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  • CMV’s new ship Amy Johnson ready for service

    CMV’s new ship Amy Johnson ready for service

    11th February 2020

    In early February 2020 Cruise & Maritime Voyages announces the maiden voyage of their latest ship, Amy Johnson. Following her delivery and a refurbishment programme, Amy Johnson sails from Singapore on 15 April 2021 on a 43-night cruise through Asia,…

  • MAN Cryo to Supply Icebreaking RoRos with Fuel Gas Supply System

    MAN Cryo to Supply Icebreaking RoRos with Fuel Gas Supply System

    8th February 2020

    MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer has signed the contract to supply the LNG fuel-gas supply systems to Wallenius SOL, the Swedish shipping line, in connection with the building of two RoRo newbuildings in China at Yantai Raffles shipyard.…

  • Major project to convert offshore vessel

    Major project to convert offshore vessel

    4th February 2020

    A maritime innovation project looking to install the world’s first ammonia-powered fuel cell on a vessel has been awarded €10 million funding from the European Union. The ShipFC project is being run by a consortium of 14 European companies and…

  • Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel

    Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel

    2nd February 2020

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) contract with Cotecmar during ExpoDefensa 2019 in Bogota. The contract will see DTC provide design, engineering and technical assistance for the construction of a Scientific Marine Research Vessel (Buque de Investigación…

  • Damen Amsterdam completes triple cruise ship maintenance programme

    Damen Amsterdam completes triple cruise ship maintenance programme

    31st January 2020

    In just five weeks over the course of November and into December 2019, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam completed extensive annual repair and maintenance programmes on three cruises ships ahead of their winter season. Magellan, Marco Polo and Astor are operated by…

  • Wärtsilä solutions supporting environmentally new sustainable cruise ships

    Wärtsilä solutions supporting environmentally new sustainable cruise ships

    27th January 2020

    The technology group Wärtsilä will supply Chantiers de l‘Atlantique, France, a comprehensive package of integrated solutions designed to support and enhance the efficiency and environmental sustainability of the first two world class cruise vessels being built for Geneva, Switzerland-based MSC…

  • Greek shipbuilding looking to the future

    Greek shipbuilding looking to the future

    25th January 2020

    Greek shipbuilding was once a major force on a global then European level, but has declined sharply over the years, reflecting the country’s economic mess in many ways. Now the industry is down to one ship repair yard on the…

  • New ferry Stena Estrid makes her debut on the Irish Sea

    New ferry Stena Estrid makes her debut on the Irish Sea

    21st January 2020

    After more than six years of planning and construction, Stena Line’s newest ferry Stena Estrid started service on the Irish Sea in January 2019. Operating on the Holyhead to Dublin route, Stena Estrid braved the elements of Storm Brendan to…