Sonihull solves layup fouling time bomb

As the world’s commercial marine fleet, including cruise ships, faces extended layups, Sonihull has developed a specialised antifouling system. “Market uncertainty and a drop in fleet demand, especially in the passenger carrying sectors, is leading to large numbers of commercial vessels being laid-up alongside or [Read more...]

2020-04-14T08:27:52+00:00 April 14th, 2020|Technology|

CIMC enters cruise ship LNG tank market

Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore and Engineering Co, Ltd (CIMCSOE), a subsidiary of CIMC ENRIC, has received two orders for LNG tanks, thought to be for luxury cruise ships. The total orders exceededYuan160 mill and has further stabilised CIMC SOE's position in the LNG tank market, [Read more...]

2020-03-26T22:53:36+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Technology|

On site grounding repair

While a Hydrex diver/technician teams were undertaking underwater bow thruster repairs in Phuket, a cruise ship suffered grounding damage while on her way to Thailand.   Upon hearing of the incident, the Hydrex technical department contacted the undisclosed cruise ship owner and proposed that the [Read more...]

2020-03-26T22:46:43+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Technology|

MAN to power Estonian ropax

MAN Energy Solutions has won an order to supply the engines for a shuttle ferry newbuilding for Estonia’s Tallink Grupp. A diesel-electric plant comprising five MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel main engines – with LNG as the primary fuel – will power the ‘MyStar’, which Rauma Marine [Read more...]

2020-03-13T17:42:56+00:00 March 13th, 2020|Technology|

Climeon wins Havila contract

Climeon has received an order from Norwegian Havila Voyages to install heat power systems for the company’s four newbuildings. The order value amounts to about SEK15.4 mill, and delivery is expected to take place in 2021 and 2022. “We are happy that an established company [Read more...]

2020-03-13T17:29:01+00:00 March 13th, 2020|Technology|