Mercy Ships has announced that it has reached an agreement with Asian and European shipbuilding firms to purpose-build a new 36,600-GRT hospital ship (World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship) for Mercy Ships.
Blue Water has handled the logistics and transport of the world’s largest wind turbine – the V164 8MW produced by Vestas. The assignment was to handle four sea freight transports from Aalborg, Lindoe and Southampton in connection with the installation of the test turbine.
ARI Simulation has delivered a complete suite of integrated offshore simulators to the NUSI Offshore Training Institute (NOTI), the world’s most technologically advanced, dedicated offshore training facility.
Every day, containers are loaded to or discharged from Maersk Line vessels. What happens in one port will impact what happens in the next; thus, it is important to stow a vessel properly and efficiently. A ship like the Triple-E, which can carry up to 18,000 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) containers, makes stowage a much more exciting challenge.
Polaris Shipping Co., Ltd., Korea Midland Power Co., Ltd., HHI, and Siemens Energy Solutions Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop MOBILE POWERSHIP, an integration of shipbuilding and power generating technology in which a highly efficient power generating facility will be installed onto a FSRU for the very first time in the world.
It will be the biggest thing ever sent to sea – but as the Prelude FLNG vessel was launched on Tuesday, plans were already under way for something bigger
The 488-metre-long hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has been floated out of the dry dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is currently under construction.
The Annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Tokyo on 17 and 18 October 2013. The meeting unanimously welcomed the IMO theme for 2013 of ‘a sustainable maritime transport system’ and its recognition of the three pillars of sustainability; environmental, social and economic.