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  • 25 June 2015

    Siemens is officially christening its new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Esvagt Faraday in Hamburg today, the company announced on its social media pages. “The SOVs are a key part for efficient & safe offshore wind service,” said Randy Zwirn, CEO Power Generation Services. He further added: “Siemens is committed to pioneering new technologies that make the lifecycle cost […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Subsea-support vessel (SSV) VOS Star was christened on 27 June in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel was named by Mrs Lianne Maandag, wife of Evert Maandag, Vroon Head QHSE. VOS Star is a DP2, SPS-coded, 68-metre vessel and one of two newbuilding SSVs to have been constructed at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding in China. After arriving […]

  • 5 August 2011

    Vroon announces that the namegiving ceremonies for VOS Apollo, VOS Ares, VOS Artemis, VOS Themis and VOS Triton took place today, Wednesday 27 July 2011, in Fuzhou, China. At the ceremony all five vessels were christened simultaneously. VOS Apollo was christened by Mrs Marij Schoenmakers, partner of Mr Con Schoenmakers, Supervisory Board member, Vroon Group […]

  • 27 May 2019

    Sembcorp Marine has christened Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) at its Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore. Sleipnir, named after the Norse God Odin’s eight-legged stallion, will soon leave for sea trials after which it will be delivered to Heerema. According to Sembcorp, two large cranes capable together lifting up to a […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Vroon announces that the namegiving ceremonies for VOS Apollo, VOS Ares, VOS Artemis, VOS Themis and VOS Triton took place today, Wednesday 27 July 2011, in Fuzhou, China. At the ceremony all five vessels were christened simultaneously. VOS Apollo was christened by Mrs Marij Schoenmakers, partner of Mr Con Schoenmakers, Supervisory Board member, Vroon Group […]

  • 14 May 2006

    Christening ships is a long and storied tradition that goes back at least 4,000 years, to when the Vikings offered up human sacrifices to appease the Gods and bring good luck. Today’s christening ceremonies are a lot more rarefied. Usually some famous actress or personality breaks a bottle of Champagne across the hull of a […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Subsea-support vessel (SSV) VOS Star was christened on 27 June in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel was named by Mrs Lianne Maandag, wife of Evert Maandag, Vroon Head QHSE. VOS Star is a DP2, SPS-coded, 68-metre vessel and one of two newbuilding SSVs to have been constructed at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding in China. After arriving […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lundin Petroleum has announced that Hans Christen Rønnevik, Exploration Manager at Lundin Norway AS, is retiring but will remain integral to the Norwegian exploration activity. The company explained that Hans Christen Rønnevik, Exploration Manager at Lundin Norway, has reached the formal retirement age of 70 in Norway and has retired from his executive duties. He […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oceaneering International has officially christened its newest vessel, MSV Ocean Evolution in Galveston, Texas. The Houston-based subsea engineering specialist recently took delivery of the advanced subsea construction support vessel. The vessel completed sea trials and received all necessary ABS and U.S. Coast Guard certifications. According to Oceaneering, the Ocean Evolution is the most advanced, U.S.-flagged, […]

  • 22 September 2014

    Fafnir Offshore’s ‘Polarsyssel’ vessel, of the Havyard 832 L WE design, was christened in Longyearbyen in Svalbard on saturday.

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 22 April 2016

    Vroon Offshore Services’ new vessel – VOS Sugar – was christened yesterday in IJmuiden. The vessel’s first job will be in Germany, where it will perform dive operations and maintenance work on foundations at an offshore wind farm for NDE. The vessel was named by Mrs Monita Horn, Operations and Chartering Administrator at Vroon Offshore Services Den Helder, at a ceremony […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    SURF contractor Ceona has bolstered its fleet with the christening of its flagship asset, the Ceona Amazon, which has been delivered in less than two years of the letter of intent (LOI) for its construction being signed. The Ceona Amazon has been internally designed at Ceona and purpose-built to perform in multiple pipelay and operational […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hapag-Lloyd has christened its 15,000 TEU ship Al Jmeliyah in Rotterdam on September 11.

  • 5 May 2011

    As the nation lauds the daring raid by East Coast Navy SEALs that killed Osama bin Laden, a Pearl Harbor SEAL’s bravery in Afghanistan — resulting in his death in 2005 and a Medal of Honor — will be recognized Saturday with the christening of a Navy ship in his name. The Navy will christen […]

  • 31 March 2010

    On March 26, Crowley Maritime Corporation christened the eighth of 10 new 185,000-barrel Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels that the company will take delivery of by 2011. The vessels christened were the tug Achievement and barge 650-8.

  • 28 October 2009

    Crowley Maritime Corporation christened the seventh of 10 new 185,000-barrel Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels that the company will take delivery of in 2010 and 2011. The vessels christened were the tug Pride and barge 650-7.

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg Süd christens its latest Polar-class containership, Polar Ecuador.

  • 17 July 2012

    Weeks Marine company, engaged in marine construction, dredging and tunneling organizations in the United States and Canada, has christened the third of five ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredgers at the company’s yard in Houma on Monday, the Daily Comet news portal informs. The 15,000 pounds dredger constructed in Honuma, is part of a USD 200 […]

  • 15 June 2006

    Yesterday, on 14 June 2006, the christening ceremony of a Container Carrier ordered by Baltic Container Shipping took place at Aker Yards shipyard in Rauma. The vessel to be managed by Rederi AB TransAtlantic was christened as “TransPaper” by Mrs. Marjatta H

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    As part of the company’s new vessel build program, Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the third of four tugboats in the ocean class series –Ocean Sky– in Houston on Friday, July 25, 2014. The ceremony served to formally welcome the third dynamic positioning (DP) tugboat to the company’s expanded ocean towing fleet, which has been involved […]