VIDEO: Kleven Verft Launches ‘Starfish’ AHTS for Maersk Supply Service

In the video below, Kleven Maritime launches the first of six new anchor handling tugs for Maersk Supply Service. The launch took place on June 10, 2016 at the Kleven Verft shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The vessel is the first of Maersk Supply Service's Starfish-class, with 23,065 Horsepower, 230 tonnes bollard pull, and towing drums designed for 500 tonnes of pull … [Read more...]

Kleven to Build Up to Four Expedition Vessels for Hurtigruten

Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven Maritime has signed an agreement with tour company Hurtigruten Cruises to build up to four expedition-style ships. Hurtigruten Cruises, based in Narvik, Norway, offers car and passenger service along Norway's rugged west coast, as well as upscale cruise vacations to Norwegian fjords, Antarctica, Iceland, Greenland, and the … [Read more...]

WATCH: Kleven Launches 116-Meter Expedition Yacht

Norwegian shipyard Kleven Verft on Saturday celebrated the launch of its build no. 370 today, a 116-meter long Expedition Support Vessel for New Zealand businessman Graeme Hart. This is the second vessel being built by Kleven for Hart and his family, following the delivery of the 107-meter explorer yacht Ulysses from Kleven Verft in 2015. The Ulysses is currently … [Read more...]

Kleven Verft Launches Diamond Exploration Vessel, SS Nujoma

Kleven Verft has celebrated the launch of a first-of-its-kind diamond sampling and exploration vessel at its shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The $139 million MV SS Nujoma is being built for Demarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture involved in marine diamond prospecting and mining. The 113 meter-long diesel-electric powered MV SS Nujoma will have a displacement of … [Read more...]

De Beers Confirms Order for Deepwater Mining Ship

De Beers Marine Namibia, part of diamond mining and exploration firm De Beers Group, has confirm its contract today with Norwegian ship builder Kleven on the building of a highly specialized vessel for deep water mineral exploration. The contract was initially announced in October 2014. The first-of-its-kind vessel will be of MT 6022 design from Marin Teknikk and will … [Read more...]