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  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Miami-based cruise line Royal Caribbean International has marked the launch of Anthem of the Seas with a naming ceremony led by  Emma Wilby, a British travel agent who was selected to be the ship’s Godmother in a singing competition for travel agents. Emma took center stage during the ceremony together with Welsh choir Only Boys Aloud to deliver the […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the “Américo Vespúcio” the Hamburg Süd subsidiary Aliança christened the third of four identical 3,800 TEU container ships for its cabotage fleet on 22 October 2013 in Pecém (Brazil). The Naming Ceremony was held as part of a customer event at the port of Pecém. The Sponsor of the ship is Consuelo Dias Branco, […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first of the new chemical tankers is expected to enter the fleet in late July.

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swedish tanker owner Terntank Rederi A/S held a naming ceremony for the first two of its four newbuilds on March 26 at AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding in China.  The two vessels, M/T Ternsund and M/T Ternfjord, are dual-fuelled 15,000 dwt product tankers, running on both LNG and diesel. The company says they can ensure bunker reductions of […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Safmarine Sahara – Safmarine’s second newly-built, owned multi-purpose vessel (MPV) – was officially named on Friday (February 10, 2012) in Savannah, Georgia, USA. The vessel, built at the Wuhu Xinlian Shipyard in China in 2010, is currently deployed on Safmarine’s MPV trade between North America and West Africa. Mrs Anita Edmondson, Director of International […]

  • 22 February 2019

    DEME Group has held the naming ceremony for its new multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo in Zeebrugge, Belgium. At the Unboxing the Apollo event, Olympic, European and World Champion in heptathlon Nafi Thiam officially named the 87.5m long vessel. Apollo was constructed by Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik Shipyard and was delivered to GeoSea in August last year. At the end of 2018, GeoSea contracted Alewijnse Marine to provide […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the port of Bastia in Corsica, on 31st January 2012, naming ceremony was held for Hull 468 called ‘’PIANA’’. Ro-pax is the vessel for transportation of passenger, cars, trucks and vehicle with dangerous cargo on the route Marseille – Bastia. On the naming ceremony, attended by numerous distinguished guests, the mayors of Bastia and […]

  • 22 February 2019

    DEME Group has held the naming ceremony for its new multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo in Zeebrugge, Belgium. At the Unboxing the Apollo event, Olympic, European and World Champion in heptathlon Nafi Thiam officially named the 87.5m long vessel. Apollo was constructed by Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik Shipyard and was delivered to GeoSea in August last year. At the end of 2018, GeoSea contracted Alewijnse Marine to provide […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The naming ceremony of No.3 & No.4 35,500 DWT SUL Bulk Carriers built by Chengxi shipyard Co., Ltd for Canada Steamship Lines, was held at the Hengshan floating dock on Nov. 16, 2012. The successful naming of No.3 and No.4 35,500 DWT self unloading vessel indicates the new building has entered a final crucial stage, […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Technip officially named its latest new vessel today in Vigo, Spain. The Deep Orient, a newbuild medium construction vessel, will be dedicated to subsea construction and flexible pipelay projects. During the ceremony held at the Metalships & Docks (MSD) shipyard in Vigo, the ship was named by the vessel’s godmother, Véronique Delormel, wife of Frédéric […]

  • 24 October 2006

    On the 19th of September the second Damen ASD Tug 2411, Wenzina, delivered this year to Tug Malta, was named. The naming ceremony took place at the Vittiriosa Waterfront, Grand Harbour. She will serve the Maltese ports, together with the Damen ASD Tug 3111, Pawlina, delivered in March this year (both having a bollard pull […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT) yesterday held a naming ceremony for two new state-of-the-art winterized shuttle tankers that are being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries. The ceremony was attended by KNOT president Trygve Seglem, NYK senior managing corporate officer Hitoshi Nagasawa, and NYK corporate officer Svein Steimler, among others. The two 123,000 DWT Suezmax shuttle […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    China’s Qingshan Shipyard held on January 19, 2012 an official naming ceremony for a new dry bulk carrier FESCO Smolensk ordered by Transportation Group FESCO. Godmother of the vessel – Svetlana Chabrova, wife of Vladimir Chabrova, Director, Department of the Navy branch of OAO “Far Eastern Shipping Company” (FESCO) in Vladivostok. The 57,000DWT FESCO Smolensk […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

      A naming ceremony was held at Naval Base San Diego for the Arleigh-Burke class guided- missile destroyers USS John Finn (DDG 113), USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) and USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) Sept. 20. Friends and family attended the ceremony and Lt. Gen. John A Toolan Jr., Marine Expeditionary Force commanding general, gave […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Golden Union held naming ceremony for two of its 57,000-dwt bulk carriers built by COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard. The vessels were named “Flag Gangos” and “Loannis G”. The cooperation between Golden Union and COSCO (Guangdong) started 19 years ago. COSCO (Guangdong) has already built and delivered four vessels for Golden Union. [mappress] World Maritime News Staff, […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    A new backhoe dredger manufactured by IHC Merwede was named ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA during a special ceremony at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw- Lekkerland, The Netherlands, on 28 September. IHC Merwede has built the vessel for Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP). The ceremony was performed by Mrs Ana Matilde Alemán, […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    It is many years since the last naming ceremony at the shipyard in Leirvik. But it is no coincidence that Havyard`s newbuild 114, «Lewek Inspector», was named there last Saturday. Havyard arranged for an open boat session and naming ceremony, and as many as 450 people of all ages defied bad weather and strong winds […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    YM Unanimity, an 8,626 TEU full-container vessel built for Yang Ming by CSBC CORP., TAIWAN, was delivered and named at a ceremony held at CSBC Kaohsiung Shipyard on October 19, 2012. The ceremony was presided over by Dr. Frank Lu, Chairman of Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp., and Mr. Robert Lai, Chairperson of CSBC CORP., […]

  • 6 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Heavy Industries, hailed the New Year by naming two 318,000 DWT VLCC (Very Large Crude Oil Carrier) for an Indian shipping line, GESCO today. In the simultaneous naming ceremony, the vessels were named Maneklal Ujamshi Sheth and Ardeshir HBhiwandiwalla, after the former owner and the founder of GESCO respectively. Maneklal Ujamshi Sheth was delivered […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    German container shipping major Hapag-Lloyd held a naming ceremony for Valparaíso Express, the first of five newbuildings in the company’s new 10,500 TEU class, on December 7, 2016. Named at the Terminal Pacifico Sur (TPS) in the port of Valparaíso, Chile, the 118,945 gross ton Valparaíso Express was built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. […]

  • 20 February 2019

    DEME Group’s multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo is getting ready for its naming ceremony, which will be held in Zeebrugge, Belgium, on 21 February. The event is called Unboxing the Apollo, while the godmother will be Olympic, European and World Champion in heptathlon Nafi Thiam, a spokesperson from DEME Group told Offshore WIND.  According to the vessel’s AIS, Apollo is […]

  • 6 September 2006

    A naming ceremony for the first warship to be entirely built in Portsmouth for nearly 40 years is taking place. HMS Clyde is the first vessel to emerge from the Hampshire naval base since 1967, when Leander-class frigate HMS Andromeda was completed. The 80-metre (262ft) offshore patrol vessel will be chartered to the MoD and […]