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Maritime Reporter and Engineering News magazine

December 2016 issue

Feature: Great Ships of 2016

Technical: Shipyard Automation: Welding & Cutting Equipment

Product: Marine Engine Guide

Content

  • Schottel's Strahberger: One Year at the Helm

    Schottel, a ubiquitous German-based maritime propulsion company, is firing on all cylinders and preparing now for the inevitable maritime market upturn. As Schottel’s new Managing Director, Dr. Christian Strahberger, closes in on his first year at the helm, he discusses the strategy with Maritime Reporter & Engineering News.

  • All Eyes on 2020

    The International Maritime Organization’s proposals to reduce sulfur levels in marine fuels to a maximum of 0.5 percent m/m (mass/mass) by 2020 may prove to be controversial, having met with various responses from major shipping organisations and other bodies.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Ethane Crystal

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Owner: Reliance Industries, Ltd. The world’s first very large ethane carrier (VLEC), Ethane Crystal, has been delivered to India’s Reliance Industries Ltd. by South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The vessel is now the world’s largest purpose-built ethane carrier – comparable in size to today’s very large gas carriers (VLGC) – and with its 87,000 cu.

  • Great Ships of 2016: M/V Auto Eco

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. United European Car Carriers (UECC), which is jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, held a naming ceremony for the M/V Auto Eco, a s historic ship in that it is the first of two dual fuel LNG PCTCs with 1A Super Finnish/Swedish ice class.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Greenland

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Dutch shipbuilder Ferus Smit delivered what it is calling the world’s first LNG-powered cement tanker, MV Greenland. The delivery was preceded by an extensive program of trials and tests in which the proper working and safety of all systems was verified.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Lindanger

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Launched at the Hyundai Mipo dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the newly built Lindanger has become the world’s first methanol fueled ocean-going vessel. The ship is the first of two dual-fueled 50,000 dwt tankers owned by Norwegian firm Westfal-Larsen that will be chartered to global marine transportation company Waterfront Shipping.

  • Great Ships of 2016: NYK Blue Jay

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Japan Marine United Corporation delivered the 14,000 TEU container ship NYK Blue Jay, which is chartered by Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), the first of 10 that the shipyard is building for NYK for operation on the Asia-European shipping lanes.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Texas

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Crowley Maritime Corp. took delivery of Texas, the second of four new Jones Act product tankers from Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSINC).

  • Great Ships of 2016: Carnival Vista

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Carnival Vista is the new flagship of the fleet of Carnival Cruise Line, brand of the Carnival Group, delivered from Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone. With its 133,500 gross tons and 323 meters in length, Carnival Vista, which flies the Panama flag, is not only the 13th ship built so far by Fincantieri for the fleet of Carnival Cruise Line, but also the largest.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Sunray

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Builder: SungDong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. Owner: Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. Sunray is the first vessel in a series of two LR I Product oil Carrier, built by SungDong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Milos

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Milos is the first vessel in a series of two Suezmax Crude Oil Tanker, built by SungDong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for Kyklades Maritime Corporation. The vessel is built under the survey of Lloyd’s Register and designed in accordance with IACS Common Structure Rule(CSR).

  • Great Ships of 2016: Polaris

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Owner: Arctia Icebreaking Ltd. Arctech Helsinki Shipyard delivered the most powerful newcomer in the Finnish Icebreaker fleet, Polaris, to the Finnish Transport Agency. The Finnish Transport Agency handed the vessel over to Arctia Icebreaking Oy.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Seri Camellia

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. Seri Camellia is the first in a series of five 150,200 cu. m. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) MOSS-Type LNG carriesr built for MISC Berhad (MISC), ordered from Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI). Upon delivery, these new LNG Carriers will be chartered to PETRONAS for the next 15 years.

  • Interview: Mika Koli, The Switch

    The Switch is a 10 year old company working to advance the world with electrical drive train technology. It is still a relative new player in the global maritime sector with nearly four years of experience, but its first reference ships with The Switch technology onboard are starting to ply the world’s waterways – including one of MR’s “Great Ships of 2016,” Ternsund.

  • Great Ships of 2016: Ternsund

    Since it started publishing in 1939, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News has recognized excellence in ship construction. The Switch has been engaged in the maritime industry for only three and a half years…

  • OPC: Making Naval History

    In September, 2016, an U.S. shipyard and the Canadian design business of an Italian-owned Norwegian shipyard won the largest vessel procurement contract in U.S. Coast Guard history. Now, Eastern Shipbuilding will build nine — and possibly many more — Vard Marine designs in its Panama City, Fla., shipyard. Early impressions are of a unique vessel not so unlike comparable European designs by Vard Holdings or parent company Fincantieri.

  • Vessel Automation: Command & Control

    The marine industry is becoming increasingly competitive, with many looking to lower transportation costs while demanding the highest environmental and safety standards. Automating vessel operations and systems can significantly improve a vessel owner’s competitive edge in the market, by reducing staffing requirements, improving asset management, maintenance costs and minimizing risk of environmental incidents due to human error.

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