Monday, March 8, 2021

Has the Time Come to Rethink Shipping and Ship Design?

By Captain Laura Kovary – Almost every global supply chain has been affected during the Covid-19 pandemic with high demand for some products, delays caused by both truck and longshore...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 9254


Stena Bulk Unveils Innovative Modular Bulk Carrier Design

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has become the latest to unveil a radical new ship design that the company says challenges conventional thinking around efficiency and carbon-reduction in shipping. The...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 11742

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Maritime News

Changing Tack: Wind Power Sails Back Into Shipping with Swedish Venture

STOCKHOLM, Sept 10 (Reuters) – A Swedish consortium aims to launch commercially by 2025 a wind-driven car carrier that will emit 90% less carbon dioxide than a conventional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo)...

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 142

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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Rolls-Royce Unveils Dynamically-Positioned, LNG-Powered Superyacht Concept

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a new luxury yacht concept design which the company says showcases the advantages of advanced ship intelligence solutions and hybrid propulsion based on LNG fuel and battery...

November 14, 2017
Total Views: 63

Friday, March 10, 2017

ABS Issues Approval in Principle for LNG-Fueled Bulker Design

International classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel design concept vessel developed by Algoship Designers Ltd. of Nassau, Bahamas. The design has the...

March 10, 2017
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Maritime News

Project Team Reveals LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design

A handful of shipping industry leaders have teamed up in a joint project to develop a dry bulk carrier concept that uses LNG as a fuel. The project, dubbed Project...

June 7, 2016
Total Views: 5

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Maritime News

Pentagon Christens Unmanned Anti-Sub Ship

By Phil Stewart PORTLAND, Oregon, April 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. military on Thursday christened an experimental self-driving warship designed to hunt for enemy submarines, a major advance in robotic...

April 7, 2016
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

DNV GL: State-of-the-Art ‘LNGreen’ LNG Carrier is 8% More Energy Efficient

  This article was written by, the world’s leading free to access website focused on marine fuel, with news, exclusive features, and bunker price indications for 150+ ports.  DNV GL...

July 22, 2015
Total Views: 3

Monday, December 8, 2014

Austrian Company Unveils Tanker-Based Superyacht Concept

An Austrian yacht design firm has unveiled a new superyacht concept for the uber rich that is based on the size and shape of a modern suezmax oil tanker.

December 8, 2014
Total Views: 100

Thursday, September 11, 2014

DNV GL’s Short Sea Ship of the Future is Unmanned

World's largest classification society DNV GL has released details of a new concept ship design for the short sea shipping market which is battery powered, highly efficient, and, you guessed it, unmanned.

September 11, 2014
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Maritime News

Unmanned Surface Vessel Concept Heading for Prototype Construction

With all the talk of aerial drones and cars that drive themselves these days, we knew it was only a matter of time until the use of unmanned ships came into the conversation.

May 27, 2014
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Introducing: New Green Dolphin 575 Bulk Carrier Concept Design [PHOTOS]

The world's largest ship classification society, DNV GL, and Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) have introduced the Green Dolphin 575 concept design for a handymax bulk carrier, a second design building on the success of the Green Dolphin 38

December 4, 2013
Total Views: 198

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Delft Students Develop Double-Ended, Dual-Fuel Arctic Supply Vessel Concept

A group of students studying Marine Engineering at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have teamed up with Damen Shipyards and others on the design of a new Arctic vessel concept that it as unique as it is innovative.

June 25, 2013
Total Views: 30

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Ship Design

New LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design Receives Lloyd’s Register Approval in Principle

Class society Lloyd’s Register said Thursday that it has provided approval in principle (AIP) for COSCO Shipyard’s new ‘Clean Sky’ LNG-powered bulk carrier design. COSCO, Golden Union and Lloyd’s Register...

December 20, 2012
Total Views: 105

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Bridge Tech of The Future: Ulstein’s Bridge Vision

Norway’s Ulstein Group unveiled a new technology today that could potentially revolutionize bridge resource management and the way crews interact with bridge equipment. Called ULSTEIN BRIDGE VISION™, the concept system...

August 29, 2012
Total Views: 25

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Students Develop Concept Arctic Spill Response System

DNV’s summer students this week presented the results of seven weeks of intense and targeted work to develop a realistic and suitable concept for a year-round Arctic oil spill response...

August 9, 2012
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
green dolphin
Ship Design

Interesting Ship – The ‘Green Dolphin’ Bulk Carrier Concept

New Fuel-Efficient Handysize Bulk Carrier Concept Design Uses Existing Technologies to Achieve Fuel Efficiency and Operational Flexibility By Per Wiggo Richardsen, DNV Athens: A new Handysize bulk carrier concept design...

June 5, 2012
Total Views: 262

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Blueseed: Floating City Could Harbor Next Silicon Valley Superstar

We’ve covered seasteads — or floating cities — here on gCaptain in the past, but this latest idea from a company called Blueseed is slightly different. Not just a place...

March 3, 2012
Total Views: 0

Saturday, February 4, 2012
Engineering News

Aquarius ECO Ship – Flexible Concept Design Incorporates both Wind and Solar Power

Japan’s ECO Marine Group has just unveiled an innovative concept design that promises increased fuel efficiency and lower harmful emissions by harnessing both wind and solar power.  Unlike other concept...

February 4, 2012
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

GL to Jointly Develop LNG Solutions for Large Container Ships

Classification society Germanischer Lloyd said today that it has signed an agreement with Japanese shipbuilder IHI Marine United Inc. (IHIMU) to jointly investigate and develop solutions for large LNG-fueled container...

December 13, 2011
Total Views: 509