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Dutch Maritime Technology Sector Sees Cautious Progress


The Dutch maritime technology sector saw its activity rise slightly in 2018.

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Klaveness Combination Carriers Orders Two More CLEANBUs

Klaveness CLEANBU carrier

Klaveness Combination Carriers declared options for two new CLEANBU combination carriers in China.

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Finland's AHS Changing Ownership by End of May

Arctech Helsinki Shipyard

AHS will continue its shipbuilding operations as part of Nevsky Shipyard.

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De Hoop Delivers New Expedition Ship to Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Flora

The new expedition cruise ship Celebrity Flora is specifically designed for Galapagos Islands.

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Hurtigruten Unveils Electric Catamarans for Polar Areas

Electric catamarans for polar areas

Hurtigruten partnered with Brim Explorer to introduce battery-powered catamarans for polar water exploration.

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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Christens New LNG Carrier for JERA

Bushu Maru

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding names JERA's second Sayaringo STaGE LNG carrier for Freeport LNG Project.

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Damen Expands Presence to Finland

Seadream Innovation

Damen Shipyards Group opens a new engineering center in Helsinki.

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CLdN Christens South Korea-Built RoRo Laureline

Laureline in Santander

The Laureline is now the second biggest freight ferry to service Dublin Port.

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DSME Wins Its Fifth LNG Carrier Order This Year

LNG carrier

DSME received an order for a 174,000 cubic meter LNG carrier from an Oceania owner.

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Flagships Project Gets USD 5.6 Mn for Two Hydrogen Ships


Flagships receives EU funds to support deploying 2 zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell vessels.

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Thun Tankers Adds Newbuilding Duo to Its Fleet

Thun Evolve, Thun Lidkoping

Thun Tankers added its first L-Class and second E-Class tankers; both will enter into the Gothia Tanker Alliance network.

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Knud E. Hansen Details Design of First Wallenius SOL Vessels


The newly-established company has ordered up to four vessels ordered at Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore.

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Cruise Vessel Orders Push Fincantieri's Revenue Up


Fincantieri delivered a record quarter in terms of total backlog and the number of orders in the cruise business.

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Desgagnés Takes Delivery of New Dual-Fuel Tanker

ROSSI A. Desgagnes

Desgagnés takes delivery of Rossi A. Desgagnés, a new-generation oil-chemical tanker.

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Meyer Werft Announces Float Out of Saga Cruises' New Ship


Spirit of Discovery to leave the covered building dock I at Meyer Werft on Sunday.

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Sovcomflot Gets USD 297 Mn Loan for Atlanticmax LNG Carriers

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie

Russia's Sovcomflot secures loan to finance its two next-generation LNG carriers.

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Pangaea Orders Ice-Class Bulker Pair from Guangzhou Shipyard


Pangaea Logistics Solutions ordered two new Post-Panamax bulkers at Guangzhou Shipyard International.

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Qatar’s LNG Ship Orders Could Push Newbuilding Prices Up

LNG carrier

Qatar’s orders would have minimal impact on short-term charter rates, but could drive newbuilding prices up.

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Norway Sets Aside USD 165.5 Mn for Teekay Offshore's Tankers

Teekay Offshore shuttle tanker

Teekay Offshore is to receive USD 165.5 million from Norway for four new shuttle tankers being built at SHI.

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Samsung Heavy Halts Ops at Geoje after Fatality

Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard

Following a series of incidents caused by safety issues, Samsung Heavy ceased ