LNG-operated survey vessel “ATAIR” floated out in German Naval Yards in Kiel

LNG-operated survey vessel “ATAIR” floated out in German Naval Yards in Kiel

The worldwide first LNG-operated survey vessel “ATAIR“ has floated in Kiel after a building period of 16 months. The vessel was built on behalf of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH). General …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Vessels
Lindblad signs agreement with Ulstein Verft for building of second new polar vessel

Lindblad signs agreement with Ulstein Verft for building of second new polar vessel

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc. announces that it has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein to build a new polar vessel. The new ship is scheduled for delivery from Ulstein Verft in …
Feb 28, 2019 /  Cruise
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
Ulstein signs contract for fourth expedition cruise vessel for Sunstone

Ulstein signs contract for fourth expedition cruise vessel for Sunstone

Shipowner SunStone Ships has signed their fourth shipbuilding contract on an expedition cruise ship in their Infinity series. The vessel, which will be constructed at the CMHI yard in China, is a CX103 design featuring …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Cruise
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 Spectrum of the Seas leaves the Meyer Werft's dock

The Spectrum of the Seas leaves the Meyer Werft's dock

Ship leaves building dock II and floating unit enters the dock The Spectrum of the Seas (see also CruiseMapper) will probably be leaving the covered building dock II at the MEYER WERFT on 25 February 2019. The ship has …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Cruise
Zvezda Shipyard to build first Aframax tanker in 2021

Zvezda Shipyard to build first Aframax tanker in 2021

Russia’s Zvezda Shipyard plans to build its first Aframax class tanker in 2021, Chief Executive Officer of the company Sergey Tseluiko said in an interview for a local media on Monday. Image courtesy of Zvezda …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Curious
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier MARVEL CRANE

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier MARVEL CRANE

First of Two LNG carriers for Mitsui & Co. to be used in the U.S. Cameron LNG Project Significantly improved LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance from enhanced hull structure and hybrid propulsion …
Feb 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Maran Gas Chooses Daewoo Shipbuilding For Latest LNG ship

Maran Gas Chooses Daewoo Shipbuilding For Latest LNG ship

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME), a major shipyard here, said Friday it has received an order to build a liquefied natural gas ship for a Greek company. Caption: Gas carrier built by DSME - …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Curious
China State Shipbuilding Corp wins shipbuilding orders worth $1.2 billion

China State Shipbuilding Corp wins shipbuilding orders worth $1.2 billion

China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) won orders from CMA CGM Group, a leading global shipping group based in France, to build 10 15,000 containerships of 20-foot equivalent unit capacity. The approximate total value …
Feb 13, 2019 /  Vessels