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Tag: ship design

New study finds efficiency of new ships falling

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Recent improvements in the design efficiency of new ships went into reverse last year, a new study has found. According to the CE Delft study, the average design efficiency of new bulk carriers, oil tankers and gas carriers was worse in 2016 than in 2015 and the share of new ships complying with future efficiency standards also decreased.

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DFDS orders Ro-Ro duo at Jinling yard

DFDS has ordered two more large freight ships which are to be built at the Jinling shipyard in China by naval architects Knud E. Hansen. In total, DFDS has ordered four large ro-ro ships to service freight customers across the North Sea from 2019 and 2020. The ships are the first DFDS-owned vessels built according to the new IMO environmental standards.

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Designers should not treat water treatment as afterthought

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ACO Marine’s Mark Beavis highlights how wastewater management presents a challenging dilemma when designing a ship, that can impact in a significant way a vessel’s operational flexibility. Mr. Beavis says it is crucial to not only meeting stringent wastewater requirements, but also to optimising the operational performance of the vessel.

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How to sculpt an asymmetric stern

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DNV GL announced that innovative computer technology and modelling techniques are helping revive the old idea of twisting the stern section of the hull, to optimize flow and save fuel. As high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics provides the toolset for designing complex shapes efficiently, the company developed a formal parametric optimization procedure, to make the design optimization more efficient.

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World’s first double side hull LPG carrier presented

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DNV GL presented Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, with an approval certificate, for a new double side hull LPG carrier design – LPG SAFE, which is the first LPG carrier design to provide the safety benefit of a double side hull, while offering the same cargo carrying capacity and the same construction cost as a conventional design.

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ABS accords concept approval for HHI’s LNG fuel tank

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American Bureau of Shipping announced that has granted a Certificate of General Design Approval for an IMO Type B LNG fuel tank design, developed by Hyundai Heavy Industries of South Korea. The tank design was conceptualized and developed to minimize the loss of cargo space and effectively use available area on board the vessel.

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