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Wednesday, July 24, 2013
hansa brandenburg

Hansa Brandenburg Fire Highlights Vessel Design Flaws

By Michael Grey, This week’s containership fire was located once again in the Indian Ocean, with the Hansa Brandenburg abandoned by her crew, after the

July 24, 2013
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Friday, July 12, 2013
Robert allan sar lifeboat

Robert Allan Unveils Latest Self-Righting SAR Lifeboat Design

Vancouver-based naval architecture firm, Robert Allan Ltd., unveiled their latest design for a the Canadian Coast Guard, a next generation High Endurance

July 12, 2013
Total Views: 564

Thursday, March 28, 2013
ART 80-32 rotor tug
Engineering News

Damen Shipyards to Build Robert Allan-Designed “Rotor Tugs”

Vancouver-based naval architects, Robert Allan Ltd. report today that two of their new ART 80-32 class Rotor tugs are to be built by the Damen Shipyards group

March 28, 2013
Total Views: 221

Monday, March 11, 2013
Deltamarin B Delta
Engineering News

Green Means Lean: Eco-Ships That Deliver

As a new wave of “eco-ships” enters the market, skepticism abounds about whether or not they deliver the benefits that they claim. There is concern

March 11, 2013
Total Views: 376

Friday, March 8, 2013
becker twisted fin
Engineering News

Propulsion-Enhancing Fins Installed on Hamburg Süd Containerships

Becker Twisted Fins, designed by Becker Marine Systems, were retrofitted onto seven “Santa” class container vessels of the fleet of liner shipping

March 8, 2013
Total Views: 77

Monday, March 4, 2013
AVT 3000 Class Voith Schneider Tug
Engineering News

Newest Robert Allan-Designed Tug Makes Transatlantic Delivery to Carbones del Cerrejón

On 25 January 2013, the Media Luna, a newly-built AVT 3000 Class Voith Schneider tug sailed into Puerto de Bolivar, Colombia after voyaging under her own

March 4, 2013
Total Views: 121

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Damen ahts 200 anchor handler tug supply
Engineering News

Damen Unveils Beastly 200T Bollard Pull Anchor Handler

Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group unveiled today the AHTS 200, the latest vessel within their “Offshore Series” of designs.  A powerful,

January 31, 2013
Total Views: 893

Friday, January 11, 2013
stolt sagaland
Engineering News

Deltamarin Wins Retainer to Design 5 Chemical Tankers for Stolt Nielsen

Deltamarin Ltd announced today they have been retained to become the designer for five 38,000 DWT stainless steel parcel chemical tankers for Stolt-Nielsen

January 11, 2013
Total Views: 57

Thursday, January 10, 2013
hd12000 drillship
Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Unveils the HD12000 Drillship, a Joint Development Project with Lloyd’s Register

A joint development project (JDP) between HHI and Lloyd’s Register meets market demand for a new generation of drillships With the heightened

January 10, 2013
Total Views: 183

Friday, December 28, 2012
FPSO Lewek Arunothai
Engineering News

Keppel Barely Misses S$10 Billion in Orders with Latest Round of Contracts

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd’s (Keppel O&M) subsidiaries have secured three new contracts – worth a combined value of S$420 million (USD

December 28, 2012
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Friday, December 21, 2012
Interview with Trevor Blakeley, Chief Executive at the Royal Institute of Naval Architects

Interview with Trevor Blakeley, Chief Executive at the Royal Institute of Naval Architects

I sat down with Trevor Blakeley, Chief Executive at the Royal Institute of Naval Architects this fall to discuss the distinguished institution he represents,

December 21, 2012
Total Views: 137

Friday, November 30, 2012
emma maersk
Engineering News

Performance Optimization for the Commercial Shipping Market

Wärtsilä hosted a webinar yesterday on the subject of “Performance Optimization for the Merchant Marine Market” and it was moderated by Atte

November 30, 2012
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
lng tank hyundai heavy
Engineering News

HHI Develops New LNG Storage Tank

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced today that it has developed an independent liquefied natural gas storage tank model named the Lobe-Bundle Tank. This

November 27, 2012
Total Views: 67

Sunday, November 25, 2012
abs stevens institute of technology
Engineering News

ABS Awards Stevens Institute $3 Million for New Engineering Complex

Founded in 1870 in Hoboken, New Jersey, the Stevens Institute of Technology has earned a worldwide reputation for academic excellence in the field of naval

November 25, 2012
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
maltese falcon mast wind power sail
Engineering News

Could Wind Power Return to Commercial Shipping?

As the shipping industry endeavours to conserve expensive fossil fuels, cargo ship designers are now turning to the oldest source of power there is: the wind

November 14, 2012
Total Views: 232

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Assembles Team of Naval Ship Designers

Rolls-Royce announced today that they have broadened their capability in ship design with the establishment of a new team dedicated to the development of naval

October 25, 2012
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
damen ASD tug 2810 hybrid iskes salvage
Engineering News

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

October 23, 2012
Total Views: 368

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Will Ulstein’s X-Bow Be Incorporated into the Next Generation of US Coast Guard Cutters?

Will Ulstein’s X-Bow Be Incorporated into the Next Generation of US Coast Guard Cutters?

  Update: Unfortunately you will not be seeing a X-Bow USCG cutter anytime soon, as Vigor was not one of the three shipyards selected for the next round

September 19, 2012
Total Views: 2327

Monday, September 10, 2012
A Look at APL’s New Fuel-Efficient Hull Design For Ultra-Large Containerships
Engineering News

A Look at APL’s New Fuel-Efficient Hull Design For Ultra-Large Containerships

Editor’s Note: A collaboration involving APL, Hyundai Heavy Industries and DNV has resulted in an innovative new hull design expected to make APL’s

September 10, 2012
Total Views: 282

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
simon stevin research vessel
Engineering News

“Engage the Silent Drive!” Damen Shipyards Delivers Nearly Silent Ship

It may not be quite as dramatic as the Red October, however, to conduct scientific research on climate change, sustainable fishing, and energy

August 29, 2012
Total Views: 160


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