Today the Lürssen Rendsburg shipyard launched the 75 metre Northern Star, also known as Project Scout. Her owner had previously built a 63 metre superyacht with the same name at Lürssen and realizes yet another dream in a 12m longer yacht. Following final outfitting and sea trials the luxury expedition yacht will be delivered in [...]
Oceanic Retirement Communities of America (ORCA) has started taking reservations for a programme that will allow seniors to own a condo on a private residential cruise ship that also provides both independent and assisted living accommodations typically found in land-based facilities. The ORCA Lifestyle Cruising Programme will provide healthcare aspects of traditional retirement facilities on [...]
An Australian patrol ship tasked with monitoring Japan’s whaling fleet has departed from the western city of Perth for waters off Antarctica. The Oceanic Viking, a customs vessel, left Stirling Naval Base on Tuesday night on a 20-day surveillance mission.
On Saturday 15 December 2007 Odense Steel Shipyard presented its latest newbuilding, an 11,000 TEU container vessel, for the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group. Lady Bond accompanied by her husband, Sir John Bond, Chairman of Vodafone Group Plc, honoured A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Yard by naming the newbuilding EUGEN MÆRSK.
The New World Alliance (TNWA) – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), APL, and Hyundai Merchant Marine, Co., Ltd. (HMM) – Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) today announced a new Asia-East Mediterranean / Black Sea service, named “EBX”(East-Mediterranean / Black Sea Express).
You must be relieved, as we were, to learn in these unsettled economic times that the market for luxury yachts and especially megayachts is sailing right along, with sales worldwide increasing 15 percent a year.
Indian defence minister, AK Antony, has publicly confirmed that the Indian Navy is slated to induct a third aircraft carrier by 2017. The ship would be in addition to the INS Vikramaditya (ex-Admiral Gorshkov) and the so far unnamed indigenous Air Defence Ship (ADS) currently under construction at the Kochi shipyard.
Dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster nv hereby announces that the Board of Supervisors intends to appoint Mr. T.L. Baartmans (46) as a member of the Board of Management with effect from May 9, 2007.
Cargotec has made an agreement to acquire Indital Construction Machinery Ltd. (Indital) a company based in Bangalore, India. The acquisition creates manufacturing presence in India for Cargotec and supports the growing sales activities of all three of Cargotec’s business areas. Indital has its manufacturing facility in Bangalore, producing container reach stackers, heavy fork lift trucks [...]