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AMMONIA-FUELLED BULK CARRIER MoU AGREED IN JAPAN

AMMONIA-FUELLED BULK CARRIER MoU AGREED IN JAPAN

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha ('K' Line), Itochu, Nihon Shipyard, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsui E&S and NS United Kaiun Kaisha have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding joint development efforts for the commercialisation of ammonia-fuelled ships. Ammonia is...

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Danfoss
Coach Solutions
GREEN FUEL-READY HYBRID OCVs ORDERED FROM CHINESE YARD

GREEN FUEL-READY HYBRID OCVs ORDERED FROM CHINESE YARD

According to Norwegian ship designer Salt Ship Design, a prominent undisclosed European shipowner has ordered two Offshore Construction Vessels (OCVs) with an option for two more from Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group in China. The vessels are a further development...

AMMONIA-FUELLED ePSV CONTRACT SIGNED

AMMONIA-FUELLED ePSV CONTRACT SIGNED

Norwegian consultancy Green Ships Invest, which is involved in design/procurement of environmentally friendly ship designs, and ammonia-to-power provder Amogy, have solidified their partnership by signing a contract to deploy carbon-free electrical Platform Supply...

NORWEGIAN SHIP DESIGN CONTRACTED FOR ANOTHER ALL-ELECTRIC FERRY

NORWEGIAN SHIP DESIGN CONTRACTED FOR ANOTHER ALL-ELECTRIC FERRY

Norwegian Ship Design (NSD) has announced a new contract for another electric ferry, to operate between the town of Svolvær and the small island of Skrova in the Lofoten Vestfjord region. In close collaboration with Torghatten Nord, NSD is developing the 73m ferry, to...

HAV DEVELOPS AUTONOMOUS ZERO-EMISSION FERRIES FOR NORWAY

HAV DEVELOPS AUTONOMOUS ZERO-EMISSION FERRIES FOR NORWAY

Norway-based HAV Design has signed a contract to design and develop four newbuild, autonomous zero-emission ferries that will operate the Lavik-Oppedal crossing on the northwest coast of Norway. Under the contract, HAV Design will deliver ship design and an...

BC FERRIES REVEALS NEW GREEN FERRY CONCEPTS

BC FERRIES REVEALS NEW GREEN FERRY CONCEPTS

Canada's BC Ferries has released first details of its New Major Vessels programme, which will involve up to seven new ferries planned to enter operation starting in 2029. BC Ferries is building these new major vessels to provide more capacity across the ferry system...

TEN NEW FUEL-OPTIMISED FAST FERRIES TO INCAT CROWTHER DESIGN

TEN NEW FUEL-OPTIMISED FAST FERRIES TO INCAT CROWTHER DESIGN

Singapore’s Majestic Fast Ferry has commissioned Incat Crowther to design a new second generation 39m passenger ferry as the basis of its future fleet. Incat Crowther’s range with Indonesian builder PT Cahaya Samudra covers four vessels lengths; 29m, 32m, 39m and 42m....

Protea
CR Ocean
NEW FERRY FOR UGANDA WILL CUT CO2 BY SHIFTING FREIGHT FROM ROADS

NEW FERRY FOR UGANDA WILL CUT CO2 BY SHIFTING FREIGHT FROM ROADS

Following a construction period of 21 months, the ferry 'Mpungu', built by Seco Marine of Entebbe for East Africa Marine Transport (EAMT) has been launched on Lake Victoria. The vessel will now undergo a period of Lake trials before commencing service in April 2024....

LOW-CARBON SWATH CTVs TO BE BUILT IN FINLAND

LOW-CARBON SWATH CTVs TO BE BUILT IN FINLAND

Ad Hoc Marine Designs (AHMD) of the UK has announced a new design of Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (Swath) crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Scottish operator Maritime Craft Services (MCS). Initially, three vessels to the new design will be built at Työvene yard in...

DAMEN UNVEILS NEW GREEN COMPACT TUG DESIGN

DAMEN UNVEILS NEW GREEN COMPACT TUG DESIGN

The latest vessel in the Damen Compact Tugs product platform, the ASD Tug 1810,  has been launched to answer the needs of modern port operations. Despite its compact nature, Damen has designed the 18.25m x 10.23m ASD Tug 1810 to produce minimal noise and...

NEW ROTORTUG IS FIRST IN US TO BE CLASSED ENVIRO AND LEV BY ABS

NEW ROTORTUG IS FIRST IN US TO BE CLASSED ENVIRO AND LEV BY ABS

‘Signet Sirius’, the first of two ART 92-32W Rotortugs designed by Robert Allan Ltd (RAL) was recently delivered by Signet Maritime's Pascagoula yard. This is the first ART Rotortug that Signet has built and operated. Designed in collaboration with RotorTug of the...

DELTAMARIN AND BAR TECH PRODUCE WIND-OPTIMISED HULL DESIGN

DELTAMARIN AND BAR TECH PRODUCE WIND-OPTIMISED HULL DESIGN

Designers Deltamarin and BAR Technologies have jointly developed a ship hull design concept, optimised for wind-assisted propulsion. The partnership is said to highlight Deltamarin and BAR Technologies’ ongoing dedication to decarbonisation and forward-thinking...

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