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Yaskawa

Switched on thinking

Finland-based Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch is powering forward with its vision to create bigger and ever more efficient electric drive systems with the start of operations at its heavyweight Large Drive Testing Centre (LDTC) in Lappeenranta in the south-east of the country. This state-of-the-art testing centre can provide some of the answers...
Mammoet

Mammoet launches SK6,000 crane to enhance FPSO modularisation strategies

Constructing FPSO and FLNG modules onshore has allowed EPCs and owners to expedite project schedules and increase cost-effectiveness. By constructing the hull and topsides simultaneously and at greater scale, the time to first production has been reduced. As these components grow, their efficiency rises – but so does the challenge of their integration. The...
Dyneema

Gleistein switches its entire portfolio of products to bio-based Dyneema fibres

With immediate effect, Gleistein is switching its entire portfolio of products made with Dyneema to be manufactured exclusively from bio-based Dyneema fibres. These fibres possess exactly the same trusted strength and reliability of their conventionally sourced counterparts, yet contribute substantially to climate protection due to their renewable, bio-based raw material. This results in a...
Maritime Studios

3D visualisation studio enters maritime industry

Maritime Studios, the 3D visualisation company for the maritime industry, has officially opened its doors. The Rotterdam based studio has made a flying start in the industry with the successful delivery of high end renders for their launching customers. The team – lead by Creative Director, Kevin van Deursen – consists of maritime professionals...
Total Offshore

Damen delivers FCS 1204 to Total Offshore

On 18 November, Damen Shipyards Group delivered a Fast Crew Supplier 1204 to Total Offshore. The crew transfer vessel is the first in the company’s fleet. They will use the FCS 1204, named Swift, to transport offshore personnel to wind farms in the North Sea. Damen and Total Offshore signed the contract on 7 October. Thanks...

Breakthrough concept to support carbon capture and storage projects

Automation, gas and system integration specialist, Høglund Marine Solutions, in collaboration with Oldenburg-based HB Hunte Engineering, has developed a breakthrough tank concept for LPG and CO2 transportation, based on existing, proven technology. This new system more than doubles current vessel cargo capacity to transport liquefied CO2, representing a vital step forward in the development...
MAN Rollo

MAN Rollo delivers first Stage V marine engine

By delivering the first Stage V engine, MAN Rollo directly contributes to the sustainability of the marine sector. MAN Engines invests heavily in emission-limiting technologies. Sometimes these constitute disruptive innovations. Often, they boil down to incremental improvements to existing solutions. And they always address the sustainability challenges of tomorrow. The factory-ready Stage V certified...
SMM

SMM Digital: Looking Forward To Seeing You Online

SMM, the international maritime trade fair, will not be held as a hybrid event on Hamburg’s exhibition campus in February 2021 as originally planned. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hamburg Messe und Congress is instead organising a purely digital event for the maritime community, SMM DIGITAL – The Maritime Business Hub, as a...
Liebherr

Key milestone for Liebherr HLC 150000-3000 for Alfa Lift

The Heavy-Lift Crane series (HLC) by Liebherr is specially designed for the installation of offshore wind foundations and sub-stations as well as the installation and decommissioning of offshore platforms. In June 2018, Liebherr- MCCtec Rostock and the Oslo-based company OHT agreed the contract for the Heavy Lift Crane 150000-3000 for Alfa Lift, the worlds’...
Videatec

NXPTZ SERIES2, the new PTZ in stainless steel for corrosive environments

Videotec, a company with more than thirty years of experience in stainless steel product development for video surveillance in marine offshore/onshore and corrosive industrial environments, announces NXPTZ SERIES2, the new generation of PTZ FullHD video cameras with innovative and high performance features for outdoor preventive security applications in the most difficult environmental conditions. The...
Lagersmit

Encompass Marine UK agent for Lagersmit

Lagersmit announces Encompass Marine as its new agent for maritime shaft sealing solutions in the UK. Encompass Marine takes over from Ship Repairers & Shipbuilders (SRS) and will exclusively represent Lagersmit. In the coming year, Roderick Wordie of SRS will remain involved as an advisor. This will ensure the successful handover of current projects...
Jotun

Success of Jotun’s solvent free coating paves way for global launch

Jotun is ready to launch its proven Jotacote Universal S120 primer to the worldwide market after three years of success in the North East Asian and West European market. Jotacote Universal S120 is the world’s first PSPC approved single coat, solvent free system, with approvals since 2017. It has now been applied to a...
Yara Marine

