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kerttuvali

May 2, 2016 at 5:48pm

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MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

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MAN 51/60DF engines running on LNG to power innovative Estonian shuttle ferry built by RMC, MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the engines for a shuttle ferry newbuilding for Tallink Grupp, the Estonian shipping company. A diesel-electric plant comprising 5 × MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel main engines – with LNG as primary fuel Read More…

500th ship of TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING’s long-selling TESS series completed – An eco-ship that has continued to evolve for 30 years

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On November 15, 2019, TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd. (HQ: 1083 Tsuneishi, Numakuma-cho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan; President: Kenji Kawano) constructed and delivered the 500th ship of its long-selling environmentally-friendly bulk carrier of TESS series at its shipbuilding site, TSUNEISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES (CEBU), Inc. (Location: Balamban, Cebu, Philippines; President & CEO: Akihiko Mishima). As indicated by its Read More…

Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique by Fincantieri

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The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Chantiers de l’Atlantique by Fincantieri, under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the transaction may reduce competition in the global cruise shipbuilding market. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, responsible for competition policy, said: “Demand for cruise ships is booming globally. Chantiers de Read More…

Spanish ferry operator seeks competitive edge with Wärtsilä waterjets

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The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its powerful waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built for Spanish company, Naviera Armas. The company faces strong competition in the local ferry market, and its choice of the Wärtsilä modular waterjet solution is seen as an effective means of meeting the competitive challenge. The vessel is Read More…

Visedo to Power Breakthrough Hybrid Ice Ferry for Swedish Islands

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Visedo has won the contract to deliver a hybrid electric propulsion system for a new Swedish ice-going passenger ferry. The hybrid diesel-electric vessel will be capable of carrying 150 passengers through the often icy waters around the islands of the Stockholm archipelago, off the Swedish capital. Visedo’s hybrid electric system will reduce fuel consumption and Read More…

KONGSBERG Wins EPCI Contract for Newbuild LNG Fuelled RoPax Ferry

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Kongsberg, Norway, 31 August 2017 – Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG), a subsidiary of Siem Group. This is the second RoPax contract that Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded at FSG. The ‘Full Picture’ contract, valued at approximately €20 million, covers engineering, procurement and project Read More…

MacGregor secures specialist equipment order for state-of-the-art research vessel

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MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a ground-breaking new research vessel being built by the Fassmer shipyard in Berne, Germany. The order was booked into Cargotec’s second quarter 2017 order intake. MacGregor equipment deliveries are planned for completion by the end of the Read More…

Stena Line chooses MAN’s online service: Agreement covers two superferries in Stena fleet

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MAN Diesel & Turbo recently signed a contract with Stena Line to provide its online service to two vessels. The ‘Stena Hollandica’ and ‘Stena Britannica’ are both conventional passenger-and-vehicle superferries that sail the daily route between the Hook of Holland and Harwich and are each powered by 4 × MAN 48/60CR engines. Dan Sten Olsson, Read More…

Stena Line extends its trust in MacGregor’s planned maintenance agreements for 39 ferries

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Swedish ferry operator Stena Line has renewed its planned maintenance agreement with MacGregor, part of Cargotec. Stena Line has held MacGregor Onboard Care (MOC) agreements since 2008 and its latest contract takes the number of RoRo vessels covered to 39. “Our preventative and planned service products, such as MOCs, make it easier to schedule services; Read More…

Wärtsilä to power Mediterranean’s first LNG fuelled passenger ferry

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Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Construcciones Navales del Norte SL (LaNaval) shipyard in Sestao, Spain for the design and supply of the LNG power and propulsion installation for a new RoRo passenger ferry. There is also an option for a second vessel. The ship is being built for Spanish owner Baleària, a leading operator Read More…