Product and Technical Innovation
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AI For Bathymetric Mapping

World

TCarta Marine, a global provider of hydrospatial products, has announced development of new Machine Learning-based bathymetric mapping technologies.The development includes creation of two software...

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NYK takes delivery of 1st Japan-built LNG-fuelled PCTC

Japan

Japanese shipping major Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has taken delivery of Sakura Leader, the first large LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) built in Japan. The vessel, featuring a length of...

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Costa Cruises completes Italy’s first LNG bunkering operation

Italy

Carnival Corporation’s Costa Cruises brand reports another milestone for Costa Smeralda, its first ship fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Costa flagship’s bunkering with the fuel on October...

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Versatile cat targets through-life efficiency

Australia

Built by the Aluminium Marine shipyard in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Coolgaree Cat, is a versatile 32-meter Incat Crowther catamaran ferry developed specifically for operator Sealink Travel...

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Pioneering Marine Plastic Detection System

Netherlands

A LADAR (laser detection and ranging) system has been developed that can supercharge plastic detection capabilities for real-time eco monitoring of rivers and coasts, harbours and...

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Green Hydrogen Export From Iceland To Rotterdam

Netherlands

Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland, and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to perform a pre-feasibility study of exporting green hydrogen from Iceland...

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Design for 22,000-cubic-meter liquefied hydrogen carrier gets AIP

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, Hyundai Glovis, the Liberian Registry, the Korean Register and their partners have successfully developed what they say is the world’s first large size and...

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ABB delivers shore connection technology for high speed Viking Line ferry

Estonia

ABB Marine & Ports shore connection technology is ensuring that calls by the passenger ferry Viking XPRS at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn are made quietly, efficiently and emissions-freeThe ferry,...

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Wärtsilä bags tech order for ethane-fueled VLECs

Finland

The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the cargo handling and fuel supply system for two new 98,000 cbm Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC).The vessels are being built at...

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Damen lays keel for two new beam trawlers at Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam

Netherlands

In a sign of growing optimism within the Belgian fishing fleet, on Thursday 8th of October, Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam held a keel-laying ceremony in Poland for two new beam trawlers for two...

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Damen delivers MV 'Swift' to Windermere Lake Cruises via the Damen Technical Cooperation

Netherlands

Unique project undertaking sees vessel constructed inland on locationOn 13th October 2020, Damen Shipyards Group and Winander Leisure Limited signed the Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance for the...

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Wärtsilä tech ordered for Harvey’s LNG-fueled PSVs

Finland

The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its energy storage system (ESS) to be retrofitted on four Harvey Energy class LNG-fueled platform supply vessels (PSVs). The fifth...

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DEME Launches Its First SOV

Belgium

Belgian dredging and offshore contractor DEME has launched its first wind farm service operations vessel (SOV) based on a SWATH design at the CEMRE shipyard at Yalova in Turkey.The vessel which is...

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Significant Dredge Monitoring Network for OSIL

United Kingdom

Environmental monitoring systems manufacturer Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) said it has been awarded a contract for the international supply of a network of dredge monitoring buoys.The...

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Volvo Penta IPS installations mark a milestone, for customers and for the environment

Sweden

Volvo Penta says that its Inboard Performance System (IPS) is an example of a technology that takes a significant step forward in increasing efficiency and reducing emissions, while also continuing...