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  • 18 November 2010

    When a 180 metre container vessel suffered severe vibrations after its propeller blades were seriously damaged, a repair was required by the classification society. Hydrex was asked to bring the propeller’s performance as close to its optimum performance as could be achieved while the vessel was berthed in Cadiz. The in-house developed Hydrex cold straightening […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Last month a team of Hydrex diver/technicians performed a blade modification on the propeller of a 190-meter bulk carrier in La Brea, Trinidad and Tobago. All five blades of propeller were severely bent and cropping was the only option. Hydrex has developed a wide range of procedures to repair all types of propeller damage underwater. If […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Over the last months Hydrex diver/ technicians have carried out more than 25 propeller modifications around the world. Our divers were active in the Netherlands, Greece, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Panama, Singapore, the U.S.A. and many other countries. All operations were performed to restore the propellers’ balance. They were brought back to as close to their […]

  • 17 May 2011

      Since October 2009 Shanghai Metalock DM Mr. Xue Yi visiting Nakashima Propeller head office and signing agreement in Okayama Japan, the two company keep frequent cooperation and communication with each other. Shanghai Metalock has founded Nakashima Propeller service center in China and use this advantage to establish an excellent reputation in Japanese ship owners. […]

  • 21 July 2011

    Rather than booking vessels in to drydock, shipowners are increasingly opting to contract specialist diving teams to carry out the replacement and/or maintenance of propellers and tunnel thrusters. To meet the growing demand for underwater ship care, specialist ship repair and maintenance companies are now expanding their services to facilitate shipowner requirements in more and […]

  • 30 January 2014

    Believing that improved performance can be achieved through innovative thinking and new ideas, Clipper and its Performance Management team are continuously working on fuel efficiency and energy consumption optimization. One such initiative was the bulbous bow and rudder bulb modifications made on a G-type 9,100 dwt multipurpose carrier, Clipper Galaxy. The bulbous bow (bulb) is […]

  • 1 February 2011

      Colombo has been attracting many dredgers for repairs over the past decade from all over the globe, on the good track record the owners automatic choice was Colombo Dockyard for their repairs. The owners Mercator Lines Ltd., have been a regular callers patronising Colombo with their dredgers and tankers, yard has been servicing their […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Clipper has in-house technical management of a large part of their vessels. They believe that improved performance can be achieved through innovative thinking, enabling a dynamic fleet that lives up to its full potential. The company’s Performance Management team is continuously working on fuel efficiency and energy consumption optimization. One such initiative was the bulbous […]

  • 12 March 2017

    Efficient ships are inherently more sustainable. As such, to reach sustainability targets, the maritime industry is putting a lot of effort into improving efficiency. From ship design, construction to operational activities and mid-life retrofits – there are numerous occasions when the subject of efficiency can be tackled. Precise measurements of efficiency strategies are key to […]

  • 9 December 2014

    Gulf Marine Services, a provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESV) has won the first contract for its new Mid-Size Class vessel GMS Shamal. The vessel is currently being built at GMS’ quayside facility in Abu Dhabi and is on schedule to be completed in Q2 2015 when it will proceed directly to its first charter for a national […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    UAE’s Gulf Marine Services (GMS), a provider of self-propelled self-elevating support vessels, has completed the documentation needed for the charter of one of its vessels in Europe. The documentation is related to a letter of intent received by the company on August 30. Under the contract, the company would lease a Large Class SESV to […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Vroon’s car carriers Monza Express and Sepang Express have recently completed dry-dockings and first special surveys at two shipyards in China. Monza Express docked at the IMC-YY yard on Zoushan Island, while Sepang Express spent ten days at the Haizhou shipyard on Daishan Island. During these dockings, both vessels were fitted with Coriolis flow […]

  • 8 May 2016

    Construction Starts at Nordergründe Offshore Wind Site Offshore construction of the Nordergründe wind farm is kicking off this week, with the MPI Enterprise vessel already loading monopiles and transition pieces in Cuxhaven, according to German media. Liebherr Installs Custom-Made Offshore Crane on Giant 7 Liebherr’s offshore crane division installed a board offshore crane, type BOS […]

  • 6 September 2011

    In order to promote the construction of ship repair technology, reinforce the control process, and secure steady quality, CIC Changxing Shipyard set up a composing team and working team to refine the operation instructions at the beginning of this year. After 6 months’ working, the manuscripts were well done. During revising the operation instructions, the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Scheldepoort Repair & Conversion Yard has been awarded a substantial Royal Netherlands Navy contract to modernise and upgrade the propeller shaft lines and generator sets of four Air Defence and Command Frigates. Part of the Damen Shipyards Group, Scheldepoort is based in Vlissingen in the south of the Netherlands, and specialises in maintenance, modifications, repairs […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Thrustmaster of Texas, a marine propulsion design and manufacturing company from the U.S., is looking to give an edge to U.S. based marine jack-up operators wanting to enter the national offshore wind farm construction and maintenance sector by cutting the cost of entry in half with a unique propulsion system that allows conversion of existing vessels to […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Thrustmaster of Texas, a marine propulsion design and manufacturing company from the U.S., is looking to give an edge to U.S. based marine jack-up operators wanting to enter the national offshore wind farm construction and maintenance sector by cutting the cost of entry in half with a unique propulsion system that allows conversion of existing vessels to […]

  • 29 March 2013

    Macduff Shipyards, in the North East of Scotland, has completed the Hull of the 16m tug under construction for John Mcloughlin and Son. Based on the highly successful “Sally Mcloughlin” built for the same owner the new vessel will have a bollard pull approaching 25 tonnes. The vessel is a repeat build of MSY 648 […]

  • 21 May 2013

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has completed the heightening of six quay cranes at MSC Home Terminal, which is the largest container terminal in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The project, undertaken by Kalmar’s specialist Crane Services team, facilitates the continued expansion of the port by making it possible to handle larger container ships. The project […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finnlines Plc has undersigned extensive contracts with two major suppliers for installation of exhaust gas scrubbers for the most of the group’s ships. The first installations will be completed by the end of 2014 and the rest in early 2015. Being equipped with sulphur scrubbers, Finnlines ships will comply with the IMO and EU SOx […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd today announced that the energy-saving Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF), developed by MOL, West Japan Fluid Engineering Laboratory Co., Ltd., and Mikado Japan, Ltd., and sold by MOL Tech, has now been ordered for 2,000 vessels worldwide. The PBCF is an energy-saving device attached to the propellers of a vessel. It […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today, Havyard Ship Technology’s build 120 ‘Polarsyssel’, a Havyard 832 L WE design, was delivered to Fafnir Offshore. It will go straight on assignment for the Governor of Svalbard.