PHOTO: Damen Amur River push boat (Photo: Damen)
Damen Shipyards Group said it has secured an order with German heavy lift company Combi Lift to build a total of 19 specially customized shallow draught vessels. The vessels will be used to transport oversized and heavy lift cargo for the Gazprom Amur Gas Processing Plant Project in the Russian Far East. The multiple vessel order comprises four Multi Cats 2608SD, four Pusher Tugs 2612SD, seven Stan Pontoons 8916SD and four Side Floaters 8605SD.
PHOTO: The new efficient and environmentally sustainable tankers for Erik Thun AB will feature Wärtsilä propulsion and fuel supply solutions.
The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels. The ships will run on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel, and are being built at the Scheepswerf Ferus Smit yard in the Netherlands for Sweden based Erik Thun AB. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in the first quarter of 2017.
RF Government says it has approved a plan for ensuring transport accessibility of the Kaliningrad Region focused on the development of the ferry service. In particular, the plan foresees the construction of three railway ferries for operation on the Ust-Luga – Baltijsk line. That will let take over the bulk of the Kaliningrad Region’s cargo flow which is currently running via the territory of Belarus and Lithuania.
Meriaura has introduced an innovative and modern real-time situational solution, Fleetrange. Fleetrange enables real-time tracking of our fleet, chartering and daily operations. Combining the digitalized process with other management tools, we’re aiming to improve our operational efficiency and utilization rate of our fleet by striving to increase the amount of part cargos.