Friday, December 18, 2020
Offshore

Van Oord Orders Next Generation Cable Laying Vessel at Vard

Rotterdam-based cable laying firm Van Oord has placed an order at Fincantieri-owned Vard for the construction of a next-generation cable laying vessel to serve the offshore wind market. The vessel...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 4657

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Offshore

Keel Laid for First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Construction of the first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind installation vessel has hit a major milestone with the keel being laid at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. With delivery...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 5302

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
National Security Multi-Mission Vessel
Defense

Steel Cut on First NSMV at Philly Shipyard

Steel has been cut on the first National Security Multi-Mission vessel marking the official start of construction at Philly Shipyard. The NSMVs will be the first state-of-the-art training vessels for...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 9838

mearsk pelican rotor sails
Environment

Newbuild Bulk Carrier to Get Tilting ‘Rotor Sails’

Finnish wind propulsion company Norsepower says it has received an order to install its innovative “Rotor Sails” onboard a newbuild ship for the first time. The agreement calls for the...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 7771

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipbuilding

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Planning Jones Act Vessel for Offshore Wind Work

Dredging provider Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has announced plans for a Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel to support the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. The company says the vessel...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 3754

The first NYC Ferry
Shipbuilding

Metal Shark Completes 4-Year, 22-Vessel Newbuild Program for NYC Ferry

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has its four-year production run for the NYC Ferry service, delivering its twenty-second and final vessel. The vessel, named Time Traveler, is an 85-foot, 150-passenger, USCG...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 2066

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Shipbuilding

Waterfront Shipping Orders Eight More Methanol-Powered Tankers

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Waterfront Shipping has placed an order for eight new methanol-fueled tankers to be built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in South Korea. The use of methanol fuel has...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2513

Friday, November 27, 2020
Shipbuilding

Fincantieri Reveals Plans for Major New Shipyard in Yucatan, Mexico

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri has revealed plans to manage a major new shipyard in Mexico’s Yucatan state capable of servicing some of world’s largest cruise vessels, cargo ships and oil...

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 4607

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Christophe de margerie
Shipbuilding

Russia to Build Far East Metal Plant to Supply Arctic Shipbuilding

MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia plans to build a metals plant in the Far East at an estimated cost of $2.2 billion and supply steel sheet to the Zvezda...

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 2359

Monday, November 23, 2020
Shipbuilding

Ocean Infinity Orders Eight Remote-Operated Ships at VARD

U.S.-based subsea exploration company Ocean Infinity has signed shipbuilding contracts for eight shore-controllable vessels in what is being described as a major step forward in the development of unmanned and...

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 6738

Eidsvaag Opal conversion
Shipbuilding

Damen Completes Conversion of PSV into Fish Feed Carrier

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group has recently completed the unusual conversion of a platform supply vessel into a fish feed carrier at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. The conversion project was carried...

November 23, 2020
Total Views: 5534

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Shipbuilding

Havyard’s Hydrogen Propulsion System Could Be Ready in 2021

Norwegian shipbuilding group Havyard has announced that its new hydrogen propulsion system for large ocean-going ships should be completed next year as the shipping industry looks to hydrogen as a...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 6970

Shipbuilding

Nichols Brothers Launches Latest ASD-90 Tug for Foss Maritime

The third of four ASD-90 Class tugs for Foss Maritime has been launched at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders yard in Freeland, Washington this week. The 100’ x 40’ Z-Drive tractor...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 2677

Friday, November 6, 2020
Maritime News

Havyard Ditching Newbuilds for Service and Repair Work

Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has announced plans ditch newbuilds and focus its operations on ship repair and service. Unfortunately, this will lead to downsizing of about 100 staff at the yard....

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 96

Maritime News

JP Morgan Orders 40 LNG-Fueled Barges at Damen Concordia

JP Morgan has placed an order for 40 self-propelled LNG-fueled tanker barges for charter to Shell. The order was placed Concordia Damen, the inland waterway specialist of Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 361

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Maritime News

OOCL Places Orders for Seven 23,000 TEU Containerships

Hong Kong-based container shipping company Orient Overseas Container Lines has placed shipbuilding orders for seven additional 23,000 TEU megaships at Chinese yards. The shipbuilding contracts, worth more $1.1 billion in...

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 231

Thursday, October 29, 2020
INS vikrant launch
Maritime News

Fincantieri Partners with India’s Leading Shipbuilder

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri has landed a cooperation agreement with the leading shipbuilder in India to help modernize the country’s defense fleet. The Memorandum of Understanding with Cochin Shipyard Limited...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 139

Friday, October 23, 2020
offshore wind farm under construction
Environment

Warships to Wind Turbines: Spain Shipyard Eyes EU Aid in Pivot to Wind Power

By Jeannette Neumann (Bloomberg) — Spanish shipbuilder Navantia is stepping up its bet on offshore wind energy, a venture that stands to benefit from the European Union’s fiscal response to...

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 75

Friday, October 9, 2020
Maritime News

Virus Outbreak Halts Shipbuilding at Norwegian Yard

Officials have extended the temporary closure of the Havyard shipyard in Leirvik, Norway until at least October 19 after more workers tested positive for COVID-19. All shipyard activities were originally...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Christophe de Margerie LNG carrier
Maritime News

Russian Joint Venture Orders 10 LNG Carriers for Arctic LNG 2 Project

A joint venture involving Russian firms SCF Group and NOVATEK has placed an order for 10 icebreaking LNG carriers to support the Arctic LNG 2 project along the Northern Sea...

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 87