Consortium plans to 3D print a propeller
Marking a major step forward in the application of 3D printing techniques in the maritime sector, Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with RAMLAB, propeller manufacturer Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas.
World’s first ME-GIE engine runs successfully on ethane
The world’s first ME-GIE two-stroke engine has successfully passed gas trials on board the Gaschem Beluga, an LEG (liquefied ethylene gas) carrier, while sailing between Houston and the Bahamas.
VIDEO: Cunard’s Queen Victoria gets a new lido deck
Cunard’s 964.5 ft, 2,014 passenger Queen Victoria is currently in dry dock at Fincantieri’s Palermo, Sicily, shipyard for what Cunard says is a “partial” refit.
Foss Maritime names Grant Johnson VP HSQE
He will be responsible for overseeing, growing and strengthening HSQE performance in support of Foss’ culture of safety and comes to Foss from TechnipFMC.
ClassNK subsidiary launches bunker fuel analysis service
NKCS’s Bunker Fuel Oil Analysis Service provides an oil analysis report for the properties of bunker fuel oil based on the ISO8217 Standard with advice such as oil heating and purification.
Ballast water sampling and analysis made easier
The Satake designed and developed “Viable Organism Analyzer (VOA1000)” can detect the number of viable organisms in the ballast water, based on ballast water discharge standard (D-2) of the Ballast Water Management Convention.
Bollinger Algiers adds 4,000-ton lift dry dock
Bollinger Shipyards has announced the arrival of the floating dry dock Mrs. Jody at its Bollinger Algiers facility.