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Damen launches compact ASD Tug 1810

Damen has developed a new vessel in the Damen Compact Tugs range, the ASD Tug 1810. It will have a bollard pull of 30 tonnes ahead and 28 tonnes astern. Its design has drawn on a number of features developed in the Compact Tugs range, the company…

19.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Partners unveil wind-optimised tanker design

Finland-based ship design firm, Deltamarin, and BAR Technologies of the UK have announced a wind-optimised Aframax/LR2 tanker design, named Aquilo. The new design combines efficiency gains relating to hull form and the wind sail company’s WindWings®…

19.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Meyer Werft clinches new Carnival cruise contract

Meyer Werft has won a new order from Carnival Corporation & plc for a sister ship to the 6,500-passenger Carnival Jubilee, delivered in 2023. The 180,000-gt ship, with a length of 344m, is due for delivery in 2027. It will be powered by LNG and will…

16.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Royal Caribbean takes delivery of Icon of the Seas

Royal Caribbean International has taken delivery of the 365m-long cruise ship, Icon of the Seas, in a ceremony at Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. More than 1,200 crew members and workers were joined at the handover by Jason Liberty, Royal Caribbean…

01.12.2023
Shipbuilding

WinGD to install VCR technology on NYK newbuilds

Switzerland-based marine power company, WinGD, will make the first commercial installations of its new variable compression ration (VCR) technology on two new dual-fuel LNG-powered vessels under construction for Japan’s NYK Line. A 95,000dwt bulk…

01.12.2023
Shipbuilding

ABB to supply complete power system for Spanish Navy vessel

ABB has won an order from Spanish state-owned shipbuilding company, Navantia, to supply a complete DC-based power and distribution system for a new submarine rescue vessel, Poseidon, due for delivery in 2026. The ship will be deployed in support of…

30.11.2023
Shipbuilding

Methanol-fuelled tankers named in China

Joint venture tanker company, Proman Stena Bulk, has named the final two vessels in its initial six-ship methanol-fuelled tanker fleet in a ceremony at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI), China. The joint venture between tanker owner, Stena…

27.11.2023

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