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  • 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…

  • Delivery of the next X-BOW expedition cruise vessel from CMHI

    Delivery of the next X-BOW expedition cruise vessel from CMHI

    17th July 2021

    Ocean Explorer, an Ulstein-designed expedition cruise vessel featuring the X-BOW®, was successfully delivered from the CMHI Haimen yard, China, on 13 July 2021. Norway-based Ulstein has delivered several expedition cruise ship designs for the SunStone Ships’ INFINITY series, all for…

  • 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…

  • Stena Line aim to reduce emissions using AI

    Stena Line aim to reduce emissions using AI

    13th July 2021

    During June and July the AI assistant Stena Fuel Pilot has been successfully introduced on two more Stena Line vessels, Stena Flavia and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. In total, sevem Stena Line vessels now operate with AI assistance, with the aim to reduce…

  • 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…

  • New owner for Penzance Dry Dock

    New owner for Penzance Dry Dock

    11th July 2021

    After more than six months of negotiations, the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has announced the successful completion of the sale of Penzance Dry Dock (2009) Limited to Penzance-based engineering business Linked Solutions SW Limited. It will continue to be…