Steel cutting ceremony for the next AIDA LNG cruise ship at MEYER WERFT

Steel cutting ceremony for the next AIDA LNG cruise ship at MEYER WERFT

With the symbolic steel cutting ceremony at MEYER WERFT, work has begun on the next cruise ship for AIDA Cruises (see also CruiseMapper). Like the AIDAnova that was delivered at the end of 2018, this ship will be fitted …
Aug 16, 2019 /  Cruise
The Construction Of A Second Costa Cruises Ship Starts at Meyer Turku Shipyard

The Construction Of A Second Costa Cruises Ship Starts at Meyer Turku Shipyard

The steel cutting ceremony of the second Costa Cruises ship build at Meyer Turku commenced with new traditions: The brand new plasma cutter line was used for the first time in a production start ceremony. Costa …
Jul 30, 2019 /  Cruise
GasLog cuts steel for X-DF LNG carrier at Samsung Heavy

GasLog cuts steel for X-DF LNG carrier at Samsung Heavy

Monaco-based LNG shipper GasLog has cut the first steel for its newbuild liquefied natural gas carrier at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard. GasLog said in a brief statement through its social media channels that …
May 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Pasha Hawaii Marks Construction Milestones at Keppel AmFELS for new 'Ohana Class Containerships

Pasha Hawaii Marks Construction Milestones at Keppel AmFELS for new 'Ohana Class Containerships

Keel Laying for M/V George III and Steel Cutting for M/V Janet Marie Executives from Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii and Keppel AmFELS were joined by dignitaries Tuesday (Apr23) for the ceremonial keel laying for M/V George …
May 2, 2019 /  Vessels
First steel cutting ceremony of the new Oasis-class ship for RCL

First steel cutting ceremony of the new Oasis-class ship for RCL

The first steel plate of a new Oasis-Class ship (hull 34) has been cut yesterday (Apr24) at Chantiers de l’Atlantique machining workshop. Photo credit : Bernard BIGER / Chantiers de …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Cruise
Teekay Offshore: Construction of the fourth and final E-Shuttle Tanker Newbuilding Underway

Teekay Offshore: Construction of the fourth and final E-Shuttle Tanker Newbuilding Underway

On March 4th 2019, the steel cutting for Teekay Offshore’s fourth and final E-Shuttle has officially begun. The vessel, which will be named Current Spirit, is now officially in production. Mr. Seatae Kim, Lead …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Fincantieri begins work in Muggiano on the first patrol vessel for Qatar

Fincantieri begins work in Muggiano on the first patrol vessel for Qatar

The steel cutting ceremony of the first patrol vessel (OPV - Offshore Patrol Vessel)ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the …
Feb 28, 2019 /  Naval
Major milestone passed for Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, CS Aurora

Major milestone passed for Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, CS Aurora

The first major milestone in the construction of Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, the C/S Aurora, was passed Monday with the cutting of the first steel. “This is a proud moment for Nexans and an …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces Commencement of Steel Cutting for USCGC ARGUS (WMSM-915)

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Announces Commencement of Steel Cutting for USCGC ARGUS (WMSM-915)

Eastern Shipbuilding Group reports that steel cutting for the first offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Coast Guard Cutter ARGUS (WMSM-915), commenced on January 7, 2019 at Eastern’s facilities. ESG successfully …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Naval
Stena Line’s three Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now in construction

Stena Line’s three Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now in construction

Stena Line has reached an important milestone in its major new fleet investment programme with the steel cutting of a third E-Flexer RoPax ship to be deployed on its Irish Sea routes. This means that all three of Stena …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels