Top Stories of the Week (Oct 14 – Oct 19, 2013)

HeavyLift@Sea Presents Extremely Versatile Heavy Lifter, the MPV 500

With the development and creation of the MPV 500, the maritime engineering specialist HeavyLift@Sea has now expanded its design family of extremely versatile heavy lifters.

Oceana Selects Proven PX105 Design

The Brazilian shipowning company Oceana Offshore will be building two platform supply vessels (PSV) with an option for two additional vessels based on the PX105 design from ULSTEIN. The vessels will be built at the new yard, Oceana Shipyard in Itajai, Brazil, and are scheduled for delivery in April and May 2016, respectively.

Wartsila Dual-Fuel Engines for New LNG Carriers

This latest order further strengthens Wartsila’s leading position as a supplier of engines for LNG carriers. Since the first Wartsila 50DF engines were fitted onboard LNG carriers some ten years ago, approximately 65 per cent of all new LNG carriers have been fitted with Wartsila dual-fuel engines.

DSME Wins $1.2b Drillship Duo

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has signed another lucrative deal adding two more ships to its orderbook.

DCNS Splashes Russia’s First Mistral-Class Carrier

DCNS shipyard in Saint-Nazaire yesterday held a launching ceremony for Russia’s first Mistral-class helicopter carrier named Vladivostok.

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