On Friday, February 26, 2021, the naming ceremony and transfer of the Expeditionary Survey Boat (ESB) Hydrograaf of the Royal Netherlands Navy took place at Damen Shipyards Den Helder (DSDH). Due to the coronavirus measures currently in force, the naming ceremony and handover took place in an adjusted manner, whereby the majority of the invitees were present via a livestream.
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that DMEC (Dutch Marine Energy Centre), an accelerator for marine energy solutions, has joined the WOC. DMEC is on a mission to accelerate marine energy solutions: innovations able to harvest energy stored in our rivers, seas and oceans.
KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that remote vessel and voyage management platform Smart Ship© Hub is now a KVH Watch® Solution Partner and will offer KVH Watch services as part of its wide range of remote technical and operational management solutions.
German propulsion manufacturer SCHOTTEL has been awarded a contract to deliver main propulsion units for one car ferry to Vancouver-based company Western Pacific Maritime Ltd. The newly built vessel ordered by the British Columbia Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure will be equipped with four high efficiency SCHOTTEL TwinPropellers.
Driving the global energy revolution, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and CrossWind have executed the contract to deliver the turbines for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind park. It includes the supply of 69 SG 11.0-200 DD offshore wind turbines and a 15-year service and a maintenance agreement.
SCHOTTEL has delivered propulsion units for nine more newly built cargo vessels. Each of the carriers, designed by the Russian company Marine Engineering Bureau, is equipped with two rudder propellers from the German propulsion expert.
KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that IoT platform provider TechBinder has joined the KVH Watch® Solution Partner program and will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its suite of digital tools and services. These tools include Smart Vessel Optimizer, a platform that uses vessel data to optimize fleet performance by benchmarking ship performance, predicting and optimizing asset availability, performing emission reporting, and managing multiple facets of operational efficiency.
Digital technologies, including AI, data integration and analytics solutions, are expected to transform international shipping in the coming decades as shipowners are seeking solutions that allow them to increase operational efficiency and sustainability and help to comply with environmental regulations.
Windship Technology, a British company with a whole-ship solution to tackle the CO2 emissions of the shipping industry, today unveils its designs and announces an investment partnership with one of the world’s leading classification agencies.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement with Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) for the supply of nine Kalmar Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGs). The cranes will be delivered to Sepetiba Tecon terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The order that includes Kalmar SmartPort operator assistance features was booked in Cargotec’s Q4 order intake. Delivery is scheduled to be completed in Q1 2022.
Damen Trading has recently sold a stock Damen Stan Pontoon (SPo) 6316 to its client GPS Marine Holding BV in Hulst, the Netherlands. The customer was looking for delivery of a flat-top barge in quick time in order to participate in a project taking place in the IJselmeer lake in the north of the Netherlands.
ABB has secured a contract with Haemin Heavy Industries shipyard to provide a complete power and propulsion solution for Busan Port Authority’s first all-electric passenger ferry
First introduced in 2018, the RSD Tug 2513 represents a radical new design. Based on extensive industry consultation it is compact, for operations in and around harbours and terminals, yet it also has the power and flexibility to manoeuvre even the largest vessels safely, quickly and efficiently within restricted waters.
DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for a wing-sail auxiliary propulsion system for ships - the result of a joint research project between KSOE and SK Shipping. The virtual award ceremony recently took place in the presence of Hyunjoon Shin, Head of the Future Ship Research Department of KSOE, Haeyong Son, Vice President of SK Shipping, and Sung Ho Shin, Key Account Manager of DNV GL Korea.
Kongsberg Maritime (KM) technology is at the centre of an ambitious new project to build a next-generation Wind Turbine Installation Unit (WTIU), destined to be among the largest of its type.