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Royal Caribbean gets largest cruise ship Symphony of the Seas ready

Royal Caribbean gets largest cruise ship Symphony of the Seas ready

Symphony of the Seas will claim the title of the largest cruise ship in the world when she debuts in April 2018 for her inaugural season in Europe

Wightlink’s new flagship to be named Victoria of Wight

Wightlink’s new flagship to be named Victoria of Wight

Wightlink’s new £30million environmentally friendly car ferry for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route will be named Victoria of Wight.

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  • Royal Caribbean celebrates Spectrum of the Seas keel-laying

    Royal Caribbean celebrates Spectrum of the Seas keel-laying

    19th November 2017

    On 10 November 2017 an important milestone in the development of Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, took place when her keel was lowered into place at the Neptun Werft shipyard in Rostock, Germany. The keel-laying signifies the beginning…

  • Ontario Government awards ferry contract to Damen

    Ontario Government awards ferry contract to Damen

    18th November 2017

    The Government of Ontario and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery of two “road” ferries to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The ferries will be a 68m Damen Road…

  • Aqualiner signs contract for more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries

    Aqualiner signs contract for more Waterbus 2407 fast ferries

    14th November 2017

    On 7 November, at the Europort 2017 exhibition in Rotterdam, Damen Shipyards Group and Belgian ferry operator Aqualiner signed a contract for the delivery of three additional Damen Waterbus 2407 vessels, for operations on the Scheldt in Antwerp. The Waterbus…

  • Jensen’s maritime designs receive award

    Jensen’s maritime designs receive award

    13th November 2017

    The Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corporation is proud to announce that two of its tug designs have been selected among WorkBoat’s 10 Significant Boats of 2017. Jensen’s design work, which yielded four constructed vessels – Earl W.…

  • Tuco Marine signs contract for two hydrographic survey vessels

    Tuco Marine signs contract for two hydrographic survey vessels

    12th November 2017

    In early November 2017 Tuco Marine Group signed a contract with DALO (The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation) for two bespoke hydrographic survey boats that are to replace two obsolete survey vessels. The hulls have been specially adapted to address…

  • Crowley to acquire three SeaRiver Tankers

    Crowley to acquire three SeaRiver Tankers

    11th November 2017

    Crowley Alaska Tankers announced today that it has signed an agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to purchase three tankers from SeaRiver Maritime and charter them back to SeaRiver under varying multi-year terms. Included in the acquisition are the tankers Liberty Bay and Eagle…

  • Lindblad order new polar vessel from Ulstein Verft

    Lindblad order new polar vessel from Ulstein Verft

    8th November 2017

    Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., the global expedition cruises and adventure travel experience company, has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein to build a new expedition ship. The vessel will be built in Ulsteinvik, Norway and is…

  • Great Lakes Towing takes new tug

    Great Lakes Towing takes new tug

    7th November 2017

    The Great Lakes Shipyard at Cleveland, Ohio has delivered the Dutch-designed tug Cleveland to associated Great Lakes Towing Company as the first of ten sister boats to be completed to a Damen design under license. All of the vessels are…

  • Wärtsilä to supply ultra-silent propulsion for research vessel

    Wärtsilä to supply ultra-silent propulsion for research vessel

    5th November 2017

    The technology group Wärtsilä will supply an ultra-silent propulsion package for a new research vessel which will be built for the Faroe Islands Marine Research Institute. The order was booked with Wärtsilä in June 2017 and the vessel is currently…