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Revolutionary Green Ferry ‘Texelstroom’ Even Greener  

Texel, the perfect peninsula for a holiday, a weekend away or just a day to spend on the beach. Many Dutch people visited this peninsula, but Texel is also visited by a lot of tourists for a bit of peace..

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Dual-Fuel ME-GIE Successfully Runs on Ethane

The world’s first ME-GIE (-Gas Injection Ethane) two-stroke engine has successfully passed gas trials on board the ‘Gaschem Beluga’, an LEG (liquefied ethylene gas) carrier, while sailing between Houston and the Bahamas. The Mitsui-MAN B&W 7G50ME-C9.5-GIE unit is the first..

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Split Hoist System Improves Efficient and Accurate Position Control

Bosch Rexroth has developed a new ‘split hoist‘ heave compensation system. It combines active heave compensation (AHC) and passive heave compensation (PHC) elements with a sophisticated control system enabling AHC functionality to be added to new and existing hoisting installations…

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SCHOTTEL Lays Focus on Sustainability with New SRE EcoPeller

Ship owners are facing major ecological and economical challenges to meet the ever stricter requirements of emission quotas and environmental regulations. At the same time, the technical requirements of customers, such as maximum overall efficiency, excellent course keeping stability and..

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Damen’s First Renewables Service Vessel 3315 Launched

Damen has launched the Renewables Service Vessel (RSV) 3315, a new type, which has been developed in close cooperation with Scottish company Delta Marine. The first in the new series was officially christened Voe Vanguard at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld by Miss..

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Robust Certified Hardware for Extreme Environments

Six European and American certification boards have approved Bosch Rexroth’s IndraControl XM22 control hardware for use on ships and offshore installations even under extreme ambient conditions. The certifications include the control hardware, extension modules for the expansion of the communication..

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Fleet Cleaner Expands Hull Cleaning Services to all Dutch Ports

Recently the company Fleet Cleaner has made its innovative ship hull cleaning service available to all ports in the Netherlands. The extended availability was directly utilized with the hull cleaning of the Chiquita België vessel in the port of Vlisisngen…

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Norway to Build First Self-Sailing Electric Cargo Ship

Norway plans to launch the first autonomous and fully electric cargo ship next year that the project’s backers said Wednesday will save 40,000 truck journeys per year. Fertiliser company Yara International has teamed up with industrial group Kongsberg to build..

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Ravestein Brings Skylift 3000 TO Seawork

To promote their latest product, Ravestein decided to bring their widely discussed Skylift to Seawork, to demonstrate to the world how it works. “A lot of times we are on an exhibition with our scale model and photo’s and people..

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Dellner to Launch New SKD Disc Brakes at Nor-Shipping 2017

Dellner Brakes AB, one of the world’s most innovative manufacturers of technologically advanced braking systems, is introducing two new heavy-duty disc brakes to its SKD range that, through a new modular design, are set to deliver more choice and outstanding..

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Northern Lights Announces Release 30 kW Generator

Leading marine power generation and climate control products manufacturer Northern Lights (NLI) is pleased to announce we have just released our 30 kW generator sets. The unit – M944W3F – is USEPA Tier II, passive emissions reduction – no extra..

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Seakeeper introduces HD Line

Founded in 2003, Seakeeper is the global leader in marine stabilisation for boats over 9m. Seakeeper’s innovative technology is now changing the experience of commercial and military maritime operations with the Seakeeper HD line, which virtually eliminates boat roll both..

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Texelstroom Wins 2017 Shippax Ferry Award

The Dutch hybrid CNG-electric passenger ferry Texelstroom has won the prestigious 2017 Shippax Award. The vessel marks the successful collaboration between owners TESO, C-Job Naval Architects and Vripack. Bristling with numerous examples of environmentally friendly technologies, the 135m vessel, built..

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Nor-Shipping 2017

30 May to 2 June, the global maritime event  2017 is set to make its new theme ‘Catalyst for Change’ centre stage. For the past 50 years, the presence of leading figures from the entire maritime value chain has made..