Tag: <span>Newbuilds</span>

Misje Rederi selects Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution for bulk carriers
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Misje Rederi selects Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution for bulk carriers

Misje Eco Bulk, a unit of the Norway based Misje Rederi group, has opted for Wärtsilä’s fully integrated hybrid solution for three newbuild 5,000 dwt bulk carriers. The solution will enable its vessels to sail in and out of port and to perform cargo operations completely emissions-free. The 90 metres long ships are being built...

Havyard establishes company for hydrogen powered ships
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Havyard establishes company for hydrogen powered ships

Havyard’s complete hydrogen system for ships will be completed in 2021, and the group is now establishing a separate company to meet market demand for the solution. The new company aims to help large ships to sail longer distances with zero emissions. For several years now, the Havyard Group has carried out research and development...

Ocean Infinity adds world’s largest marine robotic vessels to Armada fleet
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Ocean Infinity adds world’s largest marine robotic vessels to Armada fleet

Ocean Infinity has announced plans for the next phase of its Armada fleet of robotic vessels with a signed contract for eight 78-metre, optionally crewed robotic vessels. These fuel-efficient, onshore-controlled vessels will initially only utilise a skeleton crew onboard. In due course they will be capable of working with no personnel offshore whilst also consuming...

ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels
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ABB wins power and propulsion order for five Fincantieri vessels

ABB has secured an order of around $150 million to deliver a comprehensive scope of technologies to power next-generation cruise ships built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri ABB will equip five newbuild vessels with Azipod electric propulsion, which has a proven ability to significantly reduce fuel consumption onboard. Each cruise ship will be powered by twin...

ABB delivers Azipod icebreaking propulsion to newbuild LNG carriers
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ABB delivers Azipod icebreaking propulsion to newbuild LNG carriers

ABB has secured a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in excess of $300 million to supply a comprehensive power and propulsion package for six new specialised vessels that will transport LNG along the Northern Sea Route. Each of the six newbuild vessels will feature a trio of the largest and most powerful Azipod...

Anemoi Marine and Wärtsilä agree sales collaboration for Rotor Sail solutions
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Anemoi Marine and Wärtsilä agree sales collaboration for Rotor Sail solutions

Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) tied to a License and Cooperation agreement with UK-based Anemoi Marine Technologies for the future sales and servicing of Rotor Sail solutions to the shipping industry. The agreement was signed on 22 October 2020. Rotor Sails, also referred to as ‘Flettner Rotors’, are comprised of vertical cylinders...

Dual-fuel ME-GI engines to power newcastlemax bulkers
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Dual-fuel ME-GI engines to power newcastlemax bulkers

MAN Energy Solutions has received an order for 5 × 6G70ME-GI Mk 10.5 dual-fuel engines in connection with the construction of 5 × 210,000-dwt Newcastlemax bulkcarriers for EPS, the Singapore-based shipping company. EPS has sealed an agreement to charter the five LNG dual-fuel Newcastlemaxes to Australian mining giant, BHP, for a period of five years....

Knutsen shuttle tankers to go electric following ABB deal
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Knutsen shuttle tankers to go electric following ABB deal

Two new Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) will be equipped with battery technology and ABB electric solutions to achieve significant gains in fuel efficiency, operational flexibility and emissions reduction. The contract for the installation was secured with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The energy storage system was added at the request of the exploration and...

Isle of Man Ship Registry flags island’s new diesel electric hybrid ferry
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Isle of Man Ship Registry flags island’s new diesel electric hybrid ferry

A new diesel electric hybrid ferry being built for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will be flagged with the Isle of Man Ship Registry, extending a longstanding relationship between the two Manx organisations. The Steam Packet Company announced in July that it had signed a contract with South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for...

All-electric Niagara Falls ferries powered by ABB enter service
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All-electric Niagara Falls ferries powered by ABB enter service

Maid of the Mist has launched a new generation of ferries, running purely on sustainable electric power enabled by ABB. A pair of vessels installed with all-electric propulsion from ABB have been approved to enter service on October 6, 2020. The zero-emission ferries named the James V. Glynn and the Nikola Tesla, respectively in honor...

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...