Wilhelmsen Ships Service helped Pacifica Shipping, a New Zealand company, move a new eleven tonne rudder and stock literally across the world when one of their vessels had its rudder damaged.
The Mercurius Shipping Group, located in Zwijndrecht, Netherlands, has recently launched a new concept for an inland waterway vessel, called the “M-factor”. The vessel is powered by Volvo Penta marine diesel engines both for propulsion and bowthruster.
“This collaboration will bring innovative developments in ship design. Rolls-Royce has significant experience in designing and developing marine solutions that meet and exceed expectations in the face of increasingly stringent global environmental standards. We look forward to applying this experience to support the Chinese marine industry in addressing climate change.”
MSC.Software Corporation, a leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that RINA, a leading Italian certification company for the shipbuilding industry, has selected MD Nastran, MSC.Software’s flagship solution for multidisciplinary analysis, to help customers reduce noise and vibration levels of vessels earlier in the development cycle.
Allweiler expands internationally, landing multi cargo and oil recovery system contracts with leading global offshore operators.
Total operating profit amounted to USD 74.3 million for the third quarter of 2010, up from USD 47.8 million for the same period last year. Total income came to USD 714.1 million compared with USD 604.9 million in 2009.
A welcome-back ceremony for recipients of the 2010 NYK Nature Fellowship1 was held on November 5 at the NYK head office in Tokyo.
Seadrill has entered into a turnkey contract to build up to four new ultra-deepwater drillships at the Samsung yard in South Korea. The first two drillships are firmly ordered with delivery in the first and second quarter 2013, respectively.
MTU Detroit Diesel, a Tognum Group subsidiary, opened a new Gulf Coast Sales and Operations center in St. Rose, Louisiana, dedicated to the growth of engine sales in the commercial marine industry.
Kiewit-Aker Contractors, a 50/50 joint venture between Peter Kiewit Infrastructure and Aker Solutions, has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil Canada Properties (EMCP) for the Hebron Project gravity based structure (GBS). The contract is for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) and site preparation, with the option at ExxonMobil’s discretion to subsequently provide detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services. The contract value for Aker Solutions’ share of the FEED and site preparation is USD 70 million.