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  • Steel cutting ceremony for Acta Marine’s CSOV at Tersan Shipyard

    Steel cutting ceremony for Acta Marine’s CSOV at Tersan Shipyard

    24th January 2023

    The steel cutting ceremony of the first of two next-generation Methanol MDO/HVO powered DP2 Construction Service Operating Vessels (CSOVs) for Acta Marine took place on 18 January 2023 at Tersan Shipyard. The SX216 design of the vessel has been developed…

  • South Korea to build icebreaker

    South Korea to build icebreaker

    23rd January 2023

    South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) plans to have a new icebreaking research vessel built at a cost of $205 million to support its expanding research efforts in the Arctic and in Antarctica where it expects to open…

  • OOCL’s new eco-friendly 24,000 TEU boxship launched

    OOCL’s new eco-friendly 24,000 TEU boxship launched

    22nd January 2023

    Dalian Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co (DACKS), a joint venture between Cosco Shipping and Kawasaki Shipbuilding, has floated out a new 24,000 TEU boxship built for Hong Kong-based shipowner Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL). The launching ceremony of the new…

  • Waverley Appeal Launched Amid Funding Crisis

    Waverley Appeal Launched Amid Funding Crisis

    20th January 2023

    A public appeal was launched on 19 January 2023 to urgently raise funds to enable the historic Paddle Steamer Waverley to afford dry dock fees and recommissioning costs, and therefore sail in 2023. In 2022 Waverley operated in several areas…

  • Damen partner opens new office on Colombia’s Caribbean coast

    Damen partner opens new office on Colombia’s Caribbean coast

    18th January 2023

    Damen’s partner in Colombia, LINEAL Engineering, has opened a new office in Barranquilla on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Since the company was founded five years ago it has been based in the inland capital, Bogotá, an ideal location for supporting its…

  • Viking Grace celebrates 10 years of service

    Viking Grace celebrates 10 years of service

    16th January 2023

    The popular ferry Viking Grace, which has already carried more than ten million passengers, celebrated ten years of service on 13 January 2023. Grace, built at the Perno shipyard in Turku, was one of the world’s first passenger ships to…

  • Ultramax bulk carrier changes hands

    Ultramax bulk carrier changes hands

    15th January 2023

    The 60,309dwt Ultramax bulk carrier STH New York, built in 2015 by Tokyo-headquartered Japan Marine United (JMU), has been acquired by Diana Shipping of Greece and renamed DSI Aquila. Its purchase brings the Greek company’s fleet up to 40 ships…

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