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  • Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly August 2021 issue out now

    29th July 2021

    Ships Monthly August 2021 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and as usual it is packed with news and in-depth features, including a focus on the ro-pax ferry Cotentin, the Soviet Navy Project 1144.1 Heavy Nuclear-Powered Missile…

  • New French cable layer

    New French cable layer

    25th July 2021

    A rapidly growing number of offshore wind farms around the world has motivated the Piriou Group of France to develop a new design for a cable layer that can both lay and repair fibre-optical and energy cables. The 100m by…

  • Atlantique Maritime Services buys a Damen FCS 2610

    Atlantique Maritime Services buys a Damen FCS 2610

    24th July 2021

    Damen has sold one of its Fast Crew Suppliers to French workboat operator Atlantique Maritime Services (AMS). The Damen FCS 2610, named JLD Jayce, will be the first Damen Crew Transfer Vessel fully dedicated to the French offshore wind industry.…

  • Ever Given heads to Rotterdam

    Ever Given heads to Rotterdam

    23rd July 2021

    The grounding of containership Ever Given in the Suez Canal, which made headlines around the wrodl, and the ship’s subsequent month-long stay in the Great Bitter Lake have affected the ship more than what was expected. The American Bureau of…

  • Furetank orders new LNG-fuelled ship and sells Fure Vinga

    Furetank orders new LNG-fuelled ship and sells Fure Vinga

    19th July 2021

    Sweden-based Furetank has signed a contract for a 17,999 dwt dual-fuel product tanker at Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding. Furetank stated in early June 2021 that the agreement with the yard included an option for one further vessel. The new vessel will…

  • Damen & Conrad Shipyard agree to build first US Multi Cats

    Damen & Conrad Shipyard agree to build first US Multi Cats

    14th July 2021

    Damen Shipyards Group has concluded a licence agreement with US-based Conrad Industries. The agreement will see the Conrad Shipyard LLC construct two Damen Multi Cats 3013 for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation. The two vessels covered by this agreement…

  • Naming ceremony of maintenance ship Wind of Hope

    Naming ceremony of maintenance ship Wind of Hope

    12th July 2021

    On 1 July 2021 Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group organised the naming ceremony of Wind of Hope, its second vessel dedicated to the maintenance of offshore wind farms, attended by its godmother, the Minister of Industry, Ms Agnès Pannier-Runacher. The large…