Monday, July 3, 2017
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SPOTD – Larger Than Life DC Superheroes At Sea

Tirrenia Nuraghes’s Superhero themed Ferries. Image via Palumbo Shipyard, Italy Super Heroes take-over the high seas after Palumbo shipyards in Messina Italy began decorating the sides of themed Tirrenia ships.  The M/V  is the...

July 3, 2017
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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Diesel-Electric Power Plus Batteries Makes for a Very Efficient Tugboat

Netherlands-based Iskes Towage & Salvage accepted delivery today of the first ever Damen Shipyards-built Hybrid tug at a signing ceremony at the Offshore Energy conference in Amsterdam today. Depending on...

October 23, 2012
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Monday, August 13, 2012
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ClassNK Starts Joint Research Project to Optimize Ship Designs for Actual Sea Conditions

Tokyo – ClassNK announced today that they have started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the design for ships performances in actual seas in collaboration with...

August 13, 2012
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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Cylindrical FPSO vs. Ship-Shaped, in a 100 Year Storm [VIDEO]

In 2001, Sevan Marine established itself in Norway and began the research and development of cylindrically-shaped FPSO designs. It was a revolutionary new idea.  Historically, single hulled VLCCs which had...

June 20, 2012
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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Damen Shipyards Showcases Innovative New Tugboat, ASD Tug 3212

Damen Shipyards has launched its newly designed, Lloyd’s Register-classed, ASD Tug 3212 at the International Tug and Salvage Convention (ITS) in Barcelona. This innovative and powerful tug in the 85...

May 29, 2012
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Larger, Deeper, and More Efficient – Offshore Technology Centers Provide Solutions to Shipbuilding Challenges

By Neville Smith Asian shipyards are moving into added value offshore fabrication and construction and ABS is aiding the transition through the work of its Offshore Technology Centers (OTCs). With four established...

May 22, 2012
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Monday, May 21, 2012
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ABS in the Far East | Planning Ahead to Meet Future Requirements For Efficient Shipping

– By Neville Smith Current high fuel prices and progressive regulation are acting as a two-prong driver for greater energy efficiency among shipowners. On the one hand, owners need designs...

May 21, 2012
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
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Mitsubishi Heavy Delivers Iron Sand Slurry Ship Bound for New Zealand

On May 11, NYK accepted delivery of the Taharoa Destiny, a new 175,000 DWT class vessel dedicated to the transport of iron sand slurry from New Zealand. Never heard of an...

May 17, 2012
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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MOOOO!!! Groot Lands Livestock Ship Design Order

KUALA LUMPUR – A unique contract was signed yesterday between Dutch naval architecture firm, Groot Ship Design, South Korea’s Sungdong shipyard, and Malaysian shipowner PBHH/BH, for the design and delivery...

May 16, 2012
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Sunday, April 29, 2012
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Sleeping in Comfort – Low-Vibration Design of a Ship’s Deckhouse

By Hyundai Heavy Industries As the fuel consumption efficiency of a ship is becoming a primary concern for shipowners, the length of the hull and the operating speed of the...

April 29, 2012
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Monday, April 16, 2012
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Aker Solutions to Fit Out a New Friede & Goldman 2000E Jackup

Aker Solutions has won a contract from Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd to supply a complete drilling equipment package for a new jack-up drilling rig, being built by the Chinese...

April 16, 2012
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Monday, April 2, 2012
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Need to Create an Entire 3-D Rendering of an Engine Room by Noon?

It’ll take about 5 hours,  but it IS possible according to the folks at Harris Pye. Harris Pye reports that it has successfully used a 3D scanner to survey the...

April 2, 2012
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Wartsila Hamworthy wins third FSRU Regasification Contract with Hoegh LNG

Hamworthy Oil & Gas Systems has secured a contract to supply its innovative LNG regasification technology for the third Hoegh LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) under construction at Hyundai Heavy...

April 2, 2012
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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Petrobras Orders 4 Damen Platform Supply Vessels from Wilson Sons

Wilson Sons Limited, a long time partner with Damen Shipyards, announced today that its joint venture partner Ultratug Offshore signed a contract with Petrobras for the construction and operation of...

March 14, 2012
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Technip and Aker Awarded Entry to Statoil’s Design Competition for World’s Largest Spar Platform

Technip and Aker Solutions have recently announced they both have been awarded front-end engineering design (FEED) contracts by Statoil ASA for the development of the Aasta Hansteen (formerly named Luva) Spar...

March 14, 2012
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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Introducing the Constructor-Class from GustoMSC

Oil and gas will remain the backbone of the world’s energy supplies for a long time to come, and the offshore sector continues to expand in every direction, in particular, toward...

March 13, 2012
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Monday, March 12, 2012
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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Launches Solar Hybrid Car Carrier

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced the launching of the hybrid car carrier Emerald Ace at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd, Kobe shipyard.  The Emerald Ace, designed to generate zero emissions while berthed, was...

March 12, 2012
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Thursday, March 8, 2012
Engineering News

How do you Anchor a 488-meter, 600,000 Ton Ship in a Typhoon?

This is one of the many issues facing the engineers at Shell who are creating the world’s largest man-made floating object, the Prelude FLNG.  This vessel will be anchored in...

March 8, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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The Shipping Industry Innovates with New Fuels, New Engines, and New Designs

– Tom Boardley, Marine Director, Lloyd’s Register Future technology and innovation is needed in shipping as emission regulations and fuel prices drive change. One hundred years ago a Lloyd’s Register...

March 6, 2012
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Thursday, March 1, 2012
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A New LNG-Powered Sea Tractor, Delivering Fish Food off Norway

Ordered from Rolls-Royce by Norwegian company Eidsvaag AS, the NVC 401 Forage Carrier’s sole purpose is to deliver fish food. This LNG-powered ship from Rolls-Royce’s Environship line will be used to supply...

March 1, 2012
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