<span>Ship Design</span>

First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry
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First renderings completed for hydrogen-powered ferry

The first renderings of the Scottish-led Hyseas III project, which aims to build Europe’s first sea-going ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cells, have been completed. The drawings show what the vessel, which will store energy from renewable sources, is likely to look like. As a double-ended sea-going passenger and car ferry, it will have capacity for...

Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design
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Deltamarin and GTT receive AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax design

Deltamarin and GTT have received Approval in Principle (AiP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled Aframax tanker design. The new design provides increased autonomy while also reducing carbon emissions, providing greener and more efficient solutions for the industry. The vessel will meet the current and future environmental...

ABS and HHI optimise LNG carrier design
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ABS and HHI optimise LNG carrier design

ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a joint development project (JDP) to develop an optimised liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier design. The JDP resulted in a new LNG carrier hull design, as well as optimisation of the machinery, electrical and piping arrangements. The project further developed new rule requirements and introduced a simplified...

Navigator Gas awarded DNV AiP for ammonia-fuelled gas carrier
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Navigator Gas awarded DNV AiP for ammonia-fuelled gas carrier

Navigator Gas has been awarded a new Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia-fuelled gas carrier design from DNV. An industrywide consortium, including MAN Energy solutions, Babcock International, and the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), has collaborated with Navigator Gas to achieve the Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV. The new gas carrier design has been...

Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier
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Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier

Wärtsilä, ABS, and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) are teaming up to develop a flexible, future-proof, and modular liquified natural gas (LNG) Carrier (LNGC) vessel concept. The design of the multi-fuel electric vessel is intended to deliver immediate CO2 savings, and to be ready for the adoption of future decarbonisation technologies to support the marine industry’s ambitions...

New concept design for ammonia-fuel ready LNG-fuelled ship
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New concept design for ammonia-fuel ready LNG-fuelled ship

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI, and Elomatic, have launched the development of a concept design for an Ammonia-fuel Ready LNG-Fuelled Vessel (ARLFV), which can be converted to a ship using ammonia as a marine fuel once its supply is ready. ARLFV is set as a “Next Bridge Solution” to cover the transition of the...

Industry partnership to develop liquid carbon dioxide carriers
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Industry partnership to develop liquid carbon dioxide carriers

POSCO, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering, Lloyd’s Register and the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry have agreed to jointly develop Liquid Carbon Dioxide (LCO2) Carriers. Through this MOU, POSCO will develop new steel material and relevant technology for storage tank, which are core technologies for the large size of LCO2 carrier,...

Deltamarin signs design contracts for three E-Flexer Ropax vessels
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Deltamarin signs design contracts for three E-Flexer Ropax vessels

Deltamarin has signed design contracts with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai) for the complete basic and detail design packages of three RoPax vessels. These are the 10th, 11th and 12th Stena E-Flexer vessels for two different end clients. Stena’s E-Flexer class has been developed with a basic concept, but is flexible and adapted to customer...

Common Structural Rules Software updated to comply with latest IACS rules
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Common Structural Rules Software updated to comply with latest IACS rules

Common Structural Rules Software, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register and ABS, has updated its software products in line with the latest International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) rule changes on bulk carrier and oil tankers. The update will help users with the development of new designs to meet the latest rules as...

Tsuneishi introduces new eco ship design
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Tsuneishi introduces new eco ship design

Tsuneishi Shipbuilding has published details of its new eco ship design that uses Aeroline technology to reduce wind resistance by around 20 per cent and comply with Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) phase 3 requirements.  The 66,200 MT DWT Tess66 Aeroline achieves the largest class of the Ultramax bulk carrier category to maximise transportation efficiency. Furthermore,...

Siemens acquires Sener’s software business for ship design
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Siemens acquires Sener’s software business for ship design

Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement with Spain-based Sener, an engineering and technology company, to acquire its Foran software business. Foran is CAD/CAE/CAM software for the design, construction and engineering of vessels and marine structures. The addition of the Foran product and team to Siemens, together with its customer portfolio, brings experience and...