ShipBuilding Industry News
Raytheon Anschütz announces a revolutionary new navigational radar and chart radar software. An intuitive user interface and a smart range of scalable functionality characterise the new Synapsis Radar NX application. The company developed the Radar NX software in an agile..
Liebherr-MCCtec has been awarded the contract by the Oslo-based company Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) and China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) to deliver a heavy lift crane for a new generation semi-submersible offshore windfarm foundation installation vessel. On 6 July, CMHI..
BMT has secured a new contract to provide Njord Offshore with two 23m crew transfer vessels (CTVs). This follows on from the recent successful launch of Njord Zenith and Njord Zephyr, 27m CTVs designed by BMT and built by Cheoy..
At the Maritime Awards 2018 Gala, the most innovative and prestigious accomplishments in the maritime industry are celebrated. This year, the most prestigious Dutch maritime awards will be presented for the 21st time. The winners will be announced during the Maritime..
On 26 June Spliethoff’s mv Floragracht left the BLRT shipyard in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where she was outfitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber). In the coming period thirty more vessels of Dutch ship owner Spliethoff Group will follow.
Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with leading multinational public transport company Arriva Danmark for five fully-electric ferries, known as the Damen Ferry 2306 E3. Damen E3 vessels are designed with the philosophy of being environmentally friendly, efficient in..
The 2018 European Commercial Marine Awards winners were announced on 3 July at a packed ceremony held at the Golden Arrow Restaurant, on site at Seawork International 2018. The awards evening began with the announcement of the Innovation Showcase award..
The keel laying ceremony for Subsea 7’s new reel-lay vessel took place at Royal IHC in Krimpen aan den IJssel on 5 July. In line with this major milestone Subsea 7 announced the vessel will be named Seven Vega, which..
Radio Holland Netherlands has received an order for a full Nav/Com package for six vessels being built at Royal Bodewes in Hoogezand, highlighting longstanding relationships, both with Royal Bodewes and manufacturer Furuno. Mr Theunis Eelkema, Sales Manager Services North, comments,..
Nexans Subsea Operations has announced that it has signed a shipbuilding contract with Ulstein Verft on the construction of a large DP3 cable laying vessel. The vessel will be outfitted for power cable laying, including bundle laying, cable jointing and..
The future of deep sea pilots and offshore VTS pilots of Royal Dirkzwager has been secured following the takeover by Redwise Marine Holding NV. Compliance with IMO resolutions A.486 and A.1080(2) recommending the use of deep sea pilots in the..
T. Mariotti, leading Italian luxury cruise shipbuilding company, and Damen Shipyards Group have announced the creation of a new partnership to build cruise vessels. T. Mariotti, which will celebrate its 90th anniversary this year, has a long-standing reputation within the..
Seakeeper, one of the leading companies in marine stabilisation, announces the grand opening of its new office in Lavanga, Italy, the first European office for the company. The company’s European sales have increased an average of 30% annually over the past..
With the signature of INEA (Innovation & Networks Executive Agency of the European Commission) on the Grant Agreement of NAVAIS, this project officially started on 1 June 1 2018. NAVAIS, is a multiannual research- and innovation program for the shipbuilding..
In a bid to meet customer needs beyond 2020 World Fuel Services (WFS) is pleased to announce a recent investment at its current supply location in Falmouth, UK, to upgrade facilities and the introduction of a new supply vessel. WFS..
T-ISS Safety Suppliers is proud to announce that T-ISS SafeSigns have been nominated for Best Safety Product of the Year at the Safety at Sea Awards 2018. The Safety at Sea Awards recognise those who improve seafarer competence and risk..
Combining Fireworks, Aircraft Engineering and Line Throwers Pains Wessex has been a leading supplier of marine distress signals for well over 100 years. The brandevolved from three very different companies: fireworks business James Pain & Sons, the Wessex Aircraft Engineering..
Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has changed its company name to OSD-IMT. The goal of the name change is to leverage the strength of both OSD and IMT. IMT is the signature brand-name for vessels designed by OSD’s UK branch, which..
JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the signing of a VAR agreement with Speedcast International Limited, a provider of remote communication and IT solutions, for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress and FleetBroadband portfolio. With this official agreement in place they..
As the competitive and economic pressure on the shipping and offshore industries continues to grow, owners, operators and yards are searching for every efficiency. To support its customers, DNV GL has developed the first type approval scheme for the use..
Danfoss has successfully designed and delivered two Danfoss permanent magnet electric motors (EM-PMI) with synchronous reluctance-assisted technology for Veth Propulsion, based in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. Both liquid-cooled Danfoss EM-PMI motors with synchronous reluctance-assisted permanent magnet technology have been combined with..
Fischer Panda has extended its EasyBox HV electric drive system portfolio with a new 100 kW electric motor. The EasyBox HV systems are designed for commercial boat operators, in particular taxi boats and smaller ferries, requiring drive redundancy. The new 100kW..
Investor Rotterdam Port Fund has acquired an interest in EST-Floattech, a Dutch technology firm that develops energy storage systems for fully electric and hybrid maritime applications, as well as mobile land-based applications. EST-Floattech is a global leader in the field..
Corvus Energy has been selected by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply the Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the shore stations at Brekstad and Valset, Norway. This follows the contract awarded to Corvus Energy in late 2017 to supply the..
NCE Maritime CleanTech, a business cluster in which The Switch Norway is active, is establishing a new Norwegian catapult centre to build expertise and testing facilities for the partner organisations in the cluster. The centre aims to make the Norwegian maritime..