Tag: <span>Newbuilds</span>

Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion
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Wasaline ferry equipped with ABB Azipod electric propulsion

A new ferry operated by Wasaline has been fitted with ABB Azipod propulsion to ensure sustainable performance and achieve up to four days of annual time savings due to operational efficiency. The 150-metre vessel, Aurora Botnia, will run on low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will benefit from greater environmental and efficiency gains due to...

Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology
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Chinese hybrid-electric vessel powered by ABB technology

The newbuilt vessel, Shenhai 01, features a full scope of ABB’s electric, digital and connected solutions that help support sustainable operations and enhance safety and efficiency. The first Chinese-built hybrid emergency rescue vessel is powered by ABB’s bridge-to-propeller technologies, including Azipod electric propulsion, energy storage system and state-of-the-art automation and control solutions that further optimise...

X-Press Feeders moves to water lubricated propeller shaft system
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X-Press Feeders moves to water lubricated propeller shaft system

Two Super Eco 2700 containerships being built for Singapore-headquartered X-Press Feeders will be launched with complete water lubricated propeller shaft arrangements supplied by Thordon Bearings. The ships are being built by China’s Zhoushan Changhong Shipyard. CY Engineering, Thordon’s distributor in China, has now completed the installation and commissioning of the Thordon scope of supply aboard...

Silverstream air lubrication tech ordered for 8 HHI LNG carriers
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Silverstream air lubrication tech ordered for 8 HHI LNG carriers

Clean technology company Silverstream Technologies has secured another new deal to install its air lubrication technology, the Silverstream System, onboard eight newbuild LNG carriers being constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in South Korea. The Silverstream System will help to increase operational efficiency and reduce fuel burn and associated emissions onboard...

MOL chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new LNG-fuelled ferries
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MOL chooses Wärtsilä solutions for new LNG-fuelled ferries

Wärtsilä will provide a complete LNG package, comprising the Wärtsilä 31DF engine, gearbox, and LNGPac storage, supply and control system for two new ferries being built on behalf of Ferry Sunflower, a subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL). This newbuild project has been adopted for Japan’s energy conservation rating system for coastal ships, a demonstration...

Finnlines chooses SeaQuest to supervise construction of zero emission ro-ros
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Finnlines chooses SeaQuest to supervise construction of zero emission ro-ros

SeaQuest Marine Project Management has been chosen for construction supervision job for three Green 5th Generation zero emission NB Ro-Ro vessels for Finnish shipping company Finnlines. The order for the vessels was placed by Finnlines, which is part of the Grimaldi Group, with the Jinling Shipyard in China back in 2018. The vessels, whose basic...

Three Finnlines newbuilds go green with Wärtsilä hybrid systems
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Three Finnlines newbuilds go green with Wärtsilä hybrid systems

Three new RoRo ferries being built at the Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China for Finnlines will be fitted with Wärtsila’s Hybrid Power Conversion system. Finnlines, which is part of the Italian Grimaldi Group, placed the order with Wärtsilä in Q4 2019. The hybrid solution, which includes a 5000 kWh energy storage system, will enable these...

MSC Cruises selects Wärtsilä package for dual fuel newbuilds
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MSC Cruises selects Wärtsilä package for dual fuel newbuilds

Two new MSC Cruises vessels will feature Wärtsilä’s integrated solutions designed to support and enhance efficiency and environmental sustainability. Wärtsilä will supply French shipyard Chantiers de l‘Atlantique with the package of solutions. Each vessel will be provided with five 14-cylinder Wärtsilä 46DF dual-fuel engines fitted with nitrogen oxide reduction (NOR) units, two Wärtsilä LNGPac fuel...

Dutch short-sea shipper opts for LNG-fuelled newbuilds
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Dutch short-sea shipper opts for LNG-fuelled newbuilds

Four new next-generation short-sea cargo vessels ordered by Wijnne & Barends Chartering based in the Netherlands, an affiliate of the Dutch Spliethoff Group, will feature liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion and storage systems provided by the technology group Wärtsilä. The ships, which are currently being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China, will be among...

Eureka Shipping secures EUR 10.1m for new carriers
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Eureka Shipping secures EUR 10.1m for new carriers

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to contribute EUR 10.1 million to an ABN AMRO arranged facility to finance the construction of three carrier vessels for the European shipping operator, Eureka Shipping group. The vessels are designed to improve environmental performance of the fleet and cement carrier vessels operating in European waters. According to...