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Conoship International不久前与福建马尾造船签署了一份合同,为船东Spiethoff设计两艘带DP2 的B型多用途船舶,Conoship负责船级社退审:基本设计/结构和系统。此B型设计的多功能特性使其在市场上独树一帜。


据了解,该船入级英国劳氏船级社,冰区加强等级1A,并符合极地规则。预计分别将于2021年10月至2022年2月交付船东。该船配备5300千瓦柴油机主机一台,2000千瓦发电机四台,一台脱硫塔及氮氧化物排放控制装置(SCR),符合IMO III级的要求。在多用途船的基础上装备了动力定位系统DP2,站位保持能力高达Bft 6,使其成为直接向远洋供应大体积和重型货物的理想选择。


为了实现在海上和码头快速、安全、高效地装卸管道,该船安装了一台可拆卸、自动化的管道装卸门式吊机。B型设计还配备了两台Husiman 的500吨重型起重吊机,使其既适用于重型起重运输,也适用于海上安装工程。载重吨12500 MT,载货甲板面积2875平方米以上,双甲板配置使得甲板总面积达5700平方米,B型载货能力明显高于市场现有的海工供应船。


值得一提的是,Spliethoff集团今年向中国多家船厂下单建造9艘新船。Conoship 获得了所有这些船的设计合同。除了上述马尾船厂建造的2艘B型船,还有芜湖造船四艘LOLO(Wijnne Barends)和三艘ROLO(Bore Ltd.)

Conoship 赢得荷兰2019年度海事创新奖

在11月4日举行的2019荷兰年度海事盛典上,Conoship研发的 eConowind-unit赢得年度海事创新奖。

Econowind在研发创新型船舶自持式风力辅助推进模块上扮演了非常重要的角色。此次获得提名的eConwind-unit 是一种新型可折叠的完全自动化的风力辅助推进模块,易于安装在各类型船舶上。整个模块基于一个标准40尺集装箱,能实现在船的上快速安装和拆卸。通风翼是一种翼型结构,利用当代新型空气动力学研究的成果,相对于其自身尺寸而言能产生更大的推进力。智能化附面层吸除被集成在翼状通风翼上,能成倍增加其推力。此外,在恶劣天气下通风翼可以非常容易的放置在集装箱内。

eConowind-unit at sea







Multipurpose Vessel UPM - artist impression

Conoship 获7艘全新液化天然气动力船 设计合同

Conoship will work together with Finnish Bore Ltd and Dutch Wijnne Barends, both affiliates of Dutch Spliethoff Group, on the design and build of seven state-of-the-art vessels for sustainable sea transportation for UPM in Europe. The vessels will be ice-strengthened and meet the latest technological, operational and environmental standards. They will be built in China and are scheduled to be delivered in 2021 and in 2022.


Bore Ltd will build three (3) RoLo vessels for transporting UPM’s paper products and Wijnne Barends four (4) LoLo vessels for transporting the company’s pulp and other forest products. Conoship has an intermediate function in this process and needs to translate UPM’s transportation demands combined with the ships’ efficiency into a bankable ship design.  “We need to engineer transportation solutions and design ships with a strong focus on sustainability.” says Geert Dokter, Managing Director, Conoship International. “As we have shown with our concept designs and feasibility studies, we are constantly pushing the borders of innovation. We are very proud to be part of this cooperation, a showcase of future shipping and transportation.”

“The vessels will be fueled with liquid natural gas (LNG) which results in a significant (approximately 25%) reduction of CO2 emissions compared with commonly used marine gas oil. In addition, nitrogen oxides (NOx) and sulphur oxides (SOx) emissions will decrease by approximately 85% and 99%, respectively. The emissions of soot particles will also decrease by 99%,” says Lauri Rikala, Director, Global Break Bulk Shipping, UPM Logistics. All vessels will be chartered by UPM and hence will be fully operated by the company.

“Since the establishment of Spliethoff in 1921, the company has been transporting forest products for our clients – it’s in our DNA”, says Michael van den Heuvel, CCO of Spliethoff. “We are very pleased to be able to offer UPM these next generation sustainable vessels. Minimising our environmental footprint has long been a focal point for the Spliethoff Group and the reduction of emissions is a fundamental part of this. The new vessels running on LNG fit well in our continuous drive for greener operations.”




Read more:

Article on The Motorship

Article on Nieuwsblad Transport (Dutch)


Conoship International has been nominated with it’s eConowind-unit for the Maritime Innovation Award.  We are very proud of this nomination and also would like to congratulate Econowind B.V. who has a great part in the development of this innovation in wind assisted ship propulsion.

The eConowind-unit is an innovative autonomous unit for wind-assisted ship propulsion with two foldable ‘VentiFoils’, easy to fit on a variety of vessels. The eConowind-unit is based on a 40 ft sea container and can quickly be placed and removed. The VentiFoil is a wing shaped element using modern innovations in aerodynamics creating high thrust force relative to its size. Smart boundary layer-suction is integrated in the wing, multiplying the thrustforce of the VentiFoil. In addition in heavy weather conditions the Ventifoils can be easily folded in and stored in the container.

The eConowind-unit is fully autonomous: with favourable wind the VentiFoils unfold automatically and adjust itself to the most optimal position to generate the most thrust power. Maintaining the same speed, fuel consumption and CO2 output can be reduced up to 10-20% depending on sailing area, speed and vessels size.

eConowind-unit at sea