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

French Polynesian fast ferry to have MAN propulsion

A high-speed catamaran passenger ferry, Apetahi Express, under construction at Austal’s shipyard in Vietnam for Tahitian shipping company, Degage Group, is to have four MAN 16V175D-MM engines. They will provide 2,720 kW of power at 1,800 rpm for…

22.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä lands substantial fishing deal

Wärtsilä has clinched a contract to provide propulsion machinery for four new fishing vessels currently under construction at Karstensens Shipyard in Denmark. Two of the four 75m-long purser/trawler vessels are being built for Icelandic owners,…

21.09.2022
Shipbuilding

ETA Shipping and WBE start newbuilding project

ETA Shipping of the Netherlands and Western Baltic Engineering (WBE), Lithuania, have started their joint engineering of ETA Shipping’s newbuilding project for a modular freighter which is designed for the European coastal trade. Called type ETA…

21.09.2022
Shipbuilding

EUR 1.7 billion contract to build four more cruise vessels

Italian yard group Fincantieri said cruise operator Viking has confirmed orders for four more cruise ships worth about EUR 1.7 billion. This new generation of ships will be designed for hydrogen fuel cells and will set a new standard for the…

20.09.2022

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