VIKING wins huge Hellenic Coastguard patrol boat order

VIKING Norsafe Life-saving Equipment HELLAS has secured orders from Greece’s Ministry of Shipping & Island Policy to deliver 31 patrol boats and three high-speed boats to the Hellenic Coast Guard. The orders, covered in three separate contracts with the VIKING Life-saving Equipment subsidiary, are part of an EU-backed Hellenic Coast Guard procurement program which was […]

Historic Govan Drydock brought back to life

Govan Drydock, located in the heart of Glasgow, has been restored and brought back into active service over the past year and is now operational as a ship repair and maintenance facility. Earlier this year, it was awarded the contract to project manage and undertake the first phase of major restoration and repair work on […]

Orca AI to participate in second phase of Japanese fully autonomous ship project

Tel Aviv-based maritime technology company Orca AI is set to continue its successful collaboration with NYK Group subsidiary MTI and partners, leveraging its industry-leading automated watchkeeper in the second development stage of the MEGURI2040 project administered by the Nippon Foundation. MTI, alongside sister entity Japan Marine Science Inc, is spearheading the Designing the Future of […]

ABB to supply ice-classed Azipod propulsion for new polar research vessel

ABB has received an order from the Guangzhou Shipyard International to supply Azipod® DI propulsion system for the new compact icebreaker of China’s Institute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering. The ship is expected to be delivered in 2025, after which it will begin to carry out operations in the Arctic and Antarctic Ocean. A complete […]

Kongsberg Maritime appoints new leader of finance

Kongsberg Maritime has announced the appointment of Christian Bekkevold Nilsen (pictured) as its new Executive Vice President Finance. He joins the company in October 2023. “I am very pleased to welcome Christian to Kongsberg Maritime,” says Lisa Edvardsen Haugan, President of Kongsberg Maritime. “Christian brings valuable experience and competence, and we are looking forward to […]