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  • 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…

  • Havila Kystruten to test fuel cells

    Havila Kystruten to test fuel cells

    19th January 2020

    Norway’s Havyard Group has contacted Gothenburg headquartered PowerCell Sweden AB to develop the design and technical specifications for a zero-emissions fuel cell system that can be installed on one of its new ships being completed for the Norwegian coastal trade.…

  • Stena Estrid enters service on Holyhead-Dublin route

    Stena Estrid enters service on Holyhead-Dublin route

    13th January 2020

    Stena Line’s newest ferry Stena Estrid started service on the Holyhead to Dublin route on 13 January 2019, defying the threat of Storm Brendan to make her maiden commercial voyage. After more than six years of planning and construction, Stena…

  • Ships Monthly Feb 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Feb 2020 issue out now

    10th January 2020

    Ships Monthly February 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and it contains the usual wide mix of features covering all aspects of the shipping and maritime world, as well as the latest in-depth news from the…

  • Damen’s Ultra Shallow Draught Shoalbuster ready for action

    Damen’s Ultra Shallow Draught Shoalbuster ready for action

    26th December 2019

    Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly-designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of…

  • Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel

    Damen signs contract with Cotecmar for DTC hydrographic research vessel

    22nd December 2019

    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…

  • Waverley Appeal Reaches £2.3 Million Target

    Waverley Appeal Reaches £2.3 Million Target

    20th December 2019

    The fundraising appeal to save paddle steamer Waverley has reached its £2.3 million target just seven months after it was announced that the famous steamship would not operate in 2019. The Boiler Refit Appeal has attracted donations from over 8,000…

  • Windermere Lake Cruises new vessel launched

    Windermere Lake Cruises new vessel launched

    15th December 2019

    On 11 December 2019 the new lakes vessel Swift was launched onto the waters of  Windermere in the Lake District National Park. Damen Shipyards Group built the vessel on location via the Damen Technical Cooperation (DTC) for Windermere Lake Cruises.…

  • Damen to supply EMS Offshore with new Shoalbuster 2711

    Damen to supply EMS Offshore with new Shoalbuster 2711

    13th December 2019

    Damen Shipyards Group has won an order from maritime services company EMS Offshore Service GmbH & Co. KG for a Shoalbuster 2711. The 2711 is the latest addition to the popular Shoalbuster range, having made its debut in June 2019.…