Product and Technical Innovation
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Russian shipyard is another step nearer to building ARC7 LNG carriers

Russian Federation

Russian plans to build ARC7 class LNG carriers domestically are moving forward. Paris-headquartered LNG containment system specialist GTT has signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement...

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Five Zero Emissions Propulsion Damen Ferries 2306 E3 Delivered To Arriva, Copenhagen

Denmark

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered five Damen Ferries 2306 E3 to Arriva Denmark in Copenhagen. Arriva is operating the vessels on behalf of Danish public transport agency Movia. The vessels are...

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Weeks Marine Buys Ball Joints from Straatman for new Dredger

Recently, Straatman received an order from Weeks Marine for the engineering and production of two Pinch Ball Joints.The Pinch Ball joint is mostly used between a floating pipeline and cutter suction...

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Østensjø offshore wind quartet to have electric Voith Schneider Propellers

Netherlands

Four offshore wind supply vessels on order for Norway’s Østensjø Group at two Spanish shipyards will each be equipped with two electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP).The vessels will be delivered...

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Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam Delivers Trawler ‘Jonge Johannes’

Netherlands

Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has recently delivered a twin-rig fly shooting trawler to Urk-based brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. The new vessel is the LT 295 Jonge Johannes.The LT 295...

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Delivery And Order Round-Up

World

Despite Covid-19 disruptions, this month’s look at the world of tug construction has news of no fewer than 32 vessels either delivered or recently ordered.If the order of reporting is determined by...

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Full scale testing of ammonia as a marine four-stroke fuel set to start next year

Netherlands

Wärtsilä reports that the world’s first long term, full scale test of ammonia as fuel in a marine four-stroke engine is planned to start in the first quarter of next year. The project brings...

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OSD-IMT Expands Its Tractor Tug Series

Netherlands

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands-based ship designer OSD-IMT has expanded its range of tugs with the unveiling of a new multi-purpose tractor tug design.OSD-IMT offer a range of services including refit...

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Damen Delivers Custom RHIB To Naarden Lifeboat Brigade

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Group has recently delivered a new lifeboat, a Damen RHIB 975 Inboard, to the Naarden Lifeboat Brigade (Reddingsbrigade Naarden). Following a training period, during which the crew...

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Damen Concludes Keel Laying On 75-Metre Crane Barge For A Project In Panama

China

June 18th Damen Shipyards Group successfully concluded keel laying for the Crane Barge 7532 that is going to be delivered in Panama, following award of tender in August last year. The barge is...

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ST Engineering introduces innovative SOV design

World

An offshore wind Service Operation Vessel (SOV) design developed by ST Engineering will be available from both its Singapore yards and its Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.The SOV is based...

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Cable layer operator selects Wärtsilä solutions for fleet upgrade

United Arab Emirates

Dubai-based cable lay ship operator E-Marine is upgrading its fleet to achieve greater efficiencies. As part of this program, it has contracted Wärtsilä to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions...

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Green Loan Finance For LNG Dredgers

Netherlands

Dutch dredging major Van Oord has developed a Green Loan Framework which is being used to finance three LNG powered trailing suction hopper dredgers currently under build at the Keppel FELS yard in...

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Retractable Rim Thruster Launches

Germany

A German propulsion expert has launched a retractable variant of its rim thruster that covers the power range up to 500kW.Designed for low-level noise and vibration, the Schottel Retractable Rim...