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ONE SEA Appoints Lehtovaara Chairman

Jan 14, 2020

ONE SEA has appointed Capt Eero Lehtovaara as its new Chairman. Lehtovaara, a Master Mariner and Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute, is Head of Regulatory & Public Affairs at ABB Marine & Ports.He brings a wealth of experience to the…

Two 'Combi Freighter' Contracts for Alewijnse

Dec 12, 2019

Alewijnse Marine has won the contract for the electrical fit-out of two additional Damen Combi Freighter 3850s currently in build at Damen Yichang Shipyard for delivery in January 2020.The contract is based around the design, build and delivery…

CSSC, DNV GL Deal for Futuristic Shipping

Dec 09, 2019

The largest shipbuilding group in the world, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), has entered into a new strategic partnership with DNV GL, the international accredited registrar and classification society headquartered in Høvik, Norway…

ABS Awards AiP to SHI LNG Re-liquefaction System

Nov 26, 2019

ABS has announced that it has awarded approval in principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its innovative X-Reli LNG Boil Off Gas Expander – part of SHI’s Expansion Re-Liquefaction System.According to the statement from the South…

MOL Gets AiP for Containership Bow Wind-Shield

Nov 14, 2019

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that, DNVGL issued an Approval In Principle (AIP) to MOL and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for Bow Wind-Shield designed for Ultra-Large Container Carrier on 30th October, 2019.This…

Van Oord Orders Royal IHC Dredge System

Nov 10, 2019

Royal IHC, the provider of design and construction for the specialist maritime sector, has been awarded another contract by Van Oord to design and supply the dredge installation for its new 10,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD).The suction pipe installation with underwater pump…

New ICS, OCIMF Guidelines for Polar Safety

Nov 08, 2019

Maritime trade between Arctic destinations and the rest of the world is expected to expand and an increasing number of ships are now undertaking voyages in polar waters. Technical developments in ship design and equipment continue to facilitate more and more ship operations in remote polar areas…

Gibbs & Cox: Historic Ship Designer Turns 90

Oct 21, 2019

Hindsight, they say is 20/20, and in this regard renowned design house Gibbs & Cox has nine decades in the rear view mirror on which to lean. We recently caught up with Chris Deegan, President and CEO of Gibbs & Cox, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2019…

NYK Exhibits Eco Ships at Yokohama Museum

Oct 21, 2019

NYK’s two future concept ships — NYK Super Eco Ship 2030 and NYK Super Eco Ship 2050 — were recently displayed for a few months at the Yokohama Port Museum, where NYK also sponsored a talk to introduce children to insightful aspects of life aboard ships and as a seafarer…

China Launches Unmanned Ship Design Center

Oct 08, 2019

China has built its first research and development test base for autonomous ships in the southern coastal city of Zhuhai next to Macao, state-owned newspaper Economic Daily reported.The test base named Xiangshan Marine Scientific & Technological Port is located in Zhuhai…

Finnish Navy Orders 4 New Vessels at Rauma

Sep 20, 2019

The Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) won the contract from the Finnish Ministry of Defence for the construction of four new Pohjanmaa-class naval vessels, for the total cost of EUR 1.3 billion.The design phase will resume…

Fincantieri: New Design for MSC Seashore

Sep 19, 2019

A traditional maritime coin ceremony  took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy, when the keel was laid for MSC Seashore.  At the milestone event, MSC Cruises revealed details of the significantly transformed overall design and new features of the ship…

AEC Collaborates with ABS for ULEC

Sep 18, 2019

American Ethane Company (AEC) is collaborating with ABS, the global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, on a next generation fleet of Ultra Large Ethane Carriers (ULEC).ABS is actively supporting AEC and its shipping project partners…

Transhipper Design Flaws Compromise Safety, Production

Sep 09, 2019

The world’s only vessels that operate around the clock, 365 days a year need to ensure safety and maintenance are built into the design specifications of each ship, according to Corrado Cuccurullo, CEO of Shi.I.E.L.D.Transhipper vessels are…

World’s First: LR Digital Type Approval to HHI

Aug 19, 2019

The world's largest shipbuilding company Hyundai Heavy Industries Co (HHI) has become the first to obtain a Lloyd’s Register (LR) approval for a digital component as it received green light to use the technology for its Integrated Smartship Solution (ISS)…

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