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...
Not sure why you would launch a ship in the dark, unless of course you’re in Norway and only have 6 hours of daylight over the course of the entire day.
Such was the situation in Ulsteinvik last night at Kleven Verft’ shipyard. The shipyard launched the REM Arctic, a VS 485 MkIII Arctic-design PSV on order for REM Offshore.
Here are the photos, via Rem Offshore:
The Rem Arctic has been designed and will be powered by Wärtsilä and is scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2015.
Join the 64,163 members that receive our newsletter.
Have a news tip? Let us know.