Antwerp-based Brabo Group has held a naming ceremony for a Multi Cat 1506 and a Multi Cat 1908 delivered by Damen Shipyards Group. The group’s cleaning division, Brabo Cleaning Company, has secured a contract with Port of Antwerp to maintain a pollution-free environment in the harbour.
Kongsberg Maritime (KM) is pleased to announce that it has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Merchants Industry (CMI), which lays out the two companies’ joint strategies for the future. The signing was witnessed by China Merchants Hoi Tung, with whom KM has an extensive history of cooperation, and consolidates a long and mutually fruitful business relationship between KM and CMI. The new MoU outlines the future strategic route for the two parties and cements their commitment to continue delivering high-quality solutions to shipowners worldwide.
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has carried out system updates and the application procedure revision to improve the convenience of ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC).
The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has chosen Ecochlor, Inc. as the recipient of the “2021 Marine Environmental Innovation” award based on their new no-filter EcoOne™ and EcoOne Hybrid™ ballast water management systems (BWMSs).
The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian ship owner Eidesvik Offshore ASA have signed a landmark cooperation agreement aimed at converting an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with required fuel supply and safety system. This project will be the first of its kind ever in the world and has a provisional completion target by the end of 2023.
After five years of market consultation, research, design, engineering and construction, the first of Damen’s ground-breaking Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011 class has completed its sea trials off the Turkish coast and is set to begin the passage to the Netherlands. The offshore energy market and prospective customers will soon be able to experience the comfort and capabilities of the 74-metre, 40 knot, 122-passenger, crew change vessel.
Damen’s innovative all-electric Ferry 2306 E3 ‘Bryggen’ has been nominated for the 2021 KNVTS Ship of the Year Award. This prestigious prize promotes technological innovation by being presented each year to an outstanding, technically innovative ship that was designed and largely built in the Netherlands.
ABB has joined more than 155 companies urging governments to help shipping decarbonize by 2050. The Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization has been signed by more than 150 industry stakeholders and seeks significantly faster reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) current ambition, which aims for a 50 percent reduction by 2050.
With its second acquisition in less than a year, Svanehøj expands its OEM activities and adds new skills to its rapidly growing service department for gas tankers. Gas is a crucial part of the sustainable energy system of the future, and Svanehøj must be a significant player in the value chain that ensures the supply of gas at a global level.
Over 150 industry leaders and organizations call for decisive government action to enable full decarbonization of international shipping by 2050
Alfa Laval has joined with A.P. Moller-Maersk, Cargill, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and around 150 of the world's major marine companies to sign a "Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization." The document implores governments to facilitate the decarbonization steps already being taken in the private sector, enabling zero-emission shipping to become default by 2030.
Damen is proud and honored to be one of the seven recipients of the inaugural IDC Future of Digital Innovation Awards. Damen won in the category ‘Performance as a Service’ with its Triton program and received the award.
The first, fully-electric road ferries to sail in North America are now on their way from Damen Shipyards Galati to Lake Ontario, Canada, to begin operations. Ordered by the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario, Canada, the Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV, 68 and 98 metres in length respectively, represent a new generation of zero-emission large ferries.
Ecochlor’s IMO Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) Code Type Approval certification for the EcoOne™ BWMS and EcoOne Hybrid™ BWMS offers shipowners the flexibility to choose the best system for their vessel’s operation.
ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for the transition to zero-emission of shipping business.