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Successful towing tests with new Damen RSD Tug 2513

Being back from a successful European tour that has taken her to the shores of Malta, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, Damen’s new RSD Tug 2513 INNOVATION has taken part in towing tests in the…

 

FRISIA-Neubau erhält Voith Schneider Propeller

Dritte Doppelendfähre der Norden-Frisia AG mit Hybridantriebsystem und vier Voith Schneider Propeller (VSP) sorgen für hohe Wirtschaftlichkeit und Manövrierbarkeit Die Reederei Norden-Frisia hat bei der Hamburger Werft Pella Sietas eine neue Doppelendfähre bestellt. Der Neubau soll 74,3 Meter lang und…

 

Ulstein to build for Bernhard Schulte

Ulstein Verft has signed a ship building contract with the Germany-based Bernhard Schulte shipping company for a service operation vessel (SOVs) of the ULSTEIN SX195 design type developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions. The vessel will support the maintenance work…

 

WinGD Names Heim as CEO

Klaus Heim has been named chief executive officer of WinGD, a Winterthur / Switzerland headquartered manufacturer of big-bore two-stroke gas and diesel engines for marine propulsion. Heim is slated to take up the role August 6, 2018, joining the company…

 

MAN PrimeServ Service Station Launched in Zhoushan

MAN PrimeServ China teams up with local shipyard A new PrimeServ Service Station/Workshop was opened on Liuheng Island,Zhoushan, China. The 560-sqm Workshop is located within Zhoushan Xinya Shipyard Co., Ltd, the biggest privately-owned shipyard in China. Jeffrey Ang, Managing Director…

 

Tidal energy platform heading for Nova Scotia

Sustainable Marine Energy (SME), based in Edinbourgh /Scotland, is preparing to ship its PLAT-I (the “I” indicates that the unit is designed for inshore energy) surface floating tidal energy power platform, with four Schottel Hydro SIT 250 turbines, from its…

 

WinGD receives order for 100th X-DF engine

Only five years after the launch of the X-DF engine, WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) is pleased to announce they have secured an order for their 100th X-DF engine. The award-winning technology developed by WinGD has demonstrated, on tests and…