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Ulstein Delivers for BS Offshore

The first of two service operation vessels (SOV) ordered in 2015 by Bernhard Schulte Offshore (BS Offshore) and its client Siemens from Ulstein Verft in is now completed,... Jun 23 2016 9:19AM

Vittoria Shipyard Partners with Peru

Vittoria Shipyard has extended its horizons to the South American market; the Adria-based firm – an Italian builder of military, paramilitary, commercial,... Jun 22 2016 9:35AM

ABB to Power Emission-free Electric Ferries

ABB informs it will supply the complete power and propulsion systems for two HH Ferries Group vessels to become the world´s largest emission-free electric ferries.... Jun 21 2016 9:15AM

Mein Schiff 5 delivered to TUI Cruises Ahead of Schedule

Today, ten days ahead of schedule, TUI Cruises took delivery of Mein Schiff 5 from the Meyer Turku shipyard. Wybcke Meier and Frank Kuhlmann, CEO and CFO of TUI Cruises, together with Dr.... Jun 20 2016 8:01AM

Fincantieri, Rosneft Partner for a New Ship

During the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Fincantieri and Rosneft signed a Heads of Agreement for the formation of a joint venture... Jun 17 2016 1:52PM

Russia Launches ‘World’s Largest’ Nuclear Icebreaker

Russia has unveiled Arktika, touted as the world’s largest and most powerful nuclear icebreaker, during a launching ceremony on June 16 at Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg.... Jun 17 2016 9:39AM

New ATB Brings High Maneuverability to Jones Act Fleet

The Dutch company Van der Velden Marine Systems (VDVMS) in conjunction with the U.S. representative Ships Machinery International, Inc. (SMI) has announced... Jun 16 2016 9:02AM
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Ulstein Delivers for BS Offshore

The first of two service operation vessels (SOV) ordered in 2015 by Bernhard Schulte Offshore (BS Offshore) and its client Siemens from Ulstein Verft in is now completed, and was delivered on June 23, 2016.
 
The vessel is built to the ULSTEIN SX175 design, which according to Ulstein, emphasizes optimization of the vessel’s movements in order to ensure the safe transfer of technicians and equipment for the maintenance and servicing of wind turbines.
 
“We considered several yards worldwide,...

Vittoria Shipyard Partners with Peru

Vittoria Shipyard has extended its horizons to the South American market; the Adria-based firm – an Italian builder of military, paramilitary, commercial, transport and working ships – has signed an agreement to work with SIMA Perú, a publicly-owned company that plans, builds and maintains ships, including the naval vessels belonging to the Marina de Guerra (Peruvian Navy), in close agreement with the Peruvian Ministry of Defense.

The agreement is for the analysis and execution of future...

ABB to Power Emission-free Electric Ferries

ABB informs it will supply the complete power and propulsion systems for two HH Ferries Group vessels to become the world´s largest emission-free electric ferries. The modernizations utilize turnkey ABB solutions including batteries, an energy storage control system and Onboard DC Grid technology. At both ends of the route ABB will supply the first automated shore-side charging stations using an ABB industrial robot, to optimize the connection time and therefore maximize the charging period.
 
The two ferries,...

Mein Schiff 5 delivered to TUI Cruises Ahead of Schedule

Today, ten days ahead of schedule, TUI Cruises took delivery of Mein Schiff 5 from the Meyer Turku shipyard. Wybcke Meier and Frank Kuhlmann, CEO and CFO of TUI Cruises, together with Dr. Jan Meyer, CEO of Meyer Turku Oy shipyard, marked the occasion with invited guests at the handing-over ceremony.

In the early afternoon of June 21, 2016 the ropes will be cut. Mein Schiff 5 and her complement of approximately 1,000 crew members will then set sail for Kiel, the first German port of call where she will finally dock on June 23, 2016....

Russia Launches ‘World’s Largest’ Nuclear Icebreaker

Russia has unveiled Arktika, touted as the world’s largest and most powerful nuclear icebreaker, during a launching ceremony on June 16 at Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg.
 
Arktika is the lead nuclear icebreaker ordered by Russia's Rosatom state nuclear agency for navigation through the Northern Sea Route, and more specifically the delivery of hydrocarbons to Asian markets.
 
“There are no analogs of the icebreaker such as the Arktika in the world,” said Rosatom CEO Sergey Kirienko at the launching ceremony....


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