Spotted: Plug-in hybrid vessel Color Hybrid launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft

Spotted: Plug-in hybrid vessel Color Hybrid launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft

The plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid (see also CruiseMapper), was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft on 14 April 2019 and positioned quayside. The vessel is now undergoing completion work prior to her …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen launches two road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries

Damen launches two road ferries for Canadian operator BC Ferries

In the space of just a few weeks, two, 81-metre road ferries for the Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries have been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati and are now being fitted out ahead of entering service next year. Once …
Apr 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Cement carrier Shetland successfully launched (Video)

Cement carrier Shetland successfully launched (Video)

On Thursday 11th of April, Ferus Smit Nb. 453 was successfully launched at the Company’s yard in Westerbroek. M.V. Shetland is the third dedicated cement carrier build for the joint venture JT cement, in which …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Hapag-Lloyd Starts New Service Connecting Turkey and US East Coast (TNE Service)

Hapag-Lloyd Starts New Service Connecting Turkey and US East Coast (TNE Service)

Hapag-Lloyd is launching a new liner service offering a direct connection between Turkey and the US East Coast. Caption: Container ship Satie - Image courtesy of Sorin   The Turkey North America East Coast …
Mar 19, 2019 /  Vessels
The Polar Vessel Greg Mortimer Ready for Launch

The Polar Vessel Greg Mortimer Ready for Launch

The launching ceremony of the ‘Greg Mortimer’ (see also CruiseMapper), the first polar expedition cruise vessel in SunStone Ships’ INFINITY series, was held in the morning of 12 March at the CMHI yard, …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Vessels
K-Line’s new 200,000-dwt bulk carrier CAPE SAPPHIRE launched at Imabari Shipbuilding yard

K-Line’s new 200,000-dwt bulk carrier CAPE SAPPHIRE launched at Imabari Shipbuilding yard

Today, at the Marugame business headquarters Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., the 200,000- dwt ton Cape size bulker "CAPE SAPPHIRE" has been completed. The ship is compliant with the Common Structural Rules for Bulk …
Feb 26, 2019 /  Vessels
The night multipurpose frigate “Spartaco Schergat” launched

The night multipurpose frigate “Spartaco Schergat” launched

The launching ceremony of the “Spartaco Schergat” frigate, the ninth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, took place Saturday (Jan26) at the integrated shipyard of Riva …
Jan 28, 2019 /  Naval
WATCH: Launching ceremony of the Australian Oilers Replenishment (AOR) NUSHIP Supply

WATCH: Launching ceremony of the Australian Oilers Replenishment (AOR) NUSHIP Supply

In November 2018, Teekay Australia project managers attended the launching ceremony of the Australian Oilers Replenishment (AOR) NUSHIP Supply, followed by the keel laying ceremony of the second AOR. The ceremony was …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Stena Line’s first new generation ferry floats in China

Stena Line’s first new generation ferry floats in China

Stena Estrid enters next phase of construction Ferry Company Stena Line has achieved another important milestone in its major new fleet investment programme with the ‘launching’ ceremony of the first of its …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Launching ceremony of the ILSTC and COSCO SHIPPING “Hainan-ASEAN (Singapore)” Liner Route held in Hainan

Launching ceremony of the ILSTC and COSCO SHIPPING “Hainan-ASEAN (Singapore)” Liner Route held in Hainan

On December 29, the launching ceremony of the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor (ILSTC) and COSCO SHIPPING “Hainan-ASEAN (Singapore)” Liner Route, co-hosted by Hainan Provincial People’s …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Curious