Tag: <span>Ship Design</span>

Tsuneishi introduces new eco ship design
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Tsuneishi introduces new eco ship design

Tsuneishi Shipbuilding has published details of its new eco ship design that uses Aeroline technology to reduce wind resistance by around 20 per cent and comply with Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) phase 3 requirements.  The 66,200 MT DWT Tess66 Aeroline achieves the largest class of the Ultramax bulk carrier category to maximise transportation efficiency. Furthermore,...

Siemens acquires Sener’s software business for ship design
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Siemens acquires Sener’s software business for ship design

Siemens Digital Industries Software has signed an agreement with Spain-based Sener, an engineering and technology company, to acquire its Foran software business. Foran is CAD/CAE/CAM software for the design, construction and engineering of vessels and marine structures. The addition of the Foran product and team to Siemens, together with its customer portfolio, brings experience and...

SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance
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SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has published two new guidelines to improve the safety of LNG-fuelled ships. The documents are intended to assist greater standardisation in crew competency and vessel design. SGMF’s ‘Operation of ships with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) – competency and assessment guidelines’ defines the skills required for any...

Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier
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Seaworks and Kongsberg to deliver low emission bulk carrier

Norwegian short sea shipping company Seaworks and Kongsberg Maritime (KM) are working on a new project to design and deliver a bulk carrier capable of running on either zero CO2 emission liquefied biogas (LBG) or conventional liquefied natural gas (LNG). KM will deliver the comprehensive, integrated equipment and systems package. The design of the vessel...

NAPA and CADMATIC co-develop intelligent ship design solution
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NAPA and CADMATIC co-develop intelligent ship design solution

3D-based design, engineering, and information management software solutions provider CADMATIC and the maritime software, services and data analysis provider, NAPA, have announced a new integrated, intelligent ship design software solution to enhance the design process for shipyards and ship design companies. The solution combines proven design tools to fulfill users’ requirements for comprehensive software covering...

Tillberg Design of Sweden and COLUMBIA blue launch ship design partnership
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Tillberg Design of Sweden and COLUMBIA blue launch ship design partnership

Tillberg Design of Sweden (TDoS) has teamed up with maritime leisure management company COLUMBIA blue – The Leisure Group to conceptualise and build vessels from scratch. The partnership will make the creative process more efficient and cost-effective for clients, by merging the initial design and operational verification phases of the ship development cycle. In the...

Ulstein to design fossil fuel free X-BOW container ship
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Ulstein to design fossil fuel free X-BOW container ship

EDGE Navigation has chosen Ulstein Design & Solutions to partner in developing a container vessel with the patented X-BOW hull lines for non-fossil propulsion.  Jakob Tolstrup-Møller, managing director,  CEO at EDGE Navigation, explained: “An energy efficient design is fundamental to all new containership designs. Energy efficiency will be a key component to making the energy transition...

ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker
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ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker

ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels (Rule Part GF), incorporating the IGF Code, to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for its concept design of an LNG-fuelled bulker Kamsarmax GF.  As more environmental technologies have been developed to realise a low-carbon and decarbonized society in the maritime industry,...

NAPA enhances 3D ship design process with new platform
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NAPA enhances 3D ship design process with new platform

NAPA has today launched NAPA Viewer – a new collaborative web application to provide users throughout the ship design process with visibility of the most current 3D ship model via a browser, and the ability to directly comment on the model. NAPA Viewer will provide class societies, shipowners and shipyards with a cost-effective and straightforward solution for...

Wärtsilä and RINA deliver fuel-saving propulsion arrangement
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Wärtsilä and RINA deliver fuel-saving propulsion arrangement

Wärtsilä and RINA have announced a novel propulsion arrangement that offers full redundancy, less machinery, lower capital expenditure, reduced operational complexity, and optimised fuel consumption to lower costs and achieve emissions compliance. The new concept changes traditional ship design thinking and offers an efficient, future-proof alternative. The conventional approach in ship design has been to...

First zero-emission fast ferry begins construction
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First zero-emission fast ferry begins construction

Partners in the TrAM (Transport – Advanced and Modular) project have announced that construction has commenced on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard on the west coast of Norway. Equipped to carry around 150 passengers, the catamaran vessel will be 31 metres long with a nine-metre beam. It will...