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  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    As shipowners continue to lay up containerships as the market slows, the size of the idle fleet is expected to get bigger while rates and profits slide, UK-based shipping consultant Drewry said. To lay-up or not to lay-up, that is the question owners of containerships will be asking themselves during the fourth quarter as demand for their […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Princess Cruises yesterday marked the beginning of construction of the second of its new generation of ships with the official keel laying ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. At the same time the line announced that the ship’s name will be Regal Princess. The vessel, a sister ship to Royal Princess, will debut […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Navy and Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Montgomery, the Navy’s eighth littoral combat ship (LCS), June 25, in Mobile, Ala. The keel-laying ceremony recognizes the first joining together of a ship’s components. While modern shipbuilding processes allow fabrication of individual modules to begin months earlier, keel laying represents […]

  • 20 August 2012

      The fifth 57000DWT bulk carrier building for HHI was carried out keel-laying successfully at 10:18a.m. on 15th August 2012 in NHT, Vice general manager Mr. Yu Gang, owner and class attended the keel-laying. In 2003, Jiangsu Hantong Heavy Industry (HT) was developed in anticipation of a global shortage in newbuilding yard capacities for the […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Keel Laying ceremony for the second of a New Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), indigenously designed and in–house built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the Indian Coast Guard, was held at GSL on 28th Jan 2013. The Keel laying ceremony for the second of the New Class OPVs comes on the heels of commissioning […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) was held at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., May 20. Mrs. Diane Patrick, the First Lady of Massachusetts and ship sponsor, served as the keel authenticator. “The keel laying is a major milestone in bringing a ship to life,” […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Bergen-based StormGeo has launched a new weather forecasting service aimed at providing operators, owners and supporting agencies engaged in cable laying operations with tools to assess weather risks related to operations at sea and identify suitable weather windows for all operations. StormGeo’s Cable Lay Service provides a Common Operating Picture (COP) with an intuitive portal interface which allows users to control […]

  • 5 July 2018

    Royal IHC held the keel laying ceremony for Subsea 7’s new reel-lay vessel in Krimpen aan den IJssel (Netherlands) today, 5 July.

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the morning of August 19th, 2013, the Dung Quat Shipbuilding Industry (DQS) Company held a keel laying ceremony for accommodation barge 150 men – number sign AB01. Attending the ceremony were representatives of the ship owner – Vietnam-Russia Joint Venture (VSP), Representatives of VR Office (Vietnam), DNV (Norway), Board of Directors, heads and deputy […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Navy held a keel laying and dedication ceremony for its two newest Auxiliary General Purpose Oceanographic Research vessels (AGOR 27 and AGOR 28) Aug. 17 at Dakota Creek Industries, Inc., shipyard in Anacortes, Wash. The Ocean Class AGOR ships will be well-equipped modern oceanographic research platforms capable of satisfying a wide range of research […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    DeepOcean has been awarded a contract within the oil and gas sector for the provision of post-lay trenching services along 65-kilometer umbilical offshore Australia. The post-lay trenching works are planned to start late 2018 with the T1 trencher. This contract award has come on the back of three completed projects with this trencher offshore UAE […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, 2011, Austal held a keel-laying ceremony for its second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), “Choctaw County” (JHSV 2), one of seven Austal-designed 103-metre US Navy Joint High Speed Vessels under contract with the US Department of Defense. Captain Henry W. Stevens, III (USN), Strategic and Theater Sealift Program Manager, PMS 385, served […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian owner and operator of offshore service vessels Farstad Shipping will lay off around 100 employees in Norway due to the planned lay up of two platform support vessels (PSVs) and three anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels. The company has decided to lay up the five vessels as it expects further weakening of the offshore market. […]

  • 29 May 2006

    Today, 30 May 2006, the keel of Tallink

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea 7 has signed a letter of intent with Royal IHC in the Netherlands for the construction of a new reel-lay vessel and associated pipe lay equipment. The cost, excluding capitalised interest, is expected to be below USD 300 million with an early 2020 delivery. The firm contract with Royal IHC is expected to be awarded […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Petrofac, the international service provider to the oil and gas industry, has terminated the contract for JSD 6000, deepwater multi-purpose offshore vessel, with Chinese manufacturer ZPMC. According to Petrofac, the termination of the contract is due to issues with ZPMC’s performance in respect of the construction of the proprietary design Petrofac JSD 6000. Petrofac awarded […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Research & Development

    SmartBay Ltd has published a video to provide a snap shot of the installation of a subsea power and data cable at the Galway Bay Cabled Ocean Energy Testbed & Observatory. Featuring interviews with representatives from marine science organisations, the video highlights the significance of the SFI funded cable to Ireland’s marine infrastructure. The Marine Institute […]

  • 10 June 2016

    Classification society DNV GL has issued the first “Clean Lay-up” declaration under its newly released classification guideline. DNV GL made the announcement about its declaration at the Posidonia trade fair. According to the classification society, the guideline enables shipowners and managers to demonstrate that their vessel is laid up in a responsible manner, taking into […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian owner and operator of offshore service vessels Farstad Shipping will lay off around 100 employees in Norway due to the planned lay up of two platform support vessels (PSVs) and three anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels. The company has decided to lay up the five vessels as it expects further weakening of the offshore market. […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The keel laying of the world’s first LNG Hybrid Barge took place at a ceremony held at the ”SAM Shipbuilding & Machinery“ shipyard in Komárno, Slovakia in the second week of the new year. In the presence of representatives of the shipyard, AIDA Cruises, Becker Marine Systems and Hybrid Port Energy (a subsidiary of Becker […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Amedeo, a resource and resource infrastructure and asset investment company, said that the keel of its first rig order, the 350ft Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e, has been laid on schedule. This is a significant step in the construction of the Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e which involved constructing the 500 tonne hull and placing […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. is enhancing the submarine cable lay software, MakaiLay, and its desktop simulation sister product, MakaiPlan Pro. Specifically, three key features are being integrated into the Power Cable modules for each of these products that are built specifically for power cable installers: 1. Cable Top Angle. MakaiLay now has the option to use […]