Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Steel-cutting ceremony at Meyer Werft marks new chapter in sustainable cruising

The start of construction of the 728-passenger Silver Ray, a second Silversea Cruises Nova-class newbuilding, has been marked by a steel-cutting ceremony at Meyer Werft. The 54,700gt vessel is due for delivery in the summer of 2024 and sets a new…

25.11.2022
Shipbuilding

Disney buys half-built Global Dream, plans to complete ship in Wismar

The Walt Disney Company subsidiary, Disney Cruise Line, has bought the unfinished 208,000-gt cruise ship, Global Dream, from the insolvency administrator of the MV Werften Group, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. The vessel, also known as

22.11.2022
Shipbuilding

DNV updates standards for wind-based propulsion

Classification society DNV has published an update of the technical standards for wind-assisted propulsion systems (WAPS). The standard, called ST-0511, provides a regulatory framework for review and certification of the technologies and can be…

21.11.2022
Shipbuilding

Steel cutting at Ulstein marks start of Olympic CSOV construction

A steel-cutting ceremony at Norway’s Ulstein Verft last week heralds the start of building two construction service operation vessels (CSOV) for Fosnavåg-based offshore owner, Olympic. The contract, which includes options for two more ships, is…

21.11.2022
Shipbuilding

Norwegian Ship Design lands hydrogen-fuelled bulker deal

Marine architect Norwegian Ship Design has a contract from Halten Bulk to develop two hydrogen-fuelled bulk vessels. Halten Bulk has received NOK 142 million (US$14.1 million) in grants from Norwegian state investment agency ENOVA to help finance…

21.11.2022
Shipbuilding

Stena and OljOla team up for bunker supply project

Swedish bulker supply specialist Stena Oil, as well as engineering and shipping companies Stena Teknik and OljOla have agreed a new joint venture which has ordered one 2,000dwt oil and chemical tanker from Turkey’s Genka yard. The joint venture…

18.11.2022
Shipbuilding

Damen dredge package for Spanish-built split-hopper

Damen Dredging Equipment has supplied a full dredge package for the new Omvac Catorce, a trailing suction hopper dredger built by Spain’s Nodosa Shipyards for the country’s marine engineering and dredging company, Canlemar. During its construction,…

14.11.2022

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