Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new Launch and Recovery System (LARS) solution for its Hugin range of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), which is set to bring about a series of far-reaching operational improvements. The new LARS solution benefits from the..
Scotland-based Malin Group is introducing a new hatches product range to its current marine offering and has appointed Fraser Gunn as its new business unit manager. Malin Hatches will be based at Malin’s existing Westway Business Park premises on the..
Maritime Construction Services (MCS) has been awarded a contract by The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) for Supply Services in the Antarctic region. The contract includes the resupply of several AAD stations in Antarctica, dedicated to climate research for the polar..
Jotun and Kongsberg Maritime have joined forces to develop a game-changing proactive hull cleaning solution designed to provide full operational flexibility and an unbeatable environmental footprint. Called Jotun HullSkater, this new lean, green cleaning machine is part of Jotun Hull..
JRC/Alphatron Marine is reintroducing Marcom-A training and ECDIS Type Specific Training on its new VSTEP simulators. JRC/Alphatron Marine offers different kinds of operational and technical training at multiple training centers worldwide for distributors, shipping companies, yards and other players in..
MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the engines for a shuttle ferry newbuilding for Tallink Grupp, the Estonian shipping company. A diesel-electric plant comprising 5 × MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel main engines – with LNG as primary fuel..
ABB’s advanced power systems has been chosen for the first self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel built in Japan. The 28,000-GT jack-up ship – a purpose-built, self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) delivered from a Japanese yard – will feature ABB’s..
Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress maritime broadband service has been chosen to provide the connectivity backbone enabling images captured by the deep ocean research institute Nekton from the floor of the Indian Ocean to be transmitted to audiences worldwide. The Nekton Institute..
Piriou has delivered 22,75m trawler Anthemis for artisanal fishing to shipowner Cabaret Jérôme. Designed for bottom and midwater trawling in the Channel and the Irish Sea, this new vessel will shortly be christened in her home port in St Brieuc,..
Alumarine Shipyard has delivered a new hydrographic survey boat that is powered by an innovative dual electric/diesel propulsion system to the Port of La Rochelle. Torqeedo worked closely with the naval architect and shipyard to specify, install and integrate an..
Technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply the cargo handling system for a new 18,000 cbm LNG bunkering vessel. The ship is being built for Korea Line at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Korea. Wärtsilä’s extensive experience and impressive track..
Scrubber reliability and their emissions reducing efficiency were addressed in February during a technical seminar in which members of the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 reported on the installation and performance of their respective exhaust gas cleaning systems. A shipowner..
Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet in Sweden has won the public tender for a contract to undertake a major life extension programme on the survey and research vessel S/V Ocean Surveyor, owned by SGU, Sweden’s national geological survey agency. The vessel will undergo..
Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 has become one of the first non-Chinese ballast water treatment solutions to be type approved by the China Classification Society. With the Chinese type approval in hand, PureBallast 3 systems can now be installed on vessels..
Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard, has delivered the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project safely and on time. Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered..
New DNV GL research based on more than 1,000 failure cases has revealed that tubes and piping are the most failure-prone components in the oil and gas and maritime industries. Fatigue and corrosion are the most common failure types. The..
Bolko, the first of a total of six multi-role tugs built by Remontowa Shipyard in Poland has recently been delivered to the Polish Navy. Further five tugs (Gniewko, Mieszko, Semko, Leszko, and Przemko) are scheduled for delivery in the near..
Hydro has been awarded contracts from Tersan Shipyard to deliver aluminium solutions for the upper sections of ships under construction for Norwegian shipowner Havila Kystruten. “We are very pleased that we were able to use our innovative design and aluminium..
Jan De Nul Group’s newest Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Sanderus has just arrived in Belgium to execute maintenance dredging works in the coastal ports. Not just any dredger, but an ULEv with ultra-low emissions as this vessel has a two-stage..
At DNV GL’s recent annual London press briefing, DNV GL – Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen announced the classification society has awarded a ground-breaking new class notation to mitigate fire risks on container ships to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The notation..
Kongsberg Maritime has won contracts worth approximately EUR 30 million to equip three adventure cruise ships, with a fourth to follow. Built by WestSea Viana Shipyard in Portugal and destined for delivery to Portuguese cruise company Mystic Cruises, the vessels..
Independent naval architect and marine engineering specialist Foreship reports a growing number of owners are reviewing their decisions on the best way to meet IMO 2020 emissions restrictions. The consultancy says it has seen an unprecedented surge of enquiries on..
Nippon Paint Marine has signed a long-term supply contract with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (Norwegian) to provide antifouling systems to 13 cruise ships operating under the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. The agreement, signed..
Waterjet propulsion systems specialist Marine Jet Power (MJP) is further strengthening its worldwide sales and service network with the appointment of Firstbreak, as an official sales and service agent, based in Christchurch, New Zealand. This expansion of the sales and..
A comprehensive thruster solution from technology group Wärtsilä will enable Netherlands based Boskalis to convert an existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2. In addition to addressing the technical challenges imposed by the project, Wärtsilä has also committed..