Latest Vessels & Shipyards News – Page 3

  • One of the vessels, Star Breeze, undergoing renovation in Palermo, with a new 25.6 metre section being added in the middle.
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    Cruise vessel extension project concluded at Fincantieri

    2021-11-19T14:06:00Z

    A major project to renovate three Windstar cruise ships at Fincantieri’s yard in Palermo, Italy has been concluded. The conversion project included the extension of the vessels by 25 metres, and the upgrade of the vessels’ main movers and auxiliary engines. 

  • A new direction for US shipbuilding: a subsea rock installation vessel to be used in wind farm schemes.
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    Offshore Wind Sector Generates US Order

    2021-11-19T11:36:00Z

    Carving a path into the US offshore wind market, Philly Shipyard has landed a $197 million contract for a subsea rock installation vessel.

  • Giuseppe Bono, the CEO of Fincantieri, Admiral Nicola Carlone of the Italian Coast Guard, and Paolo Duò, President of the Vittoria Shipyard, at the award ceremony in Rome on 15 November
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    Italian Coast Guard awards 1+2 multi-role vessel tender to Fincantieri

    2021-11-17T12:00:00Z

    The Italian Coast Guard announced the award of a contract for the design and construction of an 85m long multi-role offshore unit to a joint venture between Fincantieri and Cantiere Navale Vittoria. The tender award includes an option for a further two vessels.

  • Damen opens Service Hub in Hamburg, Germany
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    New Damen service hub in Hamburg to cover southern Baltic

    2021-11-17T10:35:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced that it is opening a new marine service hub outpost in Hamburg to cover the requirements of Germany, Denmark and Poland. The hub is the 15th in Damen’s regional hub network, which covers Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East, and Australia.

  • Seen on trials off the French coast, Wonder of the Seas is being readied for service next March
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    Another Behemoth From Saint-Nazaire

    2021-11-17T09:43:00Z

    Premier French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique has put down a new marker for the industry by constructing the world’s largest cruise vessel.

  • Services between the French mainland and Corsica will benefit from Visentini’s current newbuild
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    Italian Yard Strengthens Ro-Pax Brand

    2021-11-16T10:09:00Z

    Europe’s most consistent builder of ro-pax tonnage, Cantiere Navale Visentini, has floated-out its longest and widest vessel to date. The 206m ferry ordered by French company Corsica Linea has been specified with LNG-fuelled propulsion and is expected to debut in the traffic between Marseilles and Ajaccio or Bastia for the ...

  • Royston has completed the overhaul of two diesel power plants on-board CS Sovereign
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    Royston Completes Overhaul On Cable Layer

    2021-11-11T12:20:00Z

    Royston has completed diesel plant overhaul work onboard CS Sovereign, a Global Marine Group operated multi-role subsea cable installation and repair works vessel.

  • The MAN 35/44DF engine
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    HyProp ECO propulsion solution for chemical tanker newbuildings

    2021-11-11T11:40:00Z

    Dingheng shipyard, the subsidiary of China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (CMJL), has ordered an integrated HyProp ECO propulsion package for four new Finnish/Swedish 1A ice class chemical tankers for Hamburg-based tanker operator, John T. Essberger.

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    QatarEnergy places LNG orders with Korean shipyards

    2021-11-08T12:23:00Z

    QatarEnergy has placed the first batch of LNG shipbuilding orders with Korean shipyards as part of its historic shipbuilding programme to meet future LNG carrier requirements.

  • Versatile trader Jal Kalpataru is of Mitsui’s neo66BC standard design
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    Mitsui Shifts Focus From Shipbuilding

    2021-11-08T10:09:00Z

    Denoting a further stage in the restructure and consolidation of the Japanese shipbuilding industry, the final merchant vessel constructed under the Mitsui name has entered service on the Pacific.

