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

Third new hopper dredger for Van Oord's fleet

Keppel Offshore & Marine said its yard Keppel FELS has won an order from Dutch group Van Oord to build a high-specification trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). One option has been converted into a firm order. The option was taken with a contract...

19.07.2019
Shipbuilding

Colombo Dockyard completes cable layer

Sri Lanka’s Colombo Dockyard has delivered the 5,757dwt KDDI Cable Infinity to Japanese owner Kokusai Cable Ship Co Ltd (KCS). The 113m-long vessel, the largest vessel ever to be built at the Sri Lankan facility, arrived in Yokohama early July....

18.07.2019
Shipbuilding

Fast ferry design from BMT for US service

BMT is to work with United States shipyard, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB), to provide the design for two 43m-long fast ferries to join Kitsap Transit’s service between Pier 50 in Seattle and Kingston and Southworth over the Puget Sound. The...

15.07.2019
Shipbuilding

Grimaldi completes Corvus battery retrofits on two cruise ferries

Italian ferry group Grimaldi has installed 5.5-MWh Corvus Energy batteries on two cruise ferries, Cruise Barcelona and Cruise Roma, enabling each vessel to operate solely on battery power, free of emissions, during port calls of up to four hours. The...

11.07.2019

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