Product and Technical Innovation
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McKeil Marine Buys 5th Ship in 13 Months

Canada

Canada’s marine services provider McKeil Marine Limited has purchased the Adfines Sea, an intermediate-sized ice class 1A product tanker.As informed, the tanker has been renamed the Northern Spirit...

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LNG-Powered CMA CGM Jacques Saade Heads for Sea Trials as CSSC Resumes Work

China

The 23,000 TEU LNG-powered containership giant CMA CGM Jacques Saade has set sails for sea trials right on schedule, according to its builder Hudong–Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a wholly-owned subsidiary...

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Damen Completes Combat Systems Installation And Trials On Second Indonesian Guided Missile Frigate

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Group and its partner PT PAL recently completed installation and testing of combat systems to the second of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence’s SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal...

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Schottel propulsion for German LNG-fueled research vessel

Germany

Germany-based Schottel has supplied the propulsion units for the country’s first seagoing government agency LNG-fueled vessel, the Atair. Currently under construction at Fassmer in Berne, Atair, a...

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New Build 24M CTV Contract

United Kingdom

UK shipyard Diverse Marine Ltd. and crew transfer vessel service provider Turner Iceni have announced a contract for the construction of a 24m offshore wind crew transfer vessel.Iceni Valour has...

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Schottel propulsion for next-gen Yangtze cruise vessel

Germany

German propulsion manufacturer Schottel has been awarded a contract to provide azimuth thrusters for a Chinese river cruise vessel.Owned by Changjiang Cruise Overseas Travel and built by the China...

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Autonomous tug trialed in Port of Singapore

Singapore

Wärtsilä and Singapore harbor and terminal towage operator PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd. have successfully completed initial sea trials for the “IntelliTug” project (see earlier story). The PSA Polaris, a...

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Jotun: “We’ve solved the biofouling problem once and for all”

Norway

Norwegian marine coatings specialist Jotun claims to have “solved the problem of biofouling once and for all” with an offering called Hull Skating Solutions (HSS).It combines a high performance...

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Dredger of the month: Draga

Netherlands

Rohr-Idreco’s modular deep-digging jet and cutter suction dredgers allows vessels to be packed up and moved to new projects quicklyThe global market for dredgers and dredging equipment touches many...

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NACKS Hands Over Ultramax Bulker

Japan

Market Cooper, a 61,000 dwt bulk carrier newbuilding, has been delivered to its owner, Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) said.The 77,546 cbm ship was built at the Nantong COSCO...

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Anglo-Eastern rolls out DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology fleetwide

Hong Kong

Hong Kong headquartered Anglo-Eastern Ship Management has completed the successful roll-out of DNV GL’s Navigator Port software to its fleet of more than 600 vessels.Navigator Port is used daily...

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COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers Orders 8 Newbuilds

China

COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers, a subsidiary of China Ocean Shipping Group (COSCO), has ordered eight 62,000 dwt multipurpose pulp carriers at Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry’s Dalian yard.Four...

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OOCL Orders Five 23,000 TEU Giants in China

China

Hong Kong-based container shipping and logistics service company Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL) has ordered five 23,000 TEU boxships at COSCO Shipping yards in China. Unveiled on...

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LNG fueled research vessel features Schottel propulsion units

Germany

The Atair, a 75 meter long and roughly 17 meter wide research vessel under construction at the Fassmer shipyard in Berne, Germany, is equipped with Schottel propulsion systems. Ordered by the German...

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ClassNK releases new CBM guidelines

To promote the use of Condition Based Maintenance technology, classification society ClassNK has released CBM guidelines that explain the society’s revised rules for using CBM in class surveys.CBM...