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Fincantieri to build two new luxury expedition cruise ships for PONANT; to be operated by PAUL GAUGUIN brand

Fincantieri to build two new luxury expedition cruise ships for PONANT

TRIESTE, 20-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri announced it has been selected to build and design 2 new-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels for the French cruise company PONANT.  For the purpose the company has just signed MoA (memorandum of agreement) with … Read the full press release

Jotun chosen to optimize hull performance and help shipowner Wallenius Wilhelmsen meet its environmental objectives

SANDEFJORD, Norway, 8-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun to provide its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) anti-fouling coating system across 42 vessels in Wallenius Wilhelmsen‘s advanced RoRo fleet. HPS accurately measures hull performance with the combination of premium SeaQuantum X200 antifouling with … Read the full press release

Smart marine initiative unveils 62,000 dwt Ultramax Bulk Carrier design that meets the ambitious IMO’s GHG reduction targets

The new Ultramax Bulk Carrier design meets the IMO 2030 environmental targets

Joint development project by Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL comes up with Bulk Carrier design meeting the IMO 2030 environmental targets HELSINKI, 3-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The next-generation 62,000 dwt Ultramax Bulk Carrier design that meets the International Maritime Organization … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuelled engine selected for China’s first LNG fuelled platform supply vessels

HELSINKI, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä wins contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV) for a Chinese owner. This is the first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs for China. The order with … Read the full press release

LR certifies the Scottish White Fish Producers Association (SWFPA) against the Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS)

LONDON, 10-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest fishing association, the Scottish White Fish Producers Association (SWFPA), has become the world’s first ever certified as group certification under the Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS). Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global certification body and … Read the full press release

UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd joins Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä acquires UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd (“SES”), a company specializing in navigation and communication electronics, installation, maintenance and repair services, mainly for commercial and leisure vessels. The acquisition strengthens Wärtsilä’s service offering in … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System receives continued strong demand from global shipping operators

HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels to be compliant with the Ballast … Read the full press release

Zvezda shipyard to build three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel for Sovcomflot

MOSCOW, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 December 2018, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) placed an order at Zvezda shipbuilding complex for construction of three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel as their primary fuel. Three MR-class vessels will have … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä unveils new high-speed, compact engine at the International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global leader in the maritime markets by introducing the first Wärtsilä-branded high-speed engine. The International Workboat Show in New Orleans, USA, was the venue of the official … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul won Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels

Prestigious Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels LUXEMBOURG, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jan De Nul Group pockets another award for its sustainable and innovative approach. Lloyd’s List, a world leading online source of maritime insights, presented today in Dubai … Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd to install Hybrid Ready Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems on 10 vessels to comply with IMO2020 low sulphur regulation

HAMBURG, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ten Hamburg Class vessels (13,000 TEU) to be retrofitted in 2019 and 2020 // First vessel will be ready to sail with EGCS in March 2019 // Decision made in response to upcoming IMO2020 low sulphur … Read the full press release

Naval Group introduces the surface ship design lab at Euronaval 2018 exhibition

To provide the best response to modern navies, Naval Group offers a customer-driven tool at Euronaval 2018 exhibition, the surface ship design lab, to meet as closely as possible customer’s requirements. The innovative tool is displayed on Naval Group’s booth … Read the full press release

Atos’ new generation of electromagnetic speed log chosen by the French Navy

PARIS, 24-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces that its new generation of electromagnetic speed log, the LMN6, has been chosen by the French Navy to equip its ships and provide an even more accurate and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine to deliver a battery-powered energy system for two offshore vessels of Golden Energy Offshore

LONDON, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has received an order to deliver a battery-powered energy system for two offshore vessels (PSVs) operated by Norway-based Golden Energy Offshore. The delivery includes the SAVe Energy system, which was launched by Rolls-Royce … Read the full press release

Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) extend cooperation to include all segments of merchant shipbuilding

The agreement with the state-owned giant firm CSSC is expanded to all segments of merchant shipbuilding TRIESTE, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the extension of the industrial … Read the full press release

WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a viable option for ship owners and operators

Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, France, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Three of the marine sector’s major technology companies, WinGD, Wärtsilä and GTT, have agreed to collaborate in making the use of LNG fuel a truly viable option for ship owners and operators. By combining their … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette held at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard

TRIESTE, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard, in the presence … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul launches its second ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers Diogo Cão in China

Clean air thanks to on-board exhaust filtering technique LUXEMBOURG, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 3,500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Diogo Cão was launched last Saturday at the Keppel Nantong shipyard in China, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine. This green … Read the full press release

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited to build three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency

The contract signed with the Ministry agency NDMA values about 550 million euro TRIESTE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD” or the “Company”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has announced that … Read the full press release

Ocean Yield ASA to acquire four 2014 built 3,800 TEU container vessels with 12-year bareboat charters to companies owned and guaranteed by CMB NV

LYSAKER, Norway, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ocean Yield ASA (“Ocean Yield” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has agreed to acquire four 2014 built 3,800 TEU container vessels with 12-year bareboat charters to companies owned and guaranteed … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to ensure Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management vessels are fully MARPOL compliant

HELSINKI, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä and Norwegian Wilhelmsen Ship Management, a Wilhelmsen group company, have signed a 5-year agreement covering the maintenance of exhaust gas cleaning systems installed in three vessels managed by Wilhelmsen Ship Management. The … Read the full press release

MeteoGroup SPOS Weather Routing Solutions help Spliethoff Group optimize the efficiency of vessels

LONDON, 30-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the largest shipping companies in the Netherlands, the Spliethoff Group has nearly a century of maritime experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the group offers a broad portfolio of specialist services in sectors including dry cargo, breakbulk and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to maintain Siem Offshore’s deck machinery installations aboard 12 state-of-the art anchor handling vessels

DERBY, UK, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has signed a long-term service agreement with offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore for the maintenance of its deck machinery installations aboard 12 state-of-the art anchor handling vessels. The five-year Maintenance Inspection Programme (MIP) is … Read the full press release

Marlink Group’s Telemar to provide bridge system repair and maintenance services to Carisbrooke Shipping

Telemar service and maintenance contract added to existing satcom connectivity services to support operational continuity and efficiency OSLO/PARIS, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marlink Group company Telemar has been chosen to provide bridge system repair and maintenance services to Carisbrooke Shipping. The … Read the full press release

Ocean Yield has two vessels on long-term bareboat charter to Farstad Supply AS, a subsidiary of Farstad Shipping ASA

OSLO, 08-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Reference is made to the press release issued by Farstad Shipping ASA (“Farstad”) today, July 4th 2016, where Farstad and a majority of its secured lenders have entered into a standstill and deferral agreement and a defeasance … Read the full press release

SpeedCast commits to roll out Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress to approximately 2,000 vessels in the next years

LONDON, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SpeedCast International (ASX: SDA), one of the world’s leading providers of high-speed broadband connectivity to the global maritime industry, has entered into an important strategic partnership with Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L).  The agreement positions Inmarsat’s new Fleet … Read the full press release

Vertom-Bojen Bereederungs GmbH & Co. KG implements DNV GL’s ShipManager fleet management software for its vessels

OSLO, 07-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Vertom-Bojen Bereederungs GmbH & Co. KG is implementing DNV GL’s ShipManager integrated fleet management software to further improve cost efficiency, process optimization and quality of operations for 41 vessels. One fleet management system When Vertom and … Read the full press release

Greece based shipping fleet operator TMS Tankers selected Wärtsilä fixed pitch propellers (FPPs) for its new vessels

HELSINKI, 25-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TMS Tankers Ltd, one of the largest Greece based shipping fleet operators, has selected Wärtsilä fixed pitch propellers (FPPs) for its new vessels under construction in China. The order was placed with Wärtsilä’s joint venture company … Read the full press release

Jotun Marine Coatings: Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will apply Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) on a number of existing and new vessels

Jotun Marine Coatings is pleased to announce that Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will apply Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) on a number of existing and new vessels. Sandefjord, Norway, 23-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — With almost 500 vessels, MSC has one … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä released new ECA compliant Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine for sale in the US market

Helsinki, Finland, 11-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has now released its Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engine for sale in the US market. The engine meets the strict emissions compliance criteria of the United States Environmental … Read the full press release