Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri awarded a contract of over 200 million EUR by Windstar Cruises

Fincantieri has signed a contract with Windstar Cruises (part of the Xanterra Travel Collection) (see also CruiseMapper), owners and one of the main operators in the field of high-end small ship cruises, for an …
Nov 16, 2018 /  Vessels
COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry and GTT sign technical service agreement for LNG carrier repairs and conversions

COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry and GTT sign technical service agreement for LNG carrier repairs and conversions

Following the strategic agreement signed between COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Co.,Ltd (CHI) and GTT last year, as a part of the plan, CHI and GTT have signed the Technical Service Agreement (TSA) on November 8 in …
Nov 13, 2018 /  Curious
Alewijnse Marine begins ground-breaking electrical conversion on board TSHD Samuel de Champlain

Alewijnse Marine begins ground-breaking electrical conversion on board TSHD Samuel de Champlain

Electrical system integrator Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the ground-breaking, low-emissions dredger TSHD Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the …
Nov 8, 2018 /  Curious
Caterpillar to convert three Balearia ferries from diesel to LNG Dual Fuel

Caterpillar to convert three Balearia ferries from diesel to LNG Dual Fuel

Caterpillar Marine has announced that the Spanish shipping company Baleària, will be converting three ferries from Diesel to LNG dual fuel using Caterpillar and MaK solutions. Caterpillar Marine dealer Finanzauto …
Oct 24, 2018 /  Vessels
NACC Alicudi: Setting new standards in cement carrier market

NACC Alicudi: Setting new standards in cement carrier market

The NACC Alicudi is setting new standards in cement carrier market. The 2011 – built bulk carrier Sider Alicudi, named after the volcanic island between Naples and Palermo, has been converted in 2017 with a Van …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Vessels
World’s 1st Ethane Fuel Conversion Completed on Board Navigator Aurora

World’s 1st Ethane Fuel Conversion Completed on Board Navigator Aurora

The world’s first conversion of a slow-speed marine diesel engine to operate on ethane as a fuel has been completed on board the vessel Navigator Aurora, classification society ABS said.  Navigator Gas, in …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Curious
Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine Team Up to Convert Ships to Pollution Free Propeller Shaft Lines

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine Team Up to Convert Ships to Pollution Free Propeller Shaft Lines

Thordon Bearings Inc. and Heddle Marine Service Inc. Tuesday signed a cooperative agreement under which the Canada-based ship repair company will work together with Thordon Bearings Inc. to promote the conversion of …
Aug 9, 2018 /  Curious
TOTE Maritime Alaska delays its Orca class vessels LNG conversion schedule

TOTE Maritime Alaska delays its Orca class vessels LNG conversion schedule

TOTE Maritime Alaska is adjusting the LNG conversion schedule and has elected to delay the upcoming Midnight Sun LNG conversion phase-1 dry-dock by 1 year. Midnight Sun was originally scheduled to undergo phase 1 of the …
May 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway at DSDu

Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway at DSDu

Ceremonial steel cutting marks start of the dual-fuel conversion Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric …
May 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Victoria Shipyard fully equipped to meet growing demand for LNG vessel engine conversions

Victoria Shipyard fully equipped to meet growing demand for LNG vessel engine conversions

Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) demonstrates its capabilities with liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel engine conversions in the wake of a major project milestone. Victoria Shipyards (VSL) was selected by TOTE Maritime …
Mar 13, 2018 /  Curious