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 Forward, involves international classification society ABS, with Arista Shipping, Deltamarin, GTT and Wärtsilä. Plans for the first concept design were revealed this week at Posidonia, the international … [Read more...]

Deltamarin Starts Up New Offshore EPC Company

Finnish naval architecture and marine engineering firm Deltamarin Ltd will be doing a bit more than designing high tech ships and offshore structures going forward. The company announced today plans to establish a subsidiary called Deltamarin Floating Construction Ltd that will focus on delivering engineering, procurement, construction and installation solutions for the … [Read more...]

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 offloading (FPSO) unit.  Once built, this FPSO will be installed at EnQuest's Kraken Field located in the UK North Sea in 2016. Bumi Armada won the $1.4 billion contract from EnQuest late last year to deploy, operate and … [Read more...]

Mercy Ships Orders New Hospital Ship from CSIC

Mercy Ships has announced that it has reached an agreement with China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) to build a new 36,600-GRT hospital ship at the group’s Tianjin Xingang Shipyard. The 174-meter, Lloyd's Register-classed, Malta-flagged hospital ship will be designed by the Finnish naval architecture firm Deltamarin.  The construction project will be managed by … [Read more...]

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, Lloyd’s Register-classed ships from Chengxi Shipyard and to be followed by an additional four at Ouhua Shipyard In an emailed note, Lloyd's Register comments that fifty-three of these B.Delta37 designs have been … [Read more...]