  • Vertom’s new short-sea breed will debut next year
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    Diesel-Electric Mode For Dutch Coasters

    2021-11-05T17:06:00Z

    A new generation of diesel-electric coasters ordered by Rotterdam-based Vertom Shipping from a domestic yard underscores the Netherlands’ position as the prime mover in revitalising the European short-sea sector.

  • Klaus Dahmcke Rasmussen, Head of Projects and PVU Sales at MAN PrimeServ
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    Minding the gap: MAN ES bears down on LGIP conversion costs

    2021-11-03T08:14:00Z

    With the looming introduction of EEXI and CII rules from 2023 as well as Scope 3 emissions reporting, shipowners are taking a close interest in the economics of engine conversions.

  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries received its first two orders for LPG-fuelled LPG/ammonia carriers in Q3 2021. (credit: KHI)
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    K Line books first LPG-fuelled LPG/ammonia carrier with KHI

    2021-10-31T22:23:12.853Z

    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has agreed a contract with Kawasaki Heavy Industries for a 86,700 m3 LPG/ammonia carrier newbuilding. The dual-fuel newbuilding will be powered by an engine capable of operating on either LPG or VLSFO, the ship owner confirmed.

  • Mr. Song Wei, R&D Deputy Director of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding expects commercial offering of the new LNG carrier design to begin from Q1 2022
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    LNG CARRIER DESIGN FOR EVOLVING CII RATINGS EXPECTED EARLY 2022

    2021-10-29T15:55:00Z

    Shipowners will need to be ready to meet the evolving requirements of the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) to ensure their assets remain viable, and a new LNG carrier design is under development that offers that long-term flexibility without the need for speed reduction.

  • Nornickel, Rosatom and Far Eastern Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Center (FESRC) will design and construct an LNG-fuelled escort icebreaker to replace Finnish-built Taimyr (pictured).
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    DUAL-FUEL BREAKER FOR ARCTIC SEAWAY

    2021-10-29T15:52:00Z

    A new icebreaker powered by dual-fuel machinery is planned to support traffic generated by a major industrial player in the Russian Arctic, writes David Tinsley.

  • Harland & Wolff's owners InfraStrata confirmed that the Appledore site in Devon was fully operational in August 2021, little over 2 years after its closure in 2019
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    UK YARDS: BUILDING VALUE FROM RETAINED STRENGTHS

    2021-10-29T15:50:00Z

    Despite the UK’s unheralded prowess in fulfilling the most technologically-complex naval vessel projects, the erosion of commercial shipbuilding capability and trade skills since the 1980s means pragmatism and long-term thinking must underpin any bid to revitalise the sector, writes David Tinsley.

  • Built for heavy-duty work: new train ferry Cherokee for US/Mexico service.
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    US REINVESTS IN GULF RAILFERRY LINK

    2021-10-29T15:45:00Z

    Traffic flows between North America and Mexico will benefit from a new generation of train ferries built in China, writes David Tinsley.

  • Serco and Damen Shipyards collaborated in the construction of Australian icebreaking research vessel Nuyina.
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    DESIGN BID FOR UK REPLENISHMENT SHIPS

    2021-10-29T15:44:00Z

    Foreign-owned companies figure prominently among the competition for the UK’s planned new series of naval replenishment vessels, writes David Tinsley.

  • The changing face of European short-sea shipping. (credit: AtoB@C Shipping).
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    INDIAN YARD LANDS HYBRID COASTER SERIES

    2021-10-29T15:42:00Z

    A versatile class of north European short-sea trader, offering a major reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, has augmented the workload of Indian shipbuilder Chowgule & Co, writes David Tinsley.

  • Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem – Group Chairman & CEO, DP World, with Wayne Jones OBE – Chief Sales Officer, MAN Energy Solutions.
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    MAN ES inks deal with DP World to deepen collaboration

    2021-10-29T15:42:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has deepened its existing relationship with DP World by signing a cooperation agreement. The agreement covers a range of decarbonisation related technologies and is scheduled to run for a minimum of five years.