Chinese yards scoop Seaspan’s latest boxship order

China State Shipbuilding Corporation will build Seaspan’s latest batch of six container vessels featuring 15,000 TEU capacity. The company’s subsidiaries Hudong Zhonghua and Jiangnan Shipbuilding will build three ships from the series each. This project marks the first time that … Read More

FlexWave to explore effectiveness of flexible materials in wave energy devices

University researchers in the UK have been awarded almost £1 million for the FlexWave project that will test the potential of using flexible materials in the design and manufacture of wave energy devices. Illustration/COAST Laboratory at the University of Plymouth … Read More

Eco Valencia saves 5.1 pct in fuel with Silverstream’s air lubrication

Eco Valencia. Image Courtesy: Grimaldi Grimaldi Group’s newbuild ro-ro vessel Eco Valencia has saved 5.1 % in fuel consumption and emissions with the use of Silverstream’s air lubrication system, performance testing figures show. Eco Valencia, the first of twelve 5th Generation (GG5G) class … Read More

Resolute Marine joins forces with ReVision to optimize Wave2O technology

US-based marine energy developer Resolute Marine has teamed up with ReVision Consulting for the optimization and adaption of its Wave2O technology as part of the TEAMER project. Illustration/Resolute Marine’s wave energy converter (Courtesy of Resolute Marine) Through the U.S. Department … Read More

Maersk, partners set sights on ammonia bunkering at Port of Singapore

Maritime industry leaders have embarked upon a feasibility study aimed at establishing a comprehensive supply chain for the provision of green ammonia ship-to-ship bunkering at the Port of Singapore. The companies taking part in the project include A.P. Moller – … Read More

North America’s oldest tidal power plant set for closing

Nova Scotia Power, the owner of the Annapolis Tidal Generating Station, has decided to retire the 37-year-old power plant following a failure related to its electrical system.  The Annapolis Tidal Generating Station (Courtesy of Tethys) The Annapolis station was the … Read More

Research on East Anglia’s offshore hydrogen potential kicks off

Hydrogen East has kicked off a new research study to explore the potential for hydrogen production off the coast of East Anglia in the UK. The Bacton Energy Hub: Exploring the potential for hydrogen from the Southern North Sea will … Read More

Nornickel to build an LNG plant in the Arctic

Russian nickel and palladium mining company Nornickel plans to develop a project to produce LNG on the site of the company’s former Nickel plant to significantly cut carbon emissions. Courtesy of Nornickel The project is a part of an environmental … Read More

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind inks MoU with New Jersey unions

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six unions operating in New Jersey to help develop and employ the local offshore wind workforce. The agreement outlines how the parties will work together to create training … Read More

Hyundai Samho wins $216 million deal for containership duo

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has secured an order for the construction of two containerships from an unnamed European shipowner. The containerships are worth KRW 239 billion ($216.1 million) and are slated for delivery in 2023. Further details … Read More