Conversions & Retrofits

Newport extends retrofit capabilities

Newport extends retrofit capabilities

UK-based Newport Shipping has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Zhejiang Energy Marine Environmental Technology (ZEME) in China that aims to further broaden the company’s ability to offer environmental retrofit solutions to customers in the shipping industry. ZEME offers a range of environmental solutions including scrubbers, methanol fuel and alternative marine power (AMP) technology. […]

Fortune still smiling on Lisnave

Fortune still smiling on Lisnave

All the signs are that 2023 will be one of the best years for some time for Portuguese shiprepair yard Lisnave. Over the first nine months the company docked 55 vessels of varying types. This is not an exceptionally high figure. However, the average value of the work per vessel contracted by owners was significantly […]

Damen Yachting targets yacht upgrades

Damen Yachting targets yacht upgrades

Until the early 2000s refits were a secondary offering at Vlissingen-based Damen Yachting. While the company always reserved space in the shipyard for returning yachts, it wasn’t until the building boom of the mid-2000s that it truly began to invest in the refit side of the business. That investment has led to a sustained upturn […]

Agreement reached for work on Indian submarine

Agreement reached for work on Indian submarine

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited have signed a contract for overhaul and modernisation of Indian submarine INS Shankush. The agreement follows a memorandum of understanding between the partners in June 2023 for the construction of submarines for the Indian Navy in India. INS Shankush is the second submarine in a series of […]

HII awarded DDG 1000 modernisation contract

HII awarded DDG 1000 modernisation contract

HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a US$154.8 million contract modification for work on USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). Zumwalt arrived in Pascagoula on 19 August 2023 after leaving San Diego earlier in the month. The ship will enter a modernisation period and receive technology upgrades including the integration of the Conventional Prompt Strike (CPS) […]

Bahrain plans FMS upgrade for FFG-7 frigates

Bahrain plans FMS upgrade for FFG-7 frigates

The US Navy has outlined plans for the upgrade of two of the oldest surface combatants still serving in the Middle East region. Acting on behalf of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) International Fleet Support Program (PMS 326), the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division (NUWC) Keyport has canvassed industry interest in the modernisation of […]

Berg Propulsion rides the winds of change

Berg Propulsion rides the winds of change

After nearly a decade in development, the announcement in January that French shipowner Neoline Armateur has signed a contract with a Turkish shipyard, RMK Marine, for the construction of the world’s first large sail-powered commercial cargo ship has been heralded as a landmark moment in the renaissance of wind propulsion. But while much of the […]

MAN PrimeServ presses retrofit case

MAN PrimeServ presses retrofit case

The turbocharger OEM’s service division  believes that environmental and other issues are strengthening the case for retrofitting Aging turbochargers face harsh realities as the years pass and demand greater investment in terms of maintenance and overhauls as major components, such as rotors, compressor wheels and casings, develop wear and tear. Similarly, they experience reduced efficiency […]

Ro-ro North Star LNG conversion completed

Ro-ro North Star LNG conversion completed

Victoria Shipyards, a subsidiary of Canadian Seaspan Shipyards, has completed the conversion of the diesel engine onboard TOTE Maritime’s ro-ro ship North Star so that it can run on LNG as fuel. The vessel recently stayed at the yard for a 10-week program of work to enable the vessel to use dual-fuel technology. While at […]

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