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

Wind-assisted VLCC, New Aden, delivered in China

China’s first-ever wind-powered VLCC has been named and delivered to owner, China Merchants Energy Shipping, at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. The 307,000dwt New Aden is projected to cut fuel consumption by close to 10% on a typical voyage between…

03.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Ulstein develops new offshore installation vessel

Ulstein Design & Solutions, part of Norwegian-based Ulstein Group, has developed a new foundation installation vessel design aimed at meeting the need for the larger foundations expected to be installed in coming years. The Ulstein HX122 design…

03.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Four Seasons hotel group announces new luxury yacht venture

Four Seasons Yachts, a new cruise venture of Four Seasons with Italian shipbuilding group, Fincantieri, and Marc-Henry Cruise Holdings Ltd, will take delivery of its first vessel by the end of 2025. In an inaugural statement, the company revealed…

30.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Hurtigruten launches first of seven ship upgrades

Norway’s Hurtigruten has launched the first of seven ships that are being upgraded to raise environmental performance. The 1993-built Richard With, named after the Hurtigruten founder, is the first of seven ships in the company’s Coastal Express…

30.09.2022

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