<span>Ship Design</span>

DNV launches new digital EEXI Calculator
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DNV launches new digital EEXI Calculator

DNV has launched a new digital tool to support customers in ensuring their compliance with the upcoming Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI). The EEXI regulation is a medium-term component of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) roadmap towards reducing global shipping’s carbon intensity by at least 40 per cent over the next decade, using 2008...

ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker
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ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker

ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels (Rule Part GF), incorporating the IGF Code, to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for its concept design of an LNG-fuelled bulker Kamsarmax GF.  As more environmental technologies have been developed to realise a low-carbon and decarbonized society in the maritime industry,...

NAPA enhances 3D ship design process with new platform
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NAPA enhances 3D ship design process with new platform

NAPA has today launched NAPA Viewer – a new collaborative web application to provide users throughout the ship design process with visibility of the most current 3D ship model via a browser, and the ability to directly comment on the model. NAPA Viewer will provide class societies, shipowners and shipyards with a cost-effective and straightforward solution for...

One billion points streamed in augmented reality
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One billion points streamed in augmented reality

ShipReality and Holo-Light have showcased the first holographic visualisation of ultra large ship 3D laser scans merged with complex CAD design data, using the most advanced XR streaming technology available. Ships regularly undergo large-scale retrofits, but shipowners rarely have design data in digital form at hand. To design ship modifications, an engineering accuracy of the...

Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system
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Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system

An innovative liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tank system developed by Newport Shipping for crude tankers and bulkers has gained class approval from DNV. The approval will facilitate retrofits of such vessels in line with new environmental requirements to cut maritime emissions. The AIP affirms the technical feasibility of the concept for the VLCC and...

ABS signs JDP to develop CO2 carrier designs
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ABS signs JDP to develop CO2 carrier designs

ABS, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (KSOE) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator have signed a JDP to develop liquefied CO2 carrier designs. Meeting ambitious international climate goals may require global CO2 emissions to fall below zero in the second half of this century, achieving what is...

BV approves air lubrication system by GILLS
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BV approves air lubrication system by GILLS

Bureau Veritas (BV) has been working with Singapore-based GILLS to assess the performance of its air lubrication system designed to improve ship efficiency and decrease fuel burn by reducing drag of the underwater hull.  GILLS, which stands for gas injected liquid lubrication systems, deploys NACA profiles* to create self-generating micro-bubbles for ‘turbulent modulation’ which has...

ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
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ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering. The Society confirmed the design’s compliance with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of Ships using Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol as fuels” published in December 2020, and the “Guidelines for Ships Using...

Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design
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Deltamarin introduces new LNG-powered container feeder design

Deltamarin has introduced the new state-of-the-art LNG-powered Kielmax container vessel of the C.Delta series, C.Delta2100. This new design is based on extensive research and development work to establish the best-in-class design in terms of cargo capacity, flexibility and fuel economy, as well as the proven performance of the built Polar Code C.Delta2150 design. The vessel...

Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design
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Stena unveils InfinityMAX concept vessel design

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has unveiled its concept InfinityMAX hybrid bulk carrier design. The zero emissions vessel is expected to come into service between 2030 and 2035, providing the right level of matured technologies are available. The InfinityMAX concept, which is designed to carry both dry and wet cargoes in modular compartments, is built...