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Hapag-Lloyd AG officially names one of its newest vessels - Afif - at DP World London Gateway

Hapag-Lloyd AG officially names one of its newest vessels - Afif - at DP World London Gateway

Hapag-Lloyd AG officially named one of its newest vessels – facilitating trade between the UK and the Far East – on the River Thames on Monday. The honour of formally naming the vessel was bestowed upon the …
Jul 17, 2018 /  Vessels
Naming Ceremony Held for Second LNG Carrier Assigned to Cameron LNG Project

Naming Ceremony Held for Second LNG Carrier Assigned to Cameron LNG Project

On July 6, a naming ceremony was held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier co-owned* by NYK and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC). Caption: Fifth …
Jul 9, 2018 /  Vessels
W2W offshore wind vessel Acta Auriga named in a ceremony in Emden, Germany (Video)

W2W offshore wind vessel Acta Auriga named in a ceremony in Emden, Germany (Video)

The W2W offshore wind vessel, Acta Auriga was named by lady sponsor Ingelore Hering in a ceremony in Emden, Germany, on 20 June 2018. The Construction Support Vessel / Service Operation Vessel 'Acta Auriga' was …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tugs “Rotterdam” and “Beagle”

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for tugs “Rotterdam” and “Beagle”

On 13th June 2018, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tugs ‘Rotterdam’ and ‘Beagle’ took place in the Port of Rotterdam, during Kotug Smit Towage’s annual …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Vessels
The 5th 20,000 TEU Containership of COSCO SHIPPING Named and Delivered

The 5th 20,000 TEU Containership of COSCO SHIPPING Named and Delivered

On May 29, the naming ceremony for COSCO SHIPPING’s fifth 20,000 TEU containership COSCO SHIPPING VIRGO was held at the shipyard of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS). Leaders and guests …
May 31, 2018 /  Vessels
Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 2nd Subic-made 20,600 TEU Containership Vessel

Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 2nd Subic-made 20,600 TEU Containership Vessel

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction – Philippines (HHIC-Phil Inc.) has once again cemented its stronghold in the highly competitive global shipbuilding industry, with the completion of its second Subic-made …
May 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Orchid named at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding

Next-Generation LNG Carrier Diamond Gas Orchid named at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding

First "Sayaringo STaGE" Vessel, for Cameron LNG Project in the U.S. Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) based in Yokohama, yesterday held the christening …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Vessels
20,000 TEU Container ship COSCO SHIPPING Gemini Named and Delivered

20,000 TEU Container ship COSCO SHIPPING Gemini Named and Delivered

On April 10, 2018, the 20,000 TEU container ship COSCO SHIPPING GEMINI was officially named and delivered. The vessel was built by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (DSIC) for COSCO SHIPPING Lines. Chief …
Apr 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class

Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500 GT Carnival Horizon (see also at CruiseMapper) at a ceremony held last month at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. The cruise ship …
Apr 18, 2018 /  Cruise
Jumbo names new offshore vessel Stella Synergy

Jumbo names new offshore vessel Stella Synergy

This week Jumbo announced the winner of the competition to name our new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) to be delivered in the first quarter of 2020. Last month we launched an internal naming competition so that all …
Apr 18, 2018 /  Vessels