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  • 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 […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Anthem of the Seas, the latest cruise ship being built by Germany’s Meyer Werft, will leave the building dock II of the company’s Papenburg shipyard on Saturday, February 21. The 168.600-gt cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, one of the largest cruise ship in the world, is scheduled to leave the shipyard’s covered building dock II early […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The third Quantum class cruise ship, Ovation of the Seas, was floated out of the Meyer Werft’s covered building dock yesterday. Built for the US cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises, the 168,666-gross ton vessel was constructed in 18 months, and is expected to join the owner’s fleet in spring this year. After it completed initial trials, Ovation of the […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Geneva-based cruise line MSC Cruises and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri celebrated the float-out of MSC Seaside, the first of the two “Seaside” class mega-ships ordered by the company, at the shipyard in Monfalcone on November 26, 2016.  MSC Seaside is scheduled to enter service between June and December 2017 and will be homeported in Miami. Featuring […]

  • 27 July 2020

    The Spirit of Adventure, the second of two cruise ships being built for the British shipping company Saga Cruises, was floated out from Meyer Werft’s covered building dock I on Friday, July 24. The luxury liner has a structurally identical sister ship, Spirit of Discovery, which was delivered to the company in 2019. The Saga […]

  • 31 July 2019

    Damen Shipyards Antalya has floated out HST Harri, High Speed Transfers’ (HST) FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel. The vessel will now undergo final outfitting and commissioning ahead of the delivery which is scheduled for September. Following the delivery, the FCS 2710 class Damen crew supply vessel will start a five-year charter with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind on […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    After almost nine months of construction MS Helgoland, a new LNG-fueled ferry of the shipping company Cassen Eils from Cuxhaven, left the building dock of the Fassmer shipyard. The ferry was floated out on May 12th, and is now going to undergo extensions on its upper deck as well as final touches in the interior. […]

  • 18 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Bliss was floated out on Saturday, February 17, from the covered building dock in Germany.

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the first quantum-class ship is in full swing at the Meyer Werft shipyard’s outfitting quay in Papenburg , Germany, where the Quantum of the Seas is scheduled for completion by October 2014. Not only does the cruise ship feature the latest environmental technologies along with enhanced energy efficiency, but it also scores extra points […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, under construction at German shipyard Meyer Verft, left the covered building dock of the shipyard on Saturday, February 21th, 2015. The 168.600-gt cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, one of the largest cruise ships in the world, left the building dock around 01:00 pm, the shipyard said. Following […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Switzerland-based cruise line MSC Cruises and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri have celebrated the float out of MSC Seaview, the second of two identical ships in the Seaside generation.  The ceremony took place on August 23 at the Monfalcone shipyard in Italy, where the ship is being built. MSC Seaview, which will be able to accommodate 5,429 passengers, […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Zhenjiang Shipyard held, on January 3rd 2014, a launching ceremony for the first of six all-electric platform supply vessels of VARD PSV08 design, which are being built for Tidewater Co., Ltd. USA. Having the length of 83.8 meters, breadth (MLD) of 18m, depth (MLD) of 8.4m, the PSV boasts of carrying capacity of 4100t and […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Monte Udala, the first of four Suezmax tankers ordered by the Spanish Ibaizábal Group from compatriot shipbuilder Navantia, has been floated out at Puerto Real Shipyard, in the Bay of Cadiz.   As explained, the float-out represents an important milestone for Navantia as it is the first oil tanker constructed by the shipbuilding company after 20 years. […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil is preparing for the sail away of the 200 meter long Aasta Hansteen substructure from the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) yard in South Korea to Norway. Aasta Hansteen is the world’s largest Spar-platform, and will be the first in Norway. The substructure is 200 meters long, 50 meters in diameter and will have a dry […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    German shipbuilder Meyer Werft floated out the first 120-meter megablock of the future Norwegian Escape cruise ship on 5th December 2014. The Norwegian Escape will be 324 meter long and 41.4 meter wide. Meyer Werft laid the keel of Norwegian Escape in September this year. Norwegian Escape will be Norwegian’s largest ship to date, carrying […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    STX France shipyard floats out Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship Celebrity Edge.

  • 29 October 2013

    On 2 November 2013 the 146,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian GETAWAY, whose construction has taken merely 12 months, will float out of MEYER WERFT’s covered building dock II. Over the last few weeks the shipyard has been busy conducting extensive tests and machinery trials. The float-out of the ship, which is built for the US cruise […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lindblad Expeditions Holdings’ new polar expedition ship was floated out in Ulsteinvik.

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    VT Halter Marine, a subsidiary of VT Systems, today launched the ocean-going 112 foot Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug, Denise A. Bouchard. Measuring 112 feet by 35 feet by 17 feet, the 4,000hp tug is classed by ABS as A1 Towing Vessel, Dual Mode, and is equipped with an Intercon Coupler System. Construction of the […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 145,000 gt cruise ship Norwegian BREAKAWAY, whose construction has taken merely 17 months, has left MEYER WERFT’s covered building dock II on Tuesday, 26 February 2013. The float-out of the ship, which is built for the US cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, commenced around 7 a.m. Following the float-out the ship was berthed alongside […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. recently launched the Orient Iris bulk carrier for Lepta Shipping Co., Ltd. (Liberia) at its Kobe Works facility. This vessel (Kawasaki hull no. 1711) is the first of a new energy-saving type bulk carriers with a capacity of 55,000 DWT developed by Kawasaki. After it is outfitted at the Kobe Works […]