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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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Wind-assisted ship design

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018

A concept design for a wind/sail power-assisted general cargo vessel has been delivered by C-Job Naval Architects of the Netherlands to Dutch customer Switijnk Shipping. more

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Boreal and Wärtsilä to jointly design hydrogen-powered ferry

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018

The Norwegian government has plans to make Norway the world’s first country to operate a hydrogen-powered ferry. more

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Fincantieri/STX France deal completed

Monday, 12 Feb 2018

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri said it has reached a final agreement to buy a 50% shareholding in French yard in STX France, in a deal also expected create an alliance between the naval shipbuilding industries of France and...more

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Keel-laying ceremony for first of Stena Line’s new Chinese-built RoPax vessels

Friday, 09 Feb 2018

The keel for the first in a series of four, option four, RoPax ferries has been laid at AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China.more

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