Top Stories of the Week (Dec 23 – Dec 28, 2013)

Nordic Yards Starts Construction of LK-25 Icebreaker

Nordic Yards has begun the construction of a steel deckhouse for Russian icebreaker LK-25, the future “Viktor Tschernomyrdin”.

Cosco Guangdong Splashes Vroon’s 4th Livestock Carrier

Cosco Guangdong Shipyard in China held, on Dec 22nd, a launching ceremony for Vroon’s next livestock carrier, the Girolando Express.

Damen Wins Second Ice Class Ferry

The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government has awarded Damen Shipyards a contract for a second state-of-the-art, 80 m Ice Class ferry, just a few weeks after placing an order for its first vessel, which will serve the Fogo Island-Change Islands.

Epic Gas Orders Two

Epic Gas Ltd. announced today that, following the company’s recent order of two 11,000cbm vessels from Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation in Japan, it has added two more similar-sized newbuilds to its expanding fleet.

Rainbow Heavy Bags PSV Duo

Rainbow Heavy Industries (RHI) has won a contract to build two, plus an option for two more, platform supply vessels (PSVs) of the Ulstein PX121 design for the Norwegian shipowner Golden Engergy Offshore (GEO).

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Posted on December 29, 2013

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