Seaspan Completes Dry Docking of Ice-Strengthened Expedition Ship SILVER EXPLORER

Seaspan, the large Canadian marine conglomerate, announced this week that its Vancouver Drydock division recently completed a project on the innovative ice-classed passenger liner SILVER EXPLORER.  The Bahamian-flagged SILVER EXPLORER is a 354’ expedition cruise ship that carries 144 passengers and 118 crew.  She’s been classed Lloyds since delivery in 1989 and is … [Read more...]

Videos: Oasis of the Seas Dry Docking

On 30 September 2014, the world’s largest cruise ship, “Oasis of the Seas”, arrived at the Keppel Verolme shipyard in Rotterdam for routine maintenance and upgrades. The scope of the work included the replacement of one engine, maintenance of azipods and bow thrusters, and the painting of the hull. Oasis of the Seas will also be getting new dining and entertainment options, … [Read more...]

SPOTD: Technip’s Well Servicer DSV Drydocked at Gibdock

Gibdock has underlined its growing reputation in the offshore vessel sector by securing its first dry docking contract from Technip, a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry. Wellservicer, a multi-role diving support vessel with subsea lift capability, has undergone an intensive and relatively complex class renewal docking at … [Read more...]

Grizzly Tour Lodge Transported on Puglia Engineering’s Faithful Servant [IMAGES]

After a fire destroyed the Grizzly Tour Lodge in British Columbia, Canada last fall, owner Dean Wyatt was fortunate enough to find another lodge for sale on the opposite side of Vancouver Island.  The obvious problem he then faced was the logistical problem of moving this lodge around Vancouver Island to Knight Inlet on the Campbell River. Dean found his solution when he … [Read more...]