Computational Fluid Dynamics

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

New Zealand: Ports of Auckland Cruise Terminal Receives Award

New Zealand - Ports of Auckland Cruise Terminal Receives Award

With just one more cruise visit left to officially bring the 2011/12 cruise season to an end, Ports of Auckland ...

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Croatia: Uljanik Shipyard Splashes New Ferry Built for ASCSS

Croatia - Uljanik Shipyard Splashes New Ferry Built for ASCSS

Croatian Uljanik shipyard today on May 10th 2012 successfully launched ferry Barda (yard No.498) which is being ...

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China: Afai Southern Launches New Aluminum Catamaran ...

China - Afai Southern Launches New Aluminum Catamaran Fast Ferry

In the afternoon of May 9, 2012, “HAIYAO”, the 35m aluminum catamaran fast ferry built by Afai Southern for HAITONG ...

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Germany: MEYER WERFT Lays Keel for First Breakaway ...

Germany - MEYER WERFT Lays Keel for First Breakaway Class Cruise Ship

The keel laying of the cruise ship with the yard number S.678 was celebrated at the MEYER WERFT shipyard on Friday, ...

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Big Names Sign Up for RORO Exhibition (Sweden)

Big Names Sign Up for RORO Exhibition (Sweden)

With this year’s RORO event approaching, a number of the rolling cargo industry’s biggest players have announced ...

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Western Marine Splashes Danish RORO Passenger Ferry

Western Marine Splashes Danish RORO Passenger Ferry

Western Marine Shipyard has launched ISEF JORD, a Danish RORO Passenger Ferry, on 5 May 2012. The ship will be ...

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Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri Delivers Costa Fascinosa

Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri Delivers Costa Fascinosa

Costa Fascinosa, the new flagship of Costa Cruises, was delivered to the cruise line on Saturday, May 5, by ...

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Russian BFC Makes First Bunkering for Carnival Cruise Lines

Russian BFC Makes First Bunkering for Carnival Cruise Lines

St. Petersburg-based Baltic Fuel Company LLC (BFC) has delivered the first bunker fuel shipment under a contract ...

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USA: Princess Cruises Bases Ship in San Francisco Year Round

  Princess Cruises announced today that for the first time it will base a ship in San Francisco year round, ...

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Germany: Meyer Werft Delivers AIDAmar

Germany - Meyer Werft Delivers AIDAmar

On May 3, Meyer Werft delivered a new 71 300 GT cruise ship AIDAmar to the shipping company AIDA Cruises. The ...

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Finland: Sance, STX Finland Cabins Begin TUI-Cruiser Project

Finland: Sance, STX Finland Cabins Begin TUI-cruiser Project

Sance has received a new order concerning the new TUI- cruiser. The contract’s parties are Sance and STX Finland ...

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Carnival Corporation Joins Swedish Maritime ...

Carnival Corporation Joins Swedish Maritime Administration's MONALISA Project

Always seeking new ways to enhance safety, the shipping industry is turning to Sweden and the Swedish Maritime ...

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USA: AMHS, Alaska Ship and Drydock Sign Contract to ...

USA - AMHS, Alaska Ship and Drydock Sign Contract to Design Alaska Class Ferry

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced, on April 24th, that Alaska Ship and Drydock LLC (ASD) has ...

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China: Catamaran HAI JU Built by Afai Southern Delivered

China - Catamaran HAI JU Built by Afai Southern Delivered

In the afternoon, April 23th, the “HAI JU” co-designed and built by Afai Southern for HAITONG SHIPPING ...

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USA: NTSB – Propulsion Failure in 2010 Ferry Accident

  Andrew J. Barberi Lacked Warning Alarm Indicating Propulsion Loss in 2010 Accident. On May 8, 2010, the ...

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Italy: Titan Salvage, Micoperi Win Costa Concordia ...

Italy - Titan Salvage, Micoperi Win Costa Concordia Wreck Removal Tender

Costa Crociere and the Costa Concordia Emergency Commissioner’s Office announced that the tender for the removal of ...

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USA: Vigor Industrial to Build Second 144-Car Ferry for WSDOT

USA - Vigor Industrial to Build Second WSDOT 144-Car Ferry

Construction will begin in December on a second 144-car ferry. The Ferries Division of the Washington State ...

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Cruise Industry Announces Three New Safety Policies at ...

Cruise Industry Announces Three New Safety Policies at EU Conference

On behalf of the global cruise industry, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the European Cruise ...

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Italy: Costa Concordia’s Salvage Operation

Italy - Costa Concordia's Salvage Operation

Joseph Farrell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Resolve Marine Group, Inc., among the world’s foremost ...

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Norway: Bergen Group Vest Elektro to Provide Electrical ...

Norway - Bergen Group Vest Elektro to Provide Electrical System for New Fishing Vessel

Bergen Group Vest Elektro has been awarded contact on design and installation of the electrical system on a new ...

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Italy: Fincantieri to Build Two Ships for Viking Ocean ...

Italy - Fincantieri to Build Two Ships for Viking Ocean Cruises

Viking Ocean Cruises, sister company of Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, and ...

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Spain: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Christens Its New Ship COLUMBUS 2

Spain - Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Christens Its New Ship COLUMBUS 2

On April 17th 2012, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises christened their newest addition to the fleet, the COLUMBUS 2. After a ...

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Switzerland Based ABB to Power New Royal Caribbean Ships

Switzerland Based ABB to Power New Royal Caribbean Ships

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth more than $60 million to provide ...

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Saga Sapphire Failed to Complete Maiden Voyage Due to ...

Saga Sapphire Failed to Complete Maiden Voyage Due to Engine Problems (Spain)

As reported by Maritime-Executive, the Saga Sapphire liner failed to complete its 16- day journey due to ...

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MSC Divina Completes Initial Sea Trials Off Brittany, France

MSC Divina Completes Initial Sea Trials Off Brittany, France

On Sunday 15 April MSC Divina successfully completed her initial sea trials, returning to the Louis Joubert dock ...

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Help on the Way for MV Plancius that Lost Power in ...

Help on the Way for MV Plancius that Lost Power in South Atlantic

The tug boat for Dutch vessel MV Plancius, that has lost power in South Georgia on Monday – about 10 days after ...

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New Fjord Line’s Cruise Ferry to Get Interior Fitting ...

New Fjord Line’s Cruise Ferry to Get Final Interior Fitting in Norway

The first of Fjord Line’s two new cruise ferries was launched at the Stocznia Gdansk shipyard on Thursday. The ...

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