Shipyard News
The emergence of Colombo, Sri Lanka, as a hub for container traffic, is making leading containership operators consider using Colombo Dockyard for their repair requirements, both afloat and in dry dock, now that earlier war…
Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Zamakona S.A has received an order from Sølvtrans Holding ASA, Norway, for a 76 m long by 16 m wellboat for delivery in June 2013.  Sølvtrans is the world's largest transporter of…
The U.S. Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate has released a draft technical package for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) project.  The package, available on the OPC project website, provides industry an opportunity to offer feedback on…
Rolls-Royce reports that it has received an order from Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to design and equip four deepwater platform supply vessels. The contract is worth more than £45 million to Rolls-Royce and includes…
Austal is leveraging its relationship with mission system integrator General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems to has enhanced its positioning for Australian and international defense programs. The two companies have entered into an agreement that aims…
Small ship cruising leader American Cruise Lines is to build another brand new riverboat to meer the high demand for its U.S. river cruises. A contract has been signed and construction has already begun at…
STX Europe announced that MSC Croisières and STX France have entered into a contract for construction of a 140,000 grt cruise ship that is currently being built at the Saint-Nazaire shipyard and that will now…
OSX Brasil has added eleven 45,000 dwt medium range products tankers to the orderbook of its Açu Shipbuilding Unit. They are to be built for Kingfish do Brasil Navegação S/A, which will charter them to…
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has signed a joint-development agreement with Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Co., Ltd. of China under which MHI will provide technological support to Sinopacific in the area of commercial vessel construction. MHI…
The Kobe Shipyard and Machinery Works of Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has launched its last commercial vessel. From now on the shipyard will focus on submarines under a reorganization plan announced last year…
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