Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

International consortium to finance Genting cruise ships

Two Global Class cruise ships currently under construction for the Genting Group at MV Werften are to be financed through a EUR 2.6 billion package structured by KfW IPEX Bank and an international consortium of lenders. The funding follows EUR 750...

22.08.2019
Shipbuilding

Scandlines signs up for Norsepower Rotor Sail

Hamburg-based Scandlines has signed an agreement with Finland’s Norsepower Oy Ltd to install a 30m-high Rotor Sail on board the hybrid passenger ferry, Copenhagen, which sails on the route between Rostock, Germany, and Gedser in Denmark. Preparations...

21.08.2019
Shipbuilding

MAN to supply engines for Australian-built ferries

Two fast ferries, to be built at Austal and Incat Tasmania for operation between the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, are to have MAN engines. The vessels will carry passengers and cars on the seabridge between the islands. The 94m-long Austal ferry,...

19.08.2019
Shipbuilding

Hybrid upgrade for offshore wind support vessel

The recently delivered Acta Centaurus, a DP2 walk-to-work offshore wind construction support vessel owned by Netherlands-based Acta Marine, is to have a hybrid drive, batteries and an energy management system supplied and installed by Wärtsilä. The...

14.08.2019
Shipbuilding

Cooperation to develop electric-powered tanker

A group of Japanese companies announced an agreement to create a strategic partnership to develop electrically powered vessels. The first objective will be to build the world's first zero-emission tanker by mid 2021. The tanker will be a coastal...

13.08.2019
Shipbuilding

New show well-timed as cruise order book hits record high

The debut Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Global Expo, due to be held in Hamburg in September, comes at an auspicious time for the cruise industry with a record order book numbering 118 ships representing capital investment of more than USD 69...

12.08.2019
Shipbuilding

Second GRP ferry for island services

Spanish yard Gondan Shipbuilders said it has signed a contract for construction of one ferry for the shipowner Líneas Romero, based in Las Palmas. The vessel, built in glass-reinforced plastic (GRP), will have capacity for 360 passengers. 31m long...

09.08.2019

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