Jan De Nul Sets CO2 Reduction Targets for Dredging Projects

June 13, 2019
Jan De Nul Sets CO2 Reduction Targets for Dredging Projects

Jan De Nul Group plans to reduce CO2 emissions in eighty per cent of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders by at least fifteen per cent by 2020. The company will already achieve this reduction during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina.

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K Line to Equip Ships with Automated Kites

June 7, 2019
K Line to Equip Ships with Automated Kites

Japanese company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has entered into a twenty-year agreement with Airseas to supply Seawings for their vessels. Seawing is an automated kite based on parafoil technology which provides wind propulsion to commercial ships and can reduce CO2 emissions by up to twenty per cent.

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Damen to Build LNG-hybrid RoRo Ferries at Mangalia

June 5, 2019
Damen to Build LNG-hybrid RoRo Ferries at Mangalia

Seaspan will add two 149-metre RoRo ferries with LNG and battery powered propulsion to its fleet. The vessels will be built at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania.

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Van Oord to Reclaim 600 Hectares of Land in Mexico

June 3, 2019
Van Oord to Reclaim 600 Hectares of Land in Mexico

Within ten months, Van Oord will reclaim twelve million cubic metres of sand to create 600 hectares of new land in Mexico. The land will be used for the new PEMEX (Petróleos Mexicanos) refinery in Dos Bocas, Tabasco.

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Damen to Build Marine Aggregate Dredger for Hanson

May 27, 2019
Damen to Build Marine Aggregate Dredger for Hanson

Damen Shipyards Group will supply a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel to Hanson Aggregates Marine in the UK. The vessel will be used to extract aggregates offshore up to depths of 55 m, for use in the onshore construction industry.

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Royal IHC to Supply Dredger and Workboat to Cameroon

May 23, 2019
Royal IHC to Supply Dredger and Workboat to Cameroon

Royal IHC has signed a contract with Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) for the delivery of an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger and Delta Multi Craft 1450 workboat.

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DEME to Install Foundations and Turbines for Hornsea Two

May 21, 2019
DEME to Install Foundations and Turbines for Hornsea Two

DEME Offshore has won a contract for the transport and installation of 165 foundations at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The company will also transport and install the turbines at the wind farm.

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Cautious Progress for Dutch Maritime Technology Sector in 2018

May 20, 2019
Cautious Progress for Dutch Maritime Technology Sector in 2018

Activity in the Dutch maritime technology sector, which consists of over 100 shipyards and 800 maritime suppliers, rose slightly in 2018. Higher turnover does not always translate into a major growth in profit, however, and price levels remained under pressure in many companies.

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China Orders First Fleet of LNG Fuelled PSVs

May 15, 2019
China Orders First Fleet of LNG Fuelled PSVs

China Oilfield Services Co Ltd (COSL) has ordered twelve new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV), the first such vessels to be built for a Chinese owner. Wärtsilä will supply the dual-fuel engines for the vessels.

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First Mega RoRo Vessels to Run on LNG

May 13, 2019
First Mega RoRo Vessels to Run on LNG

Knud E. Hansen has designed the first generation of LNG-powered ultra-large RoRo vessels for the newly-established Swedish company Wallenius-SOL. They are to be the first Mega RoRo vessels in the world powered by LNG-fuelled engines.

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