Category archives: Shipbuilding

CSAV announces US$ 570 million investment plan

The Board of Directors of Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV) has approved an investment plan of US$570 million consisting in the acquisition of seven new ...

Stern Trawl launched in Uljanik shipyard

In Uljanik on the 29th March, Hull No. 493 – “Taurus”, the first of two contracted Stern Trawls constructed by ULJANIK Shipyard for the Russian company CJSC “Taurus” from Murmansk ...

Regal Princess launched at Fincantieri

The largest ship ever built by the Italian group "Regal Princess”, the new flagship of the Princess Cruises fleet owned by the Carnival Group, the world's largest cruise ship ...

MSC Preziosa joins the fleet in a glittering ceremony

In Genoa, Italy, the latest jewel in the MSC Cruises fleet, MSC Preziosa, has been christened in a glittering ceremony by international screen legend Sophia Loren on 23 March. MSC ...

ZIM cancels five newbuilding orders from Samsung Heavy

ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd. reached an agreement with Samsung Heavy Industries of South Korea to immediately cancel orders for 5 vessels and postpone delivery of other vessels to 2016. The ...

OOCL Berlin unveiled at naming ceremony in Korea

At a christening ceremony held on Geoje Island in Korea, OOCL marked the naming of the second 13,208 TEU mega vessel to join its fleet this year.
The m ...

Shell launches the first 100% LNG powered barge

Shell has launched the first 100% LNG powered tank barge at a Christening ceremony attended by Shell CEO Peter Voser at Peters Shipyards in The Netherlands. This LNG powered barge ...

AIDAstella christened!

The new cruise ship, AIDAstella, was christened at a special ceremony held in Warnemünde on the evening of March 16, 2013. The most emotional moment was the remarkable ceremony ...

Triple-E: at the starting dock

With a capacity of 18,000 20-foot containers, the Triple-E will be the largest container ship ever built. It comes at a challenging time though, with weak demand putting strains ...

Sembcorp secures repeat rig orders from Oro Negro

Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary PPL Shipyard has secured orders for two turnkey contracts with a combined value of US$417 million for the construction of two units of jack-up rigs ...


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