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New diving bell ship completes successful river trials

A new diving bell ship built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for FMSW Koblenz operator, WSA Rhine, has now successfully completed river trials. The diesel-electric vessel, which is EU Stage V compliant, will replace the existing unit, Carl Straat, and…

14.01.2021
Shipbuilding

Finnish-U.S. partnership to build dredgers for U.S. market

U.S. yard Moran Iron Works and Finnish company Watermaster have joined forces in an OEM partnership to offer dredgers designed by Watermaster for operation in United States waters. Watermaster dredgers have been sold worldwide for 30 years, but not…

14.01.2021
Shipbuilding

SHI delivers DP2 shuttle tanker to AET

A second generation, dynamically positioned, Suezmax shuttle tanker, Eagle Pilar, has been delivered to Malaysia’s AET by Samsung Heavy Industries. The 153,180dwt DP2 vessel has been purpose-built for long-term charter to Brazil Shipping 1 Limited,…

12.01.2021
Shipbuilding

Meyer Turku delivers 5,200-passenger Mardi Gras to Carnival

Finnish shipyard Meyer Turku has delivered the 180,000gt, LNG-powered cruise vessel, Mardi Gras, to Carnival Cruise Line. The Mardi Gras has a range of distinctive features, including a three-storey atrium with a floor-to-ceiling window and movable…

06.01.2021
Shipbuilding

RoRo keel laying marks milestone for FSG

The recent keel laying of a RoRo vessel at Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) marks the start of construction of the first order won by the yard since its 2020 restructuring. The contract, which has a total value of EUR 140 million…

04.01.2021
Shipbuilding

Norsepower wins first newbuilding contract

Helsinki-based Norsepower Oy Ltd has announced its first order for Rotor Sails to be installed on a newbuilding. Five tiltable Rotor Sails will be provided during 2021 for a large bulk carrier, whose owner prefers to remain anonymous at this stage. …

29.12.2020
Shipbuilding

REM Offshore returns to Kleven with CSV contract

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Rem Offshore AS has ordered a construction service vessel from Norway’s Green Yard Kleven. Green Yard Kleven, established when Green Yard recently bought Kleven shipyard. The taylor-made vessel is scheduled to be…

29.12.2020

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