Dutch shipping company Transtal Shipping has contracted Thecla Bodewes Shipyards for the construction of a diesel-electric propelled multi-purpose vessel. The 5100-DWT dry cargo vessel SALMO has been fully developed by the shipyard’s in-house design team. SALMO...
Global energy and commodity group Mercuria and maritime innovator ÈTA Shipping have formed a joint venture that will see the construction of six initial (and ten optional) short sea vessels designed for maximum efficiency. Taizhou Sanfu Ship Engineering will build the...
Last week, Conoship revealed construction had started on several of its new shortsea vessel designs. Now, it has become clear two of these vessels have been ordered by De Bock Maritiem. Holland Shipyards is responsible for building the 3600-tonne vessels, which are...
Dutch shipping company Amasus has contracted Handelskade Shipsales and Bogazici Shipyard for a series of four open top multi-purpose shortsea cargo ships. These Eems B-types are engineered together with DEKC maritime, classed by Lloyd’s Register and measure...
The application of sail power for the (auxiliary) propulsion of cargo vessels is taking off. One of the systems currently being used is the Magnus Rotor. Lex Keuning’s idea of an extra “flap” increases the efficiency of the Rotor and has landed him...
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