Top Stories of the Week (Feb 24 – March 1, 2014)

Samsung Heavy Delivers Maersk Viking

Today Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its first ultra deepwater drillship, Maersk Viking, from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea.

The Royal Navy’s New Aircraft Carrier to Be Named This Summer

The naming ceremony at Rosyth dockyard in Fife on Friday 4 July 2014 will mark the completion of the 65,000-tonne ship which will be Britain’s biggest ever carrier.

Deltamarin Wins Design Contract for World’s Largest Hospital Ship

Deltamarin has won a design contract from China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) for the new 37,000 GRT hospital ship.

The Largest Cruise Ship in Italian Shipbuilding History Launched

Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard has launched the “Britannia”, a new flagship of the P&O Cruises fleet owned by the Carnival Group.

Jurong Shipyard Secures $1.08b Transocean Gig

Jurong Shipyard and a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd (Transocean) have signed two contracts, $540 million each, to build two drillships with options for three additional units.

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Posted on March 2, 2014

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