Tag: <span>Newbuilds</span>

World’s first hydrogen cargo vessel set for Paris debut
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World’s first hydrogen cargo vessel set for Paris debut

The European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, plying the river Seine in Paris. Commercial operations are set to commence in 2021. The hydrogen cargo transport vessel will be owned by French inland shipowner Compagnie Fluvial de Transport (CFT), a subsidiary of the Sogestran Group. The...

FELZ Marine opts for Royston electronic fuel management systems
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FELZ Marine opts for Royston electronic fuel management systems

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed work with Singapore-based FELZ Marine to provide new electronic fuel management systems for two newbuild vessels. The work involved the supply and commissioning of enginei systems, featuring onboard (human machine interface (HMI) and a specially configured remote platform, for the new 28m length fast crew and surfer...

Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system
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Grimaldi ro-ro achieves 5 per cent fuel savings with Silverstream system

Grimaldi Group’s newbuild ro-ro vessel Eco Valencia has achieved fuel savings of 5.1 per cent during a trial of Silverstream Technologies’ air lubrication system. The vessel has been trialling Silverstream’s system in the Mediterranean with comprehensive testing at various vessel speeds and across a range of sea states to calculate and prove fuel and emissions...

Høglund to supply automation and gas management systems for Tianjin VLECs
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Høglund to supply automation and gas management systems for Tianjin VLECs

Systems integration specialist Høglund has signed two more contracts with Jiangnan Shipyard and Babcock to supply Integrated Automation and Control Systems (IACS) and gas handling for two Tianjin Southwest Maritime-owned very large ethane carrier (VLEC) newbuilds. These new contracts represent the second time in less than a year that Høglund has been contracted by Jiangnan...

ME-GI to power ultra-large Hapag-Lloyd containerships
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ME-GI to power ultra-large Hapag-Lloyd containerships

MAN Energy Solutions has won an order for six MAN B&W 11G95ME-GI Mk10.5 main engines in connection with the building of six ultra-large, 23,500+-teu container vessels for Hapag-Lloyd. The engines will be built in Korea and will offer the option of operating on LNG or conventional fuel, meeting Tier III emission standards through SCR (Selective...

World’s first ammonia ready vessel classed by ABS
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World’s first ammonia ready vessel classed by ABS

An ABS-classed Suezmax tanker ordered by Avin International, the first vessel of a potential order of three vessels, is to be the first ammonia-fuel ready vessel in the world. The landmark 274-meter-long vessel is now under construction at New Times Shipbuilding (NTS), with options for two further vessels. Currently conventionally fueled, the vessel complies with...

Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion
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Oldendorff bulk carriers first to feature ABB Azipod propulsion

German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers has taken delivery of the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds equipped with ABB’s Azipod propulsion. The delivery saw two 1.9-MW Azipod units installed on each of the 21,500-DWT transshipment bulkers for Germany’s largest bulk carrier owner, as part of a package of electric, digital and connected solutions from ABB. The...

Neste newbuilds to optimise fuel consumption with tech from Swedish start-up
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Neste newbuilds to optimise fuel consumption with tech from Swedish start-up

Two newbuilding tankers under construction for Finnish refiner Neste will feature automated propulsion optimisation technology FuelOpt by Swedish technology company, Lean Marine.  The newbuilding aframax crude oil tankers will use FuelOpt to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. The system optimises a vessel’s propulsion line in real-time based on the commands set for engine power, fuel...

Norfin Offshore opts for Royston electronic fuel management system
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Norfin Offshore opts for Royston electronic fuel management system

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed the installation of an electronic fuel management system onboard a new offshore surfer crew boat, which will be operated by Norfin Offshore Group to support its marine and offshore operations in Nigeria. The scope of work involves the supply of an enginei system, featuring onboard HMIs (human...