PALFINGER MARINE is to supply an extensive package of lifting and handling solutions to two new cruise expedition vessels in the Viking Expeditions fleet. One of their most characteristic features will be a 26-meter-long slipway system allowing passengers to embark and disembark the vessels by boat.

DNV GL – Maritime has released the third edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050 at London International Shipping Week 2019 (LISW). The Maritime Forecast examines the future of the shipping industry in a rapidly changing global energy landscape. This year’s report focusses on the challenge of reducing the carbon intensity of the global fleet to meet the ambitious targets set by the IMO’s greenhouse gas reduction (GHG) strategy.

In a recent ceremony at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Canadian dry bulk shipping company Fednav Limited (Fednav) took delivery of Federal Montreal, its latest newbuild bulk carrier. The vessel is the 50th Fednav vessel classed by DNV GL.

Classification society DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) and Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Namura Shipyard) a joint Approval in Principle (AIP) for their new LNG-fuelled Ore Carrier concept design. The new design offers the same deadweight and service speed as the reference WOZMAX® vessel while meeting EEDI phase 3 requirements.