Cargo

  • Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs

    Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs

    24th September 2018

    Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius, were officially named at a ceremony held at IJmuiden Port, Amsterdam. The naming formed part of an event held to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of…

  • DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for very large ethane carrier 

    DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for very large ethane carrier 

    21st September 2018

    On 18 September 2018 classification society DNV GL awarded Chinese shipyard Jiangnan with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a 93,000-cubic meter (cbm) very large ethane carrier. Johan Petter Tutturen, Business Director Gas Carriers, DNV GL –…

  • New cargo vessel Scot Carrier launched

    New cargo vessel Scot Carrier launched

    19th September 2018

    On Friday 14 September the new cargo vessel Scot Carrier was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Holland. She is the first of two sistersships to be launched with Royal Bodewes and will be the largest ship in the…

  • Newbuild export for SMS

    Newbuild export for SMS

    18th September 2018

    SMS Southampton has won the contract to build a new 24m aquaculture workboat for a tuna farm operator in Malta. SMS are specialists in ship repair, marine engineering and major fabrication projects in the commercial marine, defence and superyachts sectors.…

  • Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    14th September 2018

    SHIPS MONTHLY OCT 2018 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, so get your copy from your local newsagent or direct from Kelsey Media. As always, there’s something for everyone in another packed issue. ——————- NEWS – Busy…

  • New Engine Lands First Retrofit Orders

    New Engine Lands First Retrofit Orders

    10th September 2018

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced the first retrofit orders for its new MAN B&W ME-LGIP LGP-powered engine. The contract with Oslo-listed BW LPG involves the world’s first retrofitting of four MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 HFO-burning engines to 6G60ME-C9.5-LGIP LPG-propelled dual-fuel engines, plus…

  • Damen RSD Tug 2513 undertakes successful towing tests in Felixstowe

    Damen RSD Tug 2513 undertakes successful towing tests in Felixstowe

    1st September 2018

    Fresh from a European tour that has taken her to the shores of Malta, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, Damen’s new RSD Tug 2513 Innovation has taken part in towing tests in the Port of…

  • Stena Forerunner comes to Belfast

    Stena Forerunner comes to Belfast

    30th August 2018

    Belfast Harbour CEO Joe O’Neill welcomed Captain Marcel Schaar of Stena Forerunner to Belfast on 29 Auust 2018 ahead of the ferry’s first sailing from Belfast to Liverpool. The 3,000 lane metre Stena Forerunner has been introduced as a result…

  • Damen wins refit contract for drilling rig Stena Don

    Damen wins refit contract for drilling rig Stena Don

    14th August 2018

    Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR), one of Damen Shipyards Group’s most experienced yards in the repair and refit of complex offshore structures, has been awarded a contract by Stena Drilling for a refit of its drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel…