Newbuilding MV UHL Felicity delivered to United Heavy Lift

F900 Eco-Lifter newbuilding MV UHL Felicity was delivered to United Heavy Lift on May 21, 2022. MV UHL Felicity is vessel number 17 in a series of 19 state-of-the-art F900 Eco-Lifters newbuildings to join the fleet. UHL has taken delivery of the newbuilding at the CSSC Hudong shipyard in Shanghai, China. MV UHL Felicity will make her maiden voyage from South Korea …

Enerpac Synchronous Lifting Pump and HTC Cylinders support the build of a new JSS

The team at the Vancouver-based Seaspan shipyard has used an Enerpac EVO Synchronous Lifting Pump and 12 High Tonnage Hydraulic Lifting Cylinders, supplied by local Enerpac distributor Hyseco, to support the build of a new Joint Support Ship.  The JSS vessels will provide an important supporting function to the Royal Canadian Navy by providing marine …

Rina and Fincantieri join forces

Rina, the inspection, certification and consulting engineering multinational, and Fincantieri, one of the world leaders in the design and construction of high value-added ships and the supply of complex technological systems in different sectors, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop synergies in the field of decarbonisation, with a focus on alternative fuels, carbon …

MacGregor to supply comprehensive RoRo equipment to four innovative Pure Car and Truck Carriers

MacGregoer will supply comprehensive packages of RoRo equipment for four Aurora class Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) to be built by China Merchant Heavy Industries (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd for the Norwegian owner, Höegh Autoliners.  The order worth more than US$15 million, was booked into Cargotec’s 2022 first quarter order intake. The first two vessels …

AAL Shipping increases newbuilding order

In November 2021, AAL Shipping launched its third-generation newbuilding plan with the initial order of four 32,000 deadweight (DWT) premium project multipurpose vessels and classifying them the ‘Super B-Class’. The carrier has recently increased its order to six vessels and released first images, technical and design details.  Under deck there will be two box-shaped cargo …

Steerprop signs five-year contract with Siem Offshore

Finish Steerprop has signed a five-year contract with Siem Offshore regarding the propulsion monitoring service Steerprop Care Premium for three of the Norway-based offshore vessel company’s platform supply ships. Steerprop Care is designed to enhance the availability of a vessel by continuously monitoring the health of the main propulsion system, revealing any changes in the …

RINA approves first MR tanker to exceed IMO 2050 targets using fossil fuels 

Rina has announced the Approval in Principle (AiP) of Swedish designer FKAB Marine Design’s hydrogen powered MR Tanker, the first AiP of a design using currently viable technology and fuels that achieves IMO 2050 targets. Conceived by the class society and designed by FKAB, the propulsion is based on combining the ship’s fuel (LNG) with …