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Elliott Bay Design Group Names Ekse President

Apr 12, 2021

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) said its board of directors has appointed Robert Ekse as president of the firm. Ekse will assume the position from current president and chief engineer, Brian King…

VIDEO: Basjan Faber Discusses the Creation of C-Job’s Customizable TSHD Series

Mar 15, 2021

With an eye on an aging trailing suction hopper dredge fleet, C-Job is set to debut an innovative new THSD design series with a focus on modularity and sustainability. Basjan Faber, CEO, C-Job Naval Architects, discusses the dredging market…

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Earns AIP for Intra-Europe Feeder Containership

Mar 08, 2021

DNV granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for a new design of intra-Europe 1,900 TEU feeder containerships. The AIP is the result of a joint development project between DNV and HMD to develop an efficient and…

Stena Bulk Debuts InfinityMAX Electric Vessel Design Concept

Mar 08, 2021

As shipping companies face mounting societal and regulatory pressure to decarbonize, innovative alternative designs are expected to become the norm rather than the exception. Stena Bulk unveiled the InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier concept, intended to push the boundaries for zero carbon…

Royal Doeksen Acquires Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam from Royal IHC

Mar 04, 2021

Royal IHC and Royal Doeksen reached an agreement on the acquisition of all shares in Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam, a continuation of IHC's plan hatched in mid-2020 to return its core business and divest itself of pieces that did not fit.  The decision was taken that Vuyk…

Hesse Takes the Engineering Lead at FSG Shipyard

Mar 01, 2021

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has a new Head of Engineering as of March 1, 2021, when Volker Hesse takes over the job. Hesse (47) is a mechanical engineer who began his career around 20 years ago at Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg…

Jensen Maritime Fully Integrated into Crowley

Feb 19, 2021

Crowley announced Friday that the company has fully integrated Jensen Maritime into the Crowley Engineering Services group, a group designed to seamlessly combine Crowley’s diverse business portfolio with Jensen’s marine engineering and naval architecture experience…

Ship Tech: GHG Emission Reduction focus of NYK LNG-Fueled PCTC Newbuilds

Feb 12, 2021

NYK has concluded a shipbuilding contract with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Nanjing) Co. Ltd. for four LNG-fueled PCTCs to be delivered from 2022 to 2023, intended to transport vehicles mainly to/from Europe and/or to the Middle East.The ships are designed with GHG emission reduction…

New Kitsap Transit Ferry Completes Sea Trials

Jan 20, 2021

A new BMT design 140-ft. catamaran passenger ferry has  reportedly passed its sea trial and is due to enter the Kitsap Transit fleet in the next few weeks. Dubbed Enetai, the boat was built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) in Seattle…

Forslund Joins BMT as Commercial Business Development Manager

Jan 13, 2021

Bill Forslund recently joined naval architecture and marine engineering design consultancy BMT as commercial business development manager, concentrating on West Coast new business, passenger vessels, navy and commercial tug and barge projects…

AIP to Daehan Shipbuilding for Small LPG Carriers

Dec 15, 2020

DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Daehan Shipbuilding (DHSC) for a new design of small-size LPG carriers in the range of 5,000-7,000 DWT. The AIP handover ceremony took place recently at the DHSC headquarters in Mokpo. Dae-Seong Jeong…

Engineering Ethics, Seaworthiness and the Right of Clients to Kill Themselves

Nov 12, 2020

I had only been working as a graduate engineer for a few years and was minding my own business working for a yacht designer when my boss asked me to get in touch with a person who was looking for engineering analysis. I called the number and arranged for the person to meet me at the office…

Sivandran Named Managing Director of BMT Asia

Nov 03, 2020

Suba Sivandran has been appointed the new Head of Asia for BMT based in Singapore, a move that coincides with the organization’s growth initiative in the region launched this month. He will oversee all commercial operations with a focus on driving new business into more complex…

Cargill Looks to Use Wind to Cut Carbon in Shipping

Oct 28, 2020

Cargill, one of the world's biggest charterers of ships, is working with technology partners to fit sails on vessels in its fleet to cut carbon emissions through harnessing wind power, the U.S. agribusiness group said on Wednesday.About 90%…

BMT Names Behrendt Global Strategy and Innovation Director

Oct 26, 2020

Multidisciplinary engineering firm BMT said it has appointed Peter Behrendt as its global Director of Strategy and Innovation.Behrendt joined BMT in 2017 as Managing Director for the Australian Defense and Security business, a role that he has now handed over to Chelly Litster…

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