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DEME Orders Next Generation OIV Orion

Offshore Installation Vessel Orion will feature a combination of exceptionally high transport and load capacity, impressive lifting heights and green technology. The vessel will be built at COSCO in China and is set to be delivered in 2019. Orion will..

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Multi Purpose Vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant Launched

AVIC shipyard in Weihai, China launched Jan De Nul Group’s new multi purpose vessel (MPV) Adhémar de Saint-Venant. The sister vessel, Daniel Bernoulli, will be launched in March 2017. Different mission equipment is available and can be installed on the..

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SCHOTTEL to Propel Briese Multi Purpose Vessels

The Briese Group has contracted Groot Ship Design to deliver the design and basic engineering package for four multi purpose vessels (MPVs). In close cooperation with both parties, SCHOTTEL performed enhanced CFD investigations to determine the optimal aftship configuration incorporating..

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POSH Singapore Takes Delivery of tTo OSD Azistern Tugs

Two Azistern 3270 tugs designed by Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) have been delivered to their new owner, PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH Singapore). Posh Husky and Posh Hardy were built at Paxocean Shipyard in Singapore. They are classed by Bureau..

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Visedo Delivers Power for Hybrid Electric Trimarans

Visedo has won the contract to help deliver power for the world’s first hybrid electric trimarans, built by the Netherlands-based VEKA Group. Visedo, Finnish manufacturer of heavy duty electric drivetrains on land and sea, is currently developing hybrid electric propulsion..

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Color Line New Hybrid Vessel

Color Line and Ulstein sign a firm contract on construction of the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel. It has now been decided that Ulstein Verft will be constructing Color Line’s new hybrid vessel. The environmentally sound ship will be servicing..

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Ampelmann L-type Safely Transfers 100,000 Persons for BSP

Ampelmann has recently celebrated 100,000 safe transfers utilising the L-type system for Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP). The L-type system is installed on a fast crew vessel for daily crew change operations. Jim Craig, CEO of Ampelmann comments “We are delighted..

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Hatteland Display Releases New Large Format 4K Screen for ECDIS and Bridge System Applications

Hatteland Display has expanded its next generation Series X Multi Vision Display (MVD) range with the addition of a new Ultra High Definition large format model for integration on maritime bridge systems. The new 32″ Series X MVD features the..

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ART Trident: The First US-Built Rotortug

The first US-built Rotortug, ART Trident, has undergone trials and is now in service. Designed by Robert Allan and designated as an ART 80-98US, she was built by Master Boat Builders in Bayou La Batre, Alabama, and is the first in..

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Singapore Office for On Site Alignment

On Site Alignment (OSA) is pleased to announce that it has formally opened its third international operational office in Singapore at the turn of 2017. The office is in the Tuas area of Singapore, which is perfectly placed to access..

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Keppel Delivers FPSO P-66

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s shipyard in Brazil, BrasFels, has delivered P-66, the first of the Replicante series of Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units, to Tupi. Tupi is a consortium formed by, Petrobras (operator, 65% ), BG E&P Brasil..

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New OST 30 Tug Order for Caraibes Remorquage

Piriou has recorded a new order for an OST 30 of its tug range dedicated to towage. As the operator of Pointe-à-Pitre harbour in Guadeloupe, Caraibes Remorquage confirmed the construction of a 30.30m tug with 55t bollard pull and azimuth..

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New Standard for Reliable DP Capability Assessments

DNV GL has presented its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of dynamic positioning (DP) vessels. The ability to assess and compare the position-keeping capability of a ship equipped with dynamic positioning technology is vital during the planning..

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Delivery of First Crane by Huisman Brazil

Huisman is about to deliver the first crane built and tested at their production facility in Navegantes, Santa Catarina state, in the south of Brazil. This 50mt (Deck) knuckle boom crane is the first of an order of two 50mt..

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SOUL Jack-Up Vessel: the Next Step Up for Offshore Wind

SeaOwls and Ulstein launched a new heavy lift jack-up vessel design, the SOUL, at the Offshore Wind Journal Conference on 7 February. The cruciform structural lay-out makes the patent-pending solution more than 10% lighter than conventional jack-up vessel designs. In combination..