Archives: September 2014

NEW GAS POWERED ICEBREAKER

September 24, 2014 6:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Deltamarin Ltd. received a contract from Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc. for the machinery and technical spaces outfitting production design of the first LNG-powered icebreaker vessel. The vessel, to be built for the Finnish Transport Agency, aims to reduce emissions and fuel costs by using both diesel and LNG as fuel, and is planned for operations in the Baltic Sea. Read the rest of this entry »

LARGEST EVER CREWBOAT

September 23, 2014 6:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A 70 m Fast Crew Boat (FCB) was named Muslim Magomayev at a ceremony at Australia’s Incat Tasmania shipyard on Monday, September 15. Designed by Incat Crowther, with production engineering by Revolution Design, it is the first vessel that the shipbuilder has purpose built for the oil and gas industry, however designer Incat Crowther has a track record that includes the design of over 90 vessels operating in the sector. Read the rest of this entry »

CATERPILLAR LAUNCHES NEW POWER PLANT

September 19, 2014 5:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Caterpillar Marine announced the launch of the MaK™ M 25 E engine platform at the 2014 SMM Exhibition, held September 9 -12 in Hamburg, Germany. Developed for state-of-the-art vessel designs with an emphasis on fuel savings, the platform was specifically designed to address the evolving global marine industry requirements while maximizing operators’ bottom line. Read the rest of this entry »