ShipBuilding Industry News
The new RAstar 3200tug Eugene, constructed by Cheoy Lee Shipyards, Hong Kong, has been delivered to its owners Kenya Ports Authority, Mombasa, Kenya.
A new 92 metre long ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des Traversiers du Québec (STQ), and fitted with a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions, has been delivered. The final commissioning of the vessel took place at the Chantier..
Huntington Ingalls Industries was awarded an advance planning contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).
In response to increasing demand for services offered by CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, (CMS), planning of future expansion is underway for currently represented service centres in Hamburg, Athens, Singapore, Houston and Dubai. In total six strategic service hubs and 28 service stations..
Cyberhawk, a world leader in inspection using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), has successfully completed the first full ABS Intermediate Hull Survey 4 on an oil tanker using UAVs. Cyberhawk performed full class inspection across 19 tanks onboard an oil tanker..
Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry for over 15 years. “FellowSHIP..
Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the delivery of Ultramar II, the second in a series of high capacity 48m Catamaran Passenger Ferries for Mexican operator Ultramar.
Ulstein Verft has signed a ship building contract with the Germany-based Bernhard Schulte for a service operation vessel (SOVs) of the Ulster SX195 design type developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions. The vessel will support the maintenance work of GE..
The steel cutting ceremony of the first Doha-class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard.
Meyer Werft (MW) and the University of Groningen (UG) agreed a long-term collaboration. Sibrand Poppema (President of the University of Groningen) and Tim Meyer (Managing Director of Meyer Werft) signed a cooperation agreement.
The steel cutting ceremony of the second of three cruise ships that Virgin Voyages (part of Virgin Group) ordered to Fincantieri took place today at the Sestri Ponente yard in Genoa.
Raytheon Anschütz announces a revolutionary new navigational radar and chart radar software. An intuitive user interface and a smart range of scalable functionality characterise the new Synapsis Radar NX application. The company developed the Radar NX software in an agile..
Liebherr-MCCtec has been awarded the contract by the Oslo-based company Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) and China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) to deliver a heavy lift crane for a new generation semi-submersible offshore windfarm foundation installation vessel. On 6 July, CMHI..
BMT has secured a new contract to provide Njord Offshore with two 23m crew transfer vessels (CTVs). This follows on from the recent successful launch of Njord Zenith and Njord Zephyr, 27m CTVs designed by BMT and built by Cheoy..
At the Maritime Awards 2018 Gala, the most innovative and prestigious accomplishments in the maritime industry are celebrated. This year, the most prestigious Dutch maritime awards will be presented for the 21st time. The winners will be announced during the Maritime..
On 26 June Spliethoff’s mv Floragracht left the BLRT shipyard in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where she was outfitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber). In the coming period thirty more vessels of Dutch ship owner Spliethoff Group will follow.
Damen Shipyards Group recently signed a contract with leading multinational public transport company Arriva Danmark for five fully-electric ferries, known as the Damen Ferry 2306 E3. Damen E3 vessels are designed with the philosophy of being environmentally friendly, efficient in..
The 2018 European Commercial Marine Awards winners were announced on 3 July at a packed ceremony held at the Golden Arrow Restaurant, on site at Seawork International 2018. The awards evening began with the announcement of the Innovation Showcase award..
The keel laying ceremony for Subsea 7’s new reel-lay vessel took place at Royal IHC in Krimpen aan den IJssel on 5 July. In line with this major milestone Subsea 7 announced the vessel will be named Seven Vega, which..
Radio Holland Netherlands has received an order for a full Nav/Com package for six vessels being built at Royal Bodewes in Hoogezand, highlighting longstanding relationships, both with Royal Bodewes and manufacturer Furuno. Mr Theunis Eelkema, Sales Manager Services North, comments,..
Nexans Subsea Operations has announced that it has signed a shipbuilding contract with Ulstein Verft on the construction of a large DP3 cable laying vessel. The vessel will be outfitted for power cable laying, including bundle laying, cable jointing and..
The future of deep sea pilots and offshore VTS pilots of Royal Dirkzwager has been secured following the takeover by Redwise Marine Holding NV. Compliance with IMO resolutions A.486 and A.1080(2) recommending the use of deep sea pilots in the..
T. Mariotti, leading Italian luxury cruise shipbuilding company, and Damen Shipyards Group have announced the creation of a new partnership to build cruise vessels. T. Mariotti, which will celebrate its 90th anniversary this year, has a long-standing reputation within the..
Seakeeper, one of the leading companies in marine stabilisation, announces the grand opening of its new office in Lavanga, Italy, the first European office for the company. The company’s European sales have increased an average of 30% annually over the past..
With the signature of INEA (Innovation & Networks Executive Agency of the European Commission) on the Grant Agreement of NAVAIS, this project officially started on 1 June 1 2018. NAVAIS, is a multiannual research- and innovation program for the shipbuilding..