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Ship Emissions: ABS Spearheads the Future of EEDI for Ships

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A team led by ABS has been awarded a contract by the European Commission (EC) to explore future directions for the IMO’s Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for ships.The landmark study will look at ways to improve and accelerate the integration of low-carbon fuels and innovative technologies into the requirements of the index,

BMT Names de Bruin Managing Director for Europe

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BMT announced Dennis de Bruin has been appointed Managing Director for BMT’s Commercial Shipping Europe business, with immediate effect.A BMT employee since 2004, de Bruin has more than 20 years of experience in the maritime industry. He has served for the last seven years as Marine Director for

ABS and SHI Target End-to-End 3D Model-Based Class Process

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ABS and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) are working together to deliver Korea’s first end-to-end 3D model-based class process, encompassing engineering and survey.The signing of a new joint development project (JDP) to develop 3D model-based surveys follows ABS and SHI’s development of a paperless 3D model-based design and review process,

Kanfer, CGR Partner to Market LNG Bunkering Vessels

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Kanfer Shipping AS, the Norway-based shipping company focused on liquefied natural gas (LNG) break-bulk and bunkering ships, said it has entered into an exclusive agreement with CGR Arctic Marine (CGR), the Norwegian LNG technology company that has designed and developed a unique LNG bunkering vessel

Understanding Marine Autonomy: Today’s Market and Future Concerns

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Press coverage of early commercial marine autonomy projects is remarkably broad given the small number of marine industry professionals engaged in bringing these projects to market. The much larger assembly of industry stakeholders are left wondering what marine autonomy means for them. Regulatory, cost,

C-Job Naval Architects to Open Poland Office

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The Netherlands based ship design and engineering company C-Job Naval Architects said it will open an office in Gdansk, Poland this July.The Gdansk office will pursue new markets particularly in the Baltic and Scandinavian region, with a particular focus on functional and detail design as well as retrofits and laser scanning, the company said.

Supporting the Future of Greener Shipping

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Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at the forefront of new designs and solutions. As maritime industries begin to tackle the climate change issues, ports and shipping companies are looking for

Bristol Harbor Group Hires Linden

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Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) said Tommy Linden has joined the company's naval architecture and marine engineering practice as a naval architect. Linden graduated from Webb Institute with a B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. During his time at Webb, he interned at BHGI,

114-year-old Tug Being Restored After Sinking

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One of Puget Sound's oldest surviving wooden tugs is being restored after sinking in Hood Canal in the summer of 2017.Built in 1906 by James Hall, the tugboat Parthia had a long-life servicing ships that called to Washington's Capital City, Olympia. Beyond working, she is also a five-time winner

ClassNK Amends Class Rules

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Classification society ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships.The 48 amendments were issued on 3June 30, including the following items:Regarding “Oil-lubricated Propeller Shafts Kind 1”, the notation requirements to affix

SENER Group Appoints New Leadership

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SENER Group announced it has appointed a new president and new CEO to usher in a new leadership phase at the Spanish-based engineering company. Andrés Sendagorta has been named President of the SENER Group, and Jorge Sendagorta Cudós its new CEO.Sendagorta, hitherto Vice President of SENER,

Hull Optimization Improves Vessel Performance

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Several months ago, Avalon Freight Services (AFS) approached Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) to explore different keel options to improve the directional stability of its landing craft, Catalina Provider.EBDG's team of engineers worked closely with AFS leadership to understand the vessel's particulars,

Herbert-ABS Releases HECSTAB for Ships

Herbert-ABS Software Solutions LLC today announced the expansion of its HECSTAB Stability Evaluation Software to include all vessel types and expanded evaluation capabilities.Designed with a versatile user interface featuring modern conventions, improved 3D viewports, and flexible user customization,

ABS Grants AIP to Dual Deadweight Bulker

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Classification society ABS said it  granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to a dual deadweight neo-panamax bulk carrier design from the StandShip Joint Development Partnership (JDP).Available in 86,000- and 95,000-deadweight-ton design options, the bulk carrier is intended to be ready to order ‘off

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