a range of…

23.02.2021
Shipbuilding

Schottel supplies propulsion systems for more Russian dry cargo ships

Schottel has delivered diesel-driven RudderPropellers for nine dry cargo vessels designed by Russia’s Marine Engineering Bureau. Each of the ships now has a pair of diesel-driven SRP 340 RudderPropellers with an input power of 1,200kW at 1,000 rpm. …

19.02.2021

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