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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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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).

March 11, 2015
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
wet trawler
Engineering News

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

March 10, 2015
Total Views: 246

Monday, February 23, 2015
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Engineering News

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

February 23, 2015
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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Engineering News

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

February 5, 2015
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Ulstein: “Nurturing a Culture of Innovation”

Ulstein: “Nurturing a Culture of Innovation”

The story of Ulstein’s X-Bow design is one that reminds us all that opportunities for innovation are right in front of us if we know where to look.

January 28, 2015
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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Banque Populaire VIII

Next Vendée Globe to Feature Foiling Monohulls [VIDEO]

Pretty excited to see the folks at Banque Populaire pushing the envelope once more. Yachtsman Armel Le Cléac’h unveiled today his team’s 18-meter

January 15, 2015
Total Views: 40

Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Marin Teknikk Signs Order for High Spec DSCV

Marin Teknikk AS acknowledged today a contract with Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC), for design & engineering delivery for a large Multipurpose

December 11, 2014
Total Views: 80

Friday, November 28, 2014
salt carrier
Engineering News

Mexico Orders New Salt Transporter from Nantong Rainbow

Mexico’s state-controlled Exportadora de Sal SA (ESSA), one of the world’s largest salt exporters with a 10-million-ton annual production, has ordered

November 28, 2014
Total Views: 88

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Chemical Tanker First to Use New Duplex Stainless Steel Cargo Tanks
Maritime News

Chemical Tanker First to Use New Duplex Stainless Steel Cargo Tanks

The new chemical tanker built in Japan is the first to use a new type of steel cargo tanks said to be cheaper and stronger that existing

November 18, 2014
Total Views: 291

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Engineering News

AIDA Cruises – Embracing the Use of LNG as a Ship Fuel

In mid-October, the world’s first LNG hybrid barge “Hummel” was christened in Hamburg, Germany with the mission to provide an

November 13, 2014
Total Views: 201

Monday, November 10, 2014
Vigor, Jensen to Unveil New Factory Trawler

Vigor, Jensen to Unveil New Factory Trawler

Jensen Maritime and Vigor are getting ready to unveil the design for a new 352-foot catcher processor/factory trawler. The design is the product of

November 10, 2014
Total Views: 38

Friday, November 7, 2014
mals air lubrication
Engineering News

High Fuel Costs and New Emissions Regs are Pushing the Boundaries of Naval Architecture

Paint inspired by the skin of a tuna fish and automated drone ships that don't need crews: such ideas could revolutionise the next generation of ocean vessels

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 229

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Post-Panamax Bulk Carrier Rides Air Bubble Blanket to Reduce Emissions

Post-Panamax Bulk Carrier Rides Air Bubble Blanket to Reduce Emissions

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced the delivery of the first of three post-panamax bulk carriers to achieve energy efficient operations through the use

October 29, 2014
Total Views: 239

Monday, October 13, 2014
5G70ME-GI engine MAN
Engineering News

BW Group Orders ME-GI 2-Strokes from MAN Diesel & Turbo

BW Group’s 73,400 m3 LNG carrier newbuilds at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) will be powered by pairs of MAN two-stroke ME-GI

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 176

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
ClassNK Completes Forensic Study of MOL Comfort Structural Failure
Engineering News

ClassNK Completes Forensic Study of MOL Comfort Structural Failure

With known weather and sea conditions at the time of the breakup, finite element modeling conducted by Japanese classification society ClassNK showed that the

September 30, 2014
Total Views: 1715

Friday, September 19, 2014
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Engineering News

MARIN Invests 2 Million Euro in Naval Architecture Super Computer

Modeling the dynamic movements of bridges, buildings or bicycles is a pretty straight-forward task for today’s engineers using readily available

September 19, 2014
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
All-Electric Ferry Named ‘Ship of the Year’ at SMM
Maritime News

All-Electric Ferry Named ‘Ship of the Year’ at SMM

The all-electric, aluminum car ferry “ZeroCat 120” has been awarded the prestigious 'Ship of the Year' award at the SMM trade show in Hamburg this

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 74

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
abb azipods finland
Engineering News

Building an ABB Azipod [TIME LAPSE]

Ever had to pull apart one of ABB’s Azipods? The following video might look familiar then.  These huge externally-mounted high voltage thrusters

September 3, 2014
Total Views: 44

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
green lotus 32 bulk carrier
Maritime News

Newport Shipping Group Unveils New Eco-Friendly Bulker

Ecoships, the technical ship management arm of London-based Newport Shipping Group introduced today a next generation handy-size bulk carrier design optimized

September 2, 2014
Total Views: 134

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
hull vane
Engineering News

Dutch Naval Architects Come Up With a Cool Idea

Dutch naval architect Dr. Ir. Pieter van Oossanen and his team of naval architects and hydrodynamicists in Wageningen have come up with something that could

August 26, 2014
Total Views: 153


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