Top Stories of the Week (Dec 2 – Dec 7, 2013)
CS Marine of Shanghai has contracted KNUD E. HANSEN A/S for the development of the design of a 120 m Ro-Pax vessel which will operate out of Hainan Island in the South China Sea.
DNV GL and Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) have introduced the Green Dolphin 575 concept design for a handymax bulk carrier.
At the end of 2013, the team of Sembawang Shipyard of Singapore and Teekay Shipping Australia will hand over the new scientific Research Vessel Investigator to her owners, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), an agency of the Federal Government of Australia.
Damen Shipyards Group has won an order from the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government for a state-of-the-art, 80 m Ice Class ferry, which will operate on the Fogo Island-Change Islands service.
PIRIOU has won a firm order for two, plus an option for a third, new generation freezer tuna purse seiner ships that will be built for for SAPMER Holding.