ShipBuilding Industry News
Subsea 7 has signed a letter of intent with Royal IHC in the Netherlands for the construction of a new reel-lay vessel and associated pipe lay equipment. The cost, excluding capitalised interest, is expected to be below EUR 250 million with..
On Thursday, 14 September around a hundred maritime professionals from the Netherlands and abroad took part in the annual Maritime Charity Golf Event. The event was organised for the seventh time by maritime publisher Yellow & Finch Publishers. At the..
Swedish-based Dellner Brakes has acquired US brake and clutch company Gummi USA to consolidate its position as one of the world’s leading suppliers of brakes and related power transmission products for the industrial, marine and offshore markets. This acquisition, the..
Bemet International recently joined Trivest Software Group, which strengthens the position of the group as international supplier of ERP solutions for project-driven and customer-oriented industries. Bemet International offers an integral CAD/CAM, ERP, quality-and-tools management solution in the metal, woodworking and..
Dredge projects are tendered around the globe on a daily basis. Consequently, dredging contractors constantly have to make new calculations, involving various production parameters, when preparing their project quotations. Damen has introduced an online dredge job calculator to unburden contractors..
As of August 2017, Steve Window has joined Simwave, the maritime simulation centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As Manager for Navigation, he will be responsible for overseeing all training and assessments on the various full-mission bridge simulators that will be..
On Thursday 24 August, at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Council of the Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies presented Damen CEO René Berkvens with the CEMT Award. The Council bestows the award annually in recognition of the substantial contribution made to..
Liebherr Maritime is about to establish full service, spares and sales activities in Australia, New Zealand and the Oceania region. This expansion guarantees better support for maritime customers using factory trained and locally recruited engineers. Morrow Equipment Australia will focus..
Northern Lights is pleased to announce Kit Purdy has been promoted to Vice President/General Manager. Mr Purdy has had a passion for engines and boating his entire life. Working in various aspects of this industry and as an avid boater,..
Wison Offshore & Marine has completed the final delivery for the world’s first barge-based floating natural gas liquefaction and storage facility (Caribbean FLNG). Prior to the delivery, the contracts for project financing provided by Bank of China, Deutsche Bank and..
Acta Marine’s new built Ulstein SX195 walk to work vessel’s hull construction passed the halfway mark this week at Crist shipyard in Poland. Work is progressing well and on schedule. The hull construction started February 2017, and the completed hull..
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf has bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon’s first DP2 subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The vessel arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion-compensated gangway system – the first..
Recently RH Marine successfully commissioned the Rhodium 4500 Dynamic Positioning (DP) and Tracking System on the ‘Noordzee’, the new flagship of Hakkers. Hakkers is a specialist in the development, production and realisation of excavation, dredging, construction, foundation, coastal and shoreline..
Uptime International has entered into a contract with Cemre Marin Endüstri for delivery of a full Uptime access solution. Cemre Shipyard in Turkey will integrate the delivery in the new windfarm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) they are building for the..