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  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    When it comes to protecting the hulls of ice-going vessels, the glassflake reinforced surface treated composite (STC) Ecospeed has proven to be remarkably durable, typically outperforming many specialized ice class paints. The fact that the coating is non-toxic is also particularly important for ice trading vessels where toxic AF coatings are rapidly scraped off and […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    When it comes to protecting the hulls of ice-going vessels, the glassflake reinforced surface treated composite (STC) Ecospeed® has proven to be remarkably durable, typically outperforming many specialized ice class paints. The fact that the coating is non-toxic is also particularly important for ice trading vessels where toxic AF coatings are rapidly scraped off and […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    When British Antarctic Survey’s RRS (Royal Research Ship) Ernest Shackleton​ was drydocked recently in Denmark, the superintendent, engineers and paint specialists there to check the condition of the hull paint were amazed. After two seasons of battering its way through ice up to 2.5 meters thick with a high content of gravel and volcanic lava […]

  • 21 October 2011

    When British Antarctic Survey’s RRS (Royal Research Ship) Ernest Shackleton was drydocked recently in Denmark, the superintendent, engineers and paint specialists there to check the condition of the hull paint were amazed. After two seasons of battering its way through ice up to 2.5 meters thick with a high content of gravel and volcanic lava […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Groupe Ocean has selected Ecospeed, a non-toxic, hard, long-lasting coating with very high abrasion resistance, perfectly suited for ice-going vessels of all types, for The TundRA 100, the most powerful harbor tug ever to be built in Canada. The new TundRA 100 tug built by Ocean was designed by Robert Allan Ltd., naval architects and […]

  • 19 February 2008

    Aker Yards has been awarded a contract by Royal Arctic Line A/S in Nuuk (Greenland / Denmark) to build two ice-going container ships for arctic operation. The contract confirms Aker Yards’ position as the global leader within specialized container ships and of vessels designed to operate in the growing market for ship transport in arctic […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    When it comes to protecting the hulls of ice-going vessels, the glassflake reinforced surface treated composite (STC) Ecospeed® has proven to be remarkably durable, typically outperforming many specialized ice class paints. The fact that the coating is non-toxic is also particularly important for ice trading vessels where toxic AF coatings are rapidly scraped off and […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Equipment

    Schottel has equipped Finnish research vessel Aranda with a diesel-electric hybrid propulsion system.  The 59.2 meter long and 13.8 meter wide ice-going research vessel is to be fitted with a 3 MW generator, the company informed. While the conventional shafting is being retained, an electrically powered Schottel pump jet (SPJ) of type SPJ 132 RD with an input […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finland-based Aker Arctic has joined a new EU-funded project to address improved safety and efficiency in Arctic ship operations. A consortium of 13 research organisations and industrial partners from six countries launched the joint development project SEDNA at the beginning of June 2017. Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, the project is set to develop […]

  • 15 August 2011

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, is exhibiting at the internationally renowned trade fair NEVA 2011 in St. Petersburg in Russia. The group of shipyards with locations in Wismar and Warnemünde is presenting itself and its range of skills from September 20-23, 2011 at Stand 8A02 in Hall […]

  • 24 August 2011

      Nordic Yards, the manufacturer of technologically sophisticated, innovative special ships and maritime structures, is sending the special Arctic tanker “Nordic AT 19″ on its test voyage Yesterday. The ship, commissioned by the Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel, will be handed over by the dockyard on time at the end of September. In March 2010 […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Nordic Yards, the manufacturer of technologically sophisticated, innovative special ships and maritime structures, is sending the special Arctic tanker “Nordic AT 19” on its test voyage Yesterday. The ship, commissioned by the Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel, will be handed over by the dockyard on time at the end of September. In March 2010 […]

  • 19 September 2013

    ABB has won an order worth around $25 million to supply its marine propulsion system, Azipod, and complete electric power plants for two new rescue and salvage icebreakers that are under construction at Nordic Yards GmbH in Germany. The new vessels, owned by Russia’s State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (SMRCC), will be used for patrols […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ABB  has won an order worth around $25 million to supply its marine propulsion system, Azipod, and complete electric power plants for two new rescue and salvage icebreakers that are under construction at Nordic Yards GmbH in Germany. The new vessels, owned by Russia’s State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (SMRCC), will be used for patrols […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    ABB, a global player in power and automation technology, has secured a contract to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for the first of 16 Yamal LNG carriers. The contract, which includes options to equip 15 further vessels, is part of a project to transport LNG from the Yamal peninsula in Northwest Siberia to Asia […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $25 million to supply its marine propulsion system, Azipod, and complete electric power plants for two new rescue and salvage icebreakers that are under construction at Nordic Yards GmbH in Germany. The new vessels, owned by Russia’s State Maritime Rescue Coordination […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Specialized in the Impossible!” is the theme of the lustrum symposium of the maritime study association S.G. “William Froude” of Delft University of Technology that will be held on Friday February 21th 2014 in WTC-De Beurs in Rotterdam. At the symposium, well-known speakers from the maritime industry will present extraordinary projects, innovations and methods. The […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two innovative corrosion protection coating systems, Ecospeed and Ecoshield were on display at the Hydrex booth at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam. Ecospeed is a glassflake reinforced, hard, non-toxic ship hull coating system which is applied once to ship hulls and lasts the life of the vessel. It is easy […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two innovative corrosion protection coating systems, Ecospeed and Ecoshield were on display at the Hydrex booth at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam. Ecospeed is a glassflake reinforced, hard, non-toxic ship hull coating system which is applied once to ship hulls and lasts the life of the vessel. It is easy […]

  • 24 October 2013

    Two innovative corrosion protection coating systems, Ecospeed and Ecoshield were on display at the Hydrex booth at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam. Ecospeed is a glassflake reinforced, hard, non-toxic ship hull coating system which is applied once to ship hulls and lasts the life of the vessel. It is easy […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    ABB, a global leader in power and automation technology, has secured a new order to supply electric power plant and Azipod propulsion units for one icebreaker built for Finnish Transport Agency (FTA) at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. Due for delivery in 2016 and set for operation in the Baltic Sea, the new vessel is featuring dual […]

  • 24 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    GAC Norway has welcomed the TransAtlantic ice-breaking Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) ‘Tor Viking II’ to Hammerfest after its transit of the ice-bound North East Passage, under a new agency agreement that brings together two companies with plans for Arctic expansion. Berthing at the northern Norwegian port marked the end of the vessel’s voyage from […]