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Barkmeijer Shipyards successfully delivers 3 shallow draft pushers to Chemgas Shipping

With the festive christening of BN354 Muria at the yard in Stroobos, Barkmeijer Shipyards completed the construction of a series of 3 diesel-electric shallow draft pushers for client Chemgas Shipping. Sister ships BN349 Maderas and BN350 Merapi were already transferred to Chemgas in May. The 3 electrically powered push boats are especially suitable for...

First of new Damen Shoalbuster 3514 SD DP2 class named

Recently, a ceremony was held at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld, to mark the naming of the first of a new model in the Damen Shoalbuster range. The ultra-shallow, Shoalbuster 3514 SD was christened Brutus by Mrs Mandy Heere-van Eijk, on behalf of the leading tug and workboat company, Herman Sr. As part of the ceremony...
Edda Wind

Edda Wind selects MacGregor for a further two offshore wind service vessels

Following the receipt of equipment orders for four offshore wind service vessels announced in May 2020, MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an additional order for another two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) that will further expand the Østensjø Rederi Edda Wind fleet. Both vessels will be built at the Astilleros Gondán shipyard in...

Kooiman Marine Group delivers two dredgers to Van Oord

The christening ceremony of the two custom designed and custom build Water Injection Dredgers (WID) Maas and Mersey took place on 30 June at the office of Van Oord in Rotterdam. The ships are two state-of-the-art WID’s which Van Oord has ordered at the shipyard. The hybrid vessels were developed by Kooiman Engineering in...

Construction walk to work ice breaker in progress

At the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard, the fore ship of the world’s first shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel has been transported from the construction hall to the quay side. Yard number 862 for a joint-venture between Mercury Sakhalin and Pola will be delivered December 2021.   Year-round operations The shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel is specially designed...

Double milestone for Virgin Voyages

The delivery of  Valiant Lady took place yesterday and Resilient Lady was floated out today at the Sestri Ponente (Genoa) shipyard, respectively the second and third of four ships which Virgin Voyages (new cruise operator and a brand part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group) ordered to Fincantieri. Valiant Lady and Resilient Lady, as...

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam outfits new beam trawler

A new beam trawler that Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam is building for Rederij Devan has recently been launched in Gdansk, Poland. Following the launch, the Z21 Avanti has arrived in Stellendam, the Netherlands. Here, the Maaskant yard will continue the construction of the vessel with further outfitting. Last year the Belgian company’s owner Steve...

Wärtsilä and Tanger Med enable first real-life digital port call for Hapag-Lloyd vessel

Within the framework of a partnership previously announced between Tanger Med Port Authority and Wärtsilä Voyage – which aims at digitalising maritime port calls -Tanger Med, Hapag-Lloyd, and Anglo-Eastern Ship Management have succeeded in enabling the world’s first digitally controlled port arrival. The ‘Kobe Express’, a container ship owned by Hapag-Lloyd and managed by...

VARD to build largest yacht in the world

On 28 June 2021, VARD, one of the world’s major designers and shipbuilders of specialised vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured the contract for the construction of Somnio, the world’s first residential yacht liner, finished to the highest possible standards. Somnio will be one of a kind and recognizable as the...

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...
HBK

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....