Prysmian moves forward with the construction of the new cable-laying vessel named Leonardo da Vinci

Prysmian moves forward with the construction of the new cable-laying vessel named Leonardo da Vinci

Basic design phase substantially completed, and keel laying work kicked off. The new vessel will strengthen Prysmian project execution capabilities. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems …
Sep 16, 2019 /  Vessels
NorthStar Midstream to Form LNG Marine Transportation Company – Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to build 5,400 cubic meter LNG barge for East Coast route

NorthStar Midstream to Form LNG Marine Transportation Company – Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to build 5,400 cubic meter LNG barge for East Coast route

NorthStar Midstream, a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., announced yesterday (Aug22) the formation of Polaris New Energy (PNE), a marine transportation company focused on the …
Aug 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Fincantieri: Enchanted Princes Floats Out in Monfalcone

Fincantieri: Enchanted Princes Floats Out in Monfalcone

Enchanted Princess, (see also CruiseMapper) the fifth Royal-class ship built for the ship operator Princess Cruises, a brand within Carnival Corporation, floated out yesterday at Fincantieri’s shipyard in …
Aug 7, 2019 /  Vessels
First New Great Lakes Freighter in 36 Years to be Built Near Lake Michigan

First New Great Lakes Freighter in 36 Years to be Built Near Lake Michigan

A new 639-foot freighter is being built over the next three years at a sprawling shipyard at the edge of Lake Michigan. Constructed for Interlake Steamship Company, the new self-unloading bulk carrier is believed to be …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Biggest European shipbuilders collaborate on vessel connectivity

Biggest European shipbuilders collaborate on vessel connectivity

The biggest European shipbuilders have announced a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform. This project is named Code Kilo. In order to meet the digitalisation challenges of …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Curious
Fincantieri Delivers FREMM Frigate “Antonio Marceglia” To The Italian Navy

Fincantieri Delivers FREMM Frigate “Antonio Marceglia” To The Italian Navy

The frigate “Antonio Marceglia” was delivered yesterday to the Italian Navy at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). It is the eighth of a series of 10 vessels of the FREMM program – …
Apr 17, 2019 /  Naval
Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon Water Lubricated Propulsion Arrangement

Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon Water Lubricated Propulsion Arrangement

Viking Jupiter (see also CruiseMapper), the 47,800gt cruise ship built at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy for Viking Cruises, has been delivered with a Thordon Bearings’ seawater-lubricated propeller …
Feb 26, 2019 /  Cruise
GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

GE to Propel MSC Cruises’ Next-Generation Mega Fleet Seaside Class

MSC Seaside EVO Are the Latest Two Mega Cruise Ships Added to MSC Cruises’ Seaside Class GE Will Provide the Electric Propulsion Technology and Lead the Consortium for Managing Electrical Power and Propulsion …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Cruise
Chantiers De L’Atlantique and Naval Group to build four naval replenishment tankers for the French Navy

Chantiers De L’Atlantique and Naval Group to build four naval replenishment tankers for the French Navy

The temporary consortium formed by Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Naval Group has been notified of an order for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS) and of their first six years of operational maintenance. This order for the …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Naval
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