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  • Ulstein promotes its cruise design

    Ulstein promotes its cruise design

    10th March 2019

    Ulstein Design & Solutions introduced their first design illustrations within the expedition cruise segment three years ago. With the latest contract by Lindblad, the company has been awarded totally six firm ship contracts, and options for further six vessels. Ulstein…

  • Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    Newly-built TSHD doing the Portuguese proud

    8th March 2019

    Recently the dredger Jose Duarte started her first job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger was built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company, to a Spanish design and using Dutch dredging equipment. The European cooperation has resulted in…

  • Hurtigruten’s Finnmarken going for total makeover

    Hurtigruten’s Finnmarken going for total makeover

    6th March 2019

    After the most extensive upgrade in Hurtigruten’s 125 years of history, the small cruise ship Finnmarken will reemerge as a new premium expedition cruise ship. From 2021 the fully refurbished Finnmarken will explore a variety of destinations along the rugged…

  • MSC Cruises and Chantiers de L’atlantique launch MSC Bellissima

    MSC Cruises and Chantiers de L’atlantique launch MSC Bellissima

    4th March 2019

    The new cruise ship MSC Bellissima  was christened in Southampton on Saturday 2 March 2019. The new ship brings the latest advances in maritime design, state-of-the-art environmental features and cutting-edge customer-centric technology On 27 February 2019 MSC Cruises, the world’s…

  • Jack-up vessels strengthen Ulstein’s offshore wind service

    Jack-up vessels strengthen Ulstein’s offshore wind service

    2nd March 2019

    With the newly developed ULSTEIN J102 heavy lift jack-up design, Ulstein presents its answer to the offshore wind industry’s need for fit-for-purpose, cost efficient yet future proof wind turbine installation vessels. The new design is part of ULSTEIN’s X-JACK series…

  • World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

    World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

    27th February 2019

    Hurtigruten’s Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. The world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in the fjords along the western coast of Norway in February 2019. With Norwegian fjords as testing ground –…

  • Over £18m investment to transform cruise in Portsmouth

    Over £18m investment to transform cruise in Portsmouth

    15th February 2019

    Portsmouth International Port, on the UK’s south coast, has been given a boost to position itself as a leading competitor in the cruise market, following approval to invest £18.7 million to transform facilities. Funding would allow levelling work to take…

  • SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 issue out now

    13th February 2019

    SHIPS MONTHLY March 2019 The main feature looks at QUEEN MARY with Naval architect Stephen Payne explaining the challenges of designing a transatlantic liner in an exclusive article. EURO FRIGATE – A look at the FREMM frigate design, developed by France and Italy.…

  • Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Virtu Ferries of Malta

    Incat delivers large new fast ferry to Virtu Ferries of Malta

    12th February 2019

    High Speed Craft builder Incat celebrated the delivery of its latest large fast ferry, a 110 metre catamaran for Virtu Ferries of Malta, on 7 February 2019. Incat Hull 089 left HobartTasmania on 6 February and arrival in Grand Harbour,…