Today, the technology group Wärtsilä, together with project partners Carnival Maritime and HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC), announced they have successfully implemented and tested a new solution for just-in-time sailing.
With the contract signing for construction for the new supply ship HNLMS Den Helder, more than a hundred, mainly Dutch companies receive work. The contract was signed today in Den Helder by the Director of Defence Material Organization (DMO), Vice Admiral Arie Jan de Waard and Arnout Damen, the new CEO of the family business Damen Shipyards Group.
OneOcean, the global leader in compliance and navigation services for the maritime industry, today announced that in a bid to help the industry during the Coronavirus epidemic, it will provide reports of cases by date and flag and a comprehensive list of new Coronavirus related regulations, using its extensive maritime regulation database Regs4ships.
The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a 2300 Tonnes Corvette PNS YARMOOK (F-271) – a Damen OPV 1900 – in a ceremony held at Constanta Port, Romania on 13th February 2020. Attending the event was Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani HI (M), Vice Chief of the Naval Staff as Chief Guest. The ceremony was also attended by teams from Ministry of Defense Production Rawalpindi, Chief Naval Overseer (Romania) and senior management of Damen Shipyards Group.
Shipowners looking to retrofit marine exhaust gas cleaning systems as a way of complying with new sulphur emissions rules should verify the capacity of their fixed fire-fighting systems before undertaking any retrofit projects.
The German propulsion expert SCHOTTEL has recently secured a contract to provide propulsion units for a newly built harbour tug under construction at Tongfang Jiangxin Shipbuilding in China. This new tugboat, ordered by the Taizhou Maritime Safety Administration, will be equipped with SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers.
The technology group Wärtsilä and classification society DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which they agree to work together to contribute to the marine industry’s ongoing digital transformation. In particular, the two companies wish to further explore the potential use of digital technologies, collaborative data sharing, and standardisation to enhance existing products and services, and to develop new ones.
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its Rule Part N which adopts IGC Code and its Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels” to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd (KHI) for their LPG fuel supply system.
Kongsberg Digital (KDI) is pleased to announce that it has just been awarded its first K-Sim Safety simulator contract with the Norwegian Sea Rescue Society (NSRS). Under the terms of the agreement, KDI has committed to deliver a brand-new, cutting-edge K-Sim Safety Advanced Fire Fighting Simulator (AFFS) to the NSRS for installation in its Horten-based training center in Norway.
German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL has been awarded a contract from Master Boat Builders to supply a total of six rudderpropellers to US-based Seabulk Towing Inc, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc (NYSE: CKH). Both new builds will feature the Advanced Rotortug® (ART) design: a triangular propulsion system which significantly improves tug manoeuvrability and enables safe working conditions at all times.
Damen Shipyards congratulates the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service of their two new dredgers, among which is the Damen Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects in the Gulf of Mexico; the first project being the dredging of the River Grijalba, assigned to the Mexican Navy by the Mexican Federal Government.
As the adoption of LNG as a ship fuel continues to speed up, DNV GL has launched a new online bunkering platform to take operators seamlessly from order through to delivery. FuelBoss offers ship owners, operators and suppliers a single common platform for nomination, scheduling, spot inquiries and business intelligence.
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem has hosted the official naming ceremony of a Damen Stan Patrol (SPa) 2005 for the Dutch National Police. The new vessel – named P64 – marks the second vessel in a six-ship contract between Damen and the Dutch Police.
In just five weeks over the course of November and into December, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed extensive annual repair and maintenance programmes on three cruises ships ahead of their winter season. The Magellan, Marco Polo and Astor are operated by the UK’s leading independent cruise line Cruise and Maritime Voyages.
In order to ensure that products are always state-of-the-art, detailed knowledge of their flow behaviour is a basic requirement. Thanks to computational fluid dynamics (CFD for short), these complex physical processes can be investigated.