This week, Baird Maritime looks at an interesting lineup of reviewed vessels featuring a selection of marine propulsion types, from conventional diesel engines to batteries promising low emissions. Various workboat categories are represented, particularly tugs as this week also focuses on the important towage and salvage ..
Austal Vietnam chooses MAN propulsion for new high-speed catamaran ferry Photo: Austal Austal shipyard in Vietnam has ordered four MAN 16V175D-MM engines, each delivering 2,720 kW at 1,800 rpm for water-jet propulsion, in connection with the building of a high-speed catamaran ferry for customer the Degage Group. The ..
Skaginn 3X has been awarded a contract by Norwegian fishing company BlueWild to supply a full fish processing factory onboard the company’s new freezer trawler. Catch will be transferred directly into water-filled storage tanks below the waterline where it remains alive before being taken to the factory facility. ..
Vard has contracted TMC Compressors to supply an energy-efficient marine compressed air system for installation on a stern trawler being built for Norwegian fishing company Nergård Havfiske. The system will consist of two control and service air compressors plus air dryers. The compressors will utilise a ..
Following the report from Norwegian Safety Investigation Authority, regarding the incident onboard the tour boat Brim, the industry is starting to discuss maritime battery safety more frequently. In a comment, the CEO of the International Institute of Marine Surveying raises a number of concerns. As a maritime battery ..
Survitec’s large inflatable lifeboat is now ready to be installed on cruise ships after having received full type approval certification from classification society Lloyd’s Register. Certification follows the successful the completion of heavy weather sea trials (HWST) in December. All environmental and physical testing ..
This week, Baird Maritime looks at an interesting lineup of reviewed vessels featuring a selection of marine propulsion types, from conventional diesel engines to batteri ..
The French Navy recently took delivery of the first vessel in a new series of eight dive support boats built by local company Merre Shipyard. Named Ophrys after a genus o ..
Northern Ireland-based engineering company Artemis Technologies has unveiled images of a proposed design of a high-speed ferry fitted with hydrofoils and all-electric pro ..