Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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Maritime News

Wärtsilä to Design New Offshore Maintenance Jack-Up

Helsinki-headquartered Wärtsilä says it has been awarded a contract to design a new series of jack-up vessels to serve maintenance vessels in the offshore oil and gas.  The company announced...

April 5, 2016
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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Wärtsilä to Design New Deep Water Dive Support Vessel

Wärtsilä has announced that it has signed a contract with Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co Ltd to design a new type of deep water dive support vessel. The ship...

February 17, 2016
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Ship Design

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
Total Views: 53


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
Total Views: 8

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Emma Maersk’s Wärtsilä-Sulzer Super Ship Engine – Part 2

A look "under the hood" of the World's Largest container ship ever built. The engine that powers the Emma Maersk.

July 21, 2013
Total Views: 4086

Friday, June 7, 2013
Ship Design

LNG Bunkering – Jahre Marine Announces First Vessel

Jahre Marine AS signed a new building contract today with the chinese shipyard Avic Dingheng for building the first seagoing LNG carrier for bunkering and small scale distribution. The LNG...

June 7, 2013
Total Views: 28

Friday, October 26, 2012

Rolls-Royce Forms Dedicated Team For Naval Ship Design

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, says it has formed a new team dedicated to the development of naval ship designs in order to meet the growing trend of commercial...

October 26, 2012
Total Views: 48

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
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
PBCF Propeller Boss Cap Fins
Engineering News

Propeller Technology to Make Your Ship More Efficient

Appendages to the propulsion system at the stern of a vessel can offer ship owners and operators an easy and relatively painless solution to improving fuel efficiency without the need to order...

July 17, 2012
Total Views: 1541

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Engineering News

IACS Releases Draft Harmonized Common Structural Rules, Seeks Feedback

After hearing about the release this week by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) of the draft IACS harmonised Common Structural Rules (CSR), my first question was, what the...

July 5, 2012
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

New Superstructure Design Promises Energy Efficiency and Pirate Defense

Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding has introduced a unique solution that could help combat two of shippings biggest challenges; piracy and energy efficiency. The technology, called Aero-Citadel, introduces a streamlined and...

May 8, 2012
Total Views: 99

Friday, March 30, 2012
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Signal Maritime Receives Newest RAmparts 3200 Offshore Tug

Signet Weatherly is the latest RAmparts 3200 Class ASD from the design board of Robert Allan Ltd. Recently delivered to her proud owner, Signet Maritime Corporation, the tug will be based in Corpus...

March 30, 2012
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Engineering News

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
Total Views: 10

Friday, February 24, 2012
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Propeller Cavitation Analysis with Computational Fluid Dynamics

by Bart Stockdill, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., Mechanical Engineer Water will boil at room temperature if the pressure is low enough. In fact, the pressure has to be very low, about 2% of...

February 24, 2012
Total Views: 180

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Engineering News

OSD Inks Design Contracts for Ten New PSV Orders

The Netherlands-based Offshore Ship Designers, or OSD, said Tuesday it has sealed a deal with two offshore operators to provide the ship design for 10 large diesel-electric Platform Supply Vessels...

February 21, 2012
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Part 1: How to Design a More Efficient Ship

Wärtsilä put together a presentation recently that evaluated a number of new technologies and design concepts aimed at cutting operating costs, while at the same time reducing ship emissions.  The technologies...

January 4, 2012
Total Views: 1067

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Engineering News

Pieter Schelte, Offshore Supercat – The World’s Largest Catamaran

In 2011, Allseas announced that they had awarded Daewoo Shipbuilding a 1.3Bn Euro contract for the construction of a massive catamaran designed for ultra-heavy offshore construction and pipelay work.  The sheer...

December 29, 2011
Total Views: 153

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Marad Unveils New Ship Designs

The U.S. Maritime Administration today released a report detailing new designs for shipping vessels specifically engineered for America’s Marine Highways.  Marad says the production of the efficient and environmentally-friendly vessels...

December 1, 2011
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Engineering News

ABS Chief: Class Societies and Ship Design Do Not Mix

Development of in-house ‘green ship’ designs by class societies risks creating conflict of interest with their core safety role. (Houston, TX—) ABS President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher J. Wiernicki...

November 15, 2011
Total Views: 7

Monday, October 31, 2011

A gCaptain Halloween – Navy Ships in Razzle Dazzle

Some of you may remember a cartoon which appeared during World War I, a drawing showing an inquisitive stranger talking with the gateman at a railway crossing. The gate was...

October 31, 2011
Total Views: 92