Top Stories of the Week (Sept 9 – Sept 14, 2013)

Top Stories of the Week (Sept 9 – Sept 14, 2013)

Incat Kicks Off Construction of 70m Catamaran FCB, Australia

Construction of the first 70m Catamaran Fast Crew Boat (FCB), compliant with IMO HSC code and complete with a crew transfer system consisting of dynamic positioning equipment class (DP2) coupled with a stabilized access platform has commenced at the shipbuilder Incat Tasmania, with delivery scheduled for September 2014, announced today Incat Crowther.

BMT Unveils New Concepts at DSEI 2013 Show

BMT Defence Services (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has launched two innovative, new platform design concepts at DSEI 2013.

Both the BMT Venator®-110 Multi-Mission Reconfigurable Warship and the Vidar®-7 Small Modern SSK Submarine have been developed…

French Shipbuilder CMN Secures Major Shipbuilding Contract

French shipbuilder Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN) and the Mozambican government have entered into a major shipbuilding deal for the construction of 30 ships, announced on Friday the owner of CMN Iskandar Safa.

Hanjin Heavy Splashes South Korea’s First Amphibious Ship

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. today launched South Korea’s first home-made 4,500-ton amphibious landing ship. The ship named Cheonwangbong, after the highest peak of Mount Jiri, was developed and built with indigenous technology.

COSCO to Build Second Flotel for Axis Offshore

Axis Offshore yesterday announced the ordering of the company’s second semi-submersible flotel, Axis Vega. Axis Vega is the second in a series of up to four flotels to be built at Cosco Shipyard.