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China-based Dalian Shipbuilding Industry (DSIC) has secured an approval-in-principle (AiP) certificate from Norwegian classification society DNV GL for a new shuttle tanker design.
US-based shipbuilder VT Halter Marine has launched Crowley Maritime’s new container / roll-on-roll-off (ConRo) ship Taíno in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Chemically cleaning a steam generating marine boiler is useful to remove any contaminants that may inhibit heat transfer from the water or fire tubes to the water in them, which could result in premature tube failure within the boiler.
Augmented reality is set to have a profound effect on the way companies do business and it won’t be long before shipping companies begin using the technology to improve business processes and efficiencies. Alexander Buchmann, managing director at Hanseaticsoft, explains where this transformation could be felt.
Wärtsilä has signed a cooperation agreement with France-based Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) to explore potential business opportunities in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage, fuel gas supply systems, and related services that are expected to help the shipyards and vessel owners.
MacGregor has secured a contract to upgrade the container carrying capabilities of 31 Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) vessels from six different ship series.
The EU-funded FIBRESHIP project is researching fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials as a potential substitute for steel in the construction of lightweight and efficient large-length vessels. Julian Turner asks project coordinator Raul Salinas if FRPs can revolutionise how we build big ships.
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