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GLOSTEN TO DESIGN CALIFORNIAN HYBRID-HYDROGEN RESEARCH VESSEL

GLOSTEN TO DESIGN CALIFORNIAN HYBRID-HYDROGEN RESEARCH VESSEL

San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography has selected naval architecture and marine engineering company Glosten as the naval architect for the university’s new California coastal research vessel. The new vessel will have a first-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid...

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DNV ISSUES AiP FOR GTT AND SHELL LIQUID HYDROGEN CARRIER

DNV ISSUES AiP FOR GTT AND SHELL LIQUID HYDROGEN CARRIER

GTT of France has been granted two Approvals in Principle (AiP) from classification society DNV for the design of a membrane type containment system for liquefied hydrogen (LH2) and for the preliminary concept design of a LH2 carrier. These approvals are part of an...

EPA 4 COMPLIANT TUG FOR US OPERATOR

EPA 4 COMPLIANT TUG FOR US OPERATOR

Ship designer Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) of Canada says that another tug to its ART 90-98 design has been delivered to operator Seabulk in Mobile, Alabama. The Advanced Rotortug Hermes joins sister ship Nike, delivered in 2021. Both vessels are 98.5ft long and were built...

AiP FOR NYK’S AMMONIA-FUELLED TUG

AiP FOR NYK’S AMMONIA-FUELLED TUG

NYK Line and IHI Power Systems (IPS) have obtained AiP (Approval in Principle) from Japanese classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) for a jointly-developed ammonia-fuelled tugboat design, said to be the world's first tugboat using ammonia as fuel. This...

KOREAN AiP ISSUED FOR CO2 CARRIER PROJECT

KOREAN AiP ISSUED FOR CO2 CARRIER PROJECT

Korean Register (KR) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have conducted a joint development project (JDP) to develop 40,000m3 liquid Carbon dioxide (LCO2) carriers fuelled with LNG, which has resulted in KR issuing an approval in principle (AiP). As a way of tackling...

C-JOB TO DESIGN  GREECE’S FIRST ELECTRIC RO-PAX

C-JOB TO DESIGN  GREECE’S FIRST ELECTRIC RO-PAX

Greek ferry operator Saronic Ferries and C-Job Naval Architects have partnered to deliver the design for the first fully-electric Ro-Pax ferry in Greece, in line with Saronic Ferries' mission to operate a purely emissions-free fleet by 2040 to all destinations. George...

AiP FOR HYDROGEN-FUELLED AUTONOMOUS VESSEL

AiP FOR HYDROGEN-FUELLED AUTONOMOUS VESSEL

Acua Ocean, a UK-based developer of maritime autonomous surface ships, has been granted Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register for its hydrogen system, control engineering system and electrical power distribution systems on what is believed to be the...

MOL AND MITSUI COLLABORATE ON AMMONIA-FUELLED TANKER

MOL AND MITSUI COLLABORATE ON AMMONIA-FUELLED TANKER

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), Tsuneishi Shipbuilding and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding have launched a joint project aimed at developing and building an ocean-going liquefied gas carrier that will use ammonia as its main fuel. The vessel is envisioned as a mid-size...

ULSTEIN DEVELOPS HYBRID HEAVY TRANSPORT SHIP FOR SINGAPORE

ULSTEIN DEVELOPS HYBRID HEAVY TRANSPORT SHIP FOR SINGAPORE

Singapore-based Vallianz Holdings has contracted Ulstein Design & Solutions for the development of a new, hybrid heavy transport vessel (HTV), a customised version of the Ulstein HX120 design, which will feature dual-fuel engines and a battery energy storage...

SOV CONCEPT MEETS DEMAND FOR OFFSHORE WIND SUPPORT

SOV CONCEPT MEETS DEMAND FOR OFFSHORE WIND SUPPORT

Shipping companies James Fisher and Graig Shipping have unveiled a new service operation vessel (SOV) design concept, in conjunction with Ulstein Design & Solutions and DNV. The Ulstein Twin X-Stern vessel, designated Ulstein SX221 Diamond SOV, will support the...

SHORT SEA STEEL CARRIER TO BE HYDROGEN-FUELLED

SHORT SEA STEEL CARRIER TO BE HYDROGEN-FUELLED

Dutch company Conoship is designing a hydrogen-fuelled short sea cargo vessel, of about 5000 dwt, in a partnership with Tata Steel and Van Dam Shipping of Groningen. The steel company wants to reduce CO2 emissions resulting from sea transport of steel coils. The new...

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