French shipyard Kership has completed hull and superstructure of second OPV for Argentine Navy
According to a Tweet released by the Argentine Navy on September 27, 2020, the hull and the superstructure of the second OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessel) ARA Piedrabuena built by the French shipyard naval Group at the Kership Shipyard is completed after 19 months of work.
The OPV (Offshore Patrol Vessel) contract for the Argentine Navy was launched on February 14, 2019, Kership was selected to build the three OPVs for the Argentine Navy, a joint company formed by French civil shipbuilder Piriou and Naval shipbuilder Naval...
Australian, US firms to take over Hanjin shipyard
HANJIN Subic shipyard, one of the major shipyards that catapulted the Philippines to become the fifth largest shipbuilding country in the world, would soon be operated by an Australian shipyard and a company based in the United States.
Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) Administrator Robert Empedrad said a contract was already finalized and any time soon, a company from the US would take over Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction-Phils. Inc. (HHIC-PH) in collaboration with an...
Move to develop indigenous shipbuilding, ministry orders only ‘Make in India’ tug boats
In order to promote the ship building industry in the country, the Ministry of Shipping has directed all major ports to procure or charter tug boats which are only made in the country and procurements being done by major ports would now need to be carried out as per the revised order.
The ministry is also having discussions with some leading countries under the Make in India programme in shipbuilding.
Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya said that the government is taking 360 degree actions to revive old shipyards...
Singapore Clears Proposed Korean Shipbuilding Mega-Merger
Singapore’s Competition and Consumer Commission (CCCS) announced that it has cleared the proposed merger of Korean shipbuilding giants Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., (KSOE) and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
It was one key hurdle in the plan that would create the world’s largest shipbuilder with a market share possibly as high as 20 percent.
In its announcement, the CCCS said, “After evaluating all the evidence available, CCCS assessed that the proposed...
Induction is like any other form of cooking, it uses heat. Therefore the results of induction heating have the same effect on food. The induction cooktop creates an electro-magnetic field that causes the metal of the pan itself to get hot.
Safety & Cleanliness
An induction burner turned on to full heat is still cool to the touch. As it heats metal, cookware will become hot, but the burner itself creates no heat. This makes induction much safer than traditional ranges. COCINAS BURAGLIA induction ranges have automatic detectors that shut off the burner when there is no pan present (electronic pot recognition), when the pan is empty (overheating protection), or when foreign objects fall onto the surface of the range indicator.