LaNaval launches CNG hybrid ferry

AUGUST 17, 2015 — Spanish shipbuilder Construcciones Navales del Norte – La Naval has launched the 135 m ferry Texelstroom for Netherlands operator Royal N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming (TESO). The 1,750

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Damen hosts LeanShips kick off meeting

JUNE 15, 2015 —The European Innovation Project LeanShips will get underway this week at a two day kick off at the Gorinchem, Netherlands, of Damen Shipyards Group. LeanShips – Low Energy And

Wärtsilä to power world’s first CNG carrier

FEBRUARY 5, 2015 — The 2,200 m3 compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier ordered from Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry Ltd. last year will be powered by an integrated Wärtsilä propulsion system.

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ABS to class world’s first CNG carrier

JULY 29, 2014 — ABS has been chosen to class the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier. Designed by China’s CIMC Ocean Engineering Design & Research Institute, the ship has been

Wanted: Safe ferry design for Pacific Islands

DECEMBER 23, 2013 — The World Ferry Safety Association has announced the details of its 2014 international student design competition for a safe, affordable ferry. The goal is to elicit new approaches