Join our crew and become one of the 107,078 members that receive our newsletter.

Shipbuilding


Wednesday, July 10, 2024
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during his visit in Philly Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 20, 2023. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
Shipbuilding

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8.75 Million to Small Shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced $8.75 million in grant awards to 15 small shipyards in 12 states

2 mins ago
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
The Disney Wish. Photo courtesy Disney/Steven Diaz
Cruise Ships

Disney and Oriental Land Co. Plan New Japan-Based Cruise Ship

Disney and Oriental Land Co., Ltd. (OLC) have announced a new agreement to bring year-round Disney cruise vacations to Japan, set to commence by early 2029.

July 9, 2024
Total Views: 619

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Viking logo on a funnel
Cruise Ships

Fincantieri and Viking Sign Contracts for Two New Cruise Ships

Fincantieri and Viking have recently signed contracts for the construction of two new cruise ships, based on the designs of previous ships built by Fincantieri

July 3, 2024
Total Views: 943

Thursday, June 27, 2024
Crystal Turns to Fincantieri for Two Luxury Cruise Ships
Cruise Ships

Crystal Turns to Fincantieri for Two Luxury Cruise Ships

Fincantieri and Crystal have recently announced a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two high-end cruise ships, with the potential for a

June 27, 2024
Total Views: 1402

Thursday, June 20, 2024
The first-in-class National Security Multi-Mission Vessel, NSMV 1, aka Empire State VII, is floated out of dry dock at Philly Shipyard. Photo: courtesy of RADM Alfultis
Shipbuilding

Philly Shipyard Sold to Hanwha for $100 Million

U.S. shipbuilder Philly Shipyard will be sold to South Korean conglomerate Hanwha in a deal value at $100 million. The confirmation comes after months of

June 20, 2024
Total Views: 24431

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Car carrier launch at MHI
Shipbuilding

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Lands Order for Japan’s First Methanol-Powered Car Carriers

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has been contracted to construct Japan’s first two methanol-fueled

June 19, 2024
Total Views: 1229

Monday, June 3, 2024
Ammonia-fueled container feeder illustration
Environment

Ammonia-Fueled Vessel Design Receives Approval in Principle

In a significant step towards environmentally friendly shipping, an innovative ship design for an ammonia-fueled 3,500 TEU container vessel has received

June 3, 2024
Total Views: 1243

Friday, May 31, 2024
An illustration of Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance Ship T-AGOS 25 class ocean surveillance ships. Image courtesy Austal USA
Navy

Austal USA Wins $516 Million Contract to Construct Navy Ocean Surveillance Ship

May 31 (Reuters) – Austal Ltd has secured a $516 million contract to construct the lead ship of the United States Navy’s ocean surveillance

May 31, 2024
Total Views: 2920

Thursday, May 30, 2024
US-Navy-Constellation-class-frigate-rendering
Defense

Navy Frigate and Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Face Similar Design Challenges

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – A new U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report details a multitude of missteps of the Navy’s FFG 62 Frigate

May 30, 2024
Total Views: 4011

US-Navy-Constellation-class-frigate-rendering
Defense

U.S. Navy ‘Botched’ Design Oversight of $22 Billion Frigate, GAO Report Finds

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The US Navy mishandled oversight of a $22 billion frigate program to replace the much-criticized and more vulnerable

May 30, 2024
Total Views: 2271

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
An illustration of Wallenius Wilhelmsen's "The Shaper Class" pure car and truck carriers. Illustration courtesy Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Shipbuilding

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orders Four More ‘Shaper Class’ PCTCs

Oslo-based roll-on/roll-off shipping company, Wallenius Wilhelmsen, has placed orders for four more “Shaper class” vessels. With these new

May 29, 2024
Total Views: 2280

Friday, May 24, 2024
Technolog’s feeder ship design will initially use LNG but can transition to ammonia propulsion during its operational lifecycle. Image courtesy Seaspan
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Receives Approval for Next Generation Feeder Ship Design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Seaspan Corporation for its groundbreaking Next Generation Feeder Ship Design. The

May 24, 2024
Total Views: 1397

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Cadeler fleet illustration
Offshore

Cadeler Expands Fleet with Third A-Class Wind Farm Installation Vessel

Cadeler A/S, a leading specialist in offshore wind vessels, has confirmed the order for its third cutting-edge A-class wind farm installation vessel, the Wind

May 22, 2024
Total Views: 1071

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
A worker near a ship under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries' Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Shipbuilding

Top Shipbuilder Expands Asia Footprint with Subic Bay Shipyard Deal

(Bloomberg) — South Korea’s HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. will set up operations in a former US naval base in the Philippines, an investment

May 15, 2024
Total Views: 3689

Monday, May 13, 2024
Photo courtesy of Bristol Harbor Group Inc.
Shipbuilding

Bollinger Picked to Build New Space Rocket Transport Ship

Space launch company United Launch Alliance (ULA) has partnered with Bollinger Shipyards and Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. to design and build a new ship for

May 13, 2024
Total Views: 2089

ECO EDISON offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV) post-launch
Offshore

First U.S.-Built Offshore Wind Service Operations Vessel Launched

The first American-built, owned, and crewed offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV), the ECO EDISON, was launched over the weekend, marking a significant

May 13, 2024
Total Views: 2099

Thursday, May 9, 2024
MSC Container ship enters portCatstyecam / Shutterstock.com
Shipbuilding

Record Containership Capacity Delivered in 2024 Obscured By Longer Voyages

The shipping industry has witnessed a record delivery of 1 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) of container ship capacity in the first four months of

May 9, 2024
Total Views: 1658

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Photo of the Johan Castberg FPSO courtesy Equinor
Offshore

Giant Johan Castberg FPSO Prepares to Set Sail

By Stephen Treloar and Kari Lundgren (Bloomberg) — The vessel that will tap Norway’s newest oil field is now undergoing final checks before setting

May 8, 2024
Total Views: 2413

Monday, May 6, 2024
M/V Hydrogen One rendering. Illustration credit: Elliott Bay Design Group
Shipbuilding

Hydrogen-Powered Towboat Project Receives Key USCG Approval

Maritime Partners has received a Design Basis Agreement from the U.S. Coast Guard for the M/V Hydrogen One towboat. The Hydrogen One will be use e1 Marine

May 6, 2024
Total Views: 1014

Friday, May 3, 2024
Artist rendering of the Polar Security Cutter. Credit: Bollinger Shipyards
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter Program Faces Substantial Cost Overrun and Delay Until 2029

By Malte Humpert (gCaptain) – The U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter program intended to renew the service’s aging icebreaker fleet continues

May 3, 2024
Total Views: 1670
close

JOIN OUR CREW

Maritime and offshore news trusted by our 107,078 members delivered daily straight to your inbox.

Join Our Crew

Join the 107,078 members that receive our newsletter.