Tag: <span>Ship Design</span>

Ulstein unveils zero-emission ship design concept
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Ulstein unveils zero-emission ship design concept

Ulstein has unveiled a new 149m Replenishment, Research and Rescue (3R) vessel design, known as Ulstein Thor, which will feature a Thorium Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) to generate vast amounts of clean, safe electricity. This will enable the vessel to operate as a mobile power/charging station for a new breed of battery driven cruise ships.  The...

Zero-emission design concept for Handymax bulker unveiled
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Zero-emission design concept for Handymax bulker unveiled

Eco Marine Power has released details of a new Handymax bulker that incorporates a range of renewable energy solutions, energy-saving devices, electric propulsion and fuel cells.  This ship design concept is known as the Aquarius Eco Handymax II and all the technologies currently encompassed in the design are either currently available or under-development. The Aquarius...

KR launches SeaTrust-Frame3D software
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KR launches SeaTrust-Frame3D software

Korean Register (KR) has launched ‘SeaTrust-Frame3D’, a grillage structure evaluation software for ships. SeaTrust-Frame3D enables a complicated ship structure to be simply modelled by representing it as a grillage structure. The software allows the designer to conduct and analyse structural strength and rule-based buckling strength evaluations, the results of which are displayed as 3D images,...

ClassNK issues AiP for ammonia-ready LNG-fuelled bulk carrier
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ClassNK issues AiP for ammonia-ready LNG-fuelled bulk carrier

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of an ammonia-ready LNG-fuelled Panamax bulk carrier developed by the Planning and Design Centre for Greener Ships (GSC). Ammonia is expected to be used as ship fuel for decarbonisation since it does not emit CO2 when burned. Adequate safety measures are important due to...

Foreship technical review leads ship battery power inland
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Foreship technical review leads ship battery power inland

The use of batteries as a main source of propulsion power for inland and coastal ships has passed a significant milestone, after Foreship delivered its ship applicability type technical report to partners of the EU-funded research and innovation Current Direct project. The naval architecture and marine engineering firm is developing specifications and requirements for the...

BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships
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BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released a new rule note (NR 547) on fuel cell power systems on board ships. The rule note covers safety requirements for ships using any type of fuel cell technology, providing rules for the arrangement and installation of fuel cell power systems and the delivery of electrical energy. Over the last...

GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept
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GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept

GTT, Alwena Shipping, and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Zhoushan) shipyard, have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) for a new concept, combining LNG retrofit and jumboisation, applied to large container ships. GTT carried out the LNG Mark III membrane tank design while its integration into the ship was...

NAPA and ClassNK team up to support 3D ship design approval process
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NAPA and ClassNK team up to support 3D ship design approval process

NAPA and ClassNK have launched a new data link to streamline the use of 3D models in the ship design approval process. The move aims to enable the seamless flow of information between design and class approval software, reducing time spent on information transfer by 30 per cent and improving collaboration between designers, engineers, and...

VesselsValue adds energy efficiency rating to data offering
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VesselsValue adds energy efficiency rating to data offering

Data provider VesselsValue (VV) has added an energy efficiency rating function to its data offering, helping clients to access, customise and compare vessels’ energy efficiency ratings. This latest feature combines VV’s extensive shipping data with the IMO’s framework to calculate the energy efficiency score for an individual vessel, whether existing, energy efficiency existing ship index...

Deltamarin secures engineering deal for Höegh zero-carbon ready PCTCs
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Deltamarin secures engineering deal for Höegh zero-carbon ready PCTCs

Deltamarin has signed an agreement with China Merchants Industry (Jiangsu) for the design and engineering of the new series of Höegh Autoliners Aurora class pure car & truck carriers (PCTCs). The Aurora class ships are expected to be the world’s largest and most environmentally friendly car carriers ever built. The ships will be powered by...

AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers
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AtoB@C Shipping chooses Høglund automation systems for newbuild bulkers

Finnish dry bulk carrier AtoB@C Shipping has commissioned Høglund to supply advanced hybrid and automation systems to six hybrid bulk vessels, with the potential for six more. These 1A ice class bulk vessels will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, including CO2, per cargo unit transported by almost 50 per cent compared to AtoB@C Shipping existing...