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DFDS: New freight ferry ordered to accommodate growth in route network

DFDS: New freight ferry ordered to accommodate growth in route network

DFDS has today ordered an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard, exercising an option obtained at the ordering of previous ferries. The newbuilding is similar to the five …
Aug 16, 2018 /  Vessels
HMCS Montreal arrives at Halifax Shipyard for docking work period

HMCS Montreal arrives at Halifax Shipyard for docking work period

The Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Montreal, arrived at Halifax Shipyard Monday for a 53-week docking work period (DWP) that includes routine maintenance and …
Aug 15, 2018 /  Naval
Navig8 Product 2020 Takes Delivery Of Its First 110,600 DWT Scrubber-Fitted LR2 Tanker From New Times Shipbuilding

Navig8 Product 2020 Takes Delivery Of Its First 110,600 DWT Scrubber-Fitted LR2 Tanker From New Times Shipbuilding

Navig8 Product 2020, an international shipping company focused on the transportation of CPP, Saturday announced that it has taken delivery of the Navig8 Pride LHJ. Image courtesy of Anvay Agrawal   A …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Vessels
GasLog cuts steel on LNG newbuild

GasLog cuts steel on LNG newbuild

Monaco-based LNG shipper GasLog started the construction of a new liquefied natural gas carrier at the South Korean shipbuilder, Samsung Heavy Industries. Images courtesy of GasLog   The company said it cut …
Aug 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Gondan signs a contract for a new GRP ferry

Gondan signs a contract for a new GRP ferry

GONDAN Shipbuilders has just signed a contract for the construction in 9 months of a new passenger catamaran for a European country. The vessel, which will reach 34 knots at full load, will be driven by two 3,000 hp …
Aug 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Steel Cut for World's Largest Container Vessels in Shanghai

Steel Cut for World's Largest Container Vessels in Shanghai

China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has commenced construction of CMA CGM’s 22,000 TEU boxships, which would make them the largest container vessels in the world, reported China's official …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Curious
Ulstein Verft signs contract with the Bernhard Schulte for a service operation vessel

Ulstein Verft signs contract with the Bernhard Schulte for a service operation vessel

Ulstein Verft has signed a shipbuilding contract with the Germany-based Bernhard Schulte for a service operation vessel (SOVs) of the ULSTEIN SX195 design type developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions. The vessel …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Vessels
Japan’s Indigenous Ainu Language Used to Name New Coal Carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power

Japan’s Indigenous Ainu Language Used to Name New Coal Carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power

A new ship that NYK will own and operate to transport coal for Hokkaido Electric Power Co. Inc. has been named "Pirika Moshiri Maru". Honoring the history and culture of Hokkaido’s indigenous Ainu inhabitants, the …
Jul 31, 2018 /  Vessels
ONE announces delivery of 14,000-TEU container ship ONE Minato

ONE announces delivery of 14,000-TEU container ship ONE Minato

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) has announced the delivery of ONE MINATO, a 14,000 TEU-class magenta coloured containership, at Hiroshima Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Japan on July 24, 2018. The …
Jul 30, 2018 /  Vessels
LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution

LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4®), receiving the Cyber SECURE notation, which confirms compliance …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Curious