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Royal IHC hands over second cutter suction dredger to Suez Canal Authority

Royal IHC has now officially handed over cutter suction dredger (CSD) Hussein Tantawy to its respected client Suez Canal Authority. This event marks an important day in the cooperation between Royal IHC and Suez Canal Authority rounding the build of two CSD vessels to specific design needs. With this signing, the SCA now possesses...

Piriou receives contract for design and realisation of 70m airlift dredger

Piriou has just received official notice from the southern France Occitanie Region for the order of a 70m airlift dredger dedicated to the maintenance of harbours in the Gulf of Lion. Designed in collaboration with toulousan LMG Marin naval architecture agency, this modern and efficient dredger enables a 1500m3 capacity to transport sediments. It will...

Verhoef EMC acquired by the Stokvis Group

Verhoef EMC has been acquired by the Stokvis Group, parent company of ADS van STIGT. This electrical engineering company is located in Sliedrecht and was previously part of the Bakker Group (including Bakker Sliedrecht) of Pon. Verhoef EMC will be managed in part by ADS van STIGT, but will remain independent. Dave Plug, Director...

Videotec celebrates ten-year ONVIF membership

Over the past 10 years, the specialist engineers of Videotec’s internal ONVIF team have collaborated directly with the organisation, making a significant and tangible contribution to the protocol’s effective development, promoting ONVIF specifications as an industrial standard and their integration within Videotec IP products.   The Videotec team’s commitment on the field was recognised...

Measurement Solutions for the Marine and Shipbuilding Industry

Shipping has been the basis of global trade for thousands of years. The call for greater efficiency, increasingly stringent emissions directives, and new ship propulsion systems bring new challenges for the shipbuilding industry worldwide. HBK provides you with the right solution to keep your development and production of ships, marine engines and other components fit for the...
Hatenboer-Water

Hatenboer-Water and Ålesund Maritime start partnership

Hatenboer-Water and Ålesund Maritime have concluded a partnership, offering the company a solid foothold in Norway and Scandinavia as a whole. The dealership agreement further strengthens the 115-year-old Dutch water production and treatment specialist’s acceleration. In the past twelve months, Hatenboer-Water has extended its global network with four partnerships and one branch office on...

Refreshed, East Indies trader replica is back at Maritime Museum

The VOC Amsterdam, a replica of an 18th century East Indies trader, has returned to the jetty of the National Maritime Museum after thorough maintenance at Damen Shiprepair and Conversion in Amsterdam-Noord. The ship (the letters VOC stand for United East Indies Company in Dutch) arrived at Damen Shiprepair in September 2020. The rigging...

CMC marine signs agreement with Eliche Radice

Through the partnership with Eliche Radice, CMC Marine will have an even more complete and comprehensive offering. Starting in May, CMC Marine will integrate its own offering with the Radice product range. Similarly, Eliche Radice will include CMC Marine products in its own range. Specifically, the Tuscany-based company will offer customers rudder blades by...
FMS

FOR SALE : high-quality flexible machining systems (FMS) – 4 different types

  FMS 1 (Location: Altdorf, Switzerland)  www.hilcoind.com/sale/altdorf/featured (3)Universal Double Column Machining Centres, WALDRICH COBURG, MultiTec 2500AP, (2001/2002) (1) Universal Double Column Machining Centre, WALDRICH COBURG, MasterTec 4000 AR-MR/NC, (2007), (2) Universal Double Column Machining Centres, DMG (DECKEL MAHO), Model DMC 340FD, (2007) (1) Cnc-Coordinate Measuring Machine, ZEISS, MMZ-G 30/60/20; (2006),...

Besenzoni at the Croatia Boat Show 2021

Besenzoni will attend the Croatia Boat Show in Split. The company will display two of its multifunctional external hydraulic gangways during this occasion. Together with new official member of the assistance network and dealer for Croatia, Magnetron, Besenzoni confirms its participation at the Croatia Boat Show. The now 22nd edition of the event will...
Nexans Aurora

A sunny ride on the Nexans Aurora sea trial

Snow-covered mountain tops, green hillsides and a bright sun on a blue sky make a perfect frame for the lady in red, the CLV vessel Nexans Aurora, on her sea trial. A sunny mood also characterises the atmosphere on board the vessel. The sea trial commenced with the yard’s sea trial on Monday, 3...
offshore wind feeder vessel

Offshore wind feeder vessel design by Ampelmann and C-Job

Ampelmann and C-Job Naval Architects have joined forces to develop a one-of-a-kind offshore wind feeder vessel concept with motion compensation technology, specifically suited for the rigorous demands of operating off the east coast of the US. The concept design combines the knowledge of both companies. Together they have created a viable solution in response...
Saltwater

