Product and Technical Innovation
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DNV GL remote approach to machinery planned maintenance speeds surveys

Norway

Classification society DNV GL says that with its new remote approach to machinery planned maintenance, Machinery Maintenance Connect (MMC), instead of requiring surveyors to travel to each...

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Double ended ferry to be retrofitted with Schottel EcoPellers

Germany

Spay, Germany, based propulsion specialist Schottel reports that its successful Schottel Rudder EcoPeller (SRE) is set to be installed in a retrofit project for the first time.Norwegian ferry...

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New Tallink vessel laying-down ceremony in Finland to be broadcast online

Finland

Construction starts on a new vessel for Estonian shipping line Tallink on Monday, at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) in western Finland.The new ship, a shuttle vessel called the MyStar, has...

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Construction of World’s Largest LNG-Fueled RoRo Ship Begins

China

China-based Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard has cut the first steel for a new LNG-powered roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessel ordered by Swedish shipping company Wallenius SOL. The vessel, which will be the...

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Concordia Damen Nominated To Build New, Sustainable Training Vessel For Stc Group

Netherlands

Following a competitive European tender process, Concordia Damen has been nominated to build a new training vessel for the STC Group. The new vessel will be used in the training of students on...

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World’s Largest Containership to Start Sailing at the End of April

South Korea, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

The delivery of 24,000 TEU containerships to South Korean shipping company HMM will not be delayed by the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the shipbuilding industry.The giant...

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MAN milestone: Dual-fuel two-strokes notch up one million operating hours

Germany

MAN Energy Solutions reports that its portfolio of two-stroke, dual-fuel engines has accumulated one million operating hours.The milestone comes on the back of the 300 engines/6.3 GW sales the...

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Mobile Harbour Crane converts itself independently to electric drive

Germany

This Mobile Harbour Crane converts itself independently to electric drive. In the Turkish city Alia?a the LHM 420 assembles its new e-drive without the help of another crane. Source: linkedin

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Wärtsilä to bring gate rudder technology to global market

Finland

Wärtsilä has signed an agreement that will enable it to integrate patented gate rudders into its propulsion product designs. Unlike the traditional arrangement of the rudder in the propeller...

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Japanese Company to Build World’s First All-Electric Bunker Tankers

Japan

Japanese shipping company Asahi Tanker has decided to build the world’s first two zero-emission electrically powered bunker tankers.As informed, the newbuilds are planned to be delivered sequentially...

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ABS to class new series of jack-ups

Bahrain

ABS is to provide classification for a series of highly innovative Self-Elevating Drilling Units (SEDU) for Silver Eagle Global of Manama, Bahrain.The vessel construction will be based on the...

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Stena Bulk About to Test Biofuel on Its MR Tanker

Sweden

Swedish tanker shipping company Stena Bulk plans to test 100 % biofuel on one of its MR tankers in the coming weeks, joining its rivals in trialing biofuel as a solution for decarbonization of the...

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Royal IHC Announces New Product – IHC Otter

Netherlands

The IHC Otter is a range of compact dredgers as platform for deploying the well-known IHC TT-Pump, which provide customers with a compact, cost-effective solution to dredge slurry for smaller...

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Royal IHC Shipping Suction Pipe with Submerged Dredge Pump to Van Oord's newest TSHD Vox Ariane

Netherlands

It looks as if it weighs nothing…. But this is actually 247,000kg of dredge equipment being lifted on the barge today in Kinderdijk. Today, after 1½ years working in close corporation with...

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Future fuels: Wärtsilä starts ammonia combustion trials

Finland

Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia. The research will help the company to prepare for the use of ammonia as a fuel that can contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.As...