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  • WinGD X-DF engines to power largest containerships

    WinGD X-DF engines to power largest containerships

    29th November 2017

    Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd (WinGD) is pleased to announce that French shipping line CMA CGM, based in Marseille, has chosen WinGD’s largest, 92cm bore, dual-fuel low-speed engine to power what are presently the largest containerships ever ordered. The 12-cylinder…

  • Royal Navy frigates moved round

    Royal Navy frigates moved round

    28th November 2017

    Changes to the base-porting of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates will see some new additions to the flotillas of Portsmouth and Devonport. The Defence Secretary announced a series of moves, which will see the Royal Navy’s eight Type 23…

  • New cruise ship World Dream named In Hong Kong

    New cruise ship World Dream named In Hong Kong

    26th November 2017

    Genting Hong Kong celebrated the arrival of Dream Cruises’ second new ship, World Dream, on 17 November 2017 at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal with a special christening ceremony to impart good fortune and luck to the vessel. Puan Sri…

  • Wärtsilä to deliver for new Viking Line ferry

    Wärtsilä to deliver for new Viking Line ferry

    24th November 2017

    The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the engines, the navigation system, and a broad scope of other products and systems for a new luxury and environmentally friendly ferry being built for the Finland based operator, Viking Line. The ship is…

  • Bureau Veritas to class LNG fuelled ultra-large container ships

    Bureau Veritas to class LNG fuelled ultra-large container ships

    21st November 2017

    Bureau Veritas has been awarded the responsibility for classification of CMA CGM’s new 22,000 TEU containerships. The decision for the nine ships to be fuelled by liquefied natural gas has been carefully considered and Bureau Veritas has been closely involved…

  • 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.…