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Caterpillar to Power Edda Wind's New Vessels

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Caterpillar Marine said it has been selected to be the power solutions provider for Edda Wind’s four new commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) being built at Astilleros Gondán and two new service operation vessels (SOV) to be built at Astilleros Balenciaga shipyards in Spain. The

Volvo Penta's Propulsion for American Offshore Services' CTVs

Rendering of AOS Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessel

Volvo Penta has secured a contract to provide quad IPS propulsion systems for the four new offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will be built at Blount Boats for American Offshore Services (AOS). The new 30-meter (99-ft.) twin-hull CTVs will be powered by four IPS900 propulsion drives, two in each hull.

Høglund to Supply Automation and Hybrid-electric System for Tipco Asphalt Carriers

The two asphalt carriers are being built in Wuhu shipyard, China. (Image: Tipco)

Integrated automation and energy specialist Høglund announced it has been commissioned to supply advanced, fully integrated hybrid, automation, and digital solutions to two asphalt carriers to be built in Wuhu shipyard, China. The owner, Continental Bitumen, is an integrated procurement, logistics and

New Ocean Transport Barge Arrives at Electric Boat’s Groton Shipyard

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On Monday, the new ocean transport barge Holland arrived at Electric Boat’s Groton Shipyard. The 400 foot long barge was purpose-built to support delivery of Columbia class ballistic missile submarines. General Dynamics Electric Boat is the prime contractor on construction of the Columbia class.

World's First Methanol-fueled Towboat to Launch in 2023

(Image: Elliott Bay Design Group)

A first of its kind cleaner burning methanol-fueled towboat is set to hit the water in 2023 as the maritime industry continues to develop and implement new technologies for cleaner vessel operations.The Hydrogen One is being developed by owner Maritime Partners in cooperation with naval architecture

Volvo Penta to Power Hurtigruten Hybrid Vessel

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Hurtigruten Svalbard said it has teamed up with Volvo Penta to test a new hybrid vessel that will allow guests to experience the wonders of the Arctic archipelago without disturbing the habitat around them.The near-silent, Marell M15 cruiser called Kvitbjørn (polar bear in English) will allow for fully

Austal USA Partners With Steel Provider SSAB

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Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Austal USA announced it has entered into contract with local Alabama steel provider SSAB to provide steel for the new Towing, Salvage, and Rescue ships (T-ATS) it is building for the U.S. Navy.Austal said it will source various strength and sized steel plating from SSAB capable of being cut,

Shipbuilding: UECC Takes Delivery of Auto Advance, a “Dual-fuel LNG Battery Hybrid PCTC”

UECC’s first newbuild dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid PCTC is set to start commercial operation after delivery from Jiangnan Shipyard Image: UECC

While many companies talk about decarbonization, United European Car Carrier (UECC) acts, as proven by its recent acceptance of the world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid PCTC, Auto Advance, delivered from China’s Jiangnan Shipyard and Maritime Reporter & Engineering News’ 2021 Great Ship of the Year.

Trelleborg to Deliver Bearing System for Mero 3 FPSO

Illustration only - An FPSO in Brazil - Image by Ranimiro/AdobeStock

Sweden-based engineering firm Trelleborg has won a contract to supply an integrated structural elastomeric bearing system for MISC Offshore's  FPSO project in South America. Trelleborg said the FPSO would have a processing capacity of 180,000 barrels of oil and 12 million cubic meters of gas per day.

Keppel Nets $145,8M Orders for FPSO, FSRU Work

File Photo: Keppel Corp.

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has won contracts for the conversion of a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) and the integration of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO). For the first project, Keppel Shipyard signed a Limited Notice to Proceed (LNTP)

First Steel Cut, Name Revealed for Seaway 7's WTIV

Credit: Seaway 7

Seaway 7, a company specializing in offshore wind installation services, has informed that construction has started for its next-generation Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu, China. In a statement on Thursday, Seaway 7 said

SHI Demos SENSE IV, Its Own Natural Gas Liquefaction Process

The SENSE IV Piolot Plant. Photo courtesy SHI

Samsung Heavy Industries announced on November 18 that it successfully held a demonstration ceremony at the Geoje shipyard for "SENSE IV (SAMSUNG Enhanced Nitrogen Split Exapnsion IV)", SHI's in-house natural gas liquefaction system.The demonstration, which began on November 16, was attended by several

MAN ME-GI Engines Ordered for 10 Seaspan Box Ships

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Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Group has ordered 10 MAN B&W 7G80ME-C10.5-GI engines in connection with the construction of 10 7,000-teu containerships for Seaspan Corporation, the world's largest, independent container vessel owner.The contract includes an option for five further vessels. Engine delivery

Christensen Joins SAFE Boats

Cole Christensen (Photo: SAFE Boats International)

U.S. boatbuilder SAFE Boats International announced it has hired Cole Christensen as Business Development Manager - Commercial.Christensen brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. In his new role with the Business Development Team, he will focus on all aspects of the commercial sector,

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