ShipBuilding Industry News
Liebherr Maritime is about to establish full service, spares and sales activities in Australia, New Zealand and the Oceania region. This expansion guarantees better support for maritime customers using factory trained and locally recruited engineers. Morrow Equipment Australia will focus..
Northern Lights is pleased to announce Kit Purdy has been promoted to Vice President/General Manager. Mr Purdy has had a passion for engines and boating his entire life. Working in various aspects of this industry and as an avid boater,..
Wison Offshore & Marine has completed the final delivery for the world’s first barge-based floating natural gas liquefaction and storage facility (Caribbean FLNG). Prior to the delivery, the contracts for project financing provided by Bank of China, Deutsche Bank and..
Acta Marine’s new built Ulstein SX195 walk to work vessel’s hull construction passed the halfway mark this week at Crist shipyard in Poland. Work is progressing well and on schedule. The hull construction started February 2017, and the completed hull..
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf has bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon’s first DP2 subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The vessel arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion-compensated gangway system – the first..
Recently RH Marine successfully commissioned the Rhodium 4500 Dynamic Positioning (DP) and Tracking System on the ‘Noordzee’, the new flagship of Hakkers. Hakkers is a specialist in the development, production and realisation of excavation, dredging, construction, foundation, coastal and shoreline..
Uptime International has entered into a contract with Cemre Marin Endüstri for delivery of a full Uptime access solution. Cemre Shipyard in Turkey will integrate the delivery in the new windfarm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) they are building for the..
Bibby Marine Services is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with Total E&P Nederland to charter the Damen designed and built Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk to work capabilities. Total E&P..
Bourbon has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Automated Ships (ASL) to support the building of the world’s first autonomous, fully-automated prototype vessel for offshore operations, in collaboration with the project’s primary technology partner, Kongsberg. Bourbon will provide..
Ampelmann has announced the launch of its latest gangway for personnel transfer: the A-type Enhanced Performace (AEP). Now providing clients with 10% greater workability in sea states up to 4m significant wave height; the AEP also has the ability to..
The Royal Netherlands Navy has achieved the distinction of becoming the world’s first Navy to install a USCG approved ballast water treatment (BWT) system, fitting two Optimarin units on-board the Landing Platform Docking vessel Zr.Ms. Johan de Witt. Goltens Green..
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), a part of Damen Shipyards Group, recently announced the acquisition of the Keppel Verolme shipyard from Keppel Offshore & Marine. The acquisition of the yard follows an initial agreement made between the two parties in..
The RT Borkum was christened by Mrs. Els Wander-Kooijman. The RT Borkum is build for the purpose as training vessel to supplement simulation training for a more realistic feel with the same propulsion as the bigger RotorTugs, but also as..
A steel cutting ceremony has signalled the start of construction for the first of two new build Semi-Submersible Crane Vessels (SSCV), the OOS Serooskerke. OOS International Group and China Merchants Industry Holdings welcomed governmental officials to the shipyard in Haimen..