Two-turbine floater starts sea trials

EnBW and aerodyn engineering have started testing the scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine in Greifswald Bay in the German Baltic Sea. EnBW/aerodyn. Photographer: Jan Oelker The 18 metre tall, 1:10-scale prototype consists of two wind turbines on … Read More

Port of Tallinn gets its 1st shore power solution

Tallink Grupp’s vessel Victoria I was connected to shore power in Tallinn Old City Harbour for the first ever shore power charging in Estonia on 11 September. Image by Tallink Shore power can be used by the vessels operating the … Read More

Suspected pirates attack reefer vessel off Nigeria

A Liberia-flagged reefer vessel has been reportedly attacked by perpetrators off the Nigerian coast. The ship, identified as Water Phoenix, was approached and boarded by an unknown number of persons some 31 nautical miles south-southwest of Lagos on 8 September, … Read More

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ scrubbers fitted on 22 ships in 2020

Image courtesy: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Japanese shipbuilding major Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has installed its in-house produced DIA-SOx marine SOx scrubbers on 22 ships so far this year. The company said that its subsidiary Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. had installed the scrubbers … Read More

Tiedemann: New wave of containership orders likely

The outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic has basically put a brake on investments in the shipbuilding sector, especially on the container shipping side, as many owners shelved their newbuilding plans for better days. Instead of plotting fleet expansion plans, liner … Read More