• 2017 October 11 15:04

    Havyard Power & Systems AS changes its name and wins a new contract with ESVAGT

    Havyard is merging all its products in the segment Power, Automation and Navigation into a joint business area, Norwegian Electric Systems (NES). As part of this change, Havyard Power & Systems is also changing its name to Norwegian Control Systems AS (NCS), the company said in its press release.

    Havyard Power & Systems, now Norwegian Control Systems, was established in 2007 and now celebrates its 10th anniversary.

    The new business area, which comprises Norwegian Electric Systems and Norwegian Control Systems, will have a unique set of products that complement each other. The new business area will deliver complete systems from bridges to propellers.

    We have also established a branch in Egersund, in addition to our Bergen and Ålesund branches, which will primarily focus on product development. The Egersund area has a long-standing tradition of developing state-of-the-art technology in the field of marine systems.

    Norwegian Control System will deliver the electrical equipment package for a new windfarm service vessel in Spain.

    NCS shall deliver an electrical design and equipment package containing IAS and Concept Bridge, as well as a tank gauging system.

    The ship will be built at Ast. Zamakona Yards in Spain. This will be the fifth vessel constructed by Zamakona Yards using an electrical package from NCS. The contract is worth approx. NOK 10 million.

    The vessel is scheduled to be delivered to ESVAGT in August 2019. It will be used under a contract with the Danish wind power company Vestas and service the OWF Deutsche Bucht field.

    This will be the seventh Esvagt vessel for which NCS has supplied equipment and engineering services. The other contracts concern four windfarm service vessels, one oil service vessel and a crew changeover vessel.

    NCS has shown through its previous deliveries to Esvagt that it is capable of delivering high-quality products at the right time to a customer with high demands. With this, it has strengthened its position in relation to both Esvagt and Zamakona as the preferred supplier of automation and bridge solutions.

    Havyard Design & Solution is supplying the design for ESVAGT's windfarm service vessel.

    When developing this design, the emphasis has been on developing an efficient platform for servicing offshore windfarms. The ship has a spacious and comfortable interior with sufficient capacity to accommodate windmill service personnel in addition to the ship's crew. It has also been designed with good storage capacity for equipment and tools below deck and for containers on deck.

    The vessel is equipped with ESVAGT’s unique Safe Transfer Boat (STB) system for transporting service personnel to the windfarms, in addition to an integrated heave-compensated walkway.

    The hull has been designed to ensure low fuel consumption and a seaworthiness that ensures maximum comfort for the crew and service personnel on board.

    About Havyard Group ASA

    Havyard Group ASA is a maritime technological company that provides products and services within seafood, energy and transport. Havyard Group ASA is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange, Ticker HYARD. Main office is in Fosnavaag, and there are 700 employees in the group of companies. Havyard Group ASA divides into five business areas:
     Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik in Sogn (shipyard) with branches in Fosnavaag and Turkey.
     Havyard Design & Solutions with main office in Fosnavaag and branches in Aalesund, Poland, Singapore, Shanghai and Croatia.
     Norwegian Electric Systems with main office in Bergen and with branches in Aalesund Haugesund and Egersund, Norway
     HPR with main office in Gdansk, Polen and with branches in Norway, Denmark and France.
     MMC First Process with main office in Fosnavaag and with branches in Vigra, Sjoeholt, Tromsoe and Haugesund.




2017 December 13

13:35 Transneft’s subsidiary updates ISO certification
13:30 Maersk Line announces new FAK rates from Far East to North Europe
13:06 Aker Solutions wins modifications contract from Maersk Drilling
12:23 Nobel Bros Shipyard begins drydocking of Shestaya Pyatiletka-class MS Olenegorsk
11:11 Work continues to combat illicit maritime activity
10:52 Bunker prices go up at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
10:28 Brent Crude futures price up 0.9% to $63.91, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.58% to $57.47
10:10 Transneft Baltic completed implementation of Sever project’s Phase 3
09:44 Russian Railways: Loading of Russia’s export cargo bound for domestic ports up 6.3% Y-o-Y to 266.8 mln t in 11M’17
09:26 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,743 points
08:07 Port of Long Beach surges past 2016 cargo volume
07:51 ABS partnership enhances safety in Ghana’s offshore industry

