Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the recent signing of a contract with Oslo, Norway-based SeaDream Yacht Club. The contract marks a historic moment, being Damen’s first for a cruise ship. SeaDream will operate the 155-metre Mega Yacht on luxury voyages all over the world.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is helping the Dutch company Ter Haak Group to improve the sustainability of its operations with the delivery of three Kalmar Eco Reachstackers, one Kalmar Gloria Reachstacker and three Empty Container Handlers to its Container Stevedoring IJmuiden (CSY) - Haringhaven and Container Service Amsterdam (CSA) terminals.
Ultraviolet light water treatment pioneer BIO-UV Group has inked a contract to supply its BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system for installation aboard two Worldclass cruiseships currently under construction for MSC Cruises at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard at St. Nazaire, France.
An Alfa Laval Smit Combustion system (FU type) is now installed at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre in Aalborg, Denmark. The system, which adds inert gas production to the centre’s already comprehensive range of full-scale vessel applications, will ensure that Alfa Laval remains at the forefront of developing and optimizing inert gas systems.
Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy BV, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles.
“Paul Candies”, a new Inspection Maintenance Repair (IMR) vessel built by Candies Shipbuilders and owned by its parent company Otto Candies, LLC, is equipped with three different SCHOTTEL propulsion systems. Its two Combi Drives, two transverse thrusters and one retractable rudderpropeller ensure maximum manoeuvrability and a high free running speed for the US-flagged IMR vessel.
ACO Marine, together with a group of leading wastewater treatment system manufacturers and environmental organisations, has called for a revision to MARPOL Annex IV in order to verify the ongoing performance and discharge criteria of sewage treated systems onboard ship.
In the first quarter of 2019, Turkey-based YILPORT HOLDING, the 12th biggest global container terminal and port operator, ordered four high-performance Model 8 mobile harbor cranes for two terminals in Latin America. Two of the large Konecranes Gottwald cranes will begin operation in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, in mid-2019, followed by two cranes in Puerto Bolivar, Ecuador, just two months later.
The recently delivered trawler “Argos Cíes”, constructed at Nodosa shipyard in Spain, is equipped with SCHOTTEL propulsion systems: one controllable pitch propeller and one transverse thruster from SCHOTTEL enable the vessel to achieve optimal manoeuvrability and propulsion efficiency.
Ulstein Design & Solutions introduced their first design illustrations within the expedition cruise segment three years ago. With the latest contract by Lindblad, the company has been awarded totally six firm ship contracts, and options for further six vessels.
Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan has placed an order for two of Damen’s latest fast crew supply vessel; the FCS 2710. The contract was signed at the end of January and the vessels will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore for delivery in early 2020.
Kongsberg Maritime, through its Cape Town-based business partner Unique Hydra (Pty) Ltd, has been selected to deliver a cutting-edge integrated hydroacoustic and bridge system technology package for The Replacement of the SA Navy Hydrographic Capability Project.
Shell Marine’s recommendations on medium-speed engine oils selection have saved the equivalent of around $123,000 annually for its customer Hainan Strait Shipping Co. Ltd, one of China’s leading operators of ro-ro tonnage.
Jotun has maintained its number one position in marine coatings despite the “horrific” market conditions of the past few years: adapting, evolving and building to stay ahead. Now, says CEO Morten Fon, with what appears to be “light at the end of the tunnel”, the company is well positioned to consolidate that leadership.
Classification society DNV GL has completed type approval of the ND Secure Endpoint maritime cyber protection system and presented Israel headquartered Naval Dome with a certificate of compliance to its DNV GL CP-0231 class programme.