Schottel has secured a contract with Cheoy Lee Shipyards, Hong Kong, for the supply of propulsion units for a total of four azimuth stern drive (ASD) tugs. Each of the new vessels ordered by Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) will be..
Global mobile satellite communications specialist Inmarsat will extend its service portfolio for customers with the launch of Fleet LTE, following an agreement with subsea fibre and offshore LTE network operator, Tampnet. The new service which is primarily aimed at offshore..
Technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply a comprehensive package of solutions for two new state-of-the-art vessels being built for the Netherlands-based shipping company Spliethoff. The ships are under construction at the Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding yard in China. The..
UK shipbuilder Wight Shipyard has secured an order for four fast ferries from Malta’s tourism Leaders, Captain Morgan. The order consists of four new build vessels, two 20m and two 33m catamarans, all to be designed by One2Three Naval Architects. They..
Royal IHC and Breman Machinery have signed an agreement to cooperate on building complex and steel structures with high tolerances and high precision as part of the tender to replace the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Walrus-class submarines. IHC is competing in..
CSSC Marine Service (CMS), the worldwide equipment service subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), is using its network of service stations to deliver a retrofit solution to engine starting problems that may occur with less viscous low-sulphur fuels. Some..
The transfer of the 216m long centrepiece of cruise vessel Global Dream from Rostock-Warnemünde to Wismar has been completed. Thousands of onlookers watched the hull arrive safely at the MV Werften Wismar location where it will be assembled and fitted..
Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock announces the arrival of DEME’s offshore vessel Orion. The large-scale project is thus entering the next exciting phase – the erection of the biggest offshore crane Liebherr Maritime Cranes has ever constructed, the HLC 295000. The Orion reached..
Robotic hull cleaning system ECOsubsea has been given approval to operate in the Port of Rotterdam. National regulatory body, Rijkswaterstaat has given the Norwegian company the green light to start offering hull cleaning services to vessels at all Dutch Ports..
DEME and Royal IHC have successfully launched the 7,950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. The ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. Meuse River has the same innovative design as the award..
Ulstein’s vision is to create tomorrow’s solutions for sustainable marine operations. Recently, DNV GL identified the five most promising alternative fuels for shipping, with hydrogen as the ultimate zero-emission solution. Ulstein’s first hydrogen powered ship design is now market-ready, offering..
Special ship markets in recovery and real progress on maritime digitalisation brought a feelgood finale to Europort 2019. The biennial conference and exhibition attracted 26,076 visitors for an energetic week of events at Rotterdam Ahoy in the first week of November…
Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven is expecting Phoenix Reisen’s 213m long cruise ship Artania to arrive in its Kaiserdock II for a stay lasting about three weeks. Along with routine class work more than 250 cabins will be overhauled by the owner…
Alewijnse has introduced a unique virtualisation and visualisation platform for use on trailing suction hopper dredgers. The solution can also be applied to other vessels and brings numerous advantages. The AIViVi system has already been successfully installed on several DEME’s..
Heila Cranes entered into a service agreement with Albwardy Damen to extend the provided service to Damen’s customers in the Middle East. The agreement was signed at Europort exhibition in Rotterdam. Dario Ricci, CEO of Heila Group: “As a marine..
Keeping in touch at sea, even in an emergency, is now easier and affordable – thanks to a new lightweight satellite communication terminal. Thuraya MarineStar, unveiled at Europort 2019 in Rotterdam, blends robust design with unprecedented functionality to provide flawless..
Data and communications solutions company GTMaritime has won the Smart4Sea Award 2019 for Cyber Security, after a public vote recognised GTMailPlus as the product making the most noteworthy contribution to cyber security in shipping this year. The prestigious award goes..
Sem Sodil subsidiary and the first shipowner in New Caledonia Navimon has ordered an additional three Longliners from Piriou. Between 1998 and 2000, the shipyard originally built Navimon’s eight 20.7 metre longliners dedicated to tuna longline fishing in the New..
MAN Energy Solutions and Wessels Marine GmbH have announced a technical showcase whereby the 2017-retrofitted ‘Wes Amelie’, a 1,036-teu feeder container ship, will use liquefied Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) produced from renewable electrical energy as drop-in fuel. The companies are cooperating..
Jan De Nul Group carries out dredging work in the Benelux with 100% renewable fuel. With this, the company is further committing itself to immediately and considerably reducing its CO₂ emissions. Trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt will from..
Optimarin has signed an agreement with Sandfirden Technics to consolidate its existing foothold in the key Benelux regional market. Sandfirden, a respected Netherlands-based supplier of equipment and services to the maritime industry, will become the sole regional agent for the..
Stena Line has announced that Stena Estrid, the first of five vessels being built for the leading ferry company in China, has successfully completed her sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. Following three days of extensive testing, the new vessel..
Tugboat operator Tokyo Kisen and e5 Lab have jointly developed the new concept design of “e5 Tug,” electric propulsion harbour tugboat. The tug is equipped with a propulsion system running on the e5 powertrain platform, which utilises a large-capacity battery..
The delivery of the third Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 bought by Swansea, UK-based High Speed Transfers has taken place at Damen Shipyards Antalya. Named HST Harri, she joins the HST Hudson, delivered in May 2018, and the HST Sofia,..
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). The project includes the transportation..