Sweco has been awarded a major contract in connection with expansion and renovation of the Passenger and Cargo Terminal at the Baltic Sea port of Klaipeda in Lithuania. The contract is worth about EUR 1 million.
Maersk Line Limited, Damco and Maersk Container Industries (MCI) have joined forces with Intermodal Structures (IMS), a modular building company headquartered in San Francisco, to take on a new market: multi-purpose, transportable, building structures.
The Dutch independent engineering company for wind turbines, Lagerwey Wind, received the evaluation report of wind turbine L 82 with 2 MW from GL Renewables Certification.
The Kongsberg Maritime Simulation & Training division has developed a sophisticated Green Ship Engine Room Simulator (ERS) model based on a Wärstilä 12RT-flex 82C low-speed common-rail engine, built for a Panamax container ship of 4800 TEU, with reefer capacity of 800.
After sixteen months of intense construction, COSCO Dalian Shipyard has completed its conversion of the VLCC “SUNRISE IV” to an FPSO for MODEC Offshore.
South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering announced today that on October 20th they signed a newbuilding contract with the state-owned Sovcomflot to build a total of 12 Aframax crude/product carriers (including vessels to be built in Russia and optional units) worth around $800m.
RSS Swordsman was launched today with pomp and circumstance. The submarine is the second in the Northern Light project under which two Västergötland class submarines, previously owned by the Swedish Navy, have been rebuilt, life-extended and modernised.
Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or the “Company”) announces today that it intends to issue up to US$650 million in principal amount of convertible bonds with a seven-year tenor. This amount includes an increase option of up to US$100 million that has been granted to the joint bookrunners of the offering.
The first G-type engine, designated G80ME-C1, has a design that follows the principles of the large-bore Mk-9 engine series that MAN Diesel & Turbo introduced in 2006. The G-type is designed with a longer stroke to reduce engine speed, thereby paving the way for ship designs with unprecedented high-efficiency.
Today Wärtsilä released its interim report. By the end of the third quarter, 1,150 vessels have been ordered which is notably more than for the full year 2009. Contracting activity continued to be good in the bulk carrier segment, supported mainly by Chinese ship owners.
Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced the signing of a 10-year licensing agreement with Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center in Russia to provide the proprietary know-how for the purchasing and production of thrusters for ship propulsion systems.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) of Korea, one of the world’s largest and most innovative shipyards, has ordered four common-rail 12V48/60CR Tier-II propulsion engines from MAN Diesel & Turbo SE. The prime movers will power a new RoPax ferry for Tunisian ship owner COTUNAV (Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation).