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IHC Merwede Launches ‘AL BAHAR’

IHC Merwede Launches ‘AL BAHAR’

IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on 8 March 2014 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Huta Marine Works, which is based in Saudi Arabia. The ceremony was performed by Ms […]

Top Stories of the Week ( March 3 – March 8, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week ( March 3 – March 8, 2014)

STX in $579m Deal with Navig8 STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. has landed a $580 million contract to build twelve Long Range 1 (LR1) oil tankers. Gondan Bags $72m Research Vessel Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has won a contract to build ”New Dr. Fridtjof Nansen” research vessel for the Institute of Marine Research (Havforskningsinstituttet) of […]

Construction of DanTysk’s Accommodation Platform Gains Momentum

Construction of DanTysk’s Accommodation Platform Gains Momentum

Construction of an accommodation platform at Nobiskrug shipyard, based in Schleswig-Holstein, on behalf of Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM), is gaining momentum as the first phase, the production of all exterior walls of the platform, marks completion. The accommodation platform is intended for the DanTysk offshore wind farm, offering space to about 50 people, who will […]

Star Bulk Takes Delivery of M/V Star Sirius

Star Bulk Takes Delivery of M/V Star Sirius

Star Bulk Carriers Corp., a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, has taken delivery of M/V Star Sirius a Post-Panamax bulk carrier of approximately 98,000 deadweight tons carrying capacity. The Star Sirius is the second of the two modern Post-Panamax bulk carriers to be delivered to the Company, pursuant to […]

VIDEO: Pella Launches Project PE-65 Tug

VIDEO: Pella Launches Project PE-65 Tug

Russian shipyard Pella has launched the tugboat of project PE-65 (building No 506) of the Acceptance Program of 2014. Before the end of the year the tugboat will be delivered to the State Customer – Russian Navy and put into operation within the Northern Fleet of RF.  Assignment: towing of vessels and floating objects in […]

INS ‘SUMEDHA’ Commissioned into Service at GSL

INS ‘SUMEDHA’ Commissioned into Service at GSL

INS ‘SUMEDHA’, indigenously designed in-house Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV), built by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), was inducted into service today. The vessel was formally commissioned into the Indian Navy by VAdm Anil Chopra, PVSM, AVSM, FO C-IN-C East at an impressive ceremony held at Goa Shipyard Ltd. Speaking on the occasion, VAdm Anil Chopra […]

Naming of 7th Armada Tanker Set for April

Naming of 7th Armada Tanker Set for April

The 7th Armada tanker which is under construction at Besiktas Shipyard will be named Shovket Alekperova,  Palmali shipping group announced yesterday. The ship will officially be launched at a ceremony scheduled for the 15th of April 2014. The sixth tanker of RST22M Project named Bakhtiar Vahabzade, built by the Besiktas Shipyard for Palmali Group, was delivered […]

RS Surveys Construction of Arktika Icebreaker

RS Surveys Construction of Arktika Icebreaker

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) has performed survey of the forged blanks of a new generation RITM-200 reactor vessel for the lead dual draft nuclear icebreaker Arktika (project 22220). The new icebreaker Arktika is built to RS class with the class notation КM Icebreaker 9 [2] AUT2-ICS EPP. During the construction of the icebreaker, […]

AMELS Secures Order for AMELS 180

AMELS Secures Order for AMELS 180

Dutch builder AMELS sold their newbuild AMELS 180 55-metre superyacht in February, which will be delivered in May 2015. Advised by the experts at Burgess in Monaco, the owners opted for a  customised design provided by Christian Liaigre. “In just 16 months, these owners will be enjoying a very personal yacht, clearly tailored to their own […]

NMD to Supply Deck Equipment for VARD’s Newbuild

NMD to Supply Deck Equipment for VARD’s Newbuild

Norwegian Deck Machinery (NDM) has signed a contract with VARD Søviknes for supply of a winch package to their NB 801, a Diving Support and Construction Vessel being built for Harkand Group. The vessel is of VARD 3 03 design, specially designed and equipped for diving and subsea operation duties with a high focus on […]

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