Tag: Ship Design

ABS grants AIP for world’s largest Ethane/Ethylene carrier
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ABS grants AIP for world’s largest Ethane/Ethylene carrier

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) for its 165,000 CBM Jumbo Ethane/Ethylene carrier design. Under this design, the IMO Type B cargo tanks would be constructed out of High Manganese Austenitic Steel (Hi-MN Steel), which DSME says is more cost competitive than Ni alloy steel as well...

Chartwell Marine expands to meet new vessel design demands
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Chartwell Marine expands to meet new vessel design demands

UK naval architecture outfit Chartwell Marine has announced investments into three key areas to support its growing vessel design and consultancy contracts. The first is in personnel, with two new permanent staff joining the seven-strong specialist design team, and the appointment of reputed naval architect, Professor Bob Cripps, as non-executive director. The second is in...

“K” Line signs AiP for LNG-fuelled ore carrier concept
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“K” Line signs AiP for LNG-fuelled ore carrier concept

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) and Namura Shipbuilding have signed a joint Approval in Principle (AiP) for the concept design of a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled Ore Carrier from DNV GL. The work for the LNG-fuelled carrier has complied with environmental and actual operation based on the second generation WOZMAX of Namura Shipyard.  WOZMAX is...

ABS publishes debrief on EEDI phase 3 compliance
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ABS publishes debrief on EEDI phase 3 compliance

ABS’ Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) Phase 3 Compliance Debrief for Large Bulk Carriers and Tankers has been published, providing insight into current EEDI regulations, the compliance landscape, technical measures for large ships to achieve compliance, and energy efficiency technologies. The IMO’s EEDI is a key component to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and...

C-Job Naval Architects expands into US
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C-Job Naval Architects expands into US

C-Job Naval Architects will expand its business to the United States by opening a dedicated branch office in Houston, Texas this summer. The move follows increased activity in the US by the Dutch naval architecture firm. To further deepen its ties to the US, C-Job entered into a strategic partnership with Seattle-based naval architecture firm...

Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services
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Schottel and Ulstein partner on automation and digital services

Ship design and building services provider Ulstein and manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems Schottel have announced a new cooperation to deliver automated and digitalised services to the maritime industry. Former Ulstein subsidiary, Ulstein Blue Ctrl, will continue as an independent company under the name Blue CTRL. Both Ulstein and SCHOTTEL will own 50 per...

LR in JiP to develop new LNG carrier design
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LR in JiP to develop new LNG carrier design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed an agreement with COSCO Shipping LNG Investment, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, Jiangnan Shipyard, Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC), Shanghai Ship and Shipping Research Institute (SSSRI) and China Classification Society (CCS) to design and develop the first 220k LNG carrier with a GTT Mark III membrane containment system....

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL design bulk carrier to meet IMO 2030 targets
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Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL design bulk carrier to meet IMO 2030 targets

Wärtsilä, Oshima Shipbuilding, and DNV GL have delivered the first results of their joint industry development project, which was to design a 62,000 DWT Ultramax Bulk Carrier optimised to actual operating profiles. The design also meets upcoming emissions requirements and indicates that it is possible for conventional merchant vessels to significantly reduce their emissions in...

Chartwell Marine wins design contract for hybrid catamaran
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Chartwell Marine wins design contract for hybrid catamaran

Vessel designer Chartwell Marine has been selected to design and specify build for a US hybrid vessel that will meet EPA Tier 4 emission standards, with the aim to benchmark vessel operators and boat builders in the US and further afield. Pressure to adapt to international regulations on emissions and the availability of new technologies...

HHI receives LR AiP for LNG and wind powered VLCC
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HHI receives LR AiP for LNG and wind powered VLCC

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has been presented with approval in principle (AiP) by Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) ‘eco-tanker’ design. The vessel will be capable of using a combination of volatile organic compounds (VOC) mixed with LNG as fuel and Norsepower’s rotor sail solution for wind-assisted propulsion. The eco-tanker design,...

FORAN ship design software undergoes digital transformation
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FORAN ship design software undergoes digital transformation

FORAN, a system used in the design and construction of vessels and marine structures, is currently undergoing a major transformation process to turn it into a key tool in the shipyard digitalisation and technological upgrading process. Developed by SENER, FORAN is a CAD/CAM/CAE system for marine design. It is multidisciplinary and fully integrated and can...

KR grants design approval to DSME’s Solidus
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KR grants design approval to DSME’s Solidus

The Korean Register (KR) has formally granted design approval to DSME for the company’s Solidus LNG cargo containment system. DSME and German chemical company BASF developed a high-performance and environmentally friendly insulation material in order to significantly lower the LNG boil-off rates. In addition, to prevent any LNG leakage from Solidus, and to maximise the...