Category archives for: Marine

ABB Wins Contract For World’s First Floating LNG Facilities

FLNG Plants Resemble Container Ship

ABB wins contract for world’s first floating LNG facilities – Feb 06, 2015– Zurich, Switzerland (Techreleased) – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth more than $50 million to supply the electrical system for one of the world’s first commercial floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities, and the second to […]

Wärtsilä To Supply Integrated Propulsion Solution For 3 New Escort Tugs

Escort Tug

Wärtsilä to supply integrated propulsion solution for 3 new escort tugs – Jan 29, 2015– Helsinki, Finland (Techreleased) – Three large new gas fuelled tugs contracted by Norwegian operator Ostensjo Rederi, will feature Wärtsilä dual-fuel (DF) engines integrated with a customized gas storage and supply system also supplied by Wärtsilä. The tugs will operate primarily on LNG […]

Rolls-Royce And VTT Unveil A Vision Of Ship Intelligence With Futuristic oX bridge Concept

Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge

Rolls-Royce and VTT unveil a vision of Ship Intelligence with futuristic oX bridge concept – Dec 11, 2014– Helsinki, Finland (Techreleased) – Rolls-Royce predicts that Ship Intelligence will be the next major transition for the shipping industry as ships are set to become more complex and will require high levels of data analysis to operate on-board […]

Rolls-Royce Successfully Completed Seatrials Of Its First S4 Waterjets

Rolls-Royce S4 Waterjets

Rolls-Royce successfully completed seatrials of its first S4 Waterjets – Dec 03, 2014– Brisbane, Australia (Techreleased) – Rolls-Royce has successfully completed seatrials of its first S4 series of waterjets, designed to give higher efficiency at lower speeds. The trials aboard the recently upgraded Tangalooma Jet, a 350 passenger-carrying high-speed catamaran, indicated a 3% increase in thrust […]

Rolls-Royce To Design And Equip Stern Trawler To Ramoen

Ramoen Stern Trawler

Rolls-Royce to design and equip Stern Trawler to Ramoen – Oct 28, 2014– Gijón, Spain (Techreleased) – The Armon shipyard in Gijón, Spain has entered into a contract to build a new Stern Trawler for the Norwegian fishing company Ramoen. The vessel will be a Rolls-Royce design, type NVC 372, and the contract value is £6.5m […]

Fafnir Offshore Received First Havyard WE Design PSV


Fafnir Offshore received first Havyard WE design PSV – Sep 12, 2014– Detroit, USA (Techreleased) – In March 2013, Havyard signed a contract with Icelandic shipping company Fafnir Offshore for the building of a Havyard 832 L WE platform supply vessel (PSV). A month later, Fafnir had secured a long-term contract for the vessel, which will […]

Damen Starts Building The Walk 2 Work Vessel On Speculation

Damen Walk 2 Work vessel

Damen starts building the Walk 2 Work vessel on speculation – Sep 12, 2014– Gorinchem, Netherlands (Techreleased) – Final touches have been made to the Damen Walk 2 Work vessel, a completely new and innovative design for the offshore support vessel market. Damen also decided to start building the vessel on speculation, this is marked with […]

Rolls-Royce Launches A New Family Of Medium Speed Marine Engines

Rolls-Royce B33:45 Engine

Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines – Sep 12, 2014– London, UK (Techreleased) – Rolls-Royce has today unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by diesel and gas. The new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power […]

Rolls-Royce To Supply Offshore Cranes For Brazilian Platform Supply Vessels

dual draglink crane

Rolls-Royce to supply offshore cranes for Brazilian Platform Supply Vessels – Aug 28, 2014– Itajaì, Brazil (Techreleased) – Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Detroit Chile SA to supply offshore cranes to nine Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) under construction at Detroit Brasil Ltda. shipyard, in Itajaì, Brazil. The delivery will include nine ship sets of the […]

Wärtsilä Launches New Technical Solution For Fuel Gas Handling

The upgraded Wärtsilä LNGPac system

Wärtsilä launches new technical solution for fuel gas handling – Aug 28, 2014– Helsinki, Finland (Techreleased) –  With LNG becoming increasingly viable and popular as a marine fuel, Wärtsilä continues to develop technical solutions that facilitate this trend. The latest Wärtsilä developments in this field involve an upgraded version of the Wärtsilä LNGPac, a fully integrated […]

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