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ABB's Whale's Tail-inspired Propulsion Concept Aims to Cut Marine Industry's Fuel Consumption, Emissions

May 31, 2023

ABB on Wednesday introduced what it said was a concept representing 'revolutionary propulsion system breaking new ground for efficiency in the marine industry, inspired by the dynamic motions of a whale’s tail.' The innovative concept is called ABB Dynafin…

SMST to Provide 'World's Largest' 3D Motion Compensated Cranes for Windcat Offshore's CSOVs

May 09, 2023

Dutch offshore equipment supplier SMST has been awarded a contract by Damen Shipyards to deliver two sets of mission equipment for the two newbuild Elevation Series CSOVs for Windcat Offshore. SMST will deliver a gangway combined with access…

Edda Wind Orders MacGregor Gangway for Offshore Wind Vessel

Apr 27, 2023

Deck machinery specialist MacGregor has received an order from offshore wind vessel owner Edda Wind to equip one of its vessels with a walk-to-work system.The SOV vessel, to be delivered in the third quarter of 2024, will be equipped with MacGregor’s all-electric walk-to-work gangway Horizon…

World’s Largest Electric Crane Under Construction

Apr 24, 2023

A new electric-powered ring crane being built for Dutch engineered heavy lift company Mammoet is set to become the world’s highest capacity land-based crane.The first parts of the new 6,000t ring crane will soon be delivered to Mammoet’s engineering nerve center in The Netherlands…

Marlink Teams Up with NORMA Cyber to Boost Cybersecurity for Maritime Customers

Apr 24, 2023

Satellite communications solutions firm Marlink has signed a strategic agreement with NORMA Cyber to strengthen the cybersecurity intelligence and resilience of its maritime customer base.The Norwegian Maritime Cyber Resilience Centre (NORMA…

Huisman to Deliver 3,000mt+ Crane for Havfram Wind's New WTIV

Apr 19, 2023

Dutch crane maker Huisman has won a contract from offshore wind installation contractor Havfram Wind for the delivery of a 3,000mt+ Leg Encircling Crane for its second NG-20000X Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. The crane contract news comes…

Ampelmann to Deploy Second Gangway for World's Largest Floating Wind Farm

Apr 17, 2023

Ampelmann, a Dutch-based firm providing offshore access solutions, will soon be deploying a second gangway to support the construction of the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway.The first gangway, an E1000 system, was fitted to OSCV Siem Barracuda in early December…

Vard Electro to Deliver SeaQ Energy Storage System for REM Offshore Vessel Retrofit

Apr 12, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner REM Offshore has selected Vard Electro and its SeaQ solutions to upgrade battery technology onboard one of the company's platform supply vessels.Vard Electro will deliver a complete SeaQ Energy Storage System…

Scana's Seasystems to Deliver Mooring Equipment for Offshore Project in West Africa

Apr 05, 2023

Norwegian company Scana said Monday that its subsidiary Seasystems had signed a sizeable contract for the delivery of an anchoring system to an FSO project offshore West Africa.'This is a sizeable contract for Scana, valued close to NOK 50 million [currently around $4…

Kongsberg Digital Launches Industrial Work Surface to Transform Carbon-Intensive Industries

Mar 02, 2023

Kongsberg Digital has launched its Industrial Work Surface, which aims to 'fundamentally change how carbon-intensive industries operate by enabling the company’s software users to work within a single digital environment.''By providing end-to-end user workflows…

Crane for US-built WTIV Charybdis Heads to Texas

Feb 24, 2023

The crane for the first ever U.S.-built wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) is on its way to America.The 2,200mt Huisman leg encircling crane has been loaded onto BigLift Shipping's Happy Star for shipment to the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville…

ABS Verifies Non-flammable Blue G Battery System Design

Feb 23, 2023

Classification society ABS announced it has issued New Technology Qualification (NTQ) for non-flammable battery technology for use at sea.Called Blue G, the vanadium redox flow battery system from Gennal Engineering PTE LTD is now planned to move into prototype testing later this year…

Vard Electro's SeaQ Comms System Selected for CSOV Duo

Feb 21, 2023

Norwegian marine electrical systems Vard Electro will supply its SeaQ Communication system onboard two construction service operation vessels (CSOVs) being built by Ulstein for end client Olympic. Vard Electro signed the contract with Ulstein…

Uptime's Gangway's for Pelagic Wind Services CSOVs

Feb 03, 2023

Uptime International has secured two contracts with Cochin Shipyard in India, for the supply of logistics systems to be included on their newbuild offshore wind service vessels being built for Pelagic Wind Services. Uptime's scope includes complete personnel and cargo logistics systems…

SMST to Deliver Equipment for First Asia-designed CSOV

Jan 20, 2023

Marco Polo Marine, the Singapore-based marine logistics company, has awarded SMST the contract for the delivery of a gangway and a crane for its offshore wind Commissioning Service Operations Vessel (CSOV). The vessel will be used in commissioning…

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