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Ineos takes delivery of giant Rhine gas barges

United Kingdom

London-headquartered Ineos Trading & Shipping has taken delivery of three of four new barges that will be the largest gas barges operating on the River Rhine and the first to be fully built to...

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Gondan begins construction of Østensjø Rederi CSOVs

Spain

Gondan Shipbuilders has started the construction of two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for Østensjø Rederi. In October 2019, Østensjø Rederi signed a letter of intent for the...

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Key Shipbuilder Endorsement For Fuel-Saving Foil

Netherlands

Having tested two Hull Vanes on the lead vessels in a series of police patrol vessels of two types, Damen Shipyards has now ordered four more.Following a European public tender, Damen Shipyards...

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Imabari wins ClassNK AiP for Cape size LPG dual fueled bulker

Japan

Classification society ClassNK has granted Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. an Approval in Principle for its concept design of a 180,000 DWT LPG dual fueled bulk carrier developed in cooperation with...

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SCHOTTEL propulsion for Hornsea Two service operations vessel

Germany

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has selected SCHOTTEL to supply a range of propulsion systems for its service operations vessel (SOV) Wind of Hope.The propulsion system of Wind of Hope is powered by...

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Archer Knight intros new subsea intelligence platform

United Kingdom

Archer Knight has rolled out a new software-as-a-service platform to make it easier for subsea companies to win more business.The Aberdeen-based subsea market intelligence and consultancy firm, formed...

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VIDEO: Dacoma and Tuco to test novel workboat stabilizer

Denmark

Two Danish companies — Dacoma and Tuco — are to test a novel stabilizer developed for offshore renewables sector work and crew boats. Developed by Dacoma ApS, the Airkeel is a...

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The world’s largest containership named at DSME

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

South Korean shipping major HMM has held a naming ceremony for the first of its twelve 24,000 TEU containerships.The HMM Algeciras, described as the world’s largest boxship, was named at Daewoo...

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Royal IHC Hytech group delivers Diving Equipment to Suez Canal Authority

Netherlands

IHC Hytech has recently delivered surface supplied diving equipment to Suez Canal Authority, Egypt. The completed delivery includes 3 sets of diving equipment each consisting of 3-diver control...

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LR to class German LNG-fueled multi-role duo

Germany

Lloyd’s Register has been contracted as the classification society for two new LNG-fueled 95-meter multi-role German vessels. The pair has been ordered by the German Federal Waterways and Shipping...

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Wärtsilä to design Amundsen Expeditions’ cruise ship newbuilds

Finland

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has received an order to develop a design for up to six new luxury expedition cruise vessels to be owned and operated by Amundsen Expeditions. As informed, the...

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Royal IHC delivers TSHD RIVER THAMES to DEME

Netherlands

Royal IHC successfully handed over 2,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) RIVER THAMES to DEME. The vessel, designed and build by IHC, is based on the 2,300m³ TSHD LESSE, delivered to...

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Nauti-Craft and OFFCON developing new daughter craft for offshore wind

Australia

Nauti-Craft and OFFCON have entered into a development and license agreement to introduce a new range of multi-purpose daughter craft for the offshore wind industry. OFFCON has established a company...

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Osprey orders two new barges

United Kingdom

Osprey, a UK heavy transport and offshore energy logistics company, will add two new flat-top barges to its fleet. The company will take delivery of the vessels, worth £ 3 million (approximately €...