Welcome to Donsö Shipping Meet 2017

Welcome to Donsö Shipping Meet 2017 Peter Hermansson, CEO FKAB is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during Donsö Shipping Meet and our colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels. Stand B37 SMTF Pavilion   Let’s meet! The one place to be in 2017 is Donsö, an island off the west coast of Sweden. More… Read more →


Energy efficiency design

Energy efficiency design Are your vessels prepared for future environmental regulations demands? Will they be efficient enough to stay competitive the coming years? State German Maritime Authority FKAB has been selected by Docksta yard in Sweden for designing the largest pilot vessels in modern time for the State German Maritime Authority for the ­western inlet of the Kiel channel.    … Read more →



Meet the World at Nor-Shipping

  Meet the World at Nor-Shipping Peter Hermansson, CEO FKAB and Lu Bin, GM FKAB China, is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during Nor-Shipping in Oslo and our colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels. Stand T03-05 Swedish Pavilion   Nor-Shipping is the leading maritime event week. Its top-quality exhibition, high-level conferences and prime… Read more →



The ships of tomorrow

The ships of tomorrow Our approach to designing chemical tankers is based on our long term ­experience in ship design and many years of working with leading tanker ­operators. Utkilen places orders for advanced Eco-design ice-class chemical tankers, with FKAB design. Utkilen, has entered into newbuilding contracts with AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China for up to four ­advanced… Read more →


Unique cost saving design after your needs

Unique Cost Saving Design After Your Needs   Close to major European ship owners Close to leading ship-builders in Asia FKAB established in China since 2001 Total design consultancy from idea to delivery Several tested ship designs from small to large vessels Future concepts LNG feeders LNG bunker tankers Tankers Dry cargo Multi Purpose VLOC Ro/Ro Dredging Offshore Bitumen Save Time… Read more →


Watch the Successful Launch of Bit Eco

  Watch the Successful Launch of Bit Eco Tarbit Shipping AB has launched BIT ECO successfully by a ceremony conducted on 17th of January 2017. Mr. Torkel Hermansson, the Swedish shipowner, delivered a short speech in the launching ceremony too and expressed their happiness and trust. The ceremony was completed following the launch of BIT ECO.   Source: RMK Marine Read more →


Utkilen Orders Eco-design Tankers

Utkilen places orders for advanced Eco-design ice-class chemical tankers, with FKAB design Utkilen, has entered into newbuilding contracts with AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China for up to four advanced 9,900 dwt. ice class chemical tankers with cargo tanks in duplex stainless steel. The vessels will be built in accordance with FKAB Eco-design, and fitted with modern and fuel… Read more →


Happy Chinese New Year! – 新年快乐 / 新年快樂

Happy Chinese New Year! – 新年快乐 / 新年快樂 We wish all our customers & business partners Happy Chinese New Year 2017!   2017 Is a Fire Rooster Year In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth. Every 12 years there is… Read more →


Happy Holidays!

The holidays are here again, a time for remembering our family & friends. This year we have donated the Christmas Gifts to Mercy Ships, www.mercyships.org Warmest greetings and best wishes for a merry holiday season!   Read more →


FKAB China Celebrating 15 Years Anniversary

FKAB China Celebrating 15 Years Anniversary 28 November 2001, FKAB started a joint venture design office in China. Along with the radical ups and downs of Chinese shipbuilding market over the past 15 years, FKAB China has performed more than 200 design orders consisting of about 80 newbuildings, 40 conversions and other kinds of consultancy services. Now with a number… Read more →


Extend Order with Two More LNG

Press release: Furetank and Älvtank extend the order with two more LNG Furetank and Älvtank extend the order with two more of next generation Intermediate Product/Chemical Tankers with LNG propulsion. Furetank Rederi AB and Rederi AB Älvtank have today added the previous order with two more newbuildings. Last year a contract signed by the constellation Furetank, Älvtank and Thun Tankers… Read more →


Danish Maritime Fair Oct 25-27 2016

Danish Maritime Fair Oct 25-27 2016 Welcome to DMF in Copenhagen Oct 25-27 2016 Peter Hermansson CEO FKAB is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during DMF in Copenhagen and our colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels. Stand 0830   Free ticket Print out your free ticket, click on the link below and follow… Read more →


