Strategic Marine launches new upgraded fast crew boat design

Singapore-based Strategic Marine has revealed design details of its latest generation of fast crew boats. Its new Aluminium 42m Gen 4 Fast Crew Boat incorporates a range of new features which can expand operating capabilities, improve safety, raise…


Yanmar to supply dual-fuel engines for LNG-fuelled coal carrier

Japan’s Yanmar has received an order for dual-fuel engines that will be used to power generators on board a large LNG-fuelled coal carrier to be built at Namura Shipbuilding. The vessel will be operated by Mistui O.S.K. Lines. The high thermal…


FSG to build LNG-powered RoRo ferry for Australia’s SeaRoad

German shipyard, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), has received an order from Australian company SeaRoad for a RoRo ferry with LNG propulsion. The 210m-long and 29.30m-wide 43,100gt newbuilding will have 3,792 lane metres for cargo…


ABS, Robert Allan, Signet and USCG use 3D process

The first commercial U.S. vessel designed, built and verified using an end-to-end 3D design process is now under construction in a pioneering project by ABS, Robert Allan Ltd. (RAL), Signet Maritime Corporation and the United States Coast Guard…


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…


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…


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…




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