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  • Olympic CSOV shipbuilding projects commence

    Olympic CSOV shipbuilding projects commence

    27th November 2022

    The steel cutting ceremony of Ulstein Verft’s yard number 318 was carried out on 18 November 2022 at the Crist yard. The vessel is the first of two offshore wind newbuilds for the Norway-based shipowner Olympic, and both are planned…

  • Viking Line to double service to Stockholm in summer 2023

    Viking Line to double service to Stockholm in summer 2023

    26th November 2022

    Viking Line will place the ferry Viking Cinderella, in service on its Helsinki-Mariehamn-Stockholm route, during the summer of 2023. Cinderella will depart every other day in the afternoon from Helsinki and supplement regular service on the route with the vessel…

  • Next Two Prima class Norwegian Cruise Line ships delayed

    Next Two Prima class Norwegian Cruise Line ships delayed

    25th November 2022

    The third and fourth Prima class cruise ships will both be delayed by several months due to a variety of factors impacting all Norwegian cruise brands. NCL has confirmed that the two ships, already scheduled but not yet under construction,…

  • Sailing cargo ships ordered

    Sailing cargo ships ordered

    24th November 2022

    The Piriou Group of France has signed a second contract with compatriot operator TransOceanic Wind Transport (TOWT) for an additional 81m by 11.9m sailing cargo ship that will be built by Piriou’s shipyard in Giurgiu, Romania and fitted out at…

  • HMS Glasgow launched at Govan

    HMS Glasgow launched at Govan

    24th November 2022

    In November 2022 the future HMS Glasgow,  first Type 26 frigate, is due to be launched from BAE Systems shipyard at Govan on the Clyde. with the assistance of a semi submersible barge, which will help to lower her into…

  • Damen selects Rheinmetall to supply gun systems for F126 frigates

    Damen selects Rheinmetall to supply gun systems for F126 frigates

    23rd November 2022

    Damen Naval has selected German technology group Rheinmetall to supply eight state-of-the-art MLG27-4.0 defence systems for the F126 frigates the shipyard is building for the German Navy. Each frigate will be equipped with two MLG27-4.0 systems. The contract includes an…

  • Roller coaster ride across the Atlantic on Carnival Celebration

    Roller coaster ride across the Atlantic on Carnival Celebration

    19th November 2022

    The cruise operator Carnival has showcased the roller coaster on its newest and largest ship. The “BOLT™: Ultimate Sea Coaster™” is located on the upper deck of the Carnival Celebration, 57m (187ft) above sea level and will be the first…

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