Product and Technical Innovation
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Multipurpose LO/LO will have vertical LNG fuel tank

A versatile LNG-fueled multipurpose LO/LO (Lift-on/Lift-off) vessel being built for Norwegian shipowner Egil Ulvan Rederi is to have an innovative fuel-gas supply system supplied by MAN Cryo – MAN...

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TSHD To Be Energy-Efficient

Netherlands

A new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) will become energy-efficient with the installation of a shaft generator on the main engine, which generates the electricity for the entire dredging...

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Wärtsilä Thrusters Aid SSCV Trial Success

Finland

Wärtsilä thrusters have helped ensure successful sea trials for the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV).Dynamic positioning is critical to the operations of Heerema Offshore Services’...

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Fortescue takes delivery of Schottel equipped Rotortug sextet

Australia

The Damen Song Cam shipyard has delivered six Robert Allan-designed ART 85-32W Rotortugs to Perth, Australia, based Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue). The advanced tugboats – FMG Dusky, FMG Tawny,...

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WinGD collaborates with ETH Zürich on predictive maintenance

Switzerland

An advanced and sophisticated algorithm based on a physical and data driven engine model promises to enhance predictive maintenance for marine two-stroke engines.It has been developed by Swiss...

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Van Wijngaarden Marine Services places order for its first Damen Multi Cat DP1

Netherlands

Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for a Damen Multi Cat 3013, to be named KILSTROOM. This latest order represents a new step for the family-owned...

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InvaSave proves ready to help vessel owners in time for Ballast Water Management Convention deadline

Netherlands

The InvaSave mobile ballast water treatment system from Damen Green Solutions has demonstrated beyond doubt its capability to help ships meet the incoming D2 standard. All vessels will be required...

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Damen Marine Components supplies steering system for versatile trawler 'Cape Arkona'

Netherlands

Damen Marine Components (DMC) has won a contract to supply a steering system for the trawler Cape Arkona. Currently in build at the Baatbygg yard at Måløy in western Norway for Austral Fisheries,...

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Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems commissions another Jet Suction DRAGA for a German customer

Netherlands

This efficient dredger is equipped with 3D-DGPS system and able to pump a mixture of 1100m3/hr, at a depth of 13m and to a distance of 300m. All of this with only 250kW of installed power. RIDS will...

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Dredger of the Month: Bonny River

Netherlands

DEME’s latest vessel, trailing suction hopper dredger Bonny River, has been sent on its first mission. In the Netherlands, the multi functional work horse will help upgrade the Terneuzen lock.On 20...

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Keppel Nantong holds naming ceremony for Singapore’s first DF bunker tanker

Singapore

Keppel Offshore & Marine reports that Singapore’s first dual-fuel bunker tanker was today named Marine Vicky by Ms Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore...

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Two more Damen tugs for Ecuador harbour support

Netherlands

Delivery of two ASDs increases DLEN’s fleet to six Damen tugsDamen Shipyards Group has sold two Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) Tugs to Ecuador-based DLEN S.A. The vessels will give tug assistance during...

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Bakker Sliedrecht Makes Converted Dredger Energy-Efficient

Netherlands

Thanks to Bakker Sliedrecht, the new trailing suction hopper dredger Schenge from the Goes based Faasse Groep will become energy-efficient. The electrical drive specialist supplies and installs a...

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Quality of river dredgers will be ensured: Mahmud

Bangladesh

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury yesterday said the quality of new dredgers to be purchased for Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will be ensured.He made the...

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Oceaneering Selects Valeport Sensor Technology for Freedom ROV/AUV

United Kingdom

Valeport sensor technology has been selected by Oceaneering International for integration into its subsea Freedom vehicles. Oceaneering’s next generation hybrid ROV, Freedom, will be fitted with...