Ship Design

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Ship Design

ClassNK to Acquire Marine Software Giant NAPA

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK announced today an agreement to acquire NAPA, the world’s leading maritime software house, in a deal hailed as a

March 18, 2014
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Wärtsilä Unveils New Aframax Tanker Design

Wärtsilä Ship Design has unveiled a new Aframax tanker design said to be highly efficient to match current and upcoming emissions

March 18, 2014
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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ABS to Class New Ulstein-Designed Offshore Construction Vessels

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has been selected by Island Ventures II LLC, a joint venture between Edison Chouest Offshore and Island Offshore, to

March 5, 2014
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Scana Wins $8.8 Million in Propulsion System Orders

Norway-based Scana Propulsion signed a contract today to deliver the propulsion system for an Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) being built by Vard

March 5, 2014
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Megayacht Powered by Azipods? Yup.

Not only does she have a pair of ABB Azipods installed, but this Perini Navi-built yacht is even outfitted with a Dynamic Positioning system. Named Grace E,

March 4, 2014
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Monday, February 17, 2014
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Dr. Stephen Payne – Designing a Liner, Not a Cruise Ship

On the occasion of the Queen Mary 2’s 10th anniversary of her delivery from STX Europe, CUNARD Line’s Chief Naval Architect Dr. Stephen Payne,

February 17, 2014
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Wärtsilä Details Scope of PSV Newbuild Contract with Siem Offshore

Following similar orders placed in November 2012 and August 2013, Norwegian OSV operator Siem Offshore has again reached out to Finnish engine manufacturer

February 17, 2014
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Friday, February 7, 2014
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Deltamarin to Design Kraken FPSO

Deltamarin signed a contract today with Malaysian oilfield services provider Bumi Armada to provide the basic design of a floating production, storage and

February 7, 2014
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Thursday, November 28, 2013
Engineering News

Terntank Orders LNG-Powered Chemical Tankers

Swedish tanker owner Terntank has stepped forward and placed the first order ever for the new Wärtsilä 5RT-flex50DF dual fuel, low pressure, 2-stroke

November 28, 2013
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Ship Photo of the Day: China Navigation’s MV Wuchang

China Navigation Company (CNCo) took delivery of the handysize bulk carrier MV Wuchang last month, the first in a series of sixteen new B.Delta37 designed,

November 21, 2013
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Monday, November 18, 2013
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Rolls-Royce’s Seagoing “Aquarium” Transports Tons of Live Fish to UK Markets

There’s certainly no substitute to eating fresh, unfrozen fish immediately after catch, particularly if it’s tuna and you happen to have some

November 18, 2013
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Friday, November 1, 2013

Watch: Containership’s Structure Visually Flexing in Heavy Seas

As the MOL Comfort disaster clearly showed, there is a point at which the load on a ship’s structure exceeds the breaking strength. One might say the

November 1, 2013
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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Rederij Groen Orders More Seismic Research Support Vessels

Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam, part of Damen Shipyards Group, has been contracted today by Dutch shipowner, Rederij Groen (NL) to build a pair of 35-meter

October 23, 2013
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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Photo of the Day: Crown Prince of Norway Visits Aker Arctic Facility

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the world-class arctic technology facilities at Aker Arctic in Helsinki, Finland this afternoon as part of a two-day trip

October 22, 2013
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Thursday, October 3, 2013
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DSME Delivers AET’s Latest Efficiency-Enhanced Supertanker

AET, the Kuala Lumpur-based tanker operator has announced that two of their 320,000 dwt Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), which are currently under

October 3, 2013
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Monday, September 2, 2013
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Wärtsilä Gains on LNG-Powered PSV Order from Siem Offshore

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) –Wärtsilä a Finnish maker of ship engines, rose the most in eight weeks in Helsinki trading after winning a repeat-order for the

September 2, 2013
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
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First Look: Port of Long Beach’s Powerful New Fireboat

Currently taking shape at Foss Maritime’s shipyard in Seattle are the Port of Long Beach’s new Robert Allan-designed fireboats. Once delivered in

August 29, 2013
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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ClassNK Releases Preliminary Insight Into Crack-Up of MOL Comfort

Japanese classification society ClassNK released the following statement today regarding the forensic investigation into what may have caused the initial

August 14, 2013
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Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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ABS Releases Guidance on Accidental Load Analysis and Design for Offshore Structures

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has announced the release of the ABS Guidance Notes on Accidental Load Analysis and Design for Offshore Structures. ABS

July 31, 2013
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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2

A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma

July 21, 2013
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