Hijos de J. Barreras has been committed with an order for two more ships for the company. The shipyard from Vigo, Hijos de J. Barreras, has started this week the construction of the first vessel of Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, cruise division of the luxury hotel and resorts brand Ritz-Carlton. The shipyard intends to close the contract of a second luxury cruise for this company in June, and for a third one before Christmas, as confirmed by their Chairman José García Costas this Thursday.
Navalia receives again the category of International Exhibition by the Ministry of Economy, Industry, and Competitiveness
The Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of the Spanish Government, has granted Navalia once again the category of Full Internationality. In order to receive this recognition, the exhibitions must meet a series of requirements, among which Navalia stands out for celebrating more than 3 editions (it will accomplish its 7th edition in 2018), to receive at least 10%of direct foreign exhibitors or 5% of foreign visitors, both parameters showing a positive progress (Navalia has clearly exceeded these figures in its last three editions, where the international growth has been exponential).
Holding OOS International Group B.V. just announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings, wholely owned subsidiary company of China Merchants Group (Hong Kong) , for the design and construction of the biggest SSCV (Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel) in the world, the OOS Zeeland, a revolutionary semi-submersible crane vessel.
ACCOMAR is a Joint Venture Trademark of ÇİTA Marin, OCEANIST Engineering and ÜNOKS from Turkish Shipbuilding sector. ACCOMAR is offering Turnkey Marine Accommodation Outfitting Solutions and a strong Coordination during interior outfitting.
The new M-BOSS Compact stainless steel embossing system from HellermannTyton addresses the need for flexible, high-performance metal plate marking of equipment that is exposed to extreme conditions. Designed for the needs of technicians and operations managers on offshore platforms, in solar energy parks, refineries and railway construction, the M-BOSS Compact metal plate embossing printer delivers high quality stainless steel markers at the touch of a button.
Exhibitors: Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The contract was awarded by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports with regard to its 117m, 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain, and the works will take place next year at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. The conversion is part of an EU-supported initiative to promote LNG propulsion in short-sea vessels operating along the European Atlantic coast.