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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Karpowership Electric Barge
Engineering News

Namibia Explorers Barge-Based Electric Power Plants

Namibia is exploring the option of using barges with power plants to help plug an electricity shortage that may reach 300 megawatts in the next two years,

June 9, 2015
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Monday, June 8, 2015
jan toschka shell
Engineering News

Shell’s Alexia S3 Offers Smooth Transition to Emissions Control Areas

Shipowners switching to low sulphur content fuels in line with their obligations in Emissions Control Areas have demanded confidence in the cylinder oils

June 8, 2015
Total Views: 107

abb azipod
Engineering News

Inside the Home of ABB Azipods [IMAGES]

With the roll-out of ABB’s Azipod “D” series of gearless thruster this past March, I decided to make my way over to Helsinki to see where

June 8, 2015
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Thursday, June 4, 2015
gunnerus rolls-royce permanent magnet azimuth thruster
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Unveils Permanent Magnet Azimuth Thruster at NorShipping

After over a decade of research and development, Rolls-Royce is heading into full production of their permanent magnet tunnel thruster from their facility in

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 549

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Maersk Signs $1.8B Deal With DSME
Ship Design

Maersk Signs $1.8B Deal With DSME

Maersk Line, a unit in shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, said on Tuesday it had ordered 11 ultra-large container vessels from South Korea's Daewoo

June 3, 2015
Total Views: 203

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Zeppelin Arctic Trip
Engineering News

ZF: Born From Zeppelin’s Air Ships

[contextly_sidebar id=”MhI7lwjN4axzYF31JodkPBp13Okmt2wh”]100 years ago, when “aeroplanes” were an interesting new invention, the age of

May 31, 2015
Total Views: 192

Friday, May 15, 2015
Engineering News

Naval Architects: Make Sure You’re Covered…

After launching a brand new ro-ro ferry, the operator of the vessel noticed a number of issues including excess vibration, lack of maneuverability and stopping

May 15, 2015
Total Views: 456

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Ulstein DX105
Engineering News

Ulstein Rolls Out Suezmax-Sized Drillship and Other New Concepts

Even amid a decimated offshore market, the prolific naval architects and marine engineers at Ulstein’s office in the Netherlands have been working

May 5, 2015
Total Views: 168

Monday, May 4, 2015
drillship dynamic positioning offshore navigation discoverer americas
Engineering News

DNVGL: Data Transparency is Changing the World Around Us

“Transparency of information is changing the world around us,” commented Tor Svensen, CEO of DNV GL’s maritime business in an interview

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 35

NASA Booster Recovery Ship
Engineering News

Ship of The Week – Space Ships – NASA’s (former) Space Rocket Booster Recovery Ship M/V Liberty Star

Photo courtesy NASA Note: This week’s interesting ships are reposted and updated from gCaptain’s archives. When one thinks of a NASA ship,

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 282

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Mega Machine Grand Coronation: The New Wärtsilä X72DF
Engineering News

Mega Machine Grand Coronation: The New Wärtsilä X72DF

By Jessica Vittone If anything has been made clear, it’s the now nearly-global commitment to reduced emissions. Shipping, despite being the lowest

May 3, 2015
Total Views: 137

Friday, May 1, 2015
Bristol Harbor Group Digs into the Intricacies of Articulated Tug Barge Design
News

Bristol Harbor Group Digs into the Intricacies of Articulated Tug Barge Design

U.S.-based naval architecture firm Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has announced this week their engineers are currently completing the detail design phase

May 1, 2015
Total Views: 275

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
UASC Barzan containership
Engineering News

UASC Names First LNG-Ready Super Containership

The first of United Arab Shipping Company’s (UASC) 18,800 TEU containerships under construction at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) was named M/V

April 29, 2015
Total Views: 32

Monday, April 27, 2015
pacific class 400 jack-up
Engineering News

Sembcorp Marine Sees Challenging Year Ahead, Posts Q1 Profit Drop

Singapore-based rig builder Sembcorp Marine posted its lowest quarterly net profit in at least five years and forecast a challenging year ahead, as new rig

April 27, 2015
Total Views: 18

Monday, April 20, 2015
nolsoy ferry
News

Knud E. Hansen Design Chosen for New Danish RoPax Ferry

A RoPax ferry design by Danish naval architecture firm Knud E. Hansen has just been chosen by Denmark’s Strandfaraskip Landsins to replace the current

April 20, 2015
Total Views: 87

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
baltika aker arctic
Maritime News

Russia’s Oblique Icebreaker “Baltika” Tested in Arctic Ice

Baltika, the first ship ever built with an asymmetric hull form, demonstrated what she was designed to do while conducting full scale ice trials recently. The

April 14, 2015
Total Views: 362

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
webb institute
Engineering News

Webb Institute Announces New Academic Dean

Webb Institute, a tuition-free university that graduates students with double majors in naval architecture and marine engineering has announced today that

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 31

Friday, April 3, 2015
rastar 3500 robert allan tugboat
Maritime News

New RAstar ASD Tugs Delivered to Tianjin Port

The last two tugs of a five-tug fleet upgrade program have just been delivered to Tianjin Port of China from CCCC Bomesc Marine Industry Co. Ltd. in Tianjin

April 3, 2015
Total Views: 106

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) mining vessel
Engines

Rolls-Royce to Power World’s First Seabed Mining Ship

The world’s first-ever seabed mining vessel, under construction at China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for Singapore-based Marine Assets Corporation,

March 25, 2015
Total Views: 153

Monday, March 16, 2015
tallink shuttle ferry
Engineering News

Tallink Group Chooses ABB and Wärtsilä to Power New Baltic Sea Ferry

A new ROPAX ferry to connect Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki was commissioned last month by the Tallink Group and will be built by Meyer Turku shipyard in

March 16, 2015
Total Views: 77
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