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DFDS strengthens service on Baltic routes

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

Danish ferry group DFDS said it has ordered two combined freight and passenger ferries from Chinese yard Guangzhou Shipyard International. more

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Shipbuilding orders for Russian yard ASPO

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

Russia’s Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association (ASPO) plans to deliver an offshore crane vessel to United Arab Emirates-based company Dragon Oil by the end of March 2018 and is also in talks about other new shipbuilding...more

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Model tests for Subsea 7 reel layer completed

Friday, 16 Feb 2018

Resistance, propulsion and seakeeping model tests for Subsea 7’s reel-lay vessel, which has been designed and will be built by Royal IHC, have been completed successfully at MARIN, the Dutch model testing facility in Wageningen.more

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Aker Solutions buys stake in floating wind specialist Principle Power Inc

Friday, 16 Feb 2018

Aker Solutions ASA, a Norwegian oil services company, has bought a 5% stake in California-based Principle Power Inc which has developed floating technology for offshore wind turbines known as WindFloat.more

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MacGregor buys Rapp Marine

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

Cargotec subsidiary, MacGregor, has strengthened its presence in the fishery and research vessel sector by completing the acquisition of Rapp Marine Group (RMG) for about EUR 16 million.more

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Remotely operated fireboats to tackle port fires

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

Vancouver-based Robert Allan Ltd, naval architecture specialists, and marine technology company Kongsberg Maritime, are to cooperate on the development of remotely operated fireboats for deployment in ports.more

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Switzerland's Allseas plans world's largest construction vessel

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018

Swiss offshore services firm Allseas is planning to build a vessel big enough to be able to remove the world’s largest oil and gas platforms when they reach the end of their production lives, its chief executive Edward Heerema...more

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TUI Cruises to order a new ship from Meyer Turku

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018

Germany’s TUI Cruises and Meyer Turku have agreed to build a Mein Schiff 7, which will be based on the design of new Mein Schiff 1 and 2, with delivery in 2023.more

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