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Friday, August 22, 2014
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Engineering News

Navibulgar Orders Optimized Bulkers from Hongqiang Shipyard

Designed by Finnish naval architecture firm Foreship BlueTech Ltd, the Bluetech 42 is a new eco-friendly handysize bulk carrier that features a 15 percent

August 22, 2014
Total Views: 23

Thursday, August 14, 2014
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Maritime News

Japanese Ductile Steel Technology Incorporated Into New MOL Bulker

Japanese engineers have introduced new technology to the shipbuilding industry in the form of “highly ductile steel plate” on board a newly

August 14, 2014
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
maersk supply service subsea vessel
Engineering News

COSCO’s Shipyards Sign $526 Million in Newbuild Orders

COSCO announced a heap of new orders today including two new 64,000 ton dwt bulk carriers and four subsea supply vessels at their Zhoushan and Dalian yards,

August 13, 2014
Total Views: 11

Monday, August 11, 2014
M/V Riley Claire Rodi Marine
Engineering News

Rodi Marine’s Newest Crewboats Get Waterjets

Louisiana-based Rodi Marine went with something a bit different with their newest crewboat, M/V Riley Claire. Built by Swiftships in Morgan City, a

August 11, 2014
Total Views: 285

Monday, August 4, 2014
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News

Wärtsilä to Design New Bothnian Corridor Ro-Pax Ferry

Wärtsilä’s ship design group has been selected to design a new ferry as part of the ‘Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor’ project.

August 4, 2014
Total Views: 53

Friday, July 18, 2014
wartsila 2-stroke diesel engine
Engineering News

Wärtsilä Sells Majority Stake of 2-Stroke Engine Business to China State Shipbuilding Corp

From now on, Wartsila’s 2-stroke engine business will be listed as “discontinued operations” following an announcement today that it has sold

July 18, 2014
Total Views: 458

Monday, July 14, 2014
ClassNK Acquires Helm Operations
Engineering News

ClassNK Acquires Helm Operations

“When I was in eighth grade, I read a book on programming computers using BASIC, but I still hadn’t even seen a computer by the time I had finished

July 14, 2014
Total Views: 18

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Engineering News

ExxonMobil’s Antwerp Refinery Is Producing a Whole New Type of Bunker Fuel

“It used to be refinery feedstock, but now it’s being used as a finished product,” commented Iain White, Field Marketing Manager for

July 14, 2014
Total Views: 27

Friday, July 11, 2014
Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Supercat Headed for Rotterdam By Year-End
Engineering News

Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Supercat Headed for Rotterdam By Year-End

A giant catamaran-like vessel destined to become the largest vessel in the world will be completed in Rotterdam at the end of 2014, the Port of Rotterdam

July 11, 2014
Total Views: 36

Monday, July 7, 2014
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Engineering News

Is the Volatile Fuel Used in Racing Cars a New Power Source for Ships?

By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, July 7 (Reuters) – Methanol, a fuel used to power light aircraft and racing cars, is being tried out as alternative for ships,

July 7, 2014
Total Views: 14

VARD Acquires STX Canada Marine
Engineering News

VARD Acquires STX Canada Marine

Fincantieri has continued their mission to gobble up companies that start with STX with their latest acquisition of naval architecture and marine engineering

July 7, 2014
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
dina star oscv
Engineering News

Revolutionary New Power System Could be a Game-Changer for the Offshore Sector

The DP2-equipped light construction / ROV vessel Dina Star was delivered last year by Kleven Shipyard to Fonnes-based shipowner, Myklebusthaug Offshore

July 2, 2014
Total Views: 80

Thursday, June 26, 2014
mv bergensfjord
Engineering News

Clean Skies Above and Clean Engine Rooms Below on LNG-Powered Ships

In 2001, Norway’s largest ferry operator, Fjord1 commissioned the world’s first LNG-powered ferry, the MV Glutra, and 13 years later the company

June 26, 2014
Total Views: 55

Monday, June 9, 2014
RAstar 3000 tugboat robert allan
Maritime News

Bogazici Delivers CAT-Powered Amapola 1 Tug [IMAGES]

Turkish shipbuilder BOGAZICI A.S. recently delivered Amapola 1, the first Robert Allan Ltd. designed RAstar 3000 tug, to International Offshore Engineering and

June 9, 2014
Total Views: 311

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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News

Lamprell Delivers GustoMSC-Designed “Hydra” to Seajacks

On 2 June, Lamprell, the UAE-based rig builder delivered the GustoMSC NG5500C design jack-up rig Hydra to its client Seajacks on June 2nd. Loaded on to a

June 3, 2014
Total Views: 68

Thursday, May 29, 2014
buckau flettner rotors
Engineering News

For Sea Captains, Flettner Rotors May Make Their Job More Tactical in Nature

In February 1925, the Buckau, a schooner outfitted with cylindrically-shaped, rotating masts 15 meters tall and 3 meters in diameter, crossed the North Sea

May 29, 2014
Total Views: 128

Monday, May 26, 2014
borwin2 siemens
Engineering News

High Tech Yellow Boxes Transmit Germany’s Wind Power to Shore

Off the North Sea coast of Germany is an impressive array of wind farms that feed an enormous amount of renewable energy to the European power grid. Due to

May 26, 2014
Total Views: 56

Friday, May 23, 2014
PHOTOS: 3D Seismic Vessel Gets “Twin Fin” Propulsion Upgrade
Engineering News

PHOTOS: 3D Seismic Vessel Gets “Twin Fin” Propulsion Upgrade

In February 2014, the 3D Seismic Vessel ‘Polarcus Naila’ was at Damen Shipyard Group’s ship repair and conversion yard Shipdock Amsterdam for a 6-week

May 23, 2014
Total Views: 197

caterpillar fixed pitch azimuth propeller
Engineering News

CAT to Outfit New Remolcadores Marracoi ASD Tug

Global tug and salvage operator Remolcadores Marracoi SL (REMARSL) chose a full Caterpillar Marine power and propulsion package for a new 55 ton bollard

May 23, 2014
Total Views: 81

Thursday, May 22, 2014
MSC Cruises Places 1.4 Billion Euro Order at Fincantieri
Engineering News

MSC Cruises Places 1.4 Billion Euro Order at Fincantieri

  MSC Cruises has placed a landmark order at Fincantieri today to build two new state-of-the-art cruise ships at a price of 700 million euro each, plus

May 22, 2014
Total Views: 16
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