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Royal IHC Quietly Launches Krios

Royal IHC has launched the self-propelled 23,684-kW cutter suction dredger Krios (construction number 1277, imo 9848235), which is being built for Boskalis, Papendrecht. Despite that it is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Scrubber Divides the World of Shipping

There is nothing that currently divides the shipping world so sharply as the scrubber, the internationally widely used term for an exhaust gas cleaning installation. The big question is: How harmful is the waste from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Royal Huisman Combines Sailing with Explorer Yacht

Yacht builder Royal Huisman has unveiled its latest superyacht project: Lotus. This project consists of an 88-metre DynaRig sailing yacht as well as a 70-metre companion explorer vessel. The project has been designed by the ThirtyC...Read more
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French Banks Want to Buy Troubled Bourbon

A group of French Banks has placed a takeover offer to buy the also French and insolvent offshore service vessel (OSV) giant Bourbon. On Wednesday 9 October, the financially troubled company asked Euronext Paris to...Read more
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Marin Tests First Transatlantic Underwater Hyperloop

Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (Marin) has carried out the first demonstration tests for a transatlantic underwater hyperloop. Although various parties around the world are working on the development of the hyperloop, no one has ever...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Full Scale Trials Conducted with Unmanned RHIB

Joint Industry Project (JIP) Laura has performed full scale trials with an unmanned rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB). The tests took place near Den Helder, the Netherlands, using a 66-metre mothership and a modified RHIB from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk