Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
First Autonomous Cargo Ship Faces Test With 236-Mile Voyage
By River Davis and Tsuyoshi Inajima (Bloomberg) — In just two decades from now, half of all domestic ships plying Japan’s coastal waters may be piloting themselves. That’s the ambitious goal...
Friday, August 27, 2021
Battery-Powered Speedboat Looking To Become The Tesla Of The Sea
Niclas Rolander (Bloomberg) Sweden’s Candela Speed Boat AB is challenging the conventional combustion-engine leisure-craft industry with a new battery-powered speedboat, betting that flight can solve the main hurdle to marine...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Royal Caribbean Jettisons Balconies And Adopts RFID Tracking In New Celebrity Edge Class Design
by Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) Richard Fain, the chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is willing to bet $5 billion that he can take everything you know about cruising...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Philly Shipyard Delivers Jones Act Tanker To Kinder Morgan
Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) today delivered the American Endurance, the first of four next generation 50,000 dwt product tankers that it is building for American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a subsidiary of...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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 on new concept designs that are currently being unveiled today...
Friday, May 1, 2015
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 of a double hull oil tank barge and...
Monday, April 20, 2015
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 ferry providing services between Nólsoy and Tórshavn...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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 ship was designed by...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Friday, April 3, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
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 Finland. Just like many other...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Momentum Continues For Tugbuilder Sanmar Following Record Year
Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar built 17 tugboats last year, including one pictured above, the Yenicay 1. It was the most tugs ever built by Sanmar in a calendar year. The company is...
DNV GL: Transparent Aluminum Isn’t Science Fiction
In the 1986 movie Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home, Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott went back in time, along with the rest of the Enterprise crew to capture a pair...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Opus Marine Orders Twin-Hulled Crewboat from Damen
Damen Shipyards has announced this week the signing of a newbuild order from Hamburg-based Opus Marine for a “Twin Axe” Fast Crew Supplier (FCS). The FCS 2610, named Verdi, is...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
New Icelandic Trawlers to Feature MAN Selective Catalytic Reduction System
Three new wetfish trawlers ordered last August by Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi will feature a full MAN Diesel & Turbo propulsion system including 6-cylinder L27/38 main engines, four-bladed, 3.8-meter, ducted Alpha...
Monday, February 23, 2015
Pioneer Marine Invests in Operational Efficiency Technology for Newbuild Fleet
Singapore-based ship owner Pioneer Marine entered the dry bulk sector in 2013 on the only upswing the industry has seen in the past three years, and since then it has...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Meriaura Group to Build Fleet of Foreship-Designed EcoCoasters
In January, Finnish shipowner Meriaura Group signed an order for two 4,700 ton deadweight Ice Class 1A VG EcoCoasterTM general cargo ships at Dutch yard Royal Bodewes. Foreship Ltd, the naval architecture...
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