Product and Technical Innovation
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Suspension Technology Helps Commercialisation

Japan

Yanmar has signed a technology transfer agreement with the aim of commercialising its vessels by utilising marine suspension technology.Nauti-Craft’s technology will be used by Yanmar as part of...

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NYK Orders 2nd LNG-Fueled PCTC

Japan

Japanese shipping company NYK has placed an order to build a second LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) with Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co.The vessel is scheduled to be delivered in 2022 and...

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Wärtsilä to supply hybrid solutions for ultra-green Finnlines RO/RO duo

Finland

Three new 238-meter ultra-green RO/RO vessels being built at the Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China will feature Wärtsilä’s Hybrid Power Conversion system.Wärtsilä has selected Corvus Energy to...

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CoCo Yachts wins first order from new Chinese customer

China

China’s Xiamen Passenger and Tourist Transportation Group has signed a contract for a 43 meter x 10.8 meter Coastal Cruiser 350 aluminum high speed ferry. Designed by Gorinchem, Netherlands, based...

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Dutch Police Continues Fleet Replacement With Second Damen Patrol Vessel

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has hosted the official naming ceremony of a Damen Stan Patrol (SPa) 2005 for the Dutch National Police. The new vessel – named P64 – marks the second vessel in a six-ship...

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Delivery of Damen CSD 650 for Mexican Navy

Netherlands

Damen congratulates the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service of their two new dredgers, among which is the Damen Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). The...

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Seiche launches cutting-edge acoustic monitoring technology for Maritime Signature and Environmental Sectors at Oi2020

Hydraq QQ1000 to be launched at Oi2020Designed for improved acoustic metrologyMeasures anthropogenic and environmental noise over a wide bandwidthProvides sensor depth and orientation...

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BC Ferries Orders Its 6th LNG-Fueled Ship

Canada

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries has returned to Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. with a contract to build an additional liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled vessel scheduled to go...

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Dredgers to get fuel-saving system from GreenSteam

Luxembourg

Danish software specialist GreenSteam has announced that dredging operator Jan De Nul has chosen to deploy GreenSteam on its fleet of dredgers.The project focused on reducing fuel costs and CO2...

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Tallink Gets Finance for LNG Ferry

Finland

Estonian shipping company Tallink Tallink Grupp has borrowed EUR 197.6 million to finance the new EUR 247 million LNG powered fast ferry currently under construction in Rauma Marine Constructions...

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Alewijnse Alvivi Platform For Deme Dredgers

Netherlands

Rotterdam area based systems integrator Alewijnse Marine has introduced a new virtualisation and visualisation platform for use on trailing suction hopper dredgers.The AIViVi solution, which can...

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World’s largest boxship featuring 24 rows across is delivered

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

The world’s largest containership has been delivered this week by South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries.The 400 m long MSC Gülsün is the first boxship in the world to feature 24 rows across giving...

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PartracGeoMarine Awarded 3 Year U.S. Department of Defense Contract to Demonstrate New Tool for the in Situ Mapping of Contaminated Sediments

TX, United States

Technology expected to offer significant cost, safety and environmental benefits pre- and post-remediation of contaminated sites. Houston, original release June 27th 2019.Updated July 9th 2019...

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The next global tech disruption will happen where few expect it

THE PROFOUND IMPACT of shipping on modern life cannot be overstated. Ninety percent of everything we own has spent some time on a container ship. Consider your furniture, your clothes, your...

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Keel laid for the first of Damen’s revolutionary new FCS 7011 Crew Change

Netherlands

Two and a half years on from the genesis of the FCS 7011 concept in response to extensive feedback from the offshore energy sector, the build of the first of this revolutionary design has begun at...