2021 and beyond -The best is yet to come

Saltwater Engineering was founded in 2007 by four naval engineers. With a small team and a hands-on approach the company was able to deliver engineering solutions, fast. Their flexibility, speed and out-of-the-box thinking made Saltwater Engineering stand out. These traits gave them an edge over incumbents and allowed them to gain a foothold in...
Studer Cables

New owners Studer Cables

Since 30 March, Swiss cable manufacturer Studer Cables is back in Swiss hands. A consortium of buyers around the old and new CEO, Bruno Fankhauser and Helvetica Capital acquired the company from the German LEONI Group. The new owners mark a return to private ownership for this long-standing company and Swiss quality brand for...

Nakashima Propeller and Becker Marine Systems strengthen joint position

Japanese propeller manufacturer Nakashima Propeller and German Becker Marine Systems are further expanding their strategic partnership after decades of cooperation. The combined product portfolio of both companies creates a strong hydrodynamic system provider for propulsion and manoeuvring of ships of all sizes for shipyards and shipping companies worldwide. The Japanese company Nakashima Propeller takes...

Rolls-Royce receives EPA Tier 4 certification

Rolls-Royce has received the EPA Tier 4 certification for its MTU propulsion systems based on its Series 4000 M65L 16-cylinder diesel engines. Denise Kurtulus, Head of Marine Business at Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems division stated, “This means we have climbed to the king’s class of emissions regulations with our engines for yachts and commercial vessels....
Voltaire

Keel laid of Jan De Nul’s Voltaire

On 25 March, at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard in Nantong, China, the keel for Jan De Nul’s Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel Voltaire was laid. The ceremony took place in the presence of Jan De Nul’s, Cosco’s and Bureau Veritas’ representatives. Voltaire will be the first Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel on the market, able to...
return2live

Europort 2021: Return2Live

The maritime world is eagerly looking forward to meet again live. After the kick off of the global vaccination campaign it is good to see that now also concrete steps have been set to return2live. In February this year the first so called ‘Fieldlab events’ have been held in the Netherlands; a series of...

CRN M/Y mega yacht is taking shape

CRN, the historic shipyard and Ferretti Group brand, is building the fully custom CRN M/Y 142 yacht. After positioning, construction is under way on the new 52m vessel. This all-aluminium mega yacht was designed by the CRN Technical Office in partnership with Omega Architects, for the concept and exterior lines, and Massari Design for the...
Vega online webinar

VEGA Online Live Demo for Shipbuilding

Welcome on board! Anyone who builds ships nowadays has to think big. Dimensions are constantly increasing, as are the demands on safety and efficiency. This is where VEGA level and pressure sensors come in, ensuring optimal processes on board. Whether on or under deck, they optimise ship operating criteria such as sulphur emissions, energy...

Modern World Yachting for equipment, agency and consultancy

Modern World Yachting, founded by Marcel Wortelboer in 2020, always aims to provide the best possible service and equipment. Providing for the Dutch yachting market, MW Yachting has partnered up with several other companies such as CMC Marine, who specialises in electric stabilisers, steering and thrusters, and with Luminart Lighting, who offers all types of lighting solutions. Modern World Yachting has partnered up with DMT marine...
crane components

Giant crane components ready for installation

On 7 March, the deck cargo ship BigLift Barentsz left the Liebherr site at the port of Rostock with two remarkable, giant crane components ready for installation. The white painted slewing platform, as well as the characteristic A-frame of the upcoming Heavy Lift Crane HLC 150000, are now on their way to being assembled...

Royal IHC and DMI sign contract dock and repair HNLMS Groningen

Today, Royal IHC and the Department of Material Maintenance (DMI) of the Royal Netherlands Navy signed a contract for the docking and repair of HNLMS Groningen. Louwrens op de Beek, Director of Defence of Royal IHC and Annemieke Selbach, Head of Purchasing at DMI have signed the contract at the naval yard in Den...
Vuyk Engineering

Royal Doeksen takes over Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam from Royal IHC

On 3 March, 2021, Royal IHC and Royal Doeksen reached an agreement on the acquisition of all shares in Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam. Mid 2020, IHC presented their new strategy going back to its core business. As a result of this new strategy it was decided that Vuyk, among other companies, would be divested. The...
Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä and Siem Offshore sign a 5-year Optimised Maintenance agreement

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a Wärtsilä Optimised Maintenance Agreement covering two offshore Well Intervention Vessels owned by Norway based Siem Offshore. The 5-year agreement will ensure the optimal maintenance required to reduce the vessels’ fuel consumption and emissions by utilising the latest digital technology to provide real-time monitoring and support. The agreement...