The development of offshore wind energy has led to the emergence of entirely new types of vessels: self-elevating vessels or vessels for servicing and constructing offshore installations. However, Dutch shipbuilders decided to combine several functions on one platform, creating another class of vessels.
Fleet Cleaner ROVs have been developed to assist in various maritime activities, including oil spill response operations. They are designed to clean the hulls of ships and other vessels, removing marine organisms such as barnacles and algae that can accumulate over time. By maintaining clean hulls, these systems help improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions.
The world-famous Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Corporation in November this year presented its unique development — the newest propeller, which allows to significantly increase the productivity.
Caterpillar Marine Power Systems recently unveiled its next model of the MaK M46DF serial engine for commercial vessels.