ShipBuilding Industry News
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..
Maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes:..
As the shipping industry digitalises, vessels are becoming 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 of verifying the..
BMT has announced new contracts with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). BMT will supply vessel performance monitoring systems for four VLCC’s for a Greek owner which comes on the back of current orders already received from SHI for seven vessels (Suezmax..
Wilson Sons Shipyard, part of the Wilson Sons Group, has delivered the SST-Aruá to SAAM SMIT Towage Brazil. The SST-Aruá is the second tugboat in a total order of four. The first of the series, the SST-Aimoré, was delivered in..
In order to address deep learning and the possibilities this technology brings, EIVA established a dedicated software development team earlier this year. The team consists of engineers specialising in machine learning, machine vision and deep learning. One of the results..
On October 21st, 2017, two 25m Swath@A&R pilot tenders for Houston Pilots were christened in Texas, USA. In September, ‘Houston’ and ‘Bayou City’ had already arrived on board a heavy cargo vessel in their new homeport Houston and commenced service..
Schulte Marine Concept (S.M.C), the project management arm of leading international maritime services company Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), working together with Bernhard Schulte Cruise Services (BS Cruise), has won its first cruise ship contract with Portugal-based Mystic Cruises. Schulte Marine..
Even under the toughest circumstances, with difficult ambient influences, contamination or extreme weather, drag chains have to function flawlessly. This is why Kabelschlepp Metool has developed steel system channels for the cable carrier systems from the M series, with matching..
Royal IHC has announced its acquisition of 50% of the share capital of Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG). The agreement will enable IHC to strengthen its ship-repair and conversion capabilities with the addition of a dedicated facility in Rotterdam, which has..
Yanmar Europe will be promoting its complete commercial marine range at Europort 2017. Engines on display will include the 6AYM mechanical engine, built for durability and low cost of ownership, and the electronically controlled 6AYEM, which adds a common-rail fuel..