Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has recently delivered a twin-rig fly shooting trawler to Urk-based brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. The new vessel is the LT 295 Jonge Johannes. The LT 295 marks Maaskant’s third delivery to the brothers. The yard has worked with Vripack on the design of the LT 295. This is the second in a series of three...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Unsafe berth leads to fatal fall in water

Don’t tolerate an unsafe situation against your own better judgment is the advice given by The Nautical Institute after a crew member died when he fell into the water at an unsafe berth. Despite the...Read more
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Heerema researches silent offshore foundations

The increasing focus on sustainability has led to underwater noise restrictions for offshore construction. Heerema is now involved in a research project seeking to develop alternative pile foundations that can be installed without producing significant...Read more
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Marine engine to be tested running on ammonia

The world’s first long term, full-scale testing of ammonia as a fuel in a marine four-stroke combustion engine is about to commence. This is made possible by a 20 million Norwegian kroner (about 1.83 million...Read more
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Wagenborg almost quadruples bottomline in 2019

Royal Wagenborg significantly improved its profit last year. The company’s operating result more than doubled from 27 to 71 million euros, while the net profit jumped from 13 to 44 million euros. This year, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk