BC Ferries-owned Spirit of Vancouver Island converted to LNG

BC Ferries-owned Spirit of Vancouver Island converted to LNG

Spirit of Vancouver Island (see also CruiseMapper) owned by BC Ferries, has been converted at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA. On 28 February 2019 the ferry departed from the yard following the completion of a mid-life …
Mar 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Europe’s first LNG dual-fuel conversion dredger is launched at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

Europe’s first LNG dual-fuel conversion dredger is launched at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque

19 months after the contract was awarded, Europe’s first conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO is close to completion. This is the first conversion of its kind to take place in …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Boskalis signs sizable subsea cable integrity contract

Boskalis signs sizable subsea cable integrity contract

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that it has signed a sizable contract for the replacement and repair of a part of the inter-array cables at an offshore wind farm. The contract carries a value of …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Curious
Damen Shiprepair Oskarshamnsvarvet wins contract for lifetime extension of Stockholm ferry

Damen Shiprepair Oskarshamnsvarvet wins contract for lifetime extension of Stockholm ferry

Damen Shiprepair Oskarshamnsvarvet (DSO) has won a public tender for the contract to undertake a lifetime extension project on the passenger ferry Waxholm II. Built in 1983, the 35.5 metre ferry carries up to 350 …
Feb 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen Shiprepair Brest completes refit of Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes refit of Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth (see also CruiseMapper) has left Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) following a 12-day repair and refit programme. She is the most recent addition to the Cunard fleet, having been delivered in …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Baltimore receives $2.4 million from EPA to help promote clean air

Port of Baltimore receives $2.4 million from EPA to help promote clean air

Funding Will Go Towards Replacement of Dray Trucks, Cargo-Handling Equipment and Repowering of Marine Engines The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore was awarded $2.4 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Finance
UK government contract – additional freight capacity for a no-deal Brexit

UK government contract – additional freight capacity for a no-deal Brexit

Following confirmation of the contract agreed with the Department for Transport (DfT), Brittany Ferries has outlined steps being taken to change sailing schedules for 2019. Nineteen weekly return-sailings will be …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Curious
Sembcorp Marine reprises role as Asia’s top cruise ship repair and upgrade solutions provider with 10 projects delivered in 2018

Sembcorp Marine reprises role as Asia’s top cruise ship repair and upgrade solutions provider with 10 projects delivered in 2018

Costa Fortuna sailed away from Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard yesterday, marking the Group’s final cruise ship project delivery in 2018 Thus far, 13 new projects are lined up for next year Sembcorp Marine …
Dec 21, 2018 /  Cruise
Seismic vessels 'Oceanic Sirius' and 'Oceanic Vega' complete tandem drydocking at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam

Seismic vessels 'Oceanic Sirius' and 'Oceanic Vega' complete tandem drydocking at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam

Sister-ships Oceanic Sirius and Oceanic Vega have completed a round-the-clock, 10-day maintenance programme at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm). For eight of those days the two 106-metre vessels were in the yard’s …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Vessels
$25 Million BUILD Grant Awarded to Improve South Carolina’s Supply Chain

$25 Million BUILD Grant Awarded to Improve South Carolina’s Supply Chain

Tuesday (Dec11) the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced a $25 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to support the expansion at South Carolina Ports …
Dec 12, 2018 /  Finance