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  • Windcat Offshore and Damen Shipyards develop future-proof hydrogen CSOVs

    Windcat Offshore and Damen Shipyards develop future-proof hydrogen CSOVs

    6th December 2022

    On 29 November 2022 Windcat, Europe’s market-leading offshore personnel transfer company, announced an order for the construction of a series of hydrogen-powered Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs), with Damen Shipyards, a global provider of maritime solutions. The Elevation Series of…

  • Holyhead to build Pilot Boat for Falmouth Harbour

    Holyhead to build Pilot Boat for Falmouth Harbour

    5th December 2022

    Falmouth Harbour (FH) has awarded Holyhead Marine the £1.6 million contract to build a clean, safe, fuel-efficient pilot vessel to join a fleet operating 24/7, 365 days a year and completing more than 1,000 boardings and landings per year within…

  • Damen ASD 2312 tug for Fairplay Towage

    Damen ASD 2312 tug for Fairplay Towage

    4th December 2022

    Engaging her impressive 70 ton bollard pull, Azimuthing Stern Drive tug Fairplay-93 will be performing towage services in Port of Rotterdam from the first months of 2023 onwards. Fairplay Towage has closed a lease contract with Damen Marine Services, who…

  • Ships Monthly December 2022 issue out now

    Ships Monthly December 2022 issue out now

    29th November 2022

    outstanding articles and features. NEWS Waterfront – UECC takes last newbuild car carrier, HMS Prince of Wales heads to Rosyth for repairs, Euronav sells the tanker ULCC Europe, and the historic Hispaniola’s final voyage on the Thames. Ferry – Work…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Damen delivers full dredge package for Spanish split hopper

    Damen delivers full dredge package for Spanish split hopper

    18th November 2022

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered a full dredge package for the brand-new split hull Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Omvac Catorce owned by the Spanish dredging contractor Canlemar, SL. Omvac Catorce has already entered service and started working on its…

  • GALLERY: Thames Estuary shipping

    GALLERY: Thames Estuary shipping

    16th November 2022

    The Thames Estuary has always been busy with shipping of all shapes and sizes visiting London and the various wharves along the river. Peter Flack supplied a series of images showing container ships that called in the 1980s. The 19,095gt…

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