Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Italy: SMIT Salvage Completes Oil Discharge from Costa ...

Italy - SMIT Salvage Completes Oil Discharge from Costa Concordia Double Bottom Tanks

On Friday afternoon the salvage team completed the discharge of Heavy Fuel Oil, Diesel Oil and Sludge form the ...

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STX France Lays Keel for Cruise Ship EUROPA 2

STX France Lays Keel for Cruise Ship EUROPA 2

On Thursday, March 1, 2012, the next construction stage of the EUROPA 2 began with the keel laying. At the shipyard ...

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Christening Ceremony for ‘Disney Fantasy’ ...

Christening Ceremony for 'Disney Fantasy' at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, USA

The Disney Fantasy, the fourth ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, was christened during a star-studded ...

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Germany: AIDAmar Christening to Take Place at Hamburg ...

Germany - Christening of AIDAmar to Take Place at Hamburg Port Anniversary

Hamburg is getting ready for the 823rd anniversary of its world famous port. That is announced by the poster for ...

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WSS Extends Capabilities in South America

WSS Extends Capabilities in South America

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is firmly establishing itself as a major force within South America, as it extends ...

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Germany: Becker Marine Systems Develops Emission-free Ferry

Germany - Becker Marine Systems Develops Emission-free Ferry

The first emission-free “Wadden Sea ferry“ will start service in the European coastal waters in autumn 2013. The ...

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China: Afai Southern Launches New Catamaran Ferry for ...

China - Afai Southern Launches New Catamaran Ferry for Haitong Shipping

In the afternoon of February 28, following the completion of sea trials of “XUNLONG 5”, the new type of vessel“ ...

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USA: Royal Caribbean Exercises Option to Build Second ...

  Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. exercised its option to build a second Sunshine-class cruise ship to be ...

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Italy: SMIT Salvage Recommences Oil Removal Alongside ...

Italy - SMIT Salvage Recommences Oil Removal Alongside Costa Concordia

The oil removal activities recommenced on 24 February with the crane barge ‘Meloria’ and bunker barge ...

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Italy: Another Eight Bodies Found on Shipwrecked Costa ...

Italy - Another Eight Bodies Found on Shipwrecked Costa Concordia

Another eight bodies have been found on the shipwrecked Costa Concordia as search teams expanded their activities ...

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China: Afai Southern Signs Aluminum Alloy Ferry Contract

China - Afai Southern Signs Aluminum Alloy Ferry Contract

In the afternoon of February 18, 2012, Mr. Qiu Shuquan, Director/Vice General Manager of Afai Southern, and Mr. ...

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IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee Meets in ...

  Market-based measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping will be among the key ...

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UK: Aberdeen Harbour to Receive 10 Cruise Calls this Summer

UK - Aberdeen Harbour to Receives 10 Cruise Calls this Summer

Aberdeen Harbour is preparing to welcome 10 cruise calls this summer, with four vessels making their first ever ...

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Finland: AGA to Supply LNG for Viking Line’s New ...

Finland - AGA to Supply LNG for Viking Line’s New Environmental Vessel

Viking Line Abp has signed an agreement with AGA Gas AB on supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Viking Line’s ...

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Survival Craft Inspectorate Plans to Open Two New ...

-Survival Craft Inspectorate Plans to Open Two New Offices in North America

Survival Craft Inspectorate, a global provider of emergency marine evacuation systems, has acquired an ...

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Finland: Viking Line Chooses Name for Its New Vessel

Finland - Viking Line Chooses Name for Its New Vessel

Viking Line’s new vessel, with the working name NB 1376, will be called the M/S Viking Grace. The vessel, which ...

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Faergen Cancels Third Vessel Ordered from German Shipyard

Faergen Cancels Third Vessel Ordered from German Shipyard

Faergen has reportedly cancelled the third unit ordered from Sietas Werft Shipyard in Germany, while the first ...

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Finland: Eckero Line to Acquire New Ship for ...

  Eckero Line will reportedly obtain Moby Freedom, a new ship for Helsinki-Tallinn route, which will replace ...

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EBDG to Design New Steel Ferry for Beaver Island ...

  Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) won a contract to design a new 150 ft. steel ferry for the Beaver Island ...

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Australia: Incat Crowther Secures Catamaran Ferry ...

Australia - Incat Crowther Secures Catamaran Ferry Design Order

Incat Crowther announces a contract to design a 45m Catamaran Ferry for Costal Fast Ferries, the fourth vessel to ...

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UK: Alicat’s Ninth Crew Transfer Vessel Nears Completion

UK - Alicat’s Ninth Crew Transfer Vessel Nears Completion

From the first Alicat appearing at Seaworks 2010, Alicat Workboats have gone from strength to strength with boat ...

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Italy: SMIT Salvage Removes First Oil from Costa Concordia

Italy - SMIT Salvage Removes First Oil from Costa Concordia

On Sunday afternoon, at 16.55, the first oil was removed from the Costa Concordia. In line with the presentation ...

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Germany: Scandlines to Christen New Ferry ...

Germany - Scandlines to Christen New Ferry 'Berlin' on 9 March

On 9 March Scandlines and P+S shipyards will be celebrating the christening of the Berlin in Stralsund. She is the ...

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WSS Expects Steady Demand from Cruise and Offshore ...

WSS Expects Steady Demand from Cruise and Offshore Sector in Americas for 2012

One month before Cruise Ship Miami, one of the maritime and cruise industry’s largest events, Colin Hatton, ...

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New Ferry Blue Star Patmos Undergoes First Trials in ...

  Blue Star Patmos, owned by Blue Star Ferries, is currently undergoing first sea trials in the Sea of Japan. ...

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Remontowa Launches Gas Powered Ferry Built for ...

Poland - Remontowa Launches Gas Powered Ferry Built for Torghatten Nord AS

The first launching ceremony in this year for REMONTOWA Shipbuilding SA was held on January 17th 2012. The vessel ...

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UK: Tidal Transit Wins Workers Transfer Contract to ...

UK - Tidal Transit Wins Workers Transfer Contract to Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

A Norfolk-based company has secured a contract to transfer workers between Lowestoft and a proposed Greater Gabbard ...

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