ShipBuilding Industry News
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has signed an agreement with Ulstein to build the world’s foremost polar vessel. The new vessel will be built in Ulsteinvik, Norway and is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2020, with an option for..
OOS Energy, an affiliated company of Holding OOS International Group, has revealed its new game-changing vessel. The Multi Activity Unit (MAU) is a newly designed self-propelled, dynamically positioned jack-up, capable of performing a wide range of services. The unit is..
Taking their ProZero series of workboats to the next level, Tuco Marine launches Denmark’s first workboats capable of remote controlled and autonomous operation. For some time now, the prospect of autonomous vessels has attracted attention in the maritime industry not..
With the new PilotStar NX Raytheon Anschütz continues the path of simplifying autopilot handling in combination with superior steering performance. The new PilotStar NX combines the best steering accuracy known from the Anschütz autopilot systems with intuitive operation and a..
The new Wärtsilä EnergoFlow is an energy saving solution that will return ship operators’ investment in less than two years. By reducing the power losses which occur in the propeller’s slipstream with an optimised inflow, Wärtsilä’s solution improves fuel efficiency..
At Europort, RH Marine introduced the next generation of Alarm, Monitoring and Control Systems (AMCS). The new Rhodium AMCS is the successor of the widely used UniMACS and FT NavVision automation systems. Being completely modular and scalable in terms of..
The Pon Maritime companies Bakker Sliedrecht, Pon Power Bolier and EST-Floattech joined forces to introduce their new Marine Hybrid Solutions at the Europort international exhibition. With this concept, they offer a propulsion and energy solution that combines diesel engines, energy..
As the shipping industry becomes more digitalised, vessels are turning into sophisticated hubs of connected systems and sensors that generate and exchange data both onboard and back to shore. This connectivity increases the need for cyber security and for ways..
Classification society ClassNK has just released the latest version of Good Maintenance Onboard Ships (October, 2017). The comprehensive checklist is designed to be used by shipmasters, crew, shipowners, and other key personnel in order to ensure vessels are safe and..
Alphatron Marine introduced the AlphaHeight at the Europort exhibition. The altitude measurement system consists of a number of sensors on the ship that measure the distances to the bottom of the bridge and the height of the steering house and..
On the night of Monday 6 November, the winners of the prestigious Dutch Maritime Awards 2017 were named at the Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam. During this annual networking event, almost 900 maritime professionals saluted and acknowledged the Dutch maritime..
Anglo Belgian Corporation has been issued with the Bureau Veritas approval and notations for its hybrid solutions. Now, ABC is able to offer serial hybrid propulsion systems for workboats and, in collaboration with selected industrial partners, can serve as a..
As hydraulic systems become more sophisticated, the need for electronic control of hydraulic components is increasing. In order to reduce amplifier size and power waste, PWM has become the standard for all valve amplifiers. The Bachmann PVA200 series offer state of the..
At the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam, Multraship and Damen signed a contract for the build and delivery of two Damen Stan Launch 804s. The new launches will be operated by Multraship subsidiaries Montis Mooring Boatservice and Verenigde Bootlieden. Verenigde Bootlieden..
SMST has been awarded a contract for the delivery of an Access & Cargo Tower to Spanish shipyard Astilleros Zamakona Bilbao. The Access & Cargo Tower, that combines a gangway and elevator for the handling of personnel and cargo from..