VESSEL REVIEW | Xiangzhou Yun – Research and testing vessel for Chinese marine science organisation

The Chinese-built test and evaluation vessel Xiangzhou Yun

China’s Jiangxi Jiangxin Shipbuilding has delivered a new research vessel to the Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Zhuhai) (SML Zhuhai). Xiangzhou Yun (香洲云; “Xiangzhou Cloud”) features an array of systems for intelligent navigation, remote control, intelligent integration, and intelligent energy efficiency as well as all-weather capability. The vessel was designed to function as […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Grain de Sail II – French cargo sailship built for trans-Atlantic crossings

Grain de Sail II, a new cargo sailship acquired by French transport company Grain de Sail

Grain de Sail has expanded its fleet of sailing cargo ships with the recent acquisition of a new vessel delivered by local shipyard Piriou. Grain de Sail II was built at Piriou’s Vietnam facilities to a design by French naval architecture firm L20Naval. “It is a pure schooner-type sailing vessel...

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Jana Marine Sevices welcomes accommodation jackups to fleet

Jana Marine Services' accommodation vessels Jana 504 and Jana 505

Jana Marine Services of Saudi Arabia recently welcomed two new jackup vessels in a series into its offshore support fleet. Jana 504 and Jana 505 were both built in China by CSSC Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant in compliance to ABS’ SMART and IDM-A notations. Each of the two vessels has an LOA of 92...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Hengyi No 1 – Large semi-submersible fish cage deployed off China’s Guangdong province

Hengyi No 1, a new semi-submersible aquaculture cage deployed off China's Guangdong province

Chinese manufacturer Guangdong Blue Water Deep Sea Equipment Technology recently completed construction of one of the largest semi-submersible, offshore fish breeding cages ever to be operated in Guangdong province. Operated by Guangdong Hengyi Marine Industry Development, Hengyi No 1 (恒燚一号) has an LOA of 101 metres (331 feet), a beam of 47.5 metres (155 feet), […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Daqiao Haifeng – China Railway Group places jackup installation vessel into service

Daqiao Haifeng, a new jackup installation vessel acquired by the China Railway Group

The China Railway Group, via its subsidiary the China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group, has taken delivery of a new jackup installation vessel built to support the construction of offshore wind farms. Daqiao Haifeng (大桥海风) was built by China Merchants Heavy Industry Haimen in compliance to China Classification Society rules that cover unlimited navigation, permitting […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Guoyuan 701 – China’s Fujian Guohang to operate large bulker on sea and inland routes

The Fujian Guohang Ocean Shipping Group's new bulk carrier Guoyuan 701

A new bulk carrier was recently handed over to Chinese shipping company the Fujian Guohang Ocean Shipping Group. Guoyuan 701 (国远701) was built by Jiangsu Haitong Offshore Engineering Equipment in compliance to China Classification Society rules. The ship is the first in a new series of bulk carriers designed to be capable of environment-friendly operation, […]

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