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Njord Zenith

Successful Sea Trials for Njord Zenith

Njord Zenith, BMT’s latest 27m crew transfer vessel (CTV) designed for Njord Offshore, has successfully completed sea trials, reaching a top speed of 27knots.  Njord Zenith is the first of two 27m vessels built to a BMT design by Cheoy..


Huisman Appoints Theo Bruijninckx as CEO

Huisman announced today that Mr Theo Bruijninckx is appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective as per today. This appointment follows the decision of Mr Joop Roodenburg to step down as the company’s CEO to fulfil the role..

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Yellow & Finch Publishers is a full-service publishing house geared to the maritime world. It is based in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. We turn out a trendsetting portfolio of independent international business magazines focused on the maritime industries. With Y&F Communication..

Oceanographic Icebreaker

Oceanographic Icebreaker Delivered

Kronprins Haakon, the oceanographic icebreaker which will operate in in the polar waters and which was built by Fincantieri for the Institute of Marine Research (IMR), the Norwegian governmental body for oceanographic research and fishing, was delivered in recent days..

WinGD X-DF Burns NG-VOC Mix in Gaseous Fuel Mode

WinGD and Wärtsilä Gas Systems have successfully tested a NG-VOC (Natural Gas – Volatile Organic Compounds) fuel mix for the WinGD X-DF engine, selected to power two 125,000dwt Shuttle Tankers for AET. Guests from AET, Statoil, OSM Maritime Group, Samsung..

Massterly: the World’s First Autonomous Shipping Company

Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg are joining forces to take the next step in autonomous shipping by offering a complete value chain for autonomous ships, from design and development, to control systems, logistics services and vessel operations: Massterly. “As a world-leading maritime nation, Norway..

Acta Auriga

Early Delivery of Acta Auriga

Acta Marine’s newbuild Walk to Work vessel Acta Auriga, was delivered from Ulstein Verft on 28 March 2018, three days before schedule. High quality and delivery precision were crucial when Acta Marine placed the order at Ulstein Verft. Already during the..

Lloyd’s Register and BLOC Set up Blockchain Lab

Lloyd’s Register Foundation and Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) have announced a funding partnership to set up Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), which will explore the use of blockchain for the assurance and safety of critical infrastructure and drive new business..

Zollern Opens New Service Centre

Drive technology specialist Zollern has opened an international service centre in Herbertingen, Germany. The new site unites the company’s entire customer service departments for gearboxes and winches as well as the automation sector. In the 4,000m² large hall, gearboxes and winches..

Lindblad Expeditions Celebrates Keel Laying of Polar New Build

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, and Ulstein Group, Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer, today celebrated the keel laying of Lindblad’s first polar new build at the CRIST shipyard in Gdynia, Poland.  ..


Lamprell and GustoMSC Develop LJ43

Lamprell is pleased to announce its exclusive collaboration with GustoMSC to develop the Lamprell Jackup-43 (LJ43) jack-up rig design, creating an advanced drilling rig with the highest level of safe, efficient and reliable drilling capabilities.  The rig utilises GustoMSC’s leg..


Jumbo Appoints Huisman for Offshore Mast Cranes

Jumbo recently made a formal investment decision to appoint Huisman Equipment for the provision of the design and construction of two offshore mast cranes for their new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) to be delivered in the first quarter..

SeaCURE Nominated for Green Award

Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURE Ballast Water Treatment System has been nominated in the technology category of the GST & Shipping 2030 Europe Conference and Awards, which takes place in Copenhagen later this month. The Green Ship Technology of the Year..


Transfluid Lands in Japan

At the Japan International Boat Show 2018, recently held in Yokohama from 8 March to 11 March, Yanmar Marine displayed their new diesel engine assembled with Transfluid’s hybrid system. This is the final act after two years of tests and..

Albwardy Damen Receives Superbrands Award

Albwardy Damen, the joint venture shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, between the Damen Shipyards Group and UAE-based Albwardy Investment, has received a prestigious Superbrands 2018 Award from Superbrands Worldwide, the world’s largest independent arbiter of branding. It pays tribute to the..


New Office Alphatron Marine in Singapore

Alphatron Marine is pleased to announce the official opening of their new office in Gelang Patah, Malaysia. The openings ceremony will be held during the APM2018 exhibition (stand number E-N26) in Singapore on 15 March 2018 at 15:00 SST. With..

Damen and Van der Velden Announce Merger

Damen Marine Components (DMC) and Van der Velden Marine Systems (VDVMS) recently announced a merger. As of 1st January the two companies are operating together as Damen Marine Components Netherlands (DMC NL).  DMC has been operating ever since the early..

Pole Star and PISR Announce Smart Datalink

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR), the world’s fastest growing flag, has expanded its technology offering by linking with Pole Star to offer a comprehensive sanctions compliance and risk management service for its fleet vessels. Pole Star’s Purple TRAC is a..


Construction Has Begun for Spirit of Discovery

Construction work has begun in Papenburg on the first new ship for the British shipping company, Saga Cruises. Today, Meyer Werft started its steel-cutting process for the Spirit of Discovery, the first ship to be delivered in summer 2019. Lance..

Funding for Hydrogen-Powered Ferry Study

A team comprising the UK’s biggest community energy wind farm, six leading private sector companies and a public sector maritime asset company has been awarded funding by the Scottish Government to carry out a feasibility study into developing a hydrogen-powered..

New Tritex Drone Thickness Gauge

Dorchester based, Tritex NDT has launched a new ultrasonic metal thickness gauge specifically designed for mounting onto drones for high level inspections. The gauge uses multiple echo to completely ignore coatings up to 20mm thick and the single crystal probe..

Cathelco Wins Several Supply Orders

  Cathelco has won orders to supply equipment for a number of cruise and commercial vessels which are being built in European and Far East yards in the months ahead. Impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) systems will be supplied for..

Becker Flap Rudders For Canal Barge Company

Canal Barge Company Inc., headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, has ordered another retrofit with Becker Flap Rudders. The US office of Becker Marine Systems announced that the 39m tugboat Eugenie P. Jones, built by the Dravo Corporation in 1975, will..

Nauticor Sets LNG Bunker Record in Germany

Nauticor has conducted the largest-ever LNG bunkering operation in Germany in the Elbehafen in Brunsbüttel, when it provided DEME Group’s hopper dredger Scheldt River with 85t of LNG in a truck-to-ship operation this week. Nauticor, a leading provider of LNG for..

Acta Auriga

SMST Equipment Onboard Acta Auriga

The outfitting and completing of Acta Marine’s new walk-to-work vessel Acta Auriga at the Ulstein Verft in Norway is progressing well and on schedule. The installation of the SMST provided mission equipment has commenced early January with installing the 3D Motion..

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