ShipBuilding Industry News
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) joint venture Keppel Smit Towage has today named its first innovative LNG dual-fuel harbor tug. The tug will shortly enter service and marks a breakthrough to realising clean environmentally friendly harbor towage services in the port..
In a ceremony held at Damen Shipyards Singapore on 19 April, a new Damen RoPax Ferry 4812 was launched. His Excellency, Dr. Augusto da Silva Tomás, Minister of Transport for the Republic of Angola officially launched the new fast ferry,..
Today, research and exploration activities in northern regions are increasing, resulting in a growing demand for Ice Class vessels, capable of withstanding the harsh arctic circumstances. Dutch company Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) now meets this demand with new series of Ice..
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to deliver ship design and an extensive range of equipment to a 70-metre long stern trawler to be built for Olympic Seafood based in Fosnavåg, Norway. The vessel concept is packed with green technology. This..
Tourist ship owner and operator The Fjords has taken delivery of a vessel it believes sets new standards for environmentally responsible passenger transport. Future of The Fjords, a 42m long carbon fibre 400 PAX all-electric catamaran, will begin operation in..
On April 15 2018, DEME’s latest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River was successfully launched at Royal IHC’s partner yard Cosco Guangdong Shipyard in China. The vessel has a capacity of 15,000m3 and a maximum dredging depth of 102m…
Marine HVAC supplier Heinen & Hopman has introduced a new CFD analysis service that can accurately predict where deficiencies in the HVAC system may occur before mounting a single piece of equipment onboard a ship. Using computational fluid dynamics (CFD)..
Jumbo has announced the winner of the competition to name their new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV), scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2020. Last month, the company launched an internal naming competition. Every employee from around..
National Maritime Shipping Company Kazmortransflot LLP, a leader in transportation in the Caspian Sea region, has taken delivery of its third Damen Shoalbuster 2709, the last in the current order. The vessels are ideal for operations in the shallow waters..
Rivertrace launched its innovative SMART ESM monitor at the Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference, Awards and Exhibition being held 17-18 April in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. With the pending sulphur cap regulations in sight, a popular solution for shipowners to ensure compliance..
Maritime cyber security specialist Naval Dome has confirmed it has signed a contract with Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management to install its maritime cyber defence system aboard 55 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC). Stamco Ship Management provides technical and commercial..
With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord launches its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam. Because of Van Oord’s 150th anniversary, this event takes place in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. On Friday 13 April,..
M/S Viking Grace has transformed into a sailing ship. The vessel has commenced her first voyage as the only passenger ship in the world equipped with a Rotor Sail to harness wind power for propulsion. Developed by Finnish clean technology and..
With Viega Seapress, Viega Nederland offers a pipe system that was developed specifically for shipbuilding applications. The system accelerates and simplifies installation work on board ships. Viega Seapress complies with high material requirements and can be installed easily, safely and..
Njord Zenith, BMT’s latest 27m crew transfer vessel (CTV) designed for Njord Offshore, has successfully completed sea trials, reaching a top speed of 27knots. Njord Zenith is the first of two 27m vessels built to a BMT design by Cheoy..
Huisman announced today that Mr Theo Bruijninckx is appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective as per today. This appointment follows the decision of Mr Joop Roodenburg to step down as the company’s CEO to fulfil the role..
Yellow & Finch Publishers is a full-service publishing house geared to the maritime world. It is based in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. We turn out a trendsetting portfolio of independent international business magazines focused on the maritime industries. With Y&F Communication..
Kronprins Haakon, the oceanographic icebreaker which will operate in in the polar waters and which was built by Fincantieri for the Institute of Marine Research (IMR), the Norwegian governmental body for oceanographic research and fishing, was delivered in recent days..
WinGD and Wärtsilä Gas Systems have successfully tested a NG-VOC (Natural Gas – Volatile Organic Compounds) fuel mix for the WinGD X-DF engine, selected to power two 125,000dwt Shuttle Tankers for AET. Guests from AET, Statoil, OSM Maritime Group, Samsung..
Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are joining forces to take the next step in autonomous shipping by offering a complete value chain for autonomous ships, from design and development, to control systems, logistics services and vessel operations: Massterly. “As a world-leading maritime nation, Norway..
Acta Marine’s newbuild Walk to Work vessel Acta Auriga, was delivered from Ulstein Verft on 28 March 2018, three days before schedule. High quality and delivery precision were crucial when Acta Marine placed the order at Ulstein Verft. Already during the..
Lloyd’s Register Foundation and Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) have announced a funding partnership to set up Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), which will explore the use of blockchain for the assurance and safety of critical infrastructure and drive new business..
Drive technology specialist Zollern has opened an international service centre in Herbertingen, Germany. The new site unites the company’s entire customer service departments for gearboxes and winches as well as the automation sector. In the 4,000m² large hall, gearboxes and winches..
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, and Ulstein Group, Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer, today celebrated the keel laying of Lindblad’s first polar new build at the CRIST shipyard in Gdynia, Poland. ..