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Added: Feb 4, 202418 days ago
Deltamarin signs design contract for the 13th E-Flexer ro-pax vessel
On 31 January 2024 Deltamarin signed a design contract with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai) for the complete basic and detail design of a new ro-pax vessel. The new ro-pax is the 13th vessel in the Stena RoRo’s E-Flexer series…
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Added: Feb 3, 202419 days ago
Austal USA delivers EPF Flight II vessel to US Navy
Austal USA, Mobile, Ala., formally handed over USNS Cody (EPF 14) to the US Navy recently as representatives from both parties signed official delivery documentation onboard the ship. Austal USA and the Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) programme team successfully…
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Added: Feb 3, 202419 days ago
KT Marine selects Damen for new Fast Ferry 4212
At the end of January 2024, Damen Shipyards signed a contract to build a new Fast Ferry 4212 (FFe 4212) for South Korean ferry operator KT Marine. The contract signifies the continuing success of not only Damen’s standing in the…
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Added: Feb 2, 202420 days ago
Damen Shipyards Sharjah celebrates ten-year anniversary
On 13 January 2024 Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSS) celebrated its tenth anniversary. Starting out in 2012 on undeveloped ground, DSS has grown into a state-of-the-art shipyard covering 200,000m2. It features large construction halls and eleven repair berths, including one covered…
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Added: Feb 1, 202421 days ago
Wärtsilä continues support for Carnival Corporation’s fleet decarbonisation
Technology group Wärtsilä and Carnival Corporation have signed a one-year extension to the Performance based agreement that has been in place since 2017. The agreement, which was due to expire in March 2029, will now be valid until March 2030.…
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Added: Feb 1, 202421 days ago
Maersk names world’s 1st large methanol-powered container ship
History was made in January 2024 at HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HD HHI) in Ulsan, South Korea as the world’s first large methanol-enabled container vessel was named. The 16,000 TEU containership was named Ane Maersk after Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla,…
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Added: Jan 31, 202422 days ago
GT Green Technologies and Carisbrooke Shipping look to wind propulsion
GT Green Technologies, in collaboration with Carisbrooke Shipping and The University of Bristol, is set to revolutionise commercial shipping with its groundbreaking wind propulsion solution, AirWing™. The project has been awarded a substantial £3.7 million grant under the Clean Maritime…
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Added: Jan 30, 202423 days ago
Medway Queen gearing up for centenary celebrations at Gillingham
The famous paddle steamer Medway Queen is gearing up for her centenary celebrations. Built by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company of Troon, she was launched on St George’s Day (23 April) 1924. She is now moored at Gillingham Pier, ME7 1RX,…
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Added: Jan 30, 202423 days ago
Ocean Network Express (ONE) announces inaugural fleet of 12 methanol dual-fuel containerships
Ocean Network Express Pte Ltd (ONE) has signed shipbuilding contracts with Jiangnan Shipyard and Yangzijiang Shipbuilding for a total construction of twelve 13,000TEU methanol dual-fuel container ships. Each shipyard will build six vessels and are all scheduled to be delivered…
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Added: Jan 29, 202424 days ago
Danish propeller systems save fuel and CO2 on historic sailing ships in Iceland
Icelandic North Sailing, in collaboration with the University of Iceland, has shown impressive results in improving fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by retrofitting modern propeller systems on historic sailing ships. When overfishing, fishing quotas, and the transition to large-scale industrial…
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Added: Jan 28, 202425 days ago
New Damen Multi Cat 3713 Waddenstroom named
On 16 November 2023 Van Wijngaarden Marine Services (VWMS) held a naming ceremony for the latest vessel in its fleet, a Damen Multi Cat (MuC) 3713 named Waddenstroom. The 37m DP2 vessel, delivered by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld, is the largest…
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Added: Jan 27, 202426 days ago
Ore carrier Sohar Max to gain rotor sails
Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. plans to have five rotor sails from Anemoi Marine Technologies installed on its 400,315dwt Valemax ore carrier Sohar Max, owned by Omani shipowner Asyad. The tilt-down rotors. to be powered by small electric motors, will…
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Added: Jan 26, 202427 days ago
Ships Monthly February 2024 issue out now
SHIPS MONTHLY February 2024 The February 2024 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and outstanding articles and features.   NEWS Waterfront – Ferry to flotel for Baltic veteran ferry Isabelle, Aranui 5…
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Added: Jan 25, 202428 days ago
American tug Angles Gate to celebrate 80 years
Los Angeles is known for its movie stars but it also harbours a maritime celebrity, the tugboat Angles Gate, which is getting ready to celebrate its 80th birthday. Built at Decatur, Alabama for the Army Transportation Service in 1944, the…
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Added: Jan 24, 202429 days ago
Boskalis orders new hopper dredger from Royal IHC
Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC has been contracted by compatriot operator Boskalis to build a new trailing suction hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of 31,000 cubic metreswhich will make it one of the largest vessels of its type in the…
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Added: Jan 23, 202430 days ago
Damen Shipyards wins contract for the supply of four electric ferries to British Columbia
In a competitive tender process that attracted many international bidders, Damen Shipyards has won the contract to build and supply four, fully electric, passenger car ferries for BC Ferries. These will be used for short-range services in the coastal waters…
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