Top Stories of the Week (Sept 16 – Sept 21, 2013)
At Nordic Yards a 390-tonne section of a new wind turbine service jack-up vessel was laid down in the Wismar dock today as scheduled, marking a further milestone in the building of the 80 metre long and 32 metre wide ship.
Celiktrans Denis Insaat yard (Celiktrans Shipbuilding) in Tuzla, Turkey has been contracted to build the two new pelagic vessel for HB Grandi of Iceland.
Ocean Yield ASA has entered into newbuilding contracts for two Pure Car Truck Carriers (PCTCs) of 8,500 car capacity with Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd (Xiamen).
Norwegian Kleven yard, seated in Ulsteinvik, launched the first vessel designed by Salt on 14 September 2013. The ceremony was attended by Ugland and Salt Ship Design representatives, along with the shipyard staff.
The specialists of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Dutch company Damen Shipyards Group will create a panel on activization of making ships by Ukrainian shipyards.