Taking only one week to install, Azipod® propulsion will ensure sustainable performance for Wasaline’s new ferry Aurora Botnia, while achieving up to four days of annual time savings due to operational efficiency
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK conducted the third-party verification with a reasonable level of assurance for a GHG assertion of IINO KAIUN KAISHA LTD.(“IINO LINES”) and group companies, and issued a verification statement.
On 28th August, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) held a keel-laying. The keel-laying was for the second of three Multi-Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) that DSCT is building for the South African Navy’s Project BIRO. The inspection was a unique event, planned to ensure the well-being of delegates during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Northern Shipping Company (NSC), a 150-year-old company, strengthened its commitment to responsible and sustainable operations by joining the World Ocean Council (WOC) – the Global Blue Economy Business Organization – as the first WOC Member from Russia.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a significant order for delivery of the mission-critical system to be installed on the OHT offshore wind foundation installation vessel, Alfa Lift, being built at the China Merchants Heavy Industry shipyard in Jiangsu, China.
Following the delivery of the expedition cruise vessel “Hondius” in 2019, Oceanwide Expeditions ordered a second vessel from Croatian shipyard Brodosplit. Brodosplit is one of the most important ship builders in the Balkans with a broad portfolio of different kinds of vessels.
The contract for this large open-top patrol boat is latest in a series of agreements that support patrol, defense and search and rescue capability of Hellenic seaborne forces. VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has won a tender to supply the Hellenic Army Special Forces with its Munin S1200 daughter craft, the largest boat type currently offered by VIKING.
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for Designing Cyber Security Onboard Ships” (Second Edition) for newbuilding designs targeting shipyards and ship-building owners
Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has recently delivered a twin-rig fly shooting trawler to Urk-based brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. The new vessel is the LT 295 Jonge Johannes. The LT 295 marks Maaskant’s third delivery to the brothers. In fact, the relationship goes back still further – Maaskant having built a cutter vessel for the brothers’ father over 25 years ago.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control. The report aims to assist ship operators and management companies in maintaining compliant operations by providing information about ships detained by PSC as well as deficiencies that were found on board from many port states in 2019.
Liebherr expands its digital product portfolio for crawler cranes, deep foundation equipment and maritime cranes with the development of a Remote Service tool. This improves assistance through visual information and so leads to faster and easier troubleshooting. As part of an extended test phase, all customers will have free access to the new app until the end of 2020.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK won the Safety Initiative Award at the Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2020 held online on June 23 for its initiatives with cyber security.
For smaller vessels like handymax bulkers or product tankers, the cost of installing a scrubber for SOx compliance has sometimes outweighed the benefits. Now Alfa Laval PureSOx Express makes it simple for these vessels to continue using HFO and comply with SOx regulations.
“Nairana”, a unique all-aluminium ferry, is equipped with state-of-the-art propulsion solutions from SCHOTTEL. Australian shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine (RDM) has recently handed over the Incat Crowther design vessel to ferry owner and operator Sealink Tasmania. A structurally identical sister ship is currently under construction at RDM.
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has established its "Rules for the Survey and Construction of Governmental and Naval Ships", technical rules that are applied to governmental ships and their onboard equipment.