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
CDP, Fincantieri and SNAM team up to innovative port facilities in Italy and develop sustainable technologies for maritime transport

CDP, Fincantieri and SNAM team up to innovative port facilities in Italy and develop sustainable technologies for maritime transport

Cassa depositi e prestiti (CDP), Fincantieri and Snam have signed a preliminary collaboration agreement aimed at identifying, defining and implementing medium-term strategic projects for the innovation and development of …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Announces Order for New Ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Announces Order for New Ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Company Further Enhances Growth Profile with Eleven Ships on Order Across Portfolio of Three Award-Winning Brands Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH), (NCL) Tuesday (Jan15) announced an order for a new ship …
Jan 16, 2019 /  Cruise
Fincantieri: Dry Dock works start on the first corvette for Qatar

Fincantieri: Dry Dock works start on the first corvette for Qatar

The keel laying ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at Fincantieri’s …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Naval