Product and Technical Innovation
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Challenging Operations affect efficiency

Many vessels spend time in challenging and complex environments, or are deployed in difficult operational profiles, where hull fouling can have a marked impact on efficiency and raise fuel costs....

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A new robot may help keep ships’ bottoms clean

It stops shellfish and seaweed from growingALL SHIPS suffer from fouling: the build-up below the waterline of shellfish, seaweeds and other organisms. This causes drag, which slows the affected...

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WaterKing Announces New Deliveries

Netherlands

Some of our new deliveries last monthWK 150NG-A to NorwayWK 300NG-5 to GermanyHalf perforated dredging bucket number 2Set of NATO XL pontoons for Germany #Waterking #modularpontoons #dredgingbucket...

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Royal IHC to deliver design package and key components for new TSHD of Weeks Marine Inc.

Netherlands

Royal IHC (IHC) has been awarded the contract for the engineering and equipment delivery for a new 6,540m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) for Weeks Marine Inc. (Weeks). This is an identical...

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Natural Gas Is Losing Its Shine for Ship Operators - The Wall Street Journal.

By Costas ParisWSJ Nat­ural gas tankers in re­cent years pro­vided a seem­ingly sure­fire way for ship­ping investors and ves­sel op­er­a­tors to tap into chang­ing en­ergy mar­kets and the raft of...

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Eastern Pacific Shipping charters dual-fuelled LPG trio to Equinor

Singapore

Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping has ordered three dual-fuelled LPG carriers that will go on a long-term charter to Norwegian energy giant Eqiunor. South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard will...

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Wärtsilä propulsion solution picked for high speed ferry

Finland

A 115 meter long ferry being built for Denmark’s Molslinjen at Austal Phillipines will be powered by four Wärtsilä 31 engines, recognized by Guinness World Records as being the world’s most...

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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...