Shipbuilding

Canadian HaiSea Marine orders five Turkish-built tugs to be propelled by German firm Schottel

  German propulsion firm Schottel has secured an order to deliver a total of ten rudder propellers and two transverse thrusters for five tugs that will serve the LNG carriers stopping at an LNG export facility in Canada. Schottel’s equipment will be installed on two LNG-fuelled escort tugs, as well as in three battery-powered harbour …

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Canadian fertiliser giant and Exmar team on ammonia-fuelled vessel

  SASKATOON, Saskatchewan- Nutrien and EXMAR announced today that they have signed a Collaboration Agreement to jointly develop and build a low-carbon, ammonia-fueled vessel. Partners for over three decades in transporting ammonia globally, Nutrien is one of the world’s largest producers of low-carbon ammonia and EXMAR is a leading player and innovator in the transportation …

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SEA-KIT first to receive Lloyd’s Register Unmanned Marine Systems certification

  Essex, United Kingdom – The first ever Unmanned Marine Systems (UMS) certificate has been awarded to SEA-KIT International by Lloyd’s Register, representing an important milestone for the maritime industry. SEA-KIT has worked closely with Lloyd’s Register since early 2020 in a concerted effort to achieve the highest standards for the Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) …

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Swedish shipowner Furetank sets the pace reaching 2050 emission targets now

  Yesterday, Fure Viten, a 17,999 dwt tanker with a cargo capacity of 20,300 cubic metres, left the Yangzhou shipyard, setting a milestone for Swedish Furetank Rederi AB, becoming an international flagship as for environment and climate concerns. It is best in class globally when it comes to the UN climate goals for shipping. Thanks to gas propulsion and a unique …

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NEOLINE chooses Neopolia Mobility to build its first 136m freighter sailboat

  NEOLINE’s decision to retain the offer from the Loire company Neopolia Mobility for the construction of its first sail freighter is motivated by a qualitative proposal from Neopolia that is best suited to the needs of the shipowner. This decision closes a second international call for tenders launched at the end of 2020 by …

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Construction kicks off on world’s first zero-emission fast ferry

  Hardanger, Norway – Partners in the TrAM (Transport – Advanced and Modular) project announced that construction has commenced on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard on the west coast of Norway. Designed to carry around 150 passengers, the catamaran vessel will be 31 metres long with a nine-metre …

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Algoma orders first new Equinox 2.O Class vessel

   St Catharines, ON – Algoma Central Corporation announced today that it has entered into a contract with Yangzijiang Shipyard in Taicang City, China to build a new Seaway-Max self-unloading vessel for its domestic dry-bulk fleet. The as-yet unnamed vessel will be the first of the new Equinox 2.0 Class, a design that builds on …

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Kotug International establishes an inland shipping division

  CityBarge One pusher tug and barge are operating in Leiden (source: Kotug) Kotug International has established an inland shipping division combining electric-powered pusher tugs and smart dispatch and route planning applications for the inland water transportation industry. With these logistics solutions, KOTUG aims to support the worldwide energy transition and the modal shift from …

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Innovative “Trade Wings 2500” containership receives approval in principle by Bureau Veritas

  The “Trade Wings 2,500”: an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France) has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. With an overall length of 197m and a breadth of 32m, the vessel offers a …

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