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Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-ready Product Tanker

Crowley christens second of four newly built, LNG-ready product tankers for use in U.S. coastwise trade
 
Crowley Maritime Corp. has christened...
Feb 5 2016 3:21PM

Vessel Design: ‘LNG Ship of the Future’

Project to optimize LNG ship hull forms aims to reduce emissions and save significant amounts of fuel for LNG vessel operators.
 
On the shores of the Amazônia Azul – or Blue Amazon,...
Jan 18 2016 10:46AM

Frigate Launched for Indonesian Navy

Damen frigate modularly constructed in the Netherlands and Indonesia in collaborative construction project
 
PT Pal’s Surabaya Shipyard has...
Jan 18 2016 10:28AM

Innovation Paving the Way for Marine Industry in 2016

From the price of oil to environmental regulation, 2015 was a year of turmoil and uncertainty for the marine sector. Despite this, there were some common global trends that will define 2016.... Jan 18 2016 9:37AM

TUI Cruises Launches Mein Schiff 5

 
Six months to the day ahead of the naming ceremony, Mein Schiff 5 was launched today at the Meyer Turku Oy shipyard. Following a construction period of 14 months,...
Jan 17 2016 6:32AM

USNS Carson City Christened

 
Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport USNS Carson City (EPF 7) with a ceremony this morning at its state-of-the-art shipyard here....
Jan 17 2016 6:22AM

Two Incat Crowther Catamaran Ferries for Auckland

Incat Crowther reports that construction has commenced at Q-West in Wanganui, New Zealand, on a pair of additional 34m catamaran passenger ferries for Fullers Group Ltd.... Jan 14 2016 5:59AM
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Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-ready Product Tanker

Crowley christens second of four newly built, LNG-ready product tankers for use in U.S. coastwise trade
 
Crowley Maritime Corp. has christened the second of four new Jones Act product tankers yesterday at the South Florida Petroleum Terminal (The Public Dock) in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The 50,000 dead-weight-ton (dwt), 330,000-barrel-capacity Texas joins sister ship Ohio, which was christened by Crowley in November, as the first ever tankers to receive the American Bureau of Shipping’s (ABS) LNG-Ready Level 1 approval,...

Vessel Design: ‘LNG Ship of the Future’

Project to optimize LNG ship hull forms aims to reduce emissions and save significant amounts of fuel for LNG vessel operators.
 
On the shores of the Amazônia Azul – or Blue Amazon, the part of the Atlantic off the coast of Brazil – the LNG ship of the future is being designed. The shape of an LNG ship’s hull and cargo tanks are critical for the vessel to sail with minimal resistance through water. This is important as fuel use is the biggest cost for ship operators, and reducing fuel use significantly lowers emissions....

Frigate Launched for Indonesian Navy

Damen frigate modularly constructed in the Netherlands and Indonesia in collaborative construction project
 
PT Pal’s Surabaya Shipyard has launched the first of two SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided-missile frigates designated for the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL). PT Pal built these ships in collaboration with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS).
 
The launch ceremony was attended by guests of honor Indonesian Minister of Defense, Ryamizard Rycudu along with Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs,...

Innovation Paving the Way for Marine Industry in 2016

From the price of oil to environmental regulation, 2015 was a year of turmoil and uncertainty for the marine sector. Despite this, there were some common global trends that will define 2016.
 
The Environment
In December 2015, world leaders met at the COP21 conference to discuss climate change. The event’s outcome marks a decisive move towards a low carbon future focused on achieving the agreed-upon world target of 1.5 degree climate change ceiling. Indeed, despite being the most carbon-efficient form of commercial transport[1],...

TUI Cruises Launches Mein Schiff 5

 
Six months to the day ahead of the naming ceremony, Mein Schiff 5 was launched today at the Meyer Turku Oy shipyard. Following a construction period of 14 months, Ferdinand Strohmeier, Vice-President Operations TUI Cruises, was on hand for the so-called “floating” celebrations.

Together with Dr. Jan Meyer, head of the shipyard, and other members of the Mein Schiff 5 project team, he opened the bulkheads to flood the dry dock. The water flowed despite the bitter cold of -12 degrees Celsius....


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