Tag: <span>Shipbuilding</span>

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...

DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development
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DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and DNV GL have signed a framework agreement which will see them cooperate on joint development projects (JDPs) for future technologies in the shipbuilding and offshore plant industries. The agreement confirms the cooperation of DSME and DNV GL through future JDPs to develop advanced technologies to maximise the safety...

Oshima and DNV GL partner on energy efficient bulk carrier design
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Oshima and DNV GL partner on energy efficient bulk carrier design

Oshima Shipbuilding and DNV GL have signed a long-term strategic cooperation to conduct research and development together on new bulk carrier designs. The partners aim to continue the strategic cooperation through to 2030, developing and updating a road map towards the IMO zero emissions scenario, which will be gradually implemented through annual joint industry projects...

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for fuel-efficient LPG carrier
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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for fuel-efficient LPG carrier

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has held a christening ceremony in Yokohama for a fuel-efficient liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier currently under construction for JX Ocean. The new ship, Future Ace, will be the twelfth of Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s latest third-generation, 83,000m3-class LPG carriers. The vessel will be highly energy efficient,...

Lindblad confirms order with Ulstein for second polar expedition vessel
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Lindblad confirms order with Ulstein for second polar expedition vessel

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein to build a new polar vessel with greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions than previous expedition ships. The new ship will be built to the highest ice class category (PC5 Category A) and will feature Ulstein’s X-BOW concept, which generates a...

South Korea orders 140 LNG-fuelled ships
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South Korea orders 140 LNG-fuelled ships

South Korea has confirmed an order for 140 liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered ships by 2025 to support small and mid-sized shipbuilders. South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said the government will provide shipbuilders and suppliers with $620.2 million and debt guarantees worth $886 million. The government will also invest in LNG infrastructure...

ClassNK stores IMO GBS ship construction files
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ClassNK stores IMO GBS ship construction files

ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC) has stored the first Ship Construction Files (SCF) complying with IMO Global Based Standards (GBS) for the NACKS-built 311,000 DWT VLCC, managed by MOL Tankship Management (Asia). The SCF provides information on vessel design and construction, needed to improve the safety of a vessel throughout its entire operational life. Information on...

BV issues LNG-FSRU conversion notation
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BV issues LNG-FSRU conversion notation

Bureau Veritas has issued new notations and guidelines for the construction and conversion of existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers to floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) and floating LNG gas storage units (FSUs). According to BV, floating gas terminals provide operational flexibility, reduce timescales from concept to operation, and improve cost effectiveness of storing and...

European consortium to build hydrogen-fuelled passenger ferry
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European consortium to build hydrogen-fuelled passenger ferry

A European consortium led by Glasgow–based Ferguson Marine Engineering and the University of St Andrews, has won funding of EURO 12.6m from the EU to design and build a hydrogen-powered car and passenger ferry. The HySeas III project, which will officially begin work on July 1, 2018, will construct and test the ferry around Orkney, operating on...

Partnership brings 3D printed ships a step closer
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Partnership brings 3D printed ships a step closer

3D Systems has announced a collaboration with ship designer and builder, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division, to qualify metal additive manufacturing technologies to build naval warships. The partnership marks a new step in bringing 3D printing to the shipping and maritime industries. Newport News Shipbuilding will modify portions of their manufacturing process from traditional...

Seaspan Shipbuilding opens ship design office in Canada
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Seaspan Shipbuilding opens ship design office in Canada

Seaspan Shipyards has officially opened its new state-of-the-art office in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The office will serve as a collaborative space for Vancouver Shipyards to execute pre-production work as part of its role in the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and strategic partnership with the Government of Canada. Canada’s NSS is an initiative to renew...

TORM expands fleet with three new MR vessels
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TORM expands fleet with three new MR vessels

Danish oil product carrier, TORM, is to expand its fleet with the acquisition of three MR newbuildings in 2019 and 2020, worth US $93m. The vessels will be delivered ready for compliance with the 2020 Global 0.5% Sulphur Cap. The vessels will be built at the Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI), China. Executive Director Jacob Meldgaard,...