Hurtigruten has contracted Rolls-Royce to supply environmentally sustainable hybrid technology for two of its expedition vessels, named MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen, which will be part of the Norwegian explorer cruise line.
Rolls-Royce will supply an auxiliary battery system in the first phase for the first vessel, and larger batteries in the second phase for the second vessel. Both the vessels will be built at Kleven Yard in Norway.
The US Port of Virginia has selected Konecranes, a company based in Finland, to supply 86 rail-mounted automated stacking cranes, of which 60 will be installed at the port’s Norfolk International Terminals, and the remaining at Virginia International Gateway.
The deliveries under the $217m deal will be made between 2018 and 2020.
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won an engine supply deal from Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), as part of which the former will deliver two 16V32/44CR engines to the latter.
The engines will be fitted to a new, icebreaking, supply-and-research vessel, to be operated by AAD.
The contractor will also supply a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system to be fitted on the vessel, which is being designed and built by Damen Shipyards Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), and will be delivered by April 2020.
In a separate deal, MAN Diesel & Turbo has also won a contract from Mv Werften, a shipyard based in Germany, for the supply of engines for two cruise ships to be operated by Star Cruises, which is owned by Genting Hong Kong.
The contractor will supply six engines of 200,000t each and have a combined output of 96,000kW, as part of the deal.