Tag: Ship Design

LNG-powered ferries complete sea trials
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LNG-powered ferries complete sea trials

Two ropax ferries powered 100 per cent by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and built for Dutch operator Rederij Doeksen have completed sea trials in the Netherlands. The vessels have been designed to reduce environmental impact and operational cost. The 70m Willem Barentsz and Willem de Vlamingh were designed by BMT and built by Strategic Marine...

Ulstein maps road to hydrogen-powered future
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Ulstein maps road to hydrogen-powered future

Ship designer Ulstein has revealed its vision towards a marine hydrogen future, following the introduction of its first hydrogen fuelled, zero emission design in 2019, which showed that zero emission ships can be realised with today’s off-the-shelf technology. The ULSTEIN SX190, a zero emission DP2 construction support vessel is Ulstein’s first hydrogen powered offshore vessel....

E-Marine upgrades fleet with Wärtsilä solutions
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E-Marine upgrades fleet with Wärtsilä solutions

Dubai-based E-Marine, a specialist operator of cable layer vessels, is working with Wärtsilä to upgrade its fleet to achieve greater efficiencies. The technology company has been contracted to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions, which will be delivered on a fast-track basis. The scope includes two Controlled Pitch Propeller (CPP) systems with control and fuel...

Stena Bulk presents low emission tanker prototype
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Stena Bulk presents low emission tanker prototype

Stena Bulk has presented a prototype of the next-generation product and chemical tanker, the IMOFlexMAX, which will reportedly reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25 per cent compared to current product tankers. The vessel, designed by Stena Bulk to meet the current and future needs of liquid bulk shipping, is a further development of...

Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery powered ferries
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Wärtsilä to design and equip two zero-emissions battery powered ferries

Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract to design and equip two new zero-emissions ferries for Norwegian operator Boreal Sjö at Holland Shipyards in the Netherlands. The Wärtsilä ship design is tailored to the operating and route profiles of the two double-ended shuttle ferries. Included in the design concept is the optimisation of energy consumption. In...

Deltamarin wins design contract for Finnlines Superstar ro-pax
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Deltamarin wins design contract for Finnlines Superstar ro-pax

Deltamarin has signed a contract with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai), previously known as AVIC Weihai, for the approval and detail design of Finnlines Superstar 5,100lm ro-pax vessel project. This contract further strengthens Deltamarin’s workload for the coming 18 months . The work will mainly be carried out at Deltamarin’s offices in Finland. Deltamarin has...

Amundsen Expeditions selects Wärtsilä to design polar and tropical cruise vessel
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Amundsen Expeditions selects Wärtsilä to design polar and tropical cruise vessel

Wärtsilä’s in-house ship design team has been chosen to develop a customised design for up to six new luxury expedition cruise vessels capable of carrying 200 passengers. The ships will be owned and operated by Amundsen Expeditions and are targeted primarily at the Chinese market. The design order with Wärtsilä was signed in the third...

ClassNK examines approval process for 3D models in shipbuilding
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ClassNK examines approval process for 3D models in shipbuilding

ClassNK, Japan Marine United (JMU), and NAPA have completed a joint feasibility study on 3D model based plan approval using 3D CAD models as part of their technical investigation project. Shipbuilding designs are gradually transitioning from 2D drawings to those designed with 3D CAD software. Classification societies, whose plan approvals are currently based mostly on...

Chartwell launches Scanwell vessel for safe surveying
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Chartwell launches Scanwell vessel for safe surveying

Chartwell Marine, a pioneer in next-generation vessel design, has announced the launch of its Scanwell shallow draft survey vessel to provide improved versatility and safety in one and half metre waters. The Scanwell range is available in multiple hull sizes – 10m, 12m, 15m and 19m – enabling use in a wide variety of applications,...

AVEVA upgrades ship design software
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AVEVA upgrades ship design software

AVEVA, a leader in engineering and industrial software, has announced an important update to its AVEVA E3D design software that addresses the specific needs of the marine sector. Designed with the most up-to-date user interface principles and best practices, intuitive and easy to use, AVEVA E3D Design software combines the latest three-dimensional graphics and user...

LR awards HHI AiP for HDF-3800 frigate design
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LR awards HHI AiP for HDF-3800 frigate design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded approval in principle (AiP) to South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the design of its HDF-3800 frigate. The design allows for the frigate to be equipped with modern weapons and sensors, and it will be able to undertake Anti-Air Warfare (AAW), Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW), and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)...

probunkers signs LOI with Hyundai for the construction of LNG bunker vessels
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probunkers signs LOI with Hyundai for the construction of LNG bunker vessels

probunkers has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with South Korea based Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for the construction of two 7,600 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessels. The signing of this LOI comes following a lengthy process during which probunkers’ technical team reviewed more than thirty ship design proposals to serve the purpose...