Lloyd’s Register (LR) is honoured to be the classification society of choice for Mercy Ships latest endeavour, a new 36,600 GRT hospital ship scheduled for completion in 2017. The hospital ship will be designed by the Finnish firm Deltamarin and the vessel will be built at CSIC group’s Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China.
DNV G today released WaveFarmer and TidalFarmer; the world’s first marine energy planning tools to be made commercially available. WaveFarmer and TidalFarmer allow users to model marine energy projects, giving crucial insight into return on investment and annual energy yield.
MTN Communications (MTN) announces the general availability of the first calling app for maritime crew. MTN “OceanPhone Mobile” leverages the Wi-Fi infrastructure on vessels, as well as the MTN network, for calling and messaging.
Fireworks marked the first cut of steel in a ceremony last night as construction of TOTE, Inc.’s new Marlin Class, the first LNG-powered containership in the world, began at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, Calif.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, announced today it held a naming ceremony for the world’s first newbuilding LNG floating storage regasification unit (LNG FSRU), ordered from Höegh LNG in June 2011.
Class Direct App Uses the functionality of LR’s award-winning web service Class Direct which is specifically designed to give users access to the information they need whenever and wherever, and is available now for free on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
The keel laying of the world’s first LNG Hybrid Barge took place at a ceremony held at the ”SAM Shipbuilding and Machinery“ shipyard in Komárno, Slovakia in the second week of the new year.