Yara Marine and Norwegian Cruise Line mark green marine milestone

With eight years of close collaboration in the books, Norwegian Cruise Line and Yara Marine Technologies can celebrate the finalisation of scrubber installations onboard eight NCL ships. The program kicked off in 2012, with the first installation on the Pride of America completed in early 2014. Exhaust gas cleaning was still uncharted territory for...
Hydro

Hydro partners with Arksen on aluminium exploration and research vessel project

UK-based marine adventure company Arksen has selected aluminium as the key build material in developing a new standard for sustainable vessel design. The partnership with Hydro provides Arksen with access to low-carbon aluminium and aluminium expertise. The partnership with aluminium producer Hydro provides Arksen with access to both rolled and extruded marine-grade aluminium and...
Wikborg Rein

Wikborg Rein appoints new Managing Director of Singapore office

International law firm Wikborg Rein has appointed Ina Lutchmiah (Partner) as the new Managing Director of its Singapore office. The appointment further cements Wikborg Rein’s leading presence in the shipping and offshore sectors. Ms Lutchmiah already heads up Wikborg Rein’s transactional practice in the Asia Pacific region which encompasses both shipping and offshore energy...
Tetrahedron

Innovative crane for offshore wind turbine installation

Tetrahedron recently launched a novel crane for the installation of the next-generation of offshore wind turbines, designed to fit on both existing and new jackup wind turbine installation vessels. The increasing size of wind turbine generators sets a challenge for the offshore wind installation industry. Existing jackup vessels are rapidly becoming uncompetitive because they...
SMST

SMST’s offshore access and lifting in one for DEME

SMST is well underway to finalise its next generation gangway with increased lifting capacity and functionality, of which the first system is currently being commissioned at SMST. Later this year, the gangway for safe transfer of crew and cargo is going to be installed at Cemre Shipyard on board of DEME’s first Service Operation...

Incat launches 100m vessel for Trinidad and Tobago

Incat Tasmania’s latest vessel, the 100 metre ship destined for Trinidad and Tobago, was floated out from Incat’s drydock on Hobart’s Derwent River on 9th October and will remain alongside the shipyard wharf for machinery commissioning during October. Australian shipbuilder Incat commenced construction of Buccoo Reef early 2019, all major machinery and equipment has...

Finnish Navy orders MAN 175D GenSets for new vessels

MAN Energy Solutions has announced the latest order for its MAN 175D four-stroke engine in connection with the building of four corvettes for the Finnish Navy. Each of the four ships will be equipped with 4 × MAN 12V175D-MEL GenSets with a total output of 7,700 kW (4 × 1920 kW) – in total,...

Videotec adds video analysis and GeoMove functions to NVX camera

With the goal of constantly improving the performance of its products, Videotec has now added the new video analysis and GeoMove functions to its NVX cameras. This versatile compact stainless-steel camera is already well known on the market for its exceptional corrosion resistance and for providing high image quality with Full HD, super low-light, 1080p...

Norway’s largest ambulance boat delivered

Maritime Partner AS in Ålesund has delivered MV Thea Jensen to Loppa Legeskyssbåter (Loppa Ambulanceboats). After four months of outfitting at Maritime Partner’s shipyard in Ålesund, Norway’s largest ambulance catamaran has been handed over to shipowner Loppa Legeskyssbåter. It is Maritime Partner’s build number 2168. She will be stationed in Øksfjord in the North...

PARAT Halvorsen launches multi-fuel Combined Steam Boiler

PARAT Halvorsen AS, Norway’s leading supplier of combined steam boilers for commercial marine, offshore and fishing applications, has launched a new multi-fuel boiler that delivers unprecedented flexibility for seagoing assets.  The company’s MCS Combined Exhaust Gas / Fuel-Fired / Electrical Boiler is a compact and highly efficient unit enabling ship operators to switch between...

New address Yellow & Finch Publishers

Yellow & Finch Publishers are happy to announce the move to a new office space on the Boulevard in Vlissingen.  Our new address is: Yellow & Finch Publishers Boulevard Bankert 290 4382 AC  Vlissingen The...
SENSE

Innovation with Artificial Intelligence

The maritime sector keeps talking enthusiastically about it: Artificial Intelligence (AI). But what is it really? What is the role of technology in the maritime sector at this moment and what does it mean for the future? We asked Yves de Vos, Project Manager and Artificial Intelligence Expert at Shipbuilder. “The term Artificial Intelligence...

Rotortug Sails Optimal Route Autonomously

Maritime service provider Kotug International, ship design company Rotortug, and tech start-up Captain AI have taken an important step towards fully autonomous sailing. During the Smart Shipping Event of the Netherlands Forum for Smart Shipping on 21 September, the three companies demonstrated how Rotortug RT Borkum sailed the most optimal route without human intervention....