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Vessel Detours To Make Unscheduled Volcano Survey

Netherlands

A Netherlands hydrographic survey vessel has made a 10 day detour to monitor an active underwater volcano in the Mozambique Channel.The Fugro vessel was heading from the Netherlands to South Africa...

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Could Ladar Be Transformative In Maritime Search And Rescue?

United Kingdom

Laser-based remote sensing could have big potential in the maritime domain. But what is LADAR, who’s it for and what are the key benefits?“Our mission is to be the world leader in innovative maritime...

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VIDEO: Wärtsilä Upgrades Coast Guard Academy Simulation Complex

Finland

Wärtsilä has completed replacement of the Ship Analytics simulator solution at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Ship Control and Navigation Training System (SCANTS) facility. The original simulator...

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World’s Biggest Dual-Fuel, Low-Speed Engine is Here!

China

The world’s biggest dual-fuel, low-speed engine WinGD X92DF has been officially launched in China, China State Shipbuilding Corporation revealed.The engine, approved by classification society BV, was...

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DSME Starts Building New BW LNG Carrier

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering has started construction on a new liquefied natural gas carrier for BW LNG.The Korean yard hosted a keel-laying ceremony to mark the...

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Damen Announces Electric Cutter Suction Dredger 650

Netherlands

Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant...

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Wilhelmshaven FSRU to be Built by DSME

Germany

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) and LNG Terminal Wilhelmshaven (LTW) have signed an agreement to build and charter a 263,000 cu.m LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) for the planned LNG...

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Austal Vietnam Launches its First Ship

Trinidad and Tobago

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) reports that Austal Vietnam has successfully launched Hull 397, a 94 meter high-speed catamaran for the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCo) of Trinidad and...

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World’s Largest Construction Vessel Gets First-ever Drone Delivery

Netherlands

Allseas’ giant Pioneering Spirit offshore construction and decommissioning vessel was the home of the first-ever drone to vessel delivery in the Netherlands last week.The Pioneering Spirit is...

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First Steel Cut for Mega Jack-up Voltaire

China

Jan De Nul has started the construction of its next-generation jack-up installation vessel Voltaire with a steel cutting ceremony at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard (Nantong) in China.The Voltaire is...

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Deep Casing Tools Tech Scores UK Patent

United Kingdom

Deep Casing Tools technology that can almost half the cost for extended reach drilling well liner installations secured UK patent.Patents are also pending in Europe, the USA, Canada, UAE and Saudi...

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OOS International’s Newbuild SSCV Awaits Sea Trials

Netherlands

Dutch offshore accommodation provider OOS International has informed that its newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift crane accommodation vessel (SSCV) OOS Serooskerke has been completed and is awaiting...

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CSBC Names Yang Ming’s Two Newbuilds

Taiwan

Taiwanese shipbuilder CSBC Corporation held a naming ceremony for two 2,800 TEU container vessels owned by compatriot Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp.The two ships have been named YM Celebrity and YM...

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ST Engineering, Nauti-Craft Join Forces on Offshore Wind CTVs

Singapore

Primarily, the two companies aim to explore the opportunity to incorporate Nauti-Craft’s marine suspension technology into vessels built by ST Engineering. As a further step, they intend to develop,...