British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce have agreed to present the first yacht fitted with an MTU series production hybrid propulsion system in 2020. At Boot Düsseldorf from 19 until 27 January Sunseeker and MTU will present the new hybrid propulsion system in hall 6 at booth B61.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Exolgan S.A. to supply a total of four rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) with hybrid drivelines for its container terminal in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The order, which also includes the supply of a spare parts package for the machines, was booked in Cargotec's 2018 Q4 order intake with delivery scheduled to take place in late 2019.
The Belmont Forum call for proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”, in collaboration with Future Earth and JPI Oceans, aims to bring together researchers and other expertise to innovate solutions to advance sustainable use of the ocean and minimize the effects of climate change. The deadline for project pre-registration is 31 January 2019.
Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth has left Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) following a 12-day repair and refit programme. She is the most recent addition to the Cunard fleet, having been delivered in 2010.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, JingJiang Port Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd. ordered two Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 floating cranes. To be operated by Cosco Shipping Bulk Co., Ltd. (Cosco), the cranes will handle bulk off the coast of Guinea, Africa as of the end of 2019.
Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard Group Co,.Ltd has ordered 2 × MAN 9L 21/31 + 2 × MAN 6L16/24 GenSets in connection with the construction of an modern deck carrier. The specialised vessel will transport offshore wind-turbine components and has been ordered by Hamburg-based company, United Wind Logistics (UWL), which is employing Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG for building supervision and technical management.
On Thursday 27 December, an InvaSave 300 Mobile Ballast Water Treatment System was transported from Damen Green Solution’s premises in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to be used for a demonstration programme as part of the “Atlantic Blue Port Services” project, made possible by the INTERREG Atlantic Area Programme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply deck machinery equipment for a US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) T-ATSX-class vessel under construction at Gulf Island Shipyards, in Houma, Louisiana, US. The US Navy will be able to depend on MacGregor's robust, reliable systems, backed-up by unrivalled global service support.
To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump.
Nor-Shipping and Nordic Innovation have partnered to help facilitate a new funding instrument aimed at supporting innovation and collaboration between land-based and ocean industries. Working together they will now arrange three regional cross-industry workshops to mobilise potential partners and ideas, before using Nor-Shipping 2019 in Oslo and Lillestrøm as the official launch pad for the ‘Nordic Innovation Mobility Mission’ funding instrument.
Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies
With this historic trial in the Finnish capital’s port last week, ABB and Helsinki City Transport took the next step in autonomous shipping.
Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have today successfully demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) today received the order for the 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind power project in Belgium from customer Seamade NV. It includes supply and commissioning of 58 units of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a 17-year Service agreement.
On 29 November 2018, world-leading coatings manufacturer Hempel officially opens its new Centre of Excellence in Barcelona. The centre's focus will be on the research and development of coating products within the field of passive fire protection in which Hempel is determined to gain market share during the next few years.
Shanghai, 29 November 2018: The world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier (iVLOC), the DNV GL-classed Pacific Vision, was delivered by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard to China Merchants Energy Shipping Company.