<span>Ship Design</span>

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...

NAPA and CADMATIC co-develop intelligent ship design solution
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NAPA and CADMATIC co-develop intelligent ship design solution

3D-based design, engineering, and information management software solutions provider CADMATIC and the maritime software, services and data analysis provider, NAPA, have announced a new integrated, intelligent ship design software solution to enhance the design process for shipyards and ship design companies. The solution combines proven design tools to fulfill users’ requirements for comprehensive software covering...

Tillberg Design of Sweden and COLUMBIA blue launch ship design partnership
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Tillberg Design of Sweden and COLUMBIA blue launch ship design partnership

Tillberg Design of Sweden (TDoS) has teamed up with maritime leisure management company COLUMBIA blue – The Leisure Group to conceptualise and build vessels from scratch. The partnership will make the creative process more efficient and cost-effective for clients, by merging the initial design and operational verification phases of the ship development cycle. In the...

Ulstein to design fossil fuel free X-BOW container ship
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Ulstein to design fossil fuel free X-BOW container ship

EDGE Navigation has chosen Ulstein Design & Solutions to partner in developing a container vessel with the patented X-BOW hull lines for non-fossil propulsion.  Jakob Tolstrup-Møller, managing director,  CEO at EDGE Navigation, explained: “An energy efficient design is fundamental to all new containership designs. Energy efficiency will be a key component to making the energy transition...

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...