Sirius Orders 7999 DWT

Sirius Orders Two Oil/Chemical Tankers of 7999 DWT Sirius Shipping AB has ordered two oil/chemical tankers with the latest technology and in compliance with future rules and regulations, such as Tier III, at Avic Dingheng shipyard. This is the 5th project that FKAB signes in less than a year, on a tanker project. The design is developed in cooperation between… Read more →


SMM Hamburg Card Draw Winner

SMM Hamburg Card Draw Winner We thank you all who have participated in the NOTEPAD competition during SMM 2016 We are glad to present FKAB business card draw, and the winner of the 7’’ notepad is … Mr Martin Bartelds from Combilift!   2nd price ’Porsche Knife’: Mr Carsten Schmidt, Peter Döhle Mr Gabriele Mangano, Carnival Maritime Mr Jörgen Johnsson,… Read more →



Meet us at SMM Hamburg 2016

Welcome to SMM Hamburg 6-9 Sept 2016 Peter Hermansson CEO FKAB is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during SMM in Hamburg and our management colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels.   Stand Hall B3.OG Stand 105 in the Swedish Pavilion Read more →


Ektank Orders Two Product & Chemical Tankers

Ektank Orders Two Product & Chemical Tankers Swedish shipowner Ektank AB, Gothenburg has ordered two newbuilding intermediate product/chemical tankers at Chengxi Shipyard. The vessels will be built to a design, developed by FKAB and Ektank AB together. The shipowner Ektank AB has signed a newbuilding contract with Chengxi Shipyard Co, Ltd. for the construction of the 18,600 dwt tankers. Scheduled… Read more →


FKAB designs 80-vehicle Road Ferry

FKAB designs 80-vehicle road ferry In the summer 2017 Trafikverket Färjerederiet will take delivery of a 80-vehicle road ferry built by Baltic Workboats Shipyard in Estonia. There is also an option for an additional ferry in the shipbuilding contract. FKAB is appointed to make the design of the ferry in cooperation with the shipyard. The ferry will have a length… Read more →


Installation of Scrubbers for Yara Marine Technologies & Stena RoRo

Installation of Scrubbers for Yara Marine Technologies & Stena RoRo Not only newbuilding design, FKAB also works actively and closely with customers on retrofitting and conversion design of existing ships. The key for a successful conversion design is to work together closely in feasibility study/ concept stage by major parties including ship owner, conversion yard, class societies, and major equipment… Read more →


M/T Furewest LNG Converted into LNG

M/T Furewest LNG Converted into LNG Not only newbuilding design, FKAB also works actively and closely with customers on retrofitting and conversion design of existing ships. The key for a successful conversion design is to work together closely in feasibility study/ concept stage by major parties including ship owner, conversion yard, class societies, and major equipment maker. Either ship owner… Read more →


FKAB Designs Largest Pilot Vessels

FKAB Designs Largest Pilot Vessels In 2017 the State German Maritime Authority will take delivery of two of the largest pilot vessels in modern times and FKAB is appointed to make the design for both of them. The pilot boats will be 28 metres long and will be used in the Western inlet of the Kiel channel. It is the… Read more →


FKAB Consecutively Wins Major Conversion Designs

FKAB Consecutively Wins Major Conversion Designs FKAB receives major conversion design orders from ZPMC’ Zhenhua Shipping Co. consecutively. The 1st conversion was an aframax tanker conversion to semi-submerssible heavy lift vessel in beginning of 2015. The 2nd conversion started mid of 2015, a bulk carrier conversion to bridge crane and large equipment carrier. The 3rd conversion, similar to the 2nd… Read more →


New Marketing Representative in Germany

New Marketing Representative in Germany As from December 2015 FKAB has appointed Capt. Peter Frömming as sales and marketing representative in Germany. Capt. Peter Frömming is acting via his company Matau Marine GmbH located close to Hamburg. Peter has a long experience as master mariner and fleet manager from various shipping companies.   Peter Frömmings contact info: +49 174-3303 763… Read more →