2017 December 12

18:34 Shipping Corporation of India participated in relief efforts targeted at fisherman affected by OCKHI under
18:07 Konecranes to deliver its first Waste-to-Energy cranes to India
17:54 Fourth Feadship yard taking shape in Amsterdam
17:50 Major Baltic Sea policies reviewed ahead of HELCOM Ministerial Meeting
17:48 Skangas signs Letter of Intent with National Grid Grain LNG
17:46 Boskalis completes successful Aasta Hansteen float-over installation
17:00 Nefteflot delivers lead oil tanker of Project RST11 (photo)
15:03 Russia will support Finland’s proposal to IMO on evaluation of legal framework for unmanned navigation (photo)
14:27 Russia and Finland to submit joint proposal to IMO for accepting ship’s documents in e-format (photo)
14:01 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from ISC to North Europe and Mediterranean
13:39 GlavGosEkspertiza approves the project on construction of a multi-purpose for oil products at port Novorossiysk (photo)
13:01 MOL with partners agree to start a demonstration test of blockchain technology in cross-border trade operations
12:31 Seaspan accepts delivery of fourth 11000 TEU SAVER containership
12:01 Classification contract for CMA CGM’s 22,000 TEU dual-fuel containerships was signed at Marintec in Shanghai
11:48 MGO prices are still high at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
11:22 Russia invites Finland to designate a common water area in the Gulf of Finland not subject to ballast water exchange (photo)
11:13 Jan De Nul enters in JV company agreement with the Payra Port Authority to proceed with EUR 550 million port dredging contract
11:00 Ville Haapasaari named new CEO of the Port of Helsinki
10:51 CMA CGM to upgrade MIDAS Loop 1 connecting South Africa with Indian Subcontinent and Middle East Gulf
10:31 Brent Crude futures price up 1% to $65.34, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.5% to $58.28
10:08 Russia and Finland to cooperate in icebreaker assistance during 2017-2018 winter navigation season (photo)
09:40 Klaipeda Seaport Authority expands its fleet with new oil response and diving support vessel
09:19 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,727 points

2017 December 11

18:27 APL expands coverage in the Trans-Atlantic with New North Atlantic Service
18:07 Keppel secures S$130 million in projects from repeat customers
18:01 NOVATEK: LNG sales under long-term contracts will commence in April 2018
17:39 LR and UMAS release ‘Zero Emission Vessels 2030’ study
17:38 Port of Riga introduces new and innovative dry bulk handling technology
17:33 Van Oord completes expansion of Taiwan's largest port
17:16 ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation
17:06 Damen Schelde Gears acquired by RENK
16:55 Private sector partners in the pursuit of low carbon shipping
16:55 Teekay LNG Partners secures long-term financing for Yamal ARC7 LNG carriers
16:51 IMO Assembly adopts vision and strategic directions
16:33 Port of Helsinki’s West Terminal 2 awarded recognition for accessibility
16:03 Essar Vizag Terminal to take week-long shutdown to commission 8,000 TPH ship loader
15:47 Throughput of Russian seaports in 11M’17 grew by 9% to 716.7 mln t (detalization)
15:33 ICTSI agree on Motukea port project framework
15:19 Navigation season is over in Volga-Don Basin of Russia’s IWW (photo)
15:03 Port of Antwerp to invest 1.4 million euros over the next three years in seven projects
14:33 Maersk Line completes the divestment of Mercosul Line
14:21 Average wholesale prices for М-100 HFO down to RUB 13,104 in RF spot market
14:03 Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam, UWT and Smith Holland to launch an Empty Transferium at Maasvlakte’s ECT Euromax terminal
13:37 Aker Solutions to provide subsea production system for Aker BP's Ærfugl
13:12 Russian seaports handled 716.75 mln t of cargo in 11M’17, up 9% Y-o-Y
12:50 ABP on course to become one of UK’s biggest corporate solar power producers
12:24 Gdansk, Poland to host Transport Week 2018 on March 6-8
12:01 JNPT records growth of 5.76% in container handling DPD share up at 34.73 per cent