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Shipbuilding

New order for Chantiers de l’Atlantique

Royal Caribbean Cruises announced that it has signed an agreement with French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique to build one more Edge-class cruise ship of 140,600gt.

18.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Kongsberg closes ten-year ‘power-by-the-hour’ deal with Havila

Following soon after Kongsberg’s takeover of Rolls-Royce’s Commercial Marine business at the beginning of April, the company announced a ten-year service agreement with Havila Kystruten AS covering four coastal cruise vessels.

18.04.2019
Shipbuilding

DESMI introduces KaziCat

Danish marine and offshore engineering group DESMI has announced a new design for an offshore oil spill response vessel/workboat.

17.04.2019
Shipping

Trade associations to cooperate more closely

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the Asian Shipowners’ Association and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) have signed a joint memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate more closely in future.

17.04.2019
Offshore

Jan De Nul orders offshore jack-up installation vessel at COSCO

Dredging group Jan De Nul has ordered one more offshore jack-up installation vessel from Chinese yard COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry.

16.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Meyer Werft hands over Spectrum of the Seas

The 169,000gt Spectrum of the Seas, the first ship in the Quantum-Ultra class, has been delivered by shipbuilder Meyer Werft to Royal Caribbean International.

15.04.2019
Shipping

LNG carrier demand a catalyst for new JDP

Surging demand for LNG carriers has proved to be a catalyst in a new collaboration between Finnish power and automation technology firm Wärtsilä and South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).

15.04.2019
Shipbuilding

First steel cut for Spirit of Adventure

Steel-cutting for the Spirit of Adventure, the second cruise ship that Meyer Werft is building for the UK’s Saga Cruises has taken place in the shipbuilder’s Papenburg yard, marking the start of construction in time to meet the ship’s planned delivery time of summer 2020.

12.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Port of Oslo’s first zero emission working boat

Norway’s Grovfjord yard has an order from the Port of Oslo to build what is said to be one of the world’s most environmental-efficient work boats.

12.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Arriva Shipping contracts a new vessel

Norwegian shipowner Arriva Shipping said it has ordered a dry cargo freighter of 8500dwt from an unnamed yard in China.

11.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Second SOV launched and named at Damen shipyard

A second service operation vessel (SOV) for UK-based Bibby Marine Services, under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, has been launched and named.

10.04.2019
Shipping

Nakilat and Angelicoussis set up LNG joint venture

Shipping company John Angelicoussis’ Maran Ventures Inc. and Qatari energy transportation company Nakilat, the world’s largest owner of LNG carriers, have established a new joint venture in which Nakilat holds a 60% stake.

09.04.2019
Prospects and Orders

Uljanik's survival doubted

The Croatian government said it will not support a restructuring plan for the country’s biggest shipbuilding group Uljanik due to the financial burden on the state and the government also doubts the plan could improve Uljanik ‘s chances of long-term survival.

09.04.2019
Shipbuilding

US tugboat operator chooses Schottel Rudderpropellers

Germany’s Schottel has won another contract from US tug operator, McAllister Towing, to supply two of its Rudderpropellers for an escort and harbour tug that is being built at Washburn & Doughty shipyard in Maine, United States.

08.04.2019
Prospects and Orders

Four Tamandaré-class corvettes for Brazil

A consortium headed by German yard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer has been named as preferred bidder by Brazil’s navy for a contract to build four corvettes.

08.04.2019
Shipbuilding

CNOOC orders MacGregor mooring system

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has ordered an on-vessel mooring system from MacGregor, a Cargotec group company, for a new deepwater floating production unit.

05.04.2019
Shipbuilding

BMT provides fast fire-fighting vessel design to Singapore yard

The UK’s BMT Specialised Ship Design, a subsidiary of BMT and formerly known as BMT Nigel Gee, has completed and delivered the design for a 35m-long, aluminium, high-speed fire-fighting vessel to Penguin Shipyard in Singapore.

04.04.2019
Companies & People

MAN takes 40% stake in hydrogen technology firm

MAN Energy Solutions has acquired a 40% holding in GP Joule Group subsidiary, H-TEC Systems, a hydrogen technology research and development company.

03.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Stena RoRo orders ninth E-Flexer for Brittany Ferries charter

Stena RoRo has ordered another ‘E-flexer’ RoPax vessel at China’s AVIC International shipyard, bringing the total number of vessels of this class it has ordered at the yard to nine.

02.04.2019
Companies & People

Kongsberg completes Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine acquisition

Following European Commission approval, Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM).

02.04.2019