Monday, July 7, 2014
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 firm STX Canada Marine. Announced on Friday,...

July 7, 2014
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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 AS and from the following images (shot with a 50 megapixel Hasselblad)...

July 2, 2014
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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 Development Company.  The 72 ton bollard pull tug...

June 9, 2014
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
seajacks hydra

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 heavy lift ship, Hydra will...

June 3, 2014
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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 from Danzig to Scotland to prove...

May 29, 2014
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Thursday, May 22, 2014
lng bunker barge
Engineering News

ABS to Class North America’s First LNG Bunker Barges

Currently in the design process by Seattle-based naval architecture firm Jensen Maritime are North America’s first LNG bunker barges for Houston-based firm LNG America. Upon delivery in late 2015, these...

May 22, 2014
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Petronas Considers FLNG Offtake With Latest Ship Order

Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has placed a newbuild order recently for a pair of ABS-classed ‘Moss-type’ LNG carriers from Hyundai Heavy Industries. According to ABS, these two ships will...

May 14, 2014
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
adjustable bolted propeller
Engineering News

What Are Adjustable Bolted Propellers?

An adjustable bolted propeller, like the one pictured above for Britain’s new QE-class aircraft carrier, feature fixed-pitch blades which are installed on the hub after machining, as compared to the...

May 13, 2014
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014
casco offshore accommodation vessel ulstein

Ulstein’s Latest Design May Be Practical, but It Sure as Heck Isn’t Pretty

  The naval architects at Ulstein have, for the first time, married the X-bow concept with an accommodation vessel… and unfortunately, it’s not the sexiest ship we’ve seen from Ulstein...

May 7, 2014
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
psv juanita
Engineering News

J.J. Ugland’s New PSV Has a Very Unique Propulsion System

Kleven Verft’s Ulsteinvik shipyard delivered the 5,000 dwt PSV Juanita this month to shipowner J.J. Ugland, with a very unique feature. This ship was designed by Salt Ship Design in Norway...

April 30, 2014
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Havyard 833 WE ICE
Engineering News

Fafnir Offshore Orders Hybrid Battery-Powered Arctic PSV

Havyard, the Norwegian ship technology company, signed a contract today to build a hybrid battery powered platform supply vessel (PSV) for the privately-owned Icelandic oil services company, Fafnir Offshore. This...

April 15, 2014
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
steve harris elliot bay design group
Engineering News

Deadly Mudslide Claims Maritime Industry Veteran Steve Harris, PE

The deadly mudslide that destroyed a residential area northeast of Seattle on March 22, 2014 killed 34 people, including maritime industry veteran Steve Harris.  Steve was a registered professional engineer at...

April 8, 2014
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Monday, March 31, 2014
lng carrier terminal
Engineering News

Yacht Racing and the Future of Marine Fuels

If everyone could predict the future, winning or losing a race would result in the same emotional response, risk would be non-existent and the correct path would always be known....

March 31, 2014
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kvitnos rolls-royce
Engineering News

King Harald Presents Heyerdahl Award to Rolls-Royce

During the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association Annual Conference today, His Majesty King Harald of Norway presented the 2014 Heyerdahl Award to Rolls-Royce in recognition of their work on the “Environship Concept,” an...

March 31, 2014
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Ship Classification

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 landmark agreement for improved safety and performance of the whole maritime industry.

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 legislation.

March 18, 2014
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
sx165 design ship
Engineering News

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 class two next-generation, Ulstein SX165-design offshore...

March 5, 2014
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scana propulsion
Engineering News

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 Brattvåg for Bourbon Offshore Norway. The AHTS...

March 5, 2014
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Picchiotti motor yacht grace perini navi
Engineering News

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, the 73m Picchiotti...

March 4, 2014
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Monday, February 17, 2014
Dr. Stephen Payne Chief Naval Architect CUNARD
Engineering News

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, OBE narrates an inside look at her...

February 17, 2014
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