ShipBuilding Industry News
IRANIMEX2017 consolidated the exhibition’s position as the biggest maritime event in the Middle East. The scale of emerging maritime market opportunities, following Iran’s re-engagement with global trade partners, was brought into sharp focus at IRANIMEX, powered by Europort, which took place..
Classification society DNV GL has launched a new joint development project (JDP) in cooperation with marine insurers The Swedish Club, Norwegian Hull Club, Gard and Skuld to test the potential influence of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) on failures in..
Euro-Rigging, Engineers and Consultants has formally rebranded and has officially changed its name to Eager.one. The new name supports the company’s matured focus areas: Consultancy, Engineering and Design and Construction. In addition, Eager.Academy captures the company’s expert knowledge sharing activities, including..
Jumbo has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) for the provision of the detailed engineering and construction of a new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) estimated to be delivered in the first quarter..
Today, a new milestone in Wagenborg’s walk to work (W2W) project was achieved with the arrival of the Blue Queen in the port of Delfzijl. Upon arrival, the offshore vessel moored at the shipyard Royal Niestern Sander. In the upcoming..
Holding OOS International Group is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the basic design and construction of the largest SSCV in the world, the OOS Zeelandia, a new Semi-Submersible Crane..
The technology group Wärtsilä is launching an upgraded, more powerful version of its well established Wärtsilä 20 engine. This new development features an increased cylinder output of 220kW that will increase the diesel engine’s power density, thereby enabling vessels to..
Following a rigorous testing process, verified by Bureau Veritas, the world’s first Class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group’s headquarters in the Netherlands. This ground-breaking success is the result of a close..
MeeMaken BV, the participation company and investment fund that became owner of Dutch offshore crane supplier Kenz Figee Group in 2016, has appointed Jan Pieter Klaver as new CEO of Kenz Figee Group. Mr Klaver worked at Heerema for 26 years in..
BIO-SEA’s B range has successfully passed all tests dedicated to USCG Type approval certification with great performances. The land-based tests have been performed at DHI DK and NIVA Laboratories in fresh, brackish and marine waters. The BIO-SEA range will be..
Wagenborg Offshore has been awarded a 6-year contract by Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) and SHELL UK Exploration & Production (Shell UK)) for the provision of a second walk-to-work vessel. NAM and Shell UK work together in combined business unit on..
Acta Marine and Ulstein Verft gladly announce that the Ulstein SX195 hull of Acta Marine’s new Walk-to-Work vessel Acta Auriga has now arrived at Ulstein Verft Norway. During the coming months she will be outfitted, commissioned and explicitly tested. Ulstein..
Hydrex has developed a new way of maintaining ship propellers to achieve maximum propulsion efficiency. The traditional approach is to let the propeller foul and build up a calcareous growth and polish the propellers once or twice a year underwater..
Norwegian technology group Norbit has acquired field monitoring specialist Aptomar. Aptomar is an international provider of products and services for integrated field monitoring. The company has delivered more than 100 field monitoring systems to oil companies and coastal authorities worldwide…