Thursday , March 22 2018


Rolls-Royce to supply battery packs for six offshore vessels

The deal also includes an option for the supply of equipment for two additional vessels. Rolls-Royce has agreed to deliver an energy storage container system (ESSU) and an upgraded ship design engineering package to match the new features of the vessels as part of the arrangement. An upgraded dynamic positioning ...

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Port of Rotterdam commissions new hybrid vessel

The Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands has commissioned the new hybrid patrol vessel RPA 8 that was built by Kooiman Group in Zwijndrecht. The new 25m-long boat can run on both diesel and diesel-electric power and replaces the previous RPA 3, which had reached the end of its technical ...

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Vroon’s W2W vessel completes final outfitting and modifications

Vroon Offshore Services’ (VOS) subsea support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Stone, has completed final outfitting and modifications at Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf). The development follows the completion of a similar project at Oranjewerf in July last year, which involved the vessel’s sister ship VOS Start. VOS Stone was built at the ...

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BOURBON and Bureau Veritas partner on smart shipping

The partnership forms part of BOURBON’s wider smart shipping programme and is also expected to develop digital technologies and address cyber security threats. It will initially focus on developing an application for the real-time verification of the BOURBON fleet’s dynamic positioning (DP) operations. The application will use real-time advisory tools ...

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