Keppel Technology & Innovation (KTI) has received a verification certificate for a 3D printed deck mounted type Panama Chock (SWL150Ton) from DNV. The component, which is intended for non-class maritime applications, is the world’s largest 3D-printed shipboard fitting.
ABS, Sembcorp Marine, 3D Metalforge and Polar Tankers have successfully fabricated, tested, and installed functional additive manufactured parts onboard the oil tanker Endeavor.
Bureau Veritas (BV), 3D Metal Forge (3DMF) and PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) have been awarded co-funding for their joint industry project (JIP) on additive manufacturing for the maritime sector.
Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division and thyssenkrupp have signed a joint venture letter of intent to re-examine and optimise the production and delivery process of 3D printed spare parts for the maritime market.
Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore-based drone delivery provider F-drones, for last mile delivery of its 3D printed spare parts.
Online procurement company for marine equipment ShipParts.com has signed a research collaboration agreement with Singapore’s Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).
Berge Mafadi, a Berge Bulk vessel has received the world’s first commercial delivery of 3D printed scupper plugs, as part of Wilhelmsen’s Early Adopter Program.
The additive manufacturing (AM) technology would enable Keppel to print high-value components for offshore products with significantly faster production times and more economically.
Carnival Maritime, Thome Ship Management, OSM Maritime Group, Berge Bulk, Executive Ship Management and Wilhelmsen Ship Management have signed up to Wilhelmsen’s 3DP printing early adopter program (EAP) to begin utilising on-demand additive manufacturing.
DNV GL has issued type approval to the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing for maritime and general industrial applications. The approval marks the first time a producer of 3D printed parts for maritime applications has obtained manufacturer approval from DNV GL.
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