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saab-completes-kockums-acquisition
July 23, 2014
Saab completes Kockums acquisition
JULY 23, 2014 — Saab has completed its acquisition of Swedish shipbuilder Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems AB and restored its historic Kockums branding as Saab Kockums, a unit within Saab's business area Security and Defense Solutions. Saab...
mtu-2000-engine-passes-360-deg-rotation-test
July 23, 2014
MTU 2000 engine passes 360 deg rotation test
JULY 23, 2014 — Rescue vessels are designed to right themselves when overturned and it is  critical that the engines powering them be able to withstand the 360-degree rollover with no compromise to performance. In these situations, the...
hhi-develops-collision-avoidance-system-for-ships
July 23, 2014
HHI develops collision avoidance system for ships
JULY 23, 2014 — Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), Ulsan, South Korea has developed Hyundai Intelligent Collision Avoidance Support System (HiCASS) to ensure the safe and optimum navigation of the vessels. The system...
schettino-parties-as-concordia-tow-away-nears
July 22, 2014
Schettino parties as Concordia tow away nears
JULY 22, 2014 — As salvors worked to prepare the wreck of the Costa Concordia for towage, the man on the bridge when the cruise ship grounded (but in a lifeboat shortly thereafter) was pictured partying yesterday evening at a villa in Foro on...
man-adds-1000-hp-v-12-to-high-speed-engine-line
July 22, 2014
MAN adds 1,000 hp V-12 to high speed engine line
JULY 22, 2014 — MAN is adding a newly developed 12-cylinder V-engine, the D2862 LE441, to its portfolio of high-speed marine engines, extending the power range for heavy-duty operation to 735 kW (1,000 hp). By adapting the turbocharger and the...
keppel-to-go-looking-for-mineral-rich-nodules
July 22, 2014
Keppel to go looking for mineral rich seabed nodules
JULY 22, 2014 — Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte. Ltd. (OMS) has received approval from the International Seabed Authority (ISA) on its application for its first seabed exploration license. OMS is a Singapore-incorporated company majority owned by...
me-gi-adds-ethane-to-its-fuel-portfolio
July 22, 2014
ME-GI adds ethane to its fuel portfolio
JULY 22, 2014 — Three 36,000 cu.m LEGCs (Liquefied Ethylene Gas Carriers) ordered by Oslo headquartered Ocean Yield ASA, will each be powered by a single MAN B&W ME-GI low-speed, dual-fuel engine. The engines will run on ethane, marking the...
fire-ravaged-msc-flaminia-reborn-as-eco-ship
July 22, 2014
Fire ravaged MSC Flaminia reborn as eco ship
JULY 22, 2014 — Buxtehude, Germany, headquartered Reederei NSB says that the MSC Flaminia will call the Italian port of La Spezia July 23 and will be phased into scheduled service for MSC. Just over two years ago, on July 14, 2012, the 6,750...
body-of-fugitive-ferry-owner-found-in-field
July 22, 2014
Body of fugitive ferry owner found in field
JULY 22, 2014 — South Korea's National Police Agency says that a badly decomposed body found June 12 is that of Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive owner of the ferry Sewol. Police have been searching for him since soon after the April 16 sinking of...
kleven-books-mpsv-order-from-malaysian-customer
July 21, 2014
Kleven books MPSV order from Malaysian customer
JULY 21, 2014 — Norway's Kleven shipyard has won a contract from Malaysia based IES Pioneer. It covers construction of a Marin Teknikk design 6015 MPSV, outfitted with a crane, helideck and FiFi II. Delivery will be in September 2015. The...

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