Computational Fluid Dynamics

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

A Month Needed to Prep for Kea Trader's Refloating Attempt

Following the unsuccessful refloating attempt on October 9, salvage company Ardent is devising a new plan to move ...

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Seven Tug Crew Arrested after Cocaine Bust in Atlantic

Seven seafarers have been arrested after Spanish authorities seized close to four tons of cocaine from an ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Orders 3 New Tugs from Damen, Sanmar

Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports ordered three new tugboats during the Seatrade Offshore Marine & ...

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Kleven Secures Cash Injection from Hurtigruten-Led Investors

Norwegian builder of ferries and offshore support vessels has obtained an investment worth NOK 300 million (USD ...

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Svitzer Bolsters Footprint in Portugal

Maersk’s tug operator Svitzer has signed an agreement with Portuguese company Rebosado to provide services to ...

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Maersk Group Bleeds Red Ink in Q2

Danish energy and transportation giant A.P. Moller – Maersk sailed into a loss of USD 264 million in the ...

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Svitzer Wins Work at Bangladesh’s 1st LNG Import Terminal

Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) has awarded Svitzer a fifteen-year contract to provide marine ...

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Domingue's Fatal Sinking Partly Due to Inexperienced Crew

The inexperience of the crew of the Domingue tug that sank while assisting the container ship CMA CGM Simba in the ...

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Bourbon to Help Build World's 1st Autonomous OSV

Offshore services company Bourbon has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships Ltd to ...

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Detained Crew in Angola Denied Basic Human Rights

Maritime trade union Nautilus International has voiced its concern over the treatment of the crew of an offshore ...

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One Missing after Tug Sinks in Gulf of Mexico

Three people were rescued and one crewmember is reported missing after a tug sank in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, ...

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Svitzer Starts Building Moroccan Fleet

Svitzer, part of the Maersk Group, has ordered four ASD tugs from Sanmar Shipyards to service the recently awarded ...

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Svitzer Scoops Moroccan Bounty

Svitzer, part of the Maersk Group, has been awarded a 20-year concession to provide terminal towage services to the ...

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KOTUG and Seabulk Bag Towage Gig in the Bahamas

KOTUG International BV and Seabulk Towing have been awarded a towage contract with Borco Towing Company, a ...

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Panama Canal Invests in Ship Scheduling Software

In response to growing ship traffic through the waterway, the Panama Canal intends to launch vessel scheduling and ...

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Salvors Getting Ready to Re-Float MV Benita

Five Oceans Salvage is carrying out preparatory works to shift away from the rocks and re-float the bulker MV ...

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Abu Sayyaf Abducts Malaysian Tugboat Crew

Filipino authorities have confirmed that the five crew members who were reported missing from the Malaysian tug ...

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Ardent Wraps Up 1st Year of Operation, Looks Offshore

Ardent, a company created in 2015 through a merger of Svitzer Salvage, part of Maersk Group, and Crowley ...

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Pilbara Marine Wins Tug Licence for Port Hedland

Pilbara Marine Pty Ltd (Pilbara Marine), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group (Fortescue), has won ...

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Damen Presents Design of New Class Utility Vessel

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has unveiled the design of the first of a new class of Damen utility vessel UV2410, which ...

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Boskalis, Kotug Wrap Up Merger of Their Towage Businesses

Dutch maritime companies Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and KOTUG International B.V. (KOTUG) have ...

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Crowley Loses Alyeska Marine Services Gig

Crowley Marine Services will not be providing oil spill prevention and response services in Valdez and Prince ...

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Nautilus Slams Farstad for Hiring Cheaper Workers

Maritime professionals’ trade union Nautilus International voiced its “shock and anger” to a ...

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Court Throws Out Negligence Claim against Armada

The Bergen district court has dismissed the negligence claim against GC Rieber Shipping ASA’s subsidiary, ...

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AHTS Magne Viking 1st to Comply with IMO Polar Code

The AHTS Magne Viking, owned by Viking Supply Ships A/S, is the first vessel to become compliant with the new IMO ...

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Update: CSCL Indian Ocean Reaches Hamburg

China Shipping Container Lines’ stricken boxship CSCL Indian Ocean has arrived at Hamburg Port and tied up at ...

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Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. ...

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