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Fincantieri and Naval Group Sign JV Agreement

Fincantieri and Naval Group signed the Alliance Cooperation Agreement, which sets out the operational terms for the incorporation of a 50/50 owned joint venture. The agreement, which follows the approval by the Boards of Directors of the two companies, embodies the..

Sovcomflot and VEB.RF Sign Agreements for MR Tankers

Sovcomflot and VEB.RF Group announced the signing of agreements at the St.Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). VEB Leasing will finance the construction of three new LNG-fuelled MR tankers. Sovcomflot initially placed the order for these three tankers with the Zvezda Shipyard..


Nor-Shipping 2019 Sets New Records

Organisers have revealed that the latest Nor-Shipping was the most successful ever, with a record number of delegates attending the Lillestrøm-based exhibition halls and associated activities in Oslo. In all, almost 50,000 people participated in Nor-Shipping 2019 official events between..

"K" Line

“K” Line Signs for up to 50 Automated Kites from Airseas

After two years of close technical and business cooperation, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line) announces a 20-year agreement with Airseas to install and service one ship with Seawing, an automated kite based on parafoil technology used to tow commercial ships..

European Tugowners Conference

The second Autumn European Tugowners Conference will take place during Europort 2019. On the 7th of November, the congress will focus on Europort’s theme Smart Business. The aim of this half day conference will be to investigate the business models that..

Safety4Sea Europort Awards

Safety4Sea & Europort are delighted to announce the Safety4Sea Europort Awards within the scope of fostering Safe, Smart, Green & Sustainable Shipping. The process to be employed is a combination of open nomination and vote while the winners announcement and..

Nor-Shipping 2019: Area for Ocean Solutions

From 4 to 7 June 2019, Nor-Shipping is taking place across a series of venues in Oslo and Lillestrøm. This exhibition and event programme attracts close to 1,000 exhibiting companies and around 35,000 visiting delegates from 75 different nations annually.

Subsea 7 and Royal IHC Launch Seven Vega

On Saturday 25 May 2019, Subsea 7 and Royal IHC successfully launched the fully integrated reel-lay vessel Seven Vega. The ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, and was performed by Monica Th. Bjørkmann,..

Australian shipbuilder Incat has secured a contract to build the world’s largest aluminium ship.

Incat Secures Contract For World’s Largest Aluminium Vessel

Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd will build the 130m-long ferry for long standing customer, Buquebus to operate between Argentina and Uruguay. The completed vessel will be the largest aluminium ferry ever built and the ninth vessel for Incat’s valued South American..

3d printing shipbuilding

New Collaboration to Support Advances in 3D Printing

DNV GL and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are supporting academic advances in additive manufacturing – the process of 3D printing – for the maritime, oil and gas and other industries, through a four-year research collaboration agreement.

Kohler Adds Powerful New Generators to its Commercial Marine Offering

Kohler, a global leader in power systems, has expanded its lineup of marine generators for commercial applications with the introduction of the 350EOZCS/300EFOZCS and 500EOZCS/450FOZCS. These new diesel workhorses feature powerful Scania 13L and 16L engines as well as sealed,..

Maritime Charity Golf Event

Maritime Charity Golf Event Raises EUR 6,350

Thursday 16 May, around 90 international maritime professionals took part in the annual Maritime Charity Golf Event, organised by Yellow & Finch Publishers in favour of the Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp (national childcare fund). This was the ninth edition of the..

Jan De Nul launches fourth Ultra-Low Emission vessel

  Jan De Nul Group launched its fourth Ultra-Low Emission vessel last week in Singapore. It concerns the 6,000 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Sanderus built at the Keppel Offshore & Marine shipyard. This green vessel is the first of two..

Spirit of Discovery Leaves Building Dock

Spirit of Discovery, the first of two new cruise ships for the British cruise line Saga Cruises, has left the covered building dock I at Meyer Werft shipyard on 12 May 2019. 

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Acta Centaurus Delivered from Ulstein Verft

Acta Marine’s newbuild Walk to Work vessel Acta Centaurus has been delivered from Ulstein Verft and is about to set sail for her first offshore wind assignment.  “Building on experience with our first Ulstein Walk to Work construction support vessel..


Wärtsilä Software for New Simulation Centre

The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply and configure the software solutions for a new, state-of-the-art, purpose built simulation centre being constructed near Portsmouth, England. The centre is an expansion of the Maritime Skills Academy’s (MSA) training portfolio serving the..


Unique Rudder and Steering Gear System for Ice Breaker Nuyina

In an important milestone in the build of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) Nuyina for the Australian government’s Antarctic Division, Damen Marine Components (DMC) has completed the supply and installation of a number of critical systems. These had to..


Huisman Leg Encircling Crane for Jan De Nul’s Voltaire

Huisman has been awarded a contract for the design, engineering, construction and delivery of the main crane on Jan De Nul’s newest offshore wind turbine installation vessel ‘Voltaire’. The crane will be unique in its size, capacity and novel features..

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Jan De Nul Orders Revolutionary Vessel Voltaire

Jan De Nul Group orders the Voltaire, its third Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China. With an unrivalled crane capacity of over 3,000t, this jack-up vessel will be able to support the renewable energy industry..

Steel Cutting for Spirit of Adventure

Construction work has begun at Meyer Werft in Papenburg on the second cruise ship for the British shipping company Saga Cruises. The shipyard started its steel-cutting process for Spirit of Adventure. This newbuild for Saga Cruises is to be delivered..

Anthony Veder Has Taken Delivery of Two Combined LNG/LEG Carriers

Today Anthony Veder has taken delivery of two 10,000cbm combined gas carriers, which can transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) and petrochemical gases including ethylene (LEG). With this transaction Anthony Veder expands its fleet to 33 vessels and reinforces its leading..


The Rebirth of the Compact Ocean Going AHT

In the history of ocean towage, several vessels stand out. Among them the anchor-handling towage vessels Tempest and Typhoon, which were delivered by Van der Giessen-de Noord to Wijsmuller Offshore & Towage in 1976. Built to an in-house design by..

Damen Cruise inks first contract with SeaDream Yacht Club

Damen Cruise Signs First Contract With SeaDream Yacht Club

Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the recent signing of a contract with Oslo, Norway-based SeaDream Yacht Club. The contract marks a historic moment, being Damen’s first for a cruise ship. SeaDream will operate the 155m Mega Yacht on..

Royal IHC to Design and Deliver Dredge Installations for Van Oord

Royal IHC to Design and Deliver Dredge Installations for Van Oord

Royal IHC is proud to have been awarded a contract for the design and delivery of the complete dredge installations for two new LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) from Van Oord.