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  • 23 April 2007

    Celebrity sisters Jodie and Jemma Kidd failed to smash champagne against the hull of a cruise liner on their first attempt during a launch in Southampton. The make-up artist and model were given the portentous task of smashing a ceremonial Champagne bottle on the bow of the Ocean Village Two.

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.   Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Sommers Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony […]

  • 19 February 2013

    A research vessel “TÜBİTAK Marmara” was launched in Turkey on Sunday, February 17. The launching ceremony was held at Tuzla Shipyard. The TÜBİTAK Marmara is the first vessel of its kind built in Turkey. It will be used for scientific as well as for oil & gas exploration. The 41.2 meters long and 9.5 meters […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri launched two cruise ships from its shipyards in Monfalcone and Ancona this Thursday. Carnival Vista, the new flagship of the Carnival Cruise Line’s fleet, brand of the Carnival Group, was launched in Monfalcone. With a weight of 133,500 gross tons and 321 meters in length, Carnival Vista is the largest ship Fincantieri has […]

  • 5 June 2006

    The world’s largest luxury liner — taller than the Statue of Liberty and longer than an aircraft carrier — will sail out of Miami today on her maiden voyage to the western Caribbean. She sets a new standard for big. The latest fleet addition for Royal Caribbean International, Freedom comes in at 160,000 gross registered […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Owner and operator of dry bulk Supramax vessels Thoresen Shipping has launched a new commercial pooling service called “Thoresen Grabulk Pool”, for ship-owners and operators of Supramax and Ultramax vessels. Thoresen said members of the new pool will benefit from consolidated commercial management that will market each vessel as part of a unified, single cohesive fleet in […]

  • 13 December 2013

    An international maritime shipping company Top Ships has placed an order for a 39,000-dwt ECO-type product/chemical tanker with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, the Greek shipowner revealed in a regulatory filling. The tanker, worth USD 35 million, will be completed and delivered by the Korean shipbuilder, specializing in product carriers, in 2015. The newbuilding is financed from […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri launched two cruise ships from its shipyards in Monfalcone and Ancona this Thursday. Carnival Vista, the new flagship of the Carnival Cruise Line’s fleet, brand of the Carnival Group, was launched in Monfalcone. With a weight of 133,500 gross tons and 321 meters in length, Carnival Vista is the largest ship Fincantieri has […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The largest ship ever built by The Craig Group, an S class Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) launched this week at Balenciaga Shipyard in Northern Spain. The Craig Group has committed £50M to the construction of the vessel, The Grampian Sovereign, and its sister ship, The Grampian Sceptre. Managed by The Craig Group division North Star […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Coastal researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research get a new research ship MYA II. The ship was launched yesterday at Fassmer shipyard in Berne. In her brief speech, AWI director Prof. Dr. Karin Lochte emphasised the importance of the ship for research into the Wadden Sea, which is […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Amazon Warrior only left the outfitting quay at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) a short while ago. On June 12, her sister Amazon Conqueror (FSG Hull No. 763) berthed there for completion by autumn after a successful launch by the shipbuilders in Flensburg. Both newbuildings are special offshore seismic ships for WesternGeco and will in future search […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 26 February 2013, in Seoul, the Korean Register of Shipping (KR) launched “Innovation KR” (iKR), a new subsidiary company established to manage all non-traditional work. iKR will undertake engineering, consulting and, in particular, a wide range of R&D activity aimed at new and renewable energies and environmental issues. The new subsidiary will operate from […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Ecobunker Shipping, a Japanese owner and operator of LNG bunkering vessels, launched its first ship at the Fukuoka Shipbuilding yard.

  • 30 August 2012

    The ship was called “a world sensation” when it entered into service recently. Why? It is the world’s first natural gas-powered cargo ship! The ship naming ceremony of MS “Høydal” took place at the BioMar quay at in Vesterålen in Nordland county, Northern Norway. “You have today received a worldwide sensation to your village,” said […]

  • 7 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Eversafe marine engineering company successfully launched a 5000 CBM LPG Carrier with 26 pieces ship launching airbags for Sinopacific Shipbuilding Company. The Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group is a fast-paced, joint venture in China’s shipbuilding industry. They contracted with Jaccar Holdings for six LPG carriers building. That vessel is SINOPACIFIC’s first LPG Carrier which measures 92.5 meters […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kleven launches new hybrid-powered cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen for Hurtigruten.

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipowners will now be able to benefit from a newly-inaugurated EUR 250 million fund.

  • 19 June 2006

    Officials Sunday said that hot weather caused the 10,500 ton Sun Island ship to get hung up during its launch at the Bach Dang shipyard in northern Hai Phong city. The freighter, which is 110m long and 18.8m wide, was designed by Japanese Wada Bussan Company and built under a contract inked with Japanese NOMA […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Electromobility for Shipping is a new incentive aimed at increasing the electrification of shipping.

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    SEFT Ship Design, located near the Tuzla Shipyard Region in TEKNOPARK-Istanbul, has released a video of a recent ,RATSHIP 2000 design AKIN (KURYED-2), ship launching ceremony. RATSHIP is a dedicated submarine rescue intervention ship to perform subsea and surface search and rescue missions, open sea towing operations and fire fighting in various sea conditions. She conforms […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Vessels

    Crowley Maritime Corp’s first LNG-fueled ConRo ship El Coquí was launched at the VT Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

  • 6 March 2017
    Vessels

    Gas Natural Fenosa and Baleària launched Spain’s first natural gas engine for passenger boats, in the Port of Barcelona, last week.