Rolls-Royce intends to support research into green fuels in the Lausitz region of eastern Germany together with the State of Brandenburg, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus and other industrial partners. This has been agreed by those involved in a letter of intent that was signed by Andreas Schell, CEO of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, on behalf of Rolls-Royce.
Saipem, the energy and infrastructure solution provider, is implementing DNV GL’s hull planned maintenance system, ShipManager Hull, based on 3D digital twins of crane and pipelaying vessels.
The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) “Bonny River”, built at Royal IHC’s Chinese partner yard COSCO Guangdong Shipyard, is propelled by SCHOTTEL. Recently handed over to the Belgian dredging company DEME, the TSHD is driven by controllable pitch propellers and transverse thrusters from the German propulsion expert.
Siemens Gas and Power is focused on helping customers navigate the world’s most pressing energy problems, both for today and tomorrow. Essential applications include providing products, solutions and services that make fossil energy greener.
The technology group Wärtsiläis to provide hybrid propulsion capability for a new offshore wind construction support vessel. The ‘Acta Centaurus’, a DP2 walk-to-work construction support vessel owned by Netherlands-based Acta Marine, will thus gain fuel consumption and environmental benefits through being able to operatethe vessel with less running engines at more optimised load.The order with Wärtsilä was placed in May 2019.
On 2nd August, Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld hosted a naming ceremony for S. T. Marine Support’s new Multi Cat, AUXILIA. The vessel brings the total of Multi Cats in the company’s fleet to three, following the delivery of Multi Cats 3013 ODIN in 2010 and NERO in 2013. AUXILIA is the first of her kind – a Multi Cat 3513.
Jumbo Kinetic has just lifted a giant 1,929 tonne Wash Tower, the heaviest cargo ever lifted by Jumbo!
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is conducting a public consultation on a proposal to adjust the Panama Canal tolls for containerships, vehicle carriers, dry bulk carriers, tankers, chemical carriers, LPG and LNG vessels, passenger vessels and small vessels.
The SCHOTTEL After Sales Team has carried out a modernization on two double-ended ferries operated by FinFerries. Both vessels, capable of holding either 14 cars or up to 60 tons of payload, were originally equipped with various propeller systems manufactured in different years.
Another power grid giant deploys predictive maintenance software solution to hone critical assets.
China Southern Power Grid (CSG), China’s second largest electricity grid company and which serves more than 250 million people, has selected ABB Ability™ Ellipse® Asset Performance Management (APM) solution to enhance operational efficiency and increase equipment longevity of its electrical grid.
Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two additional Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3307 vessels configured as patrol boats to leading West African offshore services supplier Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (HIOSL), just five months after the contracts were signed.
“There is no easy way to abandon ship,” writes Dag Pike. The author is one of the most experienced navigators in the world and speaks from experience, having been shipwrecked twice in the Atlantic.
French UV-based treatment specialist BIO-UV Group has secured a contract with Columbia Cruise Services to retrofit a BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system to the cruiseship Europa.
Installation and commissioning will take place during the vessel’s scheduled drydocking at the Blohm+Voss yard in Hamburg, this September.
The globally exclusive HydroPen™ distributor and leading safety solutions expert, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, has announced the signing of a fleetwide contract with a major global container shipping operator to integrate the HydroPenTM System for container firefighting.