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  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth’s new £1.2 million Mamhead Slipway is almost finished and contractor working on behalf of East Devon District Council is aiming to complete this engineering feat in the late autumn. The council is funding the restoration of the slipway on the River Exe which will be larger and more practical than the previous structure and will […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Transport and Technical Services Department (TTS) is asking for public input on a scheme to raise the sea wall near the Gunsite slipway, according to the Information and Public Services for the Island of Jersey. TTS recently announced proposals to raise the sea wall between the Gunsite slip and Le Perquage car park. The Department is […]

  • 2 October 2006

    IHC Holland Merwede is delighted to announce that the Group has decided to commission a fourth slipway in the Netherlands, namely the former van der Giessen-de Noord slipway in Krimpen aan den IJssel (the Netherlands), Europe

  • 6 March 2005

    Melbourne and Adelaide are slugging it out for the navy’s $6 billion destroyer contract, but could a top-notch American shipbuilder win the contract? David Elias investigates. A new generation of warships is about to go up on the shipbuilders’ slipway, but which slipway remains a tough call for the Federal Government.

  • 7 February 2012

    Baltic Shipyard today laid the keel for the 4th oil tanker under the Project 2734 for KONTUR LLC. Baltic Shipyard and Baltic Fuel Company Group (BFC) signed the contract in November 2010, and it will be financed by the Bank of Saint Petersburg. The Project 2734, designed by Marine Engineering Bureau, was developed to satisfy […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Port Nelson said in its latest announcement that Heron Construction has completed site disestablishment and restoration works at their Calwell Slipway, meaning that the project is now fully completed. “We have been successful in achieving the remediation targets. The target concentrations for residual sediments remaining in the Calwell Slipway Basin was 270 mg/kg for […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine has contracted Manor Marine to provide slipway, repair and maintenance services for the split hopper barge Nab. The 44.10 meter dredging vessel will be on the slipway in Portland, Dorset, for nine weeks to undergo essential works. Commenting the latest news, Operations Director at Manor Marine, Leif Cooper, said: “We are pleased to […]

  • 7 February 2012

    New dock facilities are ready. The new slipway will allow Hakvoort Shipyard to build superyachts of 58 x 10.60 metres. Having raised the roof of its main construction shed by two metres in 2009 to build four-deck vessels, the yard’s new slipway opened in January 2012. Offering a maximum lift of 1000 tonnes, the slipway […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Kleven Maritime, a Norwegian shipbuilder, today announced that the LNG-powered Vessel Viking Princess will be launched from a slipway at Kleven at 12:00 on Saturday, April 21 The Multipurpose Offshore Support Vessel Viking Princess is a sister ship to Viking Prince, which was delivered to the shipping company Eidesvik in March. Viking Prince has been […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand Government will contribute $4.2 million to meet half the costs of the remedial works required to clean-up the Calwell Slipway site at Port Nelson, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today. “The Nelson Haven is at risk from the years of historic contamination from copper and tributyltin used in the boat-building industry […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ongoing reconstruction of Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard will bring it to a new level, reported the company officials. To date, the specialists have mounted reinforced concrete rails. They continue covering the beams and making a crush-rock pad under slabs for their installation, the company said. “We would remind you that we used 17 thousand […]

  • 11 September 2009

    Jan De Nul’s latest mega-trailing suction hopper dredger Leiv Eiriksson was launched at the shipyard Construcciones Navales del Norte in Sestao in Spain on Friday. One of the world’s two largest dredgers heads down the slipway at the ‘La Naval’ shipyard in Spain on Friday. The 46,000m3 capacity mega-hopper followed its twin vessel Cristóbal Colón […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The island of Kerrera is set to benefit from a significant upgrade to its ferry berthing facilities, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay announced today. Around £1.7 million will be invested in the construction of a new breakwater and the extension of the slipway. The project also includes an extension to the Gallanach slipway […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry yesterday held keel laying ceremonies for two bulk carriers at its Hantong Shipyard. The keel for a 38,000 dwt bulk carrier was laid at the shipyard’s slipway No.1, and the keel laying for the 64,000 dwt bulker was carried out at slipway No.2. The 38,000 dwt vessel received class […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Recently, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co. won the bid for the Slipway Construction Project of the Shuangliu Base of Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd with a contract value of 290,000,000 yuan (approx USD 50 Mln). The construction period should last for 14 months. The project is located at Xinzhou District, Wuhan. A 196×186m slipway with 32 […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alpha Logistics Services (EPZ) Ltd, recently undertook a significant amount of dredging works at the Kenya Ports Authority’s (KPA) dockyard slipway No.1 in Mombasa, as part of ongoing rehabilitation works. The project included: Excavation of sediments to determine depth along the slipway using an excavator on the backhoe dredger Hippopotes; Loading of the excavated sediments […]

  • 26 August 2011

    Brisbane shipbuilding company Brisbane Shipping Constructions are tipped to take ownership of Cairns Slipways. Brisbane Ship Constructions are part of the BSC Marine Group which was established in 1994. The pending sale gives certainty to the future of one of the largest marine refit and repair services in Cairns. Cairns Slipways was established in the […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Royal IHC has informed that, due to persistently poor market conditions, it will be making additional capacity adjustments, which will have an impact on around 425 employees in The Netherlands. The company said it will hold staff meetings at all locations today where the management will provide staff with further details of its intentions. The Works Council […]

  • 21 June 2016

    The DP2 subsea support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Stone, has been launched from the Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding yard in China, last weekend. The VOS Stone and its sister vessel VOS Start, constructed to a new design, were commissioned by Dutch provider of offshore support vessels, Vroon, for offshore accommodation and transfer purposes. The launch of the VOS Start and the keel […]

  • 12 February 2006

    The first vessel in the government’s $500 million navy upgrade has come off its slipway in a Rotterdam ship building yard.

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    At a ceremony held on March 13, a newbuild 716 was launched from the Slipway No. 2. This is the first of a series of four tankers the shipbuilder 3. Maj has constructed for the Swedish company WISBY TANKERS. The tanker, designed to carry concrete, oil and chemicals, is 133 meters long and 23 meters […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    On Dec 13th, 2011, the 57.000 DWT bulk carrier ( Yard No. HT088 ) that Hantong Shipyard constructed for DA SIN was successfully launched on N0.3 slipway. The vessel is class approved by LR.Executive vice general manager- Mr. Chen Linjun together with the representatives of the ship-owner and the class all attend the ceremony. Beside […]