ShipBuilding Industry News
Florida based Aeolus Energy Inc. awarded Ulstein the design contract to develop the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind Service Operations Vessel (SOV). Based on Ulstein’s proven SX195 design, a customised version will be developed meeting the specific requirements..
AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, today announced MV Werften has renewed its commitment to AVEVA with an agreement to use a greater range of solutions from the AVEVA portfolio to design and construct cruise ships. Every MV Werften..
Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce that the Spanish shipping company Baleària, will be converting three ferries from Diesel to LNG dual fuel using Caterpillar and MaK solutions. Caterpillar Marine dealer Finanzauto will perform the engine conversion, with work on..
Ouyang Offshore today (10 October 2018) launched its new-build wind turbine installation vessel, OuYang 1, at Dayang Offshore Equipment’s yard in Jiangsu, China. Further, the Chinese shipowner has awarded Aqualis Offshore a contract to supervise the construction of a second..
On 7 September, the opening day of the World Port Days, the first Skoonbox was revealed by Wim van Sluis, Chairman of Maritime by Holland, the Dutch maritime network organisation. This marks an important step in the realisation of a..
Containerships’ third and fourth LNG-powered vessels were christened last week at the Wenchong Shipyard, China. The vessels received names M/S Containerships Finn and M/S Containerships Balt, honouring Containerships’ roots and history.
In 2017, Ulstein Design & Solutions AS announced their first design and equipment contract on an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel for ship owner SunStone Ships. The contract included nine options, and the first option has now been declared.
Damen has carried out the successful floating of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati. The carefully executed procedure was achieved by raising the water level in the yard’s dry dock by..
The dredging contractor Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) welcomed two new vessels to its fleet last week during the naming ceremonies for the Papillon and the Fregate. Both vessels will go to work in the ports of Cayenne and Kourou..
During SMM 2018, SICK has received type approval from Lloyd’s Register of Shipping for its MARSIC300 ship emissions measuring device. A total of seven classification societies have now issued type approval for the MARSIC300. The MARSIC300 is very low in..
Leading marine operations software company Helm Operations announced today that it has been acquired by Toronto-based Volaris Group Inc. Volaris specializes in strengthening and growing technology companies and is a leader in the marine software space.
With maize export being a key product for the USA’s economy, it’s vital that this transport network operates efficiently. Svendborg Brakes’ SOBO iQ braking system delivers intelligent, reliable braking for some of the busiest barge-unloading conveyors on the river network.
As digitalisation continues to reshape the maritime industry, the first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years. To help build a safety culture around these new technologies, DNV GL has released a new class guideline..
Royal IHC has secured a contract from Belgium-based DEME for the design and build of four new vessels. The order consists of a copy of the recently delivered 8,400m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River, a 2,300m3 TSHD, and..
On 20 August 2018, the first LNG dual-fueled handysize bulk carrier in the world –M/V Haaga has been delivered to her Finnish shipowner ESL Shipping from Jinling Shipyard in Nanjing, China. The Finnish hybrid solutions company WE Tech equips its..
The next Nobiskrug advances state of the art with new technology features reflecting owner’s focus on minimizing environmental impact Nobiskrug’s Project 790 is one of the first yachts built under the new strict IMO Tier III emissions regulations.
Bakker Sliedrecht Again Involved in Building Offshore Support Vessel Bibby WaveMaster Horizon by Damen
After the successful commissioning of Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster 1, Damen Shipyards started building its successor Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, purpose-built for the transfer and accommodation of support and maintenance engineers at offshore wind farms. Electrical system integrator Bakker..
In September, around a hundred international maritime professionals took part in the annual Maritime Charity Golf Event, organised by Yellow & Finch Publishers in favour of the CliniClowns.
The dream of cutting all emissions in the energy supply and drives is taking shape in different industries. Lithium-ion batteries play here an essential role. They provide excellent advantages in terms of service life, costs, safety and efficiency. But their..
The expanding line of diesel marine generators from Kohler now ranges up to 500kW while remaining compliant with the latest emission requirements. The company’s innovative generators are ideally suited to global installations in transient applications and integrate a variety of..
Songa Offshore, an international midwater drilling contractor active in the harsh environment of the North Atlantic basin, uses IFS Applications as a springboard for digital innovation: the next generation maintenance.
Thordon Bearings has published a study highlighting the commercial and environmental benefits of seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing arrangements, indicating that shipowners can make substantial operational savings by giving up the outdated oil lubricated shaft.
Raytheon Anschütz unveiled a new suite of navigational software, designed for intuitive operation and enhanced with smart functionality. The new Radar NX and ECDIS NX software complete the Synapsis NX series of innovative bridge navigation systems.
The keel laying ceremony for Dream Cruises’ Global-Class flagship took place at MV WERFTEN’s Rostock shipyard today. The first section measuring 22m long, 26m wide and weighing 410t, about half of the full keel, marks the start of construction of..
At SMM 2018 Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd. (DSIC) and classification society DNV GL announced the signing of a joint development project (JDP) agreement to develop a new 23,000 TEU LNG fuelled ultra large container vessel (ULCV). The JDP is focused on..