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  • 19 August 2009

    On August 5, 2009 a contract was signed between Alex Suarez, Managing Partner of CLASSIC YACHT PARTNERS, and Trumpy®Yachts, LLC, to build two new dramatic Trumpy Yachts inspired by John Trumpy’s classic pre-war designs. Johan Trumpy, grandson and partner in Trumpy®Yachts, LLC, said, “When we decided to re-launch our brand and business, we believed very […]

  • 30 August 2013

    Vessel efficiency improvement is speeding up. Reduction of emissions is now one of the prime objectives in maritime engineering, leading to numerous innovations in ship propulsion that all help minimising fuel consumption. A quick round-up of recent Dutch initiatives and new technologies reveals green possibilities for ship owners in all sectors of shipping. Naval architects […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Biofouling is, or should be seen as, public enemy number one when it comes to impacting on marine ecosystems and handicapping vessel performance worldwide.

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean frontier explorer and world-renowned filmmaker James Cameron has been named by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego as the recipient of the 2013 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest. Cameron  delivered a presentation on his record-setting DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition and exploration of the frontiers of the deep sea on Friday, […]

  • 6 May 2013

    On 10 April 2013, the product tanker Greenstream was handed over to her customers. This is the first inland waterway vessel to be fully powered by liquid natural gas (LNG), but the list of innovations in this vessel does not stop at its cutting-edge propulsion system. There are also a new impact-resistant double hull skin […]

  • 14 September 2015

    With a reserved maximum of €18bn for offshore wind development the Dutch Government’s ‘Energie Akkoord’ outlines the instructions and deadlines for the future of this industry in the Netherlands. In the same agreement it states that a cost reduction of 40% should be achieved. Included in this is Operation & Maintenance (O&M) which takes up […]

  • 14 June 2013

    More and more vessels are being built abroad, not only to save on labour costs, but also on costs of building materials. Clearly a production run of similar vessels offers economies, but the Netherlands is especially known for its complex and often custom-build vessels with a high focus on quality, which is more difficult to […]

  • 20 August 2017

    One of the biggest conundrums in ship owners’ and ship designers’ offices today is which will be the fuel for ships of tomorrow. Recently, the IMO set the date for the use of lower sulphur fuels worldwide for 2020. Fuel prices have always been rather volatile, but the last few years seem like a rollercoaster […]

  • 11 April 2012

    SMIT has a proud tradition of serving the maritime sector going back some 170 years. SMIT provides worldwide service to shipping companies, oil and LNG producers, construction companies and many more clients. Currently the group owns or operates about 409 vessels ranging from large ocean going tugs of 2600 horse power down to small work […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The UK currently has the largest offshore wind market in the world, with an installed capacity amounting to over 3.6GW, and a currrent development pipeline of up to almost 40GW capacity in the future. There are two development rounds in progress and an ambitious third round waiting to kick off. However, this third round is […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new flag ship of AIDA Cruises will be christened in 2015 with the name AIDAprima. AIDA Cruises is the first cruise line to have a ship setting sail from a German port all year round. Starting on June 20, 2015, Hamburg will be the departure and arrival point for AIDAprima on its seven-day round-trip […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Transocean Ltd. today announced the release of an internal investigation report on the causes of the April 20, 2010, Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico. Following the incident, Transocean commissioned an internal investigation team comprised of experts from relevant technical fields and specialists in accident investigation to gather, review, and analyze the […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Building on a legacy of more than 40 years of innovation and creative design, Royal Caribbean International yesterday unveiled first details of the next generation of cruise vacations – Quantum cruising. The Quantum class of ships will take a dramatic leap forward, introducing more game-changing “firsts at sea” such as a skydiving experience, a thrilling […]

  • 20 February 2017

    Every superyacht is unique in its own way, but some are more unique than others. One of the most unique superyachts sailing around is Legend, which has a history, capabilities, sailing grounds and purpose which are all very different from any other yacht. Charter business Motor yacht Legend is owned by Unlimited Yacht Charters, one […]

  • 16 September 2019

    Oil prices on Monday saw the biggest surge since 1991 following a drone attack on the state-owned Saudi Aramco’s oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia, according to Reuters.

  • 19 May 2014

    On 6 March 2014, the small port of Maassluis was brimming with activity for the ceremonial naming ceremony of Sima Charters’ latest addition to the fleet: SC Amethyst. The company, established in 2000, operates a small fleet of fast vessels, transporting people and small equipment to ships in the anchorage outside the Port of Rotterdam […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      A fund for promoting and supporting maritime education and training through scholarships to Bahraini students has been announced by the General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) as the second annual Bahrain Maritime Festival (BMF) kicked off. The proposal for establishing the Bahrain Maritime Education Fund was given the green light by GOP’s Board of […]

  • 22 December 2015

    Transfers at sea have long been a problem and the safety of those involved is becoming an increasing consideration particularly because of the rapidly increasing numbers of people involved. The offshore wind farm owners and contractors alike have very strict H&S policies which other industries increasingly feel obliged to adopt as the renewable energy sector […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Transocean Ltd. today announced the release of an internal investigation report on the causes of the April 20, 2010, Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico. Following the incident, Transocean commissioned an internal investigation team comprised of experts from relevant technical fields and specialists in accident investigation to gather, review, and analyze the facts […]

  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    David Clubb reflects on the UK Government’s decision not to invest in the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

  • 30 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Marghera shipyard (Venice) is where Fincantieri delivered to Costa Cruises, Italy’s largest tourism group and Europe’s no. 1 cruise company, the newest flagship, the Costa Favolosa (114,500 gross tonnage and a capacity of 3,800 total Guests): the largest cruise ship flying the Italian flag. The Costa Favolosa, the 15th vessel comprising Costa’s fleet, the […]