Meyer Werft cuts steel for first LNG fueled cruise ship; MacGregor launches new ship-to-ship transfer system

VIDEO: MacGregor launches new ship-to-ship transfer system
VIDEO: MacGregor launches new ship-to-ship transfer system
February 23, 2017 — The company says the new crane compensation system for offshore ship-to-ship load transfers offers substantially larger operating windows as well as safer and faster load transfers. The system employs a motion reference unit on the deck of the secondary vessel.

 

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Meyer Werft cuts steel for first LNG fueled cruise ship
The ship — yard number S.696 — is the first of two Helios Class ships ordered by Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises in 2015. The 180,000 gt ships will each have around 2,500 cabins.
Midship Marine delivers Incat Crowther cat to Ultramar

Designed specifically for the operator’s Playa de Carmen – Cozumel run and carrying 844 passengers, the ferry is optimized for a very fast turnaround with multiple boarding areas over two decks.
USCG awards five polar icebreaker design study contracts

The objective of the studies is to identify design and systems approaches to reduce acquisition cost and production timelines.The combined total value of the awards is approximately $20 million.