Plug-in Power for Ports

BY ROBERTA PRANDI ABB and Fincantieri have signed an agreement to cooperate on the construction, marketing and supply of high-voltage shore connection (HVSC) systems to provide electricity to vessels in port. The two companies were already collaborating on a joint venture through Seastema SpA, for the design and development of integrated automation systems for the […]

Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen presented its 8-cylinder version of the Series 4000 workboat engine

Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen presented its 8-cylinder version of the Series 4000 workboat engine at the Europort ship exhibition in Rotterdam, Netherlands, November 3rd through 6th. The long-stroke engine has been optimized to meet the needs of workboats. Specific consumption has been reduced to 195 grams per kilowatt hour and maintenance intervals for major overhauls […]

Going Higher and Higher Evolving drilling and market trends keeping lift boat industry active

Going Higher and Higher Evolving drilling and market trends keeping lift boat industry active Larry Pearson is a freelance writer based in Kenner, Lousiana, U.S.A. A basic conundrum in the lift boat business these days is, on one hand, the industry “experts” say the business on the shelf is at a standstill, yet construction stats […]

Tognum Awarded Five Year Contract from Malaysian Royal Navy

Tognum will be supporting the Malaysian naval forces over the next five years with a package of specially tailored after-sales solutions. A contract with a volume of approx. 111 million euros (more than 146 million US dollars) has recently been signed between the Tognum Malaysian Distributor and the Navy. For more than 30 years, the […]

LNG Carrier Fleet Hits 300

It was announced recently that the 155 000 m3 membrane tank vessel Tangguh Jaya became the 300th member of the current fleet of gas carriers engaged in the deepsea movement of LNG. The vessel was delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries to K Line and PT Meratus Line. The 200th ship in the LNG carrier fleet, […]