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  • 4 March 2019
    Vessels

    LNG-fueled research vessel Atair, being built on behalf of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has been floated out at the German Naval Yards Kiel. 

  • 18 November 2013

    Costa Cruises’ future flagship, the $739 million Costa Diadema, was floated out few days ago during a technical launch ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy.  “Costa Diadema will be our new flagship and our tangible commitment to the future success and growth of our company,” said Michael Thamm, chief executive officer of Costa […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Vessels

    On May 29th, Teekay’s first MEGI-powered LNG vessel, Creole Spirit, was floated out at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea. The vessel is on charter contract with Cheniere and is expected to enter service early 2016. The two stroke engine technology provided by MAN Diesel, the MEGI propulsion system, is […]

  • 6 December 2012

    The second of eight the Njord Offshore Windfarm Support Vessels, Njord Kittiwake, has been launched at the Strategic Marine shipyard in Singapore. The first vessel, Njord Avocet, has completed a full set of trials and not only exceeded the speed requirement of 26 knots but also proved to be remarkably quiet with a sound level […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first cruise ship custom designed for China, was floated out of its Papenburg building dock on March 4, according to German shipbuilder Meyer Werft. Beginning early Saturday morning, the 3,850 passenger vessel departed the shipyard’s building dock II, where it has been under construction since September 2015. The vessel is scheduled to […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    After eighteen months spent at Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II, the 164,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian Escape is now only three days away from its scheduled float out. The float-out of the ship, which is built for the U.S. cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, will commence around 8.30 am local time, August 15. Following the […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    After eighteen months spent at Meyer Werft’s covered building dock II, the 164,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian Escape is now only three days away from its scheduled float out. The float-out of the ship, which is built for the U.S. cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, will commence around 8.30 am local time, August 15. Following the […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Incat Crowther launched  Red Hook I and Cruz Bay I, a pair 25m Catamaran passenger ferries to operate in St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. Delivered by Midship Marine in Louisiana, these vessels follow on from the successful trio of UltraJet boats, also built by the yard to Incat Crowther’s design. The new vessels […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Image Courtesy: Dream Cruises Genting Cruise Lines celebrated the float out of World Dream, the newest cruise ship built for its brand Dream Cruises, at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, on August 26. “Genting Cruise Lines is extremely proud to commemorate the float out of World Dream, the newest member of our family, […]

  • 19 December 2016

    The video below shows the float-out of the first mega block of World Dream, the new cruise ship being built for Asian cruise line Dream Cruises at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.  The 151,300 gross ton newbuilding is scheduled for delivery in fall 2017, according to Meyer Werft. With a length of 335.35 meters and […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Viking Venus, the seventh ocean cruise ship being built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the shipowner Viking, was floated out at the shipyard in Ancona on 11 June 2020.

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Encore is scheduled to leave Meyer Werft covered building dock II on August 17.

  • 26 February 2019

    Spectrum of the Seas leaves Meyer Werft’s building dock II in Papenburg, Germany.

  • 25 April 2013

    Cosco Shipyard in Guangdong, China, has held  a launching ceremony for Galloway Express, first livestock carrier being built for Vroon B.V, the Dutch company’s news release said. The launching took place in two stages. On April 6, the vessel was pulled from the slipway to the floating dock, a process that took six hours. The […]

  • 22 August 2017

    On August 19, San Diego-based shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO completed the float-out for USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the second Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) to be constructed for the US Navy. A float-out occurs when a ship is ready to be moved from a graving dock to a pier for the next phase of construction. As […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Spanish ferry company Baleària has launched its new LNG-powered ferry, Marie Curie.

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Interior fittings will now begin, leading the vessel to its delivery, scheduled in 2020.

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mingde Heavy Industry, on Oct. 21st, carried out the launching ceremony for Singapore-based Nova Shipping & Logistics’ second wood chip carrier, the XINHUI EXPRESS (Yard No. MD146). The vessel features 51,800 tons of Gross tonnage and a DWT of 69,300 tons. Compared with other similar bulk ships, the ‘XINHUI EXPRESS’ possesses the characteristics of large capacity, […]

  • 25 February 2013

    On Tuesday, 26 February 2013 the 145,000 gt cruise ship Norwegian BREAKAWAY, whose construction has taken merely 17 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 […]

  • 25 July 2012

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the 500m 3 grab hopper dredger, DOHUK, and the 3,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger, KARBALA, in two ceremonies on 25 July 2012 at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The DOHUK was launched early in the morning, followed later by the ceremony for the KARBALA. The […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Infrastructure

    Malaysian energy giant Petronas has officially launched its second Floating LNG unit, the PFLNG2. The hull was launched at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje Island, South Korea on April 30, 2016. The 393-meter-long hull was floated out from the Green Dock 3 to anchor at the quayside of the SHI shipyard marking the near completion […]

  • 5 June 2013

    YN 16250, a 50m all-aluminium, semi-displacement motor yacht was recently launched at the Heesen facility in Oss. She was christened Crazy Me during a private ceremony followed by a party thrown by the owners to celebrate the fine craftsmanship and hard work of the team of Heesen staff and subcontractors who created this unique vessel. […]