Product and Technical Innovation
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Royal IHC and Suez Canal Authority successfully launch CSD MOHAB MAMEESH

Netherlands

On Friday 15 May, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Royal IHC (IHC) successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) MOHAB MAMEESH. The launch took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel,...

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Sweden’s Stena develops new LNG bunkering vessel concept

Sweden

Stena LNG and Northern Marine unit Tritec Marine have joined forces to develop a conceptual liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel.Both Stena LNG and Northern Marine are units of the Swedish shipping...

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Wärtsilä to boost fuel efficiency for KOTC’s VLCC quartet

Finland

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted by Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC), to retrofit main engines on four very large carriers (VLCCs)...

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New CTVS Help Meet Offshore Wind Demand

United Kingdom

Two new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) have been launched to meet demand from offshore wind farm operators as the UK and European offshore wind power sector expands.Tidal Transit's 19m South...

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Ulstein delivers two platform suppliers to COSL

Norway

Norwegian shipbuilder and designer Ulstein has delivered two platform supply vessels of the Ulstein PX121 design to China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL).Ulstein said on Monday that the two PSVs,...

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Dredger of the month: Vox Maxima

Netherlands

The launch of Van Oord’s TSHD Vox Máxima was a first for Katerina Kerr. She takes a look at the award winning vessel’s work history to dateRewind the clock to 2010 and the newly delivered Vox Máxima...

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Dredger of the month: Ghasha

Netherlands

Royal IHC recently launched the second custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger commissioned for the Middle East. Its shallow draught and advanced cooling system are trademarks of a vessel...

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Damen launches new workboat for Aquaculture industry

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a new workboat for the aquaculture industry. The Damen Utility Vessel (UV) 2613 draws upon the heritage of proven vessels from the shipyard’s portfolio, such as the...

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MHI Vestas deck carrier ready to serve

Germany

United Wind Logistics (UWL) has taken delivery of the deck carrier, MV BoldWind, which will shortly start her long-term charter with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.The MV BoldWind will now start her...

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Construction of LNG and LBG-powered ferry ‘on schedule’

Finland

Construction of a new car and passenger ferry in Finland that will partly run on liquefied biogas is on schedule, despite the coronavirus pandemic. Rauma Marine Constructions said work on the new...

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First electric 20-tonne excavator in the Netherlands for Van Oord

Netherlands

Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its...

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Damen Delivers Multi Cat 1908 To Inverlussa Marine Services

Netherlands

On 30th March in Hardinxveld, the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group handed over a Multi Cat 1908 named Patricia Matheson to Inverlussa Marine Services. The company, based on the Isle of Mull,...

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Dredgers of the Month: Dredgers in retrospect

This article was first published in the December 2005 edition of DPC. Correspondent Bert Visser declared which five vessels had impressed him the most over the course of that year – a good choice...

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World’s largest crane vessel lifts Wintershall Dea’s Nova topside module

Norway

The world’s largest crane vessel, Sleipnir, has lifted Wintershall Dea’s Nova field topside module from the Rosenberg WorleyParsons yard in Stavanger, Norway.Neptune Energy, the partner in the Nova...

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Damen Yichang holds digital steel-cutting ceremony for Timor-Leste RoPax

China

On 27 April, Damen Yichang Shipyard in China hosted a digital steel cutting ceremony for a roll-on/roll-off passenger (RoPax) ferry ordered by the Government of Timor-Leste. The occasion was marked...