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  • NYK accepts delivery of its new LPG-powered LPG carrier

    NYK accepts delivery of its new LPG-powered LPG carrier

    6th February 2023

    Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries has delivered new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-fueled LPG carrier Lantana Planet to compatriot shipowner Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Offshore Energy reports. The vessel is a dual-fuel LPG carrier using LPG and low-sulfur fuel oil,…

  • Maersk Supply Service awarded largest solutions contract in Brazil

    Maersk Supply Service awarded largest solutions contract in Brazil

    5th February 2023

    Maersk Supply Service signed an assignment agreement with TechnipFMC for the comprehensive towing and mooring campaign for Petrobras’s Búzios 6 Project (seventh module of Búzios), Offshore Brazil. The scope covers the pre-installation of the mooring system and hook up of…

  • Trelleborg Provides SafePilot Offshore for Germany’s First LNG Terminal

    Trelleborg Provides SafePilot Offshore for Germany’s First LNG Terminal

    4th February 2023

    Trelleborg Marine and Infrastructure partnered with Höegh LNG to supply its SafePilot Offshore solutions for a first-of-its-kind Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The terminal, officially commissioned during the week commencing 17…

  • Damen leads 3D model-based class approval

    Damen leads 3D model-based class approval

    3rd February 2023

    Classification society Bureau Veritas has successfully reviewed a 3D design of a 2,500m³ hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards, being a step to granting it approval in principle. The pilot project for 3D model-based class approval is meant to pave the…

  • Oceania Cruises welcomes Allura to its Fleet

    Oceania Cruises welcomes Allura to its Fleet

    2nd February 2023

    On 31 January 2023 Oceania Cruises announced the introduction of Allura, naming the second 1,200-guest Allura Class ship. Debuting in 2025, Allura is the eighth vessel for the line and will be the sister ship to Vista, which will enter…

  • Ro-ro ship Tennor Ocean almost ready to enter service

    Ro-ro ship Tennor Ocean almost ready to enter service

    1st February 2023

    The new ro-ro ship Tennor Ocean, newbuild under construction at German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), set off on a test voyage from Flensburg heading for Bremerhaven in late January 2023. The ferry was moved to Dock 3 at Lloyd Werft.…

  • New Probe into Estonia Ferry Sinking Reveals Construction Flaws

    New Probe into Estonia Ferry Sinking Reveals Construction Flaws

    31st January 2023

    A new investigation into the sinking of ferry Estonia that claimed 852 lives in 1994 revealed flaws in its bow visor construction missed during its certification. If the necessary examination had been carried out, the Estonia-registered ship would not be…

  • Custom developed rudders for German Navy Frigates

    Custom developed rudders for German Navy Frigates

    30th January 2023

    Damen Marine Components has received the order to design, engineer and produce eight rudders for the four F126 frigates that Damen Naval is building for the German Navy. Each vessel will be equipped with two rudders, developed to withstand extreme…

  • Ships Monthly Feb 2023 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Feb 2023 issue out now

    27th January 2023

    SHIPS MONTHLY February 2023 The February 2023 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and outstanding articles and features. NEWS Waterfront – Shieldhall ready for the 2023 season, new ferry MyStar debuts…

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