ShipBuilding Industry News
As part of Germany’s WSV and the Bundersministerium’s strategy to upgrade its locks on the River Neckar, hydrodemolition techniques are being employed at the Guttenbach lock where weight loadings are critical to prevent badly cracked lock walls from collapsing.
Global satellite communications provider Marlink has recently signed a new 3-year contract with Dubai-based marine geophysical company, Polarcus DMCC. The new agreement is for the provision of Marlink‘s Sealink C-band VSAT services onboard four innovative 3D seismic vessels which are..
As part of the Ark Royal’s Contractor Support Period at Portsmouth Naval Dockyard in the UK, the 20,600-t Invincible Class aircraft carrier – and the UK Navy‘s flagship – HMS Ark Royal has had her underwater hull coated with the premium..
DNV has issued a compliance certificate for the first ship fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system capable of meeting the requirements of SOx Emission Control Areas. The certification demonstrates that ship operators may in the future have the option..
Coming Friday 11 September Holmatro will celebrate the official opening of its new business premises of Holmatro, alongside the A27 motorway in Raamsdonksveer, the Netherlands. The divisions Marine and Industrial Equipment as well as the Holding will be residing at..
Leading CE marking provider CEproof is delighted to announce the opening of its Australian headquarters in the heart of Queensland’s Gold Coast, in the Gold Coast City Marina at Coomera. The office, founded to help the company support a growing..
Nexans has won a contract worth approximately EUR 39 million to supply the subsea power export cables for phase I of the Belgian Belwind Offshore Windfarm project, located on the Bligh Bank, 46 km off the coast of Zeebrugge. On..
In a very short space of time the maritime drinking water specialist Hatenboer-Water recently supplied two containerized potable water-making units to Shipyard De Hoop Lobith. These units, each with a capacity of 62.5 m3/day, have been installed aboard the river..
Beele Engineering has supplied its first order of NOFIRNO and SLIPSIL for sealing pipe transits on the first of the two aircraft carriers to be built for The Royal Navy by BVT Surface Fleet. This sees the strong relationship continue..
Goltens Dubai and Norway-based Brødrene Aa recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the intention of marketing high-speed ferries and special purpose vessels built in carbon-fibre composite in the Middle East. If all goes to plan during the 12-month MOU,..
Pon, Damen and Caterpillar have been business partners for forty years now. On Thursday 27 August, Damen, Pon Power (the Dutch Caterpillar dealer) and Bolier (the Dutch MaK dealer) have commemorated this landmark and signed a new contract that will..
As a sorbent manufacturer SPC keeps a strategic stock of sorbents and has the flexibility to rapidly respond to oil spills and disasters. As proven once again following the grounding of the Full City bulk carrier on the south coast..
Only 13 months after initiating training for new 3D CAD/CAM software, Lamprell Energy launched the LT-116E Jack-up Rig. The entire project was completed in only 18 months. Other shipyards have achieved large gains in productivity as well. This is noteworthy..
In response to the emerging offshore wind power market, DNV is launching the world’s first class notation for offshore wind turbine installation units. The new class notation, which will serve as a recipe for how to class wind turbine installation..
Bureau Veritas has been chosen to class two different series of sophisticated ice-breaking tugs for service in the Caspian Sea. The first series is for three plus two 66m loa ice-breaking and ice management tugs with 50 t bollard pull…