Tag: Ship Design

Wärtsilä secures design contract for hybrid propulsion polar ship
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Wärtsilä secures design contract for hybrid propulsion polar ship

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to design and supply a state-of-the-art multipurpose transport vessel with integrated propulsion and hybrid solutions for environmentally sustainable operations in Antarctic waters. The ship has been ordered by Norway-based Aker BioMarine and will be constructed in China, at CIMC Raffles. The 168 metres long, 20,300 DWT vessel will feature...

Deltamarin secures contract for dual-fuel ferry design
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Deltamarin secures contract for dual-fuel ferry design

Deltamarin has signed a contract with Rauma Marine Constructions Oy (RMC) for the design of dual-fuel and battery powered car passenger ferry for Kvarken Link AB, a Finnish-Swedish consortium. The main source of fuel for the ferry will be liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied biogas (LBG). The vessel will also be built to ice...

Getzner Werkstoffe offers sound-control solution for ships
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Getzner Werkstoffe offers sound-control solution for ships

Sound control on-board ships to protect underwater life from vessels’ vibrations is an increasingly important concern for shippers. Presenting at the University of Rostock on February 21, Stefan Lukossek from Getzner Werkstoffe explained that flame-retardant vibration protection components in the floor construction can enhance sound control, as well as improve comfort on-board. Getzner has developed...

Probunkers invites proposals for LNG bunkering project
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Probunkers invites proposals for LNG bunkering project

An ambitious liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering project led by Probunkers has invited stakeholders to submit proposals for the design of LNG bunkering vessels. The project will oversee the design, build, and operation of a fleet of modern LNG bunkering vessels to operate in various ports worldwide. Seven LNG bunkering vessels will be built to...

IMO sub-committee discusses ship design and safe mooring
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IMO sub-committee discusses ship design and safe mooring

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has praised the work of the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 6), held last week. A number of very complex technical issues were on the agenda including the development of second-generation intact stability criteria and improving the safety of mooring operations. Noteworthy achievements of the SDC 6, according...

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software
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ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL software

ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.6.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC & OT including amendments based on feedback from the industry. Additional...

ABS grants AiP to LNG-powered vessel designs
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ABS grants AiP to LNG-powered vessel designs

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to two liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered designs from Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group (DSIC), China. The DSIC designs include a 208,000 DWT bulk carrier and a concept 260,000 DWT very large ore carrier (VLOC). Both designs incorporate a Type C LNG fuel tank in the open area of...

Concept design and engineering completed for first pure electric tanker
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Concept design and engineering completed for first pure electric tanker

Asahi Tanker and partner Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo have jointly developed a new domestic shipping tanker design with zero-emission electric propulsion. The vessel design and related project infrastructure development will be known as ‘e5’ which captures five core elements of sustainable shipping, including: Electrification – The ship will use electricity as its core energy source by adopting...

Construction of Wasaline dual-fuel LNG ferry confirmed
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Construction of Wasaline dual-fuel LNG ferry confirmed

Construction of a Wasaline dual-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) ice-class ferry has been confirmed by Kvarken Link and Finnish builder Rauma Marine Constructions. The Super 1A Ice Class ferry will operate between Vaasa, Finland and Umeå, Sweden, carrying 1,500 lane metres of freight and 800 passengers The ferry will be low-emission, operating with a combination...

New vessel design supports liquefied hydrogen bunkering
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New vessel design supports liquefied hydrogen bunkering

Moss Maritime, Equinor, Wilhelmsen, and DNV-GL have developed a design for a liquefied hydrogen (LH2) bunker vessel. Large-scale use of hydrogen across both the land and maritime sectors will require specific vessels tailored to transporting and bunkering liquefied hydrogen. The project, sponsored by Innovation Norway, aims to clarify challenges and find solutions for storage and...

ABS grants AIP for wind turbine transport vessel
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ABS grants AIP for wind turbine transport vessel

ABS has granted Approval in Principal (AIP) to Neptun Ship Design for its energy efficient Wind Turbine Transport Vessel design. The Blue Azurit design is the first to support transporting parts for turbines greater than 9 Mega Watts (MW). The 178m long design allows wind turbine manufacturers to produce full length welded towers ready for...

GTT designs tanks for NYK LNG carriers
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GTT designs tanks for NYK LNG carriers

GTT has received an order from Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of two new 174,000 m3 LNG carriers (LNGC), on behalf of Japanese shipowner NYK. The tanks will be fitted with the Mark III Flex membrane containment system. Mark III membrane system is a cryogenic liner directly supported by the...