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C-Job Restructures Management to Accommodate Team Akzo Nobel Volvo Ocean Race

To continue its commitment to client-focused ship design and engineering services, C-Job Naval Architects is reorganising its management team. As of 1 March 2017, Basjan Faber will replace Job Volwater as the company’s Managing Director. Mr Volwater will move into..

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Keeping dry when the outlook is wet

The introduction of advanced underwater repair techniques and equipment now means that entire thruster units can be removed, overhauled or propeller blades and seals replaced or repaired while the vessel remains afloat, minimising the impact on operational schedules and budgets…

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Spliethoff Orders Six Multipurpose Vessels

Shipping company Spliethoff has placed an order for six multipurpose vessels at the Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding shipyard in China. The vessels of this new R-Class are designed in accordance with the Polar Code and are therefore  suitable to trade in..

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Parker Hannifin Celebrates 100 Years

Parker Hannifin Corporation today is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding on 13 March, 1917 and has launched a centennial website at www.parker.com/centennial. The Parker Appliance Company, a manufacturer of pneumatic brake systems and leak-free fittings, was founded by..

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BIO-SEA Partners with Piriou Shipyard and Damen

BIO-SEA wins new contracts with the French Piriou shipyard The only French ballast water treatment manufacturer BIO-SEA will be delivering the Piriou shipyard from Concarneau – France, with 3 new BIO-SEA90 BWT systems. They will be installed on the BSAH..

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Succesful Delivery Of Fast Supply Vessels

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the recent delivery of the final six of twelve 48m DNV Classed DP-1 Monohull Fast Supply Vessels built by ETP Engenharia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Baru Serrana, Baru Tesoro, Baru Sinu, Baru Sirius,..

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Refit Work on Aida Prima

Last week, Eurofinish (part of the ,) made a start with the refit work on one of the AIDA cruise ships, the AIDA Prima. AIDA Cruises is a German cruise company that operates worldwide. The workers stepped aboard at Zeebrugge..

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Europort Turkey, the Beating Heart of Tuzla

Over 200 participating brands will be present at Europort Turkey (Istanbul, Tuzla, 5-8 April) to meet with industry representatives that play leading roles in policy, investment and operational decision-making. Make sure you are part of this leading event. Register now..

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A Business Case for LNG-Fuelled Mobile Offshore Units

GustoMSC released a special report entitled ‘LNG-Fuelled Mobile Offshore Units’. The report describes the use of LNG for mobile offshore units, and considers the most relevant technical, operational and economic factors for the use of this fuel in such units…

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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..