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Windcat CTV is World's First Powered by Dual-fuel Hydrogen Engines

Jun 01, 2022

The world's first dual-fuel hydrogen- and diesel-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) is ready for service, outfitted to run the cleaner fuel that reduces up to 80% of its traditional fuel usage and associated emissions.The 25-meter vessel, Hydrocat 48—owned by Windcat Workboats, part of Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB)—is based on the Windcat MK 3.5 design but lengthened to integrate adequate hydrogen storage on board…

MacGregor to Supply Deck Handling Solutions for Van Oord's New WTIV

Sep 09, 2022

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been chosen to supply two auxiliary offshore telescopic cranes for Van Oord’s new generation wind turbine installation vessel. The new vessel will mainly operate to support European wind farms.The vessel is being built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd…

Vestdavit Develops Innovative Davit for Esvagt SOV Newbuild

Sep 06, 2022

Vestdavit has developed an innovative heavy-duty davit for larger offshore wind workboats to be delivered for a green-fueled service operation vessel (SOV) newbuild as part of a multiple davit contract with Esvagt.Danish shipowner Esvagt earlier…

Alfa Laval Buys Tank Cleaning Firm Scanjet

Aug 31, 2022

Alfa Laval has acquired Scanjet, a supplier of tank cleaning equipment and solutions for marine, offshore and industrial applications. 'The acquisition will extend Alfa Laval’s broad tanker offering, creating a more comprehensive product portfolio for cargo tanks…

Kongsberg's Thrusters, Technology Suite for Olympic CSOV Duo

Aug 31, 2022

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with Norwegian vessel operator Olympic to outfit two new Construction Service Operation Vessels with a technology suite. The contract is worth around NOK 64 million (around $6,4 million).Two…

Ulstein Orders Corvus Batteries for Olympic's Offshore Wind Vessels

Aug 24, 2022

Marine battery solutions provider Corvus Energy has won an order from Ulstein Power & Control for the delivery of Energy Storage Systems for two construction service operation vessels (CSOVs) to be built for Norwegian offshore vessel owner Olympic…

Chinese Yard Orders ABB Propulsion System for Giant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Aug 24, 2022

China's Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard has ordered an integrated power, automation, and propulsion system from ABB for a newbuild offshore wind installation jack-up vessel (JUV) being built for the Dutch marine contractor Van Oord.The vessel, Boreas…

Schottel Launches DP-optimized Rudder Propeller for Offshore Wind Vessels

Aug 24, 2022

German propulsion specialist Schottel has launched a DP-optimized rudder propeller for the offshore wind market.The company said that the rudder propeller has been developed to meet the growing requirements for W2W vessels to operate efficiently and reliably…

MacGregor to Deliver Traction Winch Systems for Chinese Geological Survey Drilling Vessel

Aug 23, 2022

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply two self-contained traction winch systems for a geological survey drilling vessel in China.The vessel is owned by Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS), a subsidiary of China’s Ministry of Natural Resources…

Ulmatec's Gangway for First Jones Act-compliant Service Operation Vessel

Aug 17, 2022

Norway-based gangway supplier Ulmatec has secured a contract for the supply of a 32-meter motion compensated gangway and logistics support systems for ECO Edison, the first U.S.-built Jones Act service operation vessel (SOV). This 260-foot vessel…

Miros' WaveSystem for Subsea 7's Petrobras-bound Offshore Vessel Trio

Aug 11, 2022

Subsea 7 has awarded Miros Group agreements to install its internet of things (IoT) dry-sensor WaveSystem on three of its pipelay support vessels, ti deliver accurate wave measurements via Miros' cloud-based graphical user interface (GUI) Miros…

Scania to Power Patriot's New CTV

Jul 19, 2022

Engine manufacturer Scania announced it has been selected by Patriot Offshore Maritime Services to power its new 27-meter aluminum crew transfer vessel (CTV), chartered by Vineyard Wind for support of the construction and management of its commercial offshore wind project…

Wartsila Steps Up Green Fuel Push with Methanol-powered Ship

Jul 14, 2022

Marine and energy equipment maker Wartsila will roll out its first methanol-powered engine in a new ship next year as the group accelerates green fuel technology options for shipping, a company executive said.With about 90% of world trade transported by sea…

Kongsberg's $30M Tech Package for Cadeler's F-Class Foundation Installation Vessel

May 25, 2022

Norwegian marine equipment and technology firm Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract worth around EUR 28 million (~$29,9 million) with Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore to deliver a technology package for an F-Class, Foundation…

Crew Transfer Vessel-maker Strategic Marine Orders 50 Caterpillar Engines Citing Supply Chain Chaos

May 17, 2022

Singapore's Strategic Marine has ordered 50 of its C32 ACERT IMO III engines from Caterpillar dealer PT Trakindo Utama Singapore Branch, citing severe disruptions to the supply of what it says is critical shipbuilding equipment due to the pandemic…

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