Product and Technical Innovation
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Mobile Harbour Crane converts itself independently to electric drive

Germany

This Mobile Harbour Crane converts itself independently to electric drive. In the Turkish city Alia?a the LHM 420 assembles its new e-drive without the help of another crane. Source: linkedin

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Wärtsilä to bring gate rudder technology to global market

Finland

Wärtsilä has signed an agreement that will enable it to integrate patented gate rudders into its propulsion product designs. Unlike the traditional arrangement of the rudder in the propeller...

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Japanese Company to Build World’s First All-Electric Bunker Tankers

Japan

Japanese shipping company Asahi Tanker has decided to build the world’s first two zero-emission electrically powered bunker tankers.As informed, the newbuilds are planned to be delivered sequentially...

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ABS to class new series of jack-ups

Bahrain

ABS is to provide classification for a series of highly innovative Self-Elevating Drilling Units (SEDU) for Silver Eagle Global of Manama, Bahrain.The vessel construction will be based on the...

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Stena Bulk About to Test Biofuel on Its MR Tanker

Sweden

Swedish tanker shipping company Stena Bulk plans to test 100 % biofuel on one of its MR tankers in the coming weeks, joining its rivals in trialing biofuel as a solution for decarbonization of the...

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Royal IHC Announces New Product – IHC Otter

Netherlands

The IHC Otter is a range of compact dredgers as platform for deploying the well-known IHC TT-Pump, which provide customers with a compact, cost-effective solution to dredge slurry for smaller...

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Royal IHC Shipping Suction Pipe with Submerged Dredge Pump to Van Oord's newest TSHD Vox Ariane

Netherlands

It looks as if it weighs nothing…. But this is actually 247,000kg of dredge equipment being lifted on the barge today in Kinderdijk. Today, after 1½ years working in close corporation with...

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Future fuels: Wärtsilä starts ammonia combustion trials

Finland

Wärtsilä has initiated combustion trials using ammonia. The research will help the company to prepare for the use of ammonia as a fuel that can contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.As...

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DP World’s P&O Maritime Logistics Orders Ship Pair for Papua New Guinea Ops

United Arab Emirates

Dubai-based marine solutions and logistics company P&O Maritime Logistics (POML) has secured a contract to build two 5,400 dwt multipurpose vessels to support Ok Tedi Mining Limited’s (OTML)...

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Scottish Design Prowess For Sri Lankan Pilot Launches

Singapore

Macduff Ship Design has announced that Colombo Dockyard PLC has delivered two Pilot Launches to Sri Lanka Ports AuthorityThe two vessels are the first of a three vessel contract with the third vessel...

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Swire Shipping’s First of Eight Newbuilds Starts Ops

Singapore

Singapore-based shipping company Swire Shipping has announced the entry into service of its first 2,400 TEU newbuild vessel, MV Changsha.The ship will be deployed on Swire Shipping’s South East Asia...

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Will DF first major dredge in US with DSC

Our massive dredge is almost ready to fly to U.S.A.!This dredge is ready to take on a complex project dredging fly ash in a power plant that's being decommissioned. The customer needs to maintain a...

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Turkish Shipyard Progresses Massive Order

Turkey

A Turkish shipyard has said it is close to the end of the design validation process for a mass order of patrol boats.Following the commencement of a contract between Ares shipyard and the Turkish...

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Ocean Yield Accepts Delivery of Two Scorpio Ultramaxes

Norway

Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield ASA has taken delivery of two Ultramax dry bulk vessels purchased from Monaco-based Scorpio Bulkers. As informed, the ships, SBI Cronos and SBI Achilles, commenced...

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Ireland’s first Hyundai HX900L excavator digs deep

Ireland

Mill Road Plant Ltd take delivery of unique 90-tonne machine for use in gravel productionHAVING run Hyundai excavators since 2005, Irish plant and dredging contractors Mill Road Plant Ltd are...