The deal is the single largest order of Silverstream’s proprietary air lubrication system – a major endorsement of the technology as shipping deploys the latest efficiency solutions
The custom design project will once again see the UK’s leading engineering design consultancy partner with US shipyard Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) and will join the Kitsap Fast Ferry service in Seattle once completed.
The conference’s opening included speeches for the prestigious figures participating at the event, mainly for President of the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghafar Ismail, President of World Maritime University WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and Minister Fenianos.
The set-up of the office in Shanghai will follow the successful blueprint that TMC has implemented in Busan, South-Korea, and in Singapore, where dedicated local set-ups support the countries’ yards as well as local shipowners and operators.
The Kingston-class of MCDVs, commissioned in the 1990s were designed with open case funnels which make the water mist system the ideal solution in this application.
With the funds raised, Norsepower, whose customers include Maersk Tankers, Viking, Line, and Bore, will be able to expand production of its Rotor Sails in Asia, as well as ramp-up its search for potential supplier partners within the region.
The Wärtsilä system comes in response to the increasing size of vessels operating on these waters. When entering the locks along the seaway, the clearance for larger vessels is minimal, and the lock entry itself has become increasingly difficult.
The agreement combines Damen’s 90 years of experience with the dynamism of a new start-up, founded in 2017, by Daan Geldermans and Peter Paul van Voorst, two students of the Delft University of Technology.
SMART ships will continue to be the driving force for the new decade as technology puts the control and management of shipping onto a new level and there is no stopping this and nor should there be, according to Panos Kirnidis, CEO of Palau International Ship Registry (PISR).
TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has signed a contract to supply complete marine compressed air systems for two LNG-fueled containerships being constructed at Keppel AmFELS that will join the Pasha Hawaii fleet.