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  • Damen delivers Stan Tug 1004 to Vetterlieden

    Damen delivers Stan Tug 1004 to Vetterlieden

    17th April 2021

    Damen Shipyards Group has recently delivered a Stan Tug 1004 to Corps van Vletterlieden for operation in the Port of IJmuiden in the north of the Netherlands. The tug, Boatman2, will perform a wide range of tasks including mooring, supply,…

  • A New Way to Carry Cargo

    A New Way to Carry Cargo

    15th April 2021

    Like many other large shipping groups Sweden’s Stena Bulk has been developing new zero-emission cargo ship designs but the Gothenburg-based company has also taken a new look at cargo handling. Its latest design, the InfinityMAX bulk carrier, would use hydrogen…

  • Shipbuilding industry rebounds as global orders placed

    Shipbuilding industry rebounds as global orders placed

    14th April 2021

    South Korea’s shipbuilding industry is looking ahead to a prosperous year on the back of a global shipping volume recovery and heightened demands for eco-friendly vessels, industry data showed 5 April 2021. Of the 10.25 million compensated gross tonnage in…

  • Samsung Heavy wins certificates for wind turbine installation vessel

    Samsung Heavy wins certificates for wind turbine installation vessel

    13th April 2021

    On 8 April 2021 Samsung Heavy Industries Co obtained approvals for its conceptual design for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) from three global ship quality assurance and risk management companies. The three companies are ABS from the United States,…

  • Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    Cotentin finishes at Poole, but Armorique starts new route

    10th April 2021

    On 2 April the ro-ro freighter Cotentin (2007/19,909gt) concluded its Poole-Cherbourg duties under contract to the UK Department for Transport then repositioned to Le Havre the next day to take over Portsmouth sailings from the chartered Etretat (2008/26,500gt), which has…

  • New tug Svitzer Thames arrives on the Thames

    New tug Svitzer Thames arrives on the Thames

    9th April 2021

    IN March 2021 global towage operator Svitzer Europe received from Damen Shipyards Group the new tug Svitzer Thames, an 80-ton bollard pull azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug, to support its operations in the Port of London. Svitzer Thames started operating…