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Top Stories of the Week (Feb 24 – March 1, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Feb 24 – March 1, 2014)

Samsung Heavy Delivers Maersk Viking Today Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its first ultra deepwater drillship, Maersk Viking, from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea. The Royal Navy’s New Aircraft Carrier to Be Named This Summer The naming ceremony at Rosyth dockyard in Fife on Friday 4 July 2014 will […]

Top Stories of the Week (Feb 17 – Feb 22, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Feb 17 – Feb 22, 2014)

Siem Offshore Selects Wartsila Following similar orders placed in November 2012 and August 2013, Siem Offshore has again contracted Wartsila to supply the design and integrated solutions for four new platform supply vessels (PSVs). Ferus Smit Bags LNG-Powered Cargo Vessel Swedish shipping company Erik Thun A.B. has granted Ferus Smit the order for building an […]

Top Stories of the Week (Feb 10 – Feb 15, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Feb 10 – Feb 15, 2014)

Remontowa Holds Two Ceremonies for ECO Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. held a christening ceremony for the platform supply vessel (PSV) GEMSBOK on February 5th 2014. Sovcomflot’s 2nd LNG Carrier Launched STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co.Ltd. has launched the second of two ice class gas carriers, the SCF Mitre. Meyer Werft to Build Cruise Ship for Star […]

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

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

Hyundai Heavy Secures $2b Boxship Gig United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has placed an order for six additional 14,000 TEU vessels bringing the total number of newbuildings to 16. IHC Merwede Lands New Contracts Worth $473m IHC Merwede has won new orders worth approx $473 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels […]

Top Stories of the Week (Jan 27– Feb 1, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Jan 27– Feb 1, 2014)

Rolls-Royce Wins High-End Offshore Vessel Design Rolls-Royce has won an order to provide integrated design and ship equipment for a highly innovative offshore vessel for Norwegian ship owner Island Offshore. Huisman: Skyhook Performs Another Successful Installation Yesterday, the installation of the 3,000mt Offshore Mast Crane onboard the ‘Lewek Constellation’ was completed by means of Huisman […]

Top Stories of the Week (Jan 20– Jan 25, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Jan 20– Jan 25, 2014)

Hyundai Heavy Builds Largest Ever Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) today began building the first of five 19,000 TEU containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. Fincantieri and Seabourn Ink Ultra-Luxury Ship Fincantieri and Seabourn announced today the signing of a contract for the construction of an ultra-luxury ship. STX Finland, The City […]

Top Stories of the Week (Jan 13– Jan 18, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Jan 13– Jan 18, 2014)

Drydocks Secures ‘Dubai Expo 2020 NS’ Gig Drydocks World to build mega jack-up rig for the North Sea named “Dubai Expo 2020 NS”. BMT and Sigmund Yacht Design Present HMS Illustrious BMT and Sigmund Yacht Design today unveiled ‘Illustrious’ future for Royal Navy’s Iconic Aircraft Carrier. VARD Adds Diving Support and Construction Vessel Vard Holdings […]

Top Stories of the Week (Jan 6– Jan 11, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Jan  6– Jan 11, 2014)

BOURBON Sells a Dozen Newbuilds BOURBON announced the sale of 12 vessels to the Chinese company ICBC Financial Leasing (ICBCL) for a total value of approximately US$ 378 million, as part of the sale and bareboat charter agreement for up to 51 vessels signed with ICBCL on April 9, 2013. Designers Review Mock-Ups for Quantum […]

Top Stories of the Week (Dec 30 – Jan 4, 2014)

Top Stories of the Week (Dec 30 – Jan 4, 2014)

Remontowa Nets Dual Fuelled PSVs Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. (Poland) has won an order from Siem Offshore to build four dual fuelled Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs). VARD Lands $162m Deal with Harkand Vard Holdings Limited (VARD) has secured a contract with a new customer, Harkand Group (Harkand), for the design and construction of one Diving Support […]

Top Stories of the Week (Dec 23 – Dec 28, 2013)

Top Stories of the Week (Dec 23 – Dec 28, 2013)

Nordic Yards Starts Construction of LK-25 Icebreaker Nordic Yards has begun the construction of a steel deckhouse for Russian icebreaker LK-25, the future “Viktor Tschernomyrdin”. Cosco Guangdong Splashes Vroon’s 4th Livestock Carrier Cosco Guangdong Shipyard in China held, on Dec 22nd, a launching ceremony for Vroon’s next livestock carrier, the Girolando Express. Damen Wins Second […]

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