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  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Danish Yachts launched, on Nov 23rd, another SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull), the ‘Sea Hurricane’. Due for handover during December, the vessel is the fourth in the ongoing series of carbon fibre passenger carrying vessels for the wind farm industry. With its unique ballast system that allows the vessel to switch from high speed […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Military Sealift Command’s first Mobile Landing Platform ship completed its first float out operation at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego Nov. 13. Designated T-MLP-1, the ship will be named USNS Montford Point, honoring African American Marine Corps recruits who trained at Camp Montford Point, N.C, from 1942 to 1949. The first of […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today held a launch ceremony for its fifth frigate, ROKS Jeonbuk. The launch ceremony was attended by the Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mr. Hwang Ki-chul, governor of Northern Jeolla Province Mr. Kim Wan-ju, Hyundai Heavy’s president & CEO Mr. Lee Jai-seong and other government and military […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we present you with General Dynamics NASSCO’s Hull 551, also known as the Lone Star State. General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony for Lone Star State, the first ECO tanker for American Petroleum Tankers (APT) under construction at the company’s shipyard in San Diego on March 6, 2015. San Diego’s […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seacat Services, has launched its latest vessel, ‘Seacat Defender’. The vessel, built by South Boats Isle of Wight Limited, will now undergo extensive sea trials, before deployment on a major European offshore wind farm in July. With growing pressure to deliver a series of fully operational offshore wind farms ahead of Round 3, there is […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we present you with General Dynamics NASSCO’s Hull 551, also known as the Lone Star State. General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony for Lone Star State, the first ECO tanker for American Petroleum Tankers (APT) under construction at the company’s shipyard in San Diego on March 6, 2015. San Diego’s […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    On March 24th, STX France Lorient yard has floated out the St Pierre trailing suction hopper dredger ordered in July 2010 by STFMO, subsidiary of Sablières de l’Atlantique. Following her keel laying held last September, this floating out is another important milestone in the contract, before her delivery in summer 2012. With this new step, […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) successfully launched, June 5, from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala. The third joint high speed vessel is a versatile, non-combatant, transport ship that will be used for fast intra-theater transportation of troops, military vehicles and equipment. “This launch is an important achievement for the program, as it’s the first […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Navy, along with the Lockheed Martin-led industry team, christened and launched the future USS Milwaukee in a ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard Dec. 18, marking an important production milestone for the littoral combat ship program. The ship joins the future USS Jackson (LCS 6), which launched Dec. 14 following construction at the […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first part of the new cruise ship Genting Dream, being built for Genting Hong Kong’s new cruise brand Dream Cruises, has been floated out of Meyer Werft’s building dock at Papenburg, Germany, on Saturday. The first of the vessel’s two section was moored for fitting and will be joined with the second section in the […]

  • 22 January 2016

    Poland’s Nauta Shiprepair Yard today launched a partly outfitted offshore service vessel (OSV) – Esvagt Njord – destined to operate at the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm off Norfolk, UK , once completed. Nauta and Havyard Ship Technology of Norway, the designer of the vessel, signed a shipbuilding contract for the 84-meter-long, 17-meter-wide Esvagt Njord back […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 164,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian Escape, built for the U.S. cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, was floated out of Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II on August 15th, after merely 18 months of construction in Papenburg, Germany. The new ship will now be subjected to more tests to be carried out in the harbor, along with the remaining […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Vessels

    The float-out of M/S Viking Grace, an environmentally friendly new generation cruise ferry, being built for Viking Line Abp was performed at STX Turku Shipyard on Friday. At the beginning of the event, the invited guests had an opportunity to visit the dry dock floor and see the ship from a rare perspective. The float-out […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje Island, South Korea has launched the hull of Petroliam Nasional Berhad’s (PETRONAS) second floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit, the PETRONAS Floating LNG2 (PFLNG2). The 393-metre-long hull was floated out from the Green Dock 3 on 30 April 2016 to anchor at the quayside of the SHI shipyard signifying the near completion of […]

  • 3 June 2016

    Commercial Rib Charter’s flagship 15-metre MCA Cat 1 cabin Rib, the CRC Galaxy, has been floated out at the Goodchild Marine’s boatyard on the river Waveney in Great Yarmouth. The CRC Galaxy is powered by twin diesel 440hp Volvos with Hamilton Jet drives and is capable of carrying 12 passengers plus 3 crew. The vessel’s navigation suite includes vessel monitoring […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    China’s COSCO Guangdong Shipyard today launched Greyman Express, the sixth newbuilding livestock carrier to be constructed for Dutch company Vroon at this yard. Four newbuilding livestock carriers have already been delivered to Vroon and have entered service. The fifth vessel, Gloucester Express, will be delivered later this year, with the final two vessels – Greyman Express and […]

  • 22 August 2016

    Genting Dream, a new cruise ship being built for the Asian cruise operator Dream Cruises, left the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, on August 19. Following the float-out of the ship, the remaining work as well as trials and tests will be carried out in the next few days, with the ship being berthed at […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Meyer Turku Oy  floated out the cruise ship Mein Schiff 4 on October 10, 2014. The Finnish shipyard is planning to hand over the newly built cruise ship to its German owner TUI Cruises in spring 2015. During the summer of 2015, Mein Schiff 4 will travel on a variety of routes in the Baltic Sea to the […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ceona’s high-capacity flexible/umbilical pipelay and subsea construction vessel, the Polar Onyx, has been floated out of dry dock at Ulstein Verft yard in Norway following an intensive outfitting programme. It has now moved to the shipyard quay where the interior works will be completed and the vessel systems brought online. Designed to the highest standard […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    China’s COSCO Guangdong Shipyard today launched Greyman Express, the sixth newbuilding livestock carrier to be constructed for Dutch company Vroon at this yard. Four newbuilding livestock carriers have already been delivered to Vroon and have entered service. The fifth vessel, Gloucester Express, will be delivered later this year, with the final two vessels – Greyman Express and […]

  • 22 January 2016

    Poland’s Nauta Shiprepair Yard today launched a partly outfitted offshore service vessel (OSV) – Esvagt Njord – destined to operate at the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm off Norfolk, UK , once completed. Nauta and Havyard Ship Technology of Norway, the designer of the vessel, signed a shipbuilding contract for the 84-meter-long, 17-meter-wide Esvagt Njord back […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Holland America Line’s new cruise ship ms Koningsdam has been floated out and transferred  from its dry dock to its outfitting dock at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. At the outfitting dock, final construction and interior furnishing will take place until the ship is delivered March 31, 2016.   “A ship’s construction has many key milestones, and […]