Top Stories of the Week ( March 3 – March 8, 2014)
STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. has landed a $580 million contract to build twelve Long Range 1 (LR1) oil tankers.
Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has won a contract to build ”New Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” research vessel for the Institute of Marine Research (Havforskningsinstituttet) of Norway.
ULJANIK Group and IHC Global Production, part of IHC Merwede, have signed a contract for the construction of a dredging vessel.
The offshore construction vessel ‘Polar Onyx’ was delivered on 4 March 2014 from Ulstein Verft to GC Rieber Shipping, as the latest addition to their growing investments into the subsea segment.
Arctech Helsinki shipyard began sea trials for the icebreaking rescue vessel Baltika on March 6, 2014.