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GTT to Design LNG Tanks for CMA CGM's New Containerships

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Engineering firm GTT said it has been chosen to design the cryogenic fuel tanks of 12 new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueled containerships for the CMA CGM group.The vessels have been ordered from Chinese shipyards Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co. Ltd. and Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., who will each build six vessels,

Stena RoRo E-Flexer Côte d'Opale Delivered to DFDS

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The RoPax vessel Côte d'Opale – Stena's fifth E-Flexer vessel from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai) – was delivered May 17, 2021 in a ceremony with representatives from Stena RoRo, DFDS and the shipyard.The ship, at 214m long will become the longest ferry operating in the English Channe will enter service during the summer.

Wärtsilä Wins Contract to Outfit VLGC Pair

Wärtsilä delivers Cargo Handling and LPG Fuel Supply Systems for two new VLGCs for Oriental Energy. © Oriental Energy

Wärtsilä won a contract in April to supply the cargo handling and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel supply systems for two new very large gas carrier vessels (VLGC) being built for China-based Oriental Energy, a company mainly focusing on operation of PDH (Propane Dehydrogenation) factories and LPG trading.

Alfa Laval Tallies LPG Fuel Supply Systems Order in Japan

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Alfa Laval said it has won an order for three units of the Alfa Laval FCM LPG, the low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS) developed in partnership with MAN Energy Solutions.The LFSS order was signed in December 2020 with IMEX Co., Ltd., which builds MAN Energy Solutions licensed engines in Japan as

DCT Gdańsk Baltic Hub 3 Project: Invitation for Prequalification

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DCT Gdańsk S.A. has started a prequalification process to tender for the Baltic Hub 3 Project. DCT invites firms and joint ventures to prequalify to tender for Baltic Hub 3 General Contractor. The project in-cludes:Site establishment and demolition of existing disused Terminal T1 marine structures;Construction

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers

File photo: Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent in the Arctic. (Photo: Patrick Kelley / U.S. Coast Guard)

The Canadian government on Thursday promised to build two Arctic icebreakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.The ruling Liberals, citing the need to boost Canada's Arctic footprint as global warming opens up the region,

Gibbs & Cox Wins $20 Million Contract from NSWC Philadelphia

(Photo: Dan Lin / U.S. Navy)

U.S.-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox, Inc. announced Tuesday that the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) awarded the company a $20 million prime contract.The NSWCPD provides the Navy's primary technical expertise for naval machinery

Equinor Contracts Seadrill Drillship West Saturn

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Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill said it has secured a four-year firm contract with four one year options for the West Saturn drillship with Equinor Brasil Energia Ltda for work on the Bacalhau field in Brazil.Total value for the firm portion of the contract, including mobilization, upgrades and integrated services,

Latsco Inks LNG Carrier Maintenance Deal with Wärtsilä

The Hellas Diana is one of the two vessels in the Latsco LNG Marine Management fleet to be covered by the latest maintenance deal. (Photo: Latsco LNG Marine Management)

Greece-based Latsco LNG Marine Management has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä covering the main engines for two large liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, the Hellas Diana and the Hellas Athina.The deal signed in March 2021 covers two new vessels built at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) yard in South Korea.

Euronav Orders Two Ammonia-ready VLCCs at Hyundai Samho

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Belgium-based Euronav has ordered two very large crude carriers (VLCC) from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho, with an option for a third.The fuel-efficient newbuilds will be liquefied natural gas (LNG)-ready, and Euronav said it is working in cooperation with the yard and classification society

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is embarking on a new chapter in its ocean research with the construction of a state-of-the-art ship, a vessel named in honor of MBARI’s founder, David Packard. The R/V David Packard will be capable of accommodating diverse expeditions

Ingalls Wins Advance Procurement Contract for LHA 9

Amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LHA 7) departed from Ingalls Shipbuilding division in July 2020, sailing to its homeport in San Diego. (Photo by Lance Davis / HII)

America's largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on Monday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a fourth contract modification from the U.S. Navy for $107 million to provide long-lead-time material and advance procurement activities for amphibious assault ship LHA 9.

GTT Wins Tank Design Order for LNG Carrier Trio

French engineering firm GTT said it received an order from South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the tank design of three new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers that will be built for an Asian shipowner.As part of this order, GTT will design the tanks of the 174,000 cubic meter capacity vessels.

Flex LNG and Cheniere Enter into Time Charter Party Agreements

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Liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping company Flex LNG announced Wednesday it has entered into time charterparty agreements with Cheniere for four LNG carriers with the option for a fifth.Under the agreements, Flex LNG will employ newbuild Flex Vigilant which will be delivered to Cheniere ex-yard in May 2021.

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