Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Polar expedition vessel delivered by Brodosplit

Croatian shipyard, Brodosplit, has handed over the polar expedition cruise ship, Ultramarine, to US cruise line, Quark Expeditions, part of the Travelopia Group. The 128m-long vessel, with capacity for up to 200 passengers and 140 crew, was…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Construction of Transtejo ferries starts at Gondan

Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has started construction of ten electric ferries for the Portuguese river passenger transport operator Transtejo-Transportes Tejo S.A. With a capacity of around 540 passengers, they will operate on the Tagus…

12.04.2021
Shipbuilding

AiP for GTT’s new digital sloshing system

Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for a digital system, developed by Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), for LNG membrane tank maintenance. Based on the company’s “sloshing virtual sensor” technology and using its tank digital twin,…

09.04.2021
Shipbuilding

Next step in Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy

The Canadian Government has awarded a C$453.8 million (US$357.2 million) contract to Seaspan's Vancouver Shipyards in Canada to start construction of an offshore oceanographic science vessel (OOSV) for the Canadian Coast Guard. The vessel will be…

03.03.2021
Shipbuilding

ABS to class first Jones Act WTIV

The first Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), under construction at Keppel AmFELS in Brownsville, Texas, will be classed by ABS. The 150m-long WTIV, under construction for Virgina-based power company, Dominion Energy, is to…

02.03.2021
Shipbuilding

New project on tug controlled from shore

Svitzer, Kongsberg Maritime, and ABS have signed an agreement to collaborate on what is claimed to be the first commercial tug, RecotugTM, to be operated entirely from a remote control centre on shore. Svitzer will provide a new tug with crew,…

01.03.2021
Shipbuilding

Meyer Werft cuts steel for latest P&O cruise ship

The first steel for P&O Cruises’ latest vessel, Arvia, has been cut at Meyer Werft’s Papenburg shipyard. The second vessel in the Excel class, powered by LNG, will join the company’s current flagship, Iona, in December 2022. The ship will be the…

26.02.2021

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