The Grimaldi Group has signed an agreement worth over $500 million with Ulsan-based Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for the construction of six new Ro/Ro multipurpose vessels.
Chinese feeder boxship operator StarOcean Marine has entered into shipbuilding contracts with Yangzijiang Shipbuilding for the construction of up to twelve 1,800 teu containerships.
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid the keel for Viking Mars, the eighth ocean cruise ship being built for the shipowner Viking, at its shipyard in Ancona.
A welding ceremony for the Pakistan Navy’s third Milgem-class corvette was held at Istanbul Naval Shipyard (INSY) in Turkey on 24 January 2021.
A long mooted European shipbuilding merger has fizzled out. France and Italy on Wednesday decided to nix plans to combine Chantiers de l’Atlantique and Fincantieri, two of the continent’s best known shipyards.
Italian Grimaldi Group started 2021 with the delivery of Eco Barcelona, the second of twelve hybrid Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G) class vessels.
Greek shipping company Aegean Shipping Management has exercised an option to build its third Aframax tanker in China.
Viking’s first expedition ship, Viking Octantis, was floated out by Norwegian shipbuilder Vard on 22 December, marking a major construction milestone denoting that the ship will now move into its final stage of construction.
Costa Cruises, the Italian brand within Carnival Corporation, took delivery on December 22 of its newest cruise ship, the Costa Firenze built in the Marghera shipyard of Fincantieri.
The ultimate goal of the project is to demonstrate the feasibility of ammonia fuel cells for ocean going vessels and long sea voyages,” said Dr Michail Cheliotis, research associate at the University of Strathclyde, lead partner in the project.
Some 200 workers from 27 nations are building a hybrid sailboat on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica designed to carry 350 tons of goods, hoping to demonstrate that in the 21st century it is possible to transport cargo without polluting the environment.
Havyard Group’s subsidiary, New Havyard Ship Technology, has handed over the first of the three new wind farm service operations vessels (SOV) ordered by Esvagt.
The Greek shipping company Minerva, led by Andreas Martinos, has completed the sea trials and gas trials for the Minerva Psara LNG carrier.
Finnish wind propulsion company Norsepower says it has received an order to install its innovative “Rotor Sails” onboard a newbuild ship for the first time.
The vessel, which is designed to carry a range of cargoes and bunker Methanol independently, also received classification society approval.
France’s next-generation aircraft carrier will be nuclear-powered and replace the national fleet’s flagship warship, the Charles de Gaulle, in 2038, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has won a KRW282bn ($257m) order to build three VLCCs for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC).
The long-awaited zero-emission container vessel Yara Birkeland has been delivered to its owner Yara International, Norway-based shipbuilder Vard informed.
Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri has revealed plans to manage a major new shipyard in Mexico’s Yucatan state capable of servicing some of world’s largest cruise vessels, cargo ships and oil and gas vessels.