Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Polar expedition vessel delivered by Brodosplit

Croatian shipyard, Brodosplit, has handed over the polar expedition cruise ship, Ultramarine, to US cruise line, Quark Expeditions, part of the Travelopia Group. The 128m-long vessel, with capacity for up to 200 passengers and 140 crew, was…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Construction of Transtejo ferries starts at Gondan

Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has started construction of ten electric ferries for the Portuguese river passenger transport operator Transtejo-Transportes Tejo S.A. With a capacity of around 540 passengers, they will operate on the Tagus…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

AiP for GTT’s new digital sloshing system

Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for a digital system, developed by Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), for LNG membrane tank maintenance. Based on the company’s “sloshing virtual sensor” technology and using its tank digital twin,…

09.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Low-emission tugboats to benefit LNG Canada project

A new towage venture called HaiSea Marine has a contract from energy group LNG Canada to build and operate low-emission electric-/gas-powered escort and harbour tugs for the gas export terminal in Kitimat in Canada. HaiSea Marine, a joint venture…

08.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Contract for ultra-sustainable live fish carrier

Norway’s HAV Design and Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) have won a NOK 90 million contract for a live fish carrier which claims to have the smallest environmental footprint per unit of transported salmon. The vessel has been ordered by Frøy AS and…

07.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Svitzer strengthens Scandinavian presence

Towage firm, Svitzer Europe, is to station two new icebreaking tugs, just delivered from Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine, in Scandinavia. The two new vessels will enable the tug company to strengthen its presence across the Nordic countries. The…

06.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Meyer Werft first to win new cruise order

A subsidiary of global logistics group Nippon Yūsen Kabushiki Kaisha, NYK Cruises, has placed an order with Meyer Werft to build a 51,950gt vessel in the shipyard’s covered building dock in Papenburg. The 229-m long vessel will be powered by LNG and…

06.04.2021

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