Wärtsilä’s divers enable operators to avoid unscheduled dry-dockings

Wärtsilä’s divers enable operators to avoid unscheduled dry-dockings

Vessels’ repair needs do not always match with planned maintenance schedules. With specialist underwater teams, no vessel is far from fast, high-quality repair and refurbishment that enable operators to avoid the …
Aug 6, 2018 /  Curious
Cammell Laird: Winning Sir David Attenborough Polar Ship Will “Kick-Start 2017 Exports Drive”

Cammell Laird: Winning Sir David Attenborough Polar Ship Will “Kick-Start 2017 Exports Drive”

Cammell Laird says it plans to unleash an ‘aggressive exports drive’ in 2017 after one of its busiest years for commercial marine work, which saw it land the biggest shipbuilding project in the UK for a …
Mar 14, 2017 /  Vessels
New, modern Viking XPRS returned to Tallinn route

New, modern Viking XPRS returned to Tallinn route

Viking Line continues to modernise its vessels. The M/S Viking XPRS, which has just undergone dry-docking, has been back sailing its usual Helsinki– Tallinn route starting on February 1. Passengers on the …
Feb 6, 2017 /  Cruise
Cooperation Agreement Between Fincantieri and Huarun Dadong Dockyard Becomes Operational

Cooperation Agreement Between Fincantieri and Huarun Dadong Dockyard Becomes Operational

Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, and Huarun Dadong Dockyard (HRDD), the leading Chinese shipyard specialized in ship repair and refitting activities, signed an exclusive cooperation …
Nov 3, 2016 /  Vessels
ASRY Woos Back Greek Major Owner

ASRY Woos Back Greek Major Owner

ASRY, the leading ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, has successfully brought one of the biggest tanker fleet owners from Europe, back to the yard. Euronav, the Greece-based owner, operator and manager of a …
Oct 11, 2016 /  Vessels
Curious to Know and See: A Glimpse into the Dry-docking Process at Teekay (Video)

Curious to Know and See: A Glimpse into the Dry-docking Process at Teekay (Video)

The process of dry-docking refers to when a vessel is taken to the service yard and brought to dry land so that submerged portions of the hull can be cleaned and inspected. This work is both preventative as well as a …
Apr 19, 2016 /  Curious