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August 27, 2016

MV Werften signs design agreements

AUGUST 27, 2016 — Genting Hong Kong shipbuilding subsidiary MV Werften has signed a letter of intent with Finnish engineering company Foreship Oy. The agreement covers parts of the basic design of the 20,000 gt of the "Endeavor" class luxury...
August 26, 2016

BG Freight to add four new "green" feeders

AUGUST 26, 2016—BG Freight Line, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, will add four 1,004 TEU short sea feeder vessels to its Irish Sea Hub services. The new class of “green” vessels was developed by BG Freight Line...
August 26, 2016

Twenty years on, MTU Series 4000 is still a leader

AUGUST 26, 2016 — Rolls-Royce is celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the MTU Series 4000 engine. Since its launch at the SMM event in Hamburg in 1996, more than 37,000 of the engines have been sold worldwide, completing 180 million...
August 26, 2016

ABS issues guide on W2W crew transfer systems

AUGUST 26, 2016 — Classification society ABS has published a new guide addressing certification for safety systems used for "walk to work" (W2W) crew transfers. The guide addresses certification for safety systems used for "walk to work" (W2W)...
August 26, 2016

Topaz: One OSV operator with profitable first half

AUGUST 26, 2016 — Dubai headquartered offshore support vessel specialist Topaz Energy and Marine has turned in a result for the first half of 2016 that's in happy contrast to most others in the OSV sector. Topaz reported an $818,000 net...
August 26, 2016

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises orders two expedition ships

AUGUST 26, 2016 — Germany's TUI Group is investing in two new vessels for its Hamburg based subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. The two 240 passenger expedition ships will be designed and constructed by Fincantieri subsidiary Vard. Vard says the...
August 25, 2016

NASSCO to build LNG-Ready ConRo ships for Matson

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) today announced that its subsidiary, Matson Navigation Company, Inc.,has signed a contract with General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), to build two new...
August 25, 2016

Norsepower gets new funding for Rotor Sail development

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Finland's Norsepower Oy Ltd. is to receive EUR 2.6 million (about $2.93 million) in funding to further its research and development of its Rotor Sail technology. The funding is being awarded by the European Commission and...
August 25, 2016

Wartsila will supply regas system for FSRU conversion

AUGUST 25, 2016 —Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the regasification system for an FSRU (Floating, Storage, Re-gasification Unit) conversion project that Höegh LNG plans to carry out on a modern LNG vessel. The contract was signed earlier...
August 25, 2016

VIDEO: Tuco adds arctic workboat to ProZero range

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Faaborg, Denmark, headquartered Tuco Marine has introduced a new Arctic Workboat Daughter Craft. It is the latest addition to Tuco's ProZero series of daughter crafts, workboats and FRCs. Worldwide, a huge number of Arctic...

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