Island Offshore in Norway will expand its fleet of Rolls-Royce UT776 PSVs with two more vessels of the same type. However, a major differenceis that the new ships will use LNG for fuel.
STX Norway Offshore has signed contracts for the building of two icebreaker tugs to JSC Circle Marine Invest in Kazakhstan.
DOF ASA in Norway has placed a contract with STX Brazil Offshore for the building of two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels for its Brazilian subsidiary Norskan Offshore.
STX France Lorient and STFMO (Société de Transports Fluvio-Maritimes de l'Ouest), a subsidiary of Sablières de l’Atlantique, have recently signed a contract for the construction of a 2,000 m3 sand dredger.
MSC Cruises and STX France have announced the conclusion of the legal process that finalises the order of a new ‘Fantasia’ class cruise ship (hull number U32), the 12th in the MSC Cruises fleet.
STX Finland Oy has appointed Juha Heikinheimo as new president. He replaces Martin Landtman. It has been agreed that Mr Landtman steps down with immediate effect.
STX Norway Offshore and partner PJMR Empreendimentos has, through its subsidiary Estaileiro Promar, entered into contracts for building of eight LPG carriers at the new shipyard in Brazil. The value of the contract is approximately $536 million.
GNMTC and STX France have confirmed the signature of a contract for the construction of a new cruise ship. This signature follows the letter of intent signed on 4 June, 2010.
STX France, Lorient SAS has announced the signature of a letter of intent with Irish tidal energy company OpenHydro for the design and build of an installation barge to deploy OpenHydro’s 16m Open-Centre tidal turbines.
The launching of the car-passenger ferry “Spirit of Britain”, built for P&O Ferries by STX Europe’s Rauma shipyard, took place recently.
STX Europe has been awarded a contract with Solstad Rederi AS to build an innovative LNG-powered platform supply vessel (PSV) at a cost of approximately NOK 450 million ($67 million).
The Finnish companies STX Finland, Aker Arctic Technology, Southeast Trading (SET Group), and the Russian companies OAO Sovcomflot and FSUE Rosmorport have signed a cooperation agreement with the purpose of developing and building a new type of oil spill combat icebreaker for Sovcomflot.
Norway’s Rem Offshore has ordered four large PSV vessels from local shipbuilders.
STX Europe has entered into a new contract with Simon Møkster Rederi for the building of a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) of the PSV 09L CD design scheduled for delivery in Q1 2012.
STX Europe officially launched its shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam, on the occasion of the naming of the first vessel to be built there.
The Finnish government has approved a 500 million Euro subsidy package to STX's Turku shipyard, as proposed by an economy ministry working group.
Finland considering supporting domestic shipbuilding industry
As a sign of the times, STX Europe’s Turku shipyard in Finland has confirmed that it will cut some 430 jobs.
STX Europe has entered into new contracts with Norwegian-based Island Offshore
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