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In the Yard

New Ship & Boat designs, contracts & deliveries

New Contracts

ESG Launches NYCDOT Ferry

Late last year Eastern Shipbuilding Afghanistan Star from Poland for his valor.

Group, Inc. (ESG) launched the SSG He was 24. The three 4500 passenger fer-

Michael H. Ollis (Hull 219) the ? rst of ries, are from a design provided by Elliot three new Staten Island Ollis Class Ferries Bay Design Group, with each featuring

Oshima Shipbuilding for the City of New York Department of four Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) 12-710

World’s First: LNG-fueled

Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island @ 900 rpm EPA Tier 4 marine propulsion

Large Coal Carrier Ordered

Ferry Division. The launch took place at engines with two engines powering one

Kyushu Electric Power Co.,

Eastern’s Allanton facility in Panama City, Reintjes DUP 3000 P combining gear and

Inc. has engaged in long term

Fla. The series are named after fallen sol- one 36 RV6 ECS/285-2 Voith Schneider transport agreements by dier of the US Army 10th Mountain Divi- Propeller at each end of the vessel. Power deploying the world’s ? rst LNG- sion at Fort Drum, ‘Climb to Glory’, Army generation is provided by three EPA Tier fueled large coal carriers with;

Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis, a Staten Island 3 marine continuous duty diesel generator

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kai- native killed in Afghanistan on August 28, sets, Caterpillar C18 driving 480 V, 60 Hz, sha and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, 2013 serving during Operation Enduring 3-phase generators rated at 425 kW at 0.8

Ltd. The vessels are expected

Freedom. The ? rst of the series, Hull 219, P.F. @ 1800 rpm.

to become the world’s ? rst is named in his honor. Staff Sgt. Michael

LNG-fueled large coal carriers.

H. Ollis, of the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infan- try Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team,

VARD: PONANT Orders Two 10th Mountain Division (Light), stepped

VARD will build two luxury into the path of a Polish of? cer, blocking expedition cruise ships for him from the suicide vest of an insurgent

PONANT. Due for delivery in 2022, both are an evolution who had raided Forward Operating Base of the “Explorers” class. They

Ghazni. Ollis has received several honors will be operated in the South posthumously including: Distinguished

Paci? c areas for Paul Gauguin

Service Cross, Purple Heart, Bronze Star,

Cruises. The ships will be

Silver Star, The Audie Murphy Medallion, hybrid electric, equipped with

Polish Gold Star Medal of Honor, and the an extensive battery package for smokeless operation at an- chor, in ports and in environ-

New Designs mentally sensitive areas. The ships will be classed by BV.

• Ammonia-Fueled Feeder Vessel • ABS AIP for DF Bulker Design

ABS will advise on compliance and ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP)

LNG Ferries for MOL safety considerations as MAN Energy So- to Deltamarin and GTT for a dual-fuel

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., lutions (MAN) and the Shanghai Merchant Newcastlemax bulk carrier design. Del-

Ltd. signed a contract with

Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) tamarin, GTT and ABS have been coop-

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to develop designs for a low-emission feeder erating on the development of this LNG- build two LNG-fueled fer- container vessel. The joint development Fueled energy ef? cient Newcastlemax ries, the ? rst such project in project aims to produce designs for an Bulk Carrier that is intended to meet

Japan. The ships will be built ammonia-fueled Chittagongmax container current and future environmental targets, at the Shimonoseki Shipyard carrier of 2700 TEU capacity. SDARI will by introducing GTT Membrane type LNG & Machinery Works, with develop the ship design and engineering, Tanks with LNG fuel stored at atmospheric deliveries in 2022-23. Ferry

Sun? ower Limited based in using MAN’s DF technology, and ABS will pressure and designed to ABS Class. The

Oita, will operate the ferries on assess safety-related issues and contribute AIP addresses the design’s introduction its Osaka-Beppu route.

to the development of rules and standards of a membrane fuel tank sited in the aft of

The ferries will be 199.9 x 28 in relation to ammonia as a fuel. Ammo- the vessel. The tank design is intended to m and 17,300 tons, carry- nia, when generated by renewable energy maximize cargo capacity, with the addi- ing 763 passengers and 136 sources, has no carbon footprint and emits tional tank having zero impact on available 13-meter trucks and 100 pas- almost no CO2, SOx or PM. cargo space or the vessel’s hull dimensions.

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