Product and Technical Innovation
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‘Plug And Play’ Subsea Hydraulics

Netherlands

Seatools, a Netherlands-headquartered provider of subsea hydraulic components and systems, has stepped up its standardized hydraulic solutions bid with a new range of subsea hydraulic power units...

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Rohr-Idreco Readies Delivery of a Draga 4030 Jet Suction Dredge

Netherlands

A DRAGA4030 nearing delivery to a Dutch customer in early 2020. Equipped with an IMP300 pump and with working depth of 40 meters. This Jet Suction Dredger will be completely autonomous and can be...

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MSC to use up to 30% biofuel in ships calling in Rotterdam

Netherlands

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) reports that it has started to use biofuel in its vessels calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The decision follows successful trials with biofuel blends...

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Peruvian Port Maintenance Calls For Damen CSD450

Netherlands

Tramarsa purchases Damen Cutter Suction Dredger for 30-year strategy of expansionPeruvian maritime services provider Tramarsa has taken delivery of a Damen Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 450. Tramarsa...

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DPWH Cordillera acquires dredging machine

Philippines

TO PREVENT the occurrence of perennial flooding in low-lying communities during the rainy season, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cordillera is set to acquire a multi-million...

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15M Workboat For Wide-Ranging Roles

United Kingdom

A UK wildlife charity has recently taken delivery of a clever workboat with configurable deck space for moving livestock, equipment and people with equal efficiency.Pembroke Dock-based marine...

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146 Ton Cylinder For World’s Biggest Pilling Barge

Netherlands

The heaviest hydraulic cylinder ever produced by Netherlands manufacturer Bosch Rexroth, is ready for installation onboard the biggest ever piling barge.The cylinder will provide stability alongside...

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Meyer Turku shipyard delivers new Costa flag ship

Finland

After a couple of delays (see earlier story), Finland’s Meyer Turku shipyard yesterday delivered the 180,000 gt, 6,552 passenger, Costa Smeralda to Costa Cruises, the Italian brand of Carnival...

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Design for 25,000 TEU LNG-fueled box ship gains DnV GL AiP

China

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen (seventh from left), CEO DNV GL – Maritime, presented the AiP certificate to Chen Jun, President of Hudong-Zhonghua (sixth from left), at the CSSC booth in Shanghai. Others in...

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Damen Completes Combat Systems Installation & Trials On Indonesian Guided Missile Frigate

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL have completed the installation of combat systems to the first of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence’s series of SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR)...

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ABS awards Vard Approval in Principle for Jones Act SOV

Canada

Vard Marine Inc. has been awarded ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) t for its design of a Jones Act wind farm service operations vessel (SOV). The AiP is for a customized version of the VARD 4 07 US...

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Larger wind turbines propel demand for big installation vessels

Netherlands

Next-generation offshore wind turbines that surpass the height of most modern skyscrapers are driving the need for new installation vessels with impressive lifting capacities and heightsRecognising...

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UK Shipbuilder Secures Maltese Ferry Order

United Kingdom

A UK shipbuilder is continuing its success in the fast ferry sector having secured an order for four vessels from a Malta-based cruise company.Captain Morgan Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Fortina...

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PLA Appoints ABPmer For Dp Services

United Kingdom

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has appointed marine consultancy ABPmer to provide independent designated person (DP) services, as described in the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC).The PLA is a...

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Digital Agreement For Inmarsat and ABB Marine & Ports

United Kingdom

Inmarsat and ABB Marine & Ports, two driving forces behind maritime digitalisation, have signed a milestone Master Supply Agreement.The agreement between the organisations recognises ABB as a...