U.S. Navy’s First John Lewis-Class Oiler Launched at NASSCO
The first ship in the U.S. Navy’s new class of fleet replenishment oilers has been launched at General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego. The John Lewis-class oilers will provide underway...
On February 21, 2015, the multi-purpose cargo carrier Nordana Sky was launched from Ferus Smit Shipyard in Leer, Germany. The Nordana Sky is the first vessel in a series of six ECOBOX-design ships that will be delivered to Dutch shipowner, Symphony Shipping. She will be chartered out to the Danish shipping company Nordana, and sail in her fleet after delivery.
In early January, Symphony Shipping signed an order with Ferus Smit to build and deliver two DP2 ECOBOX-design multi-purpose cargo carriers. The two ships will have dual azimuthing thrusters aft and three tunnel thrusters forward powered by a combined diesel-direct and diesel-electric system totaling about 8,000 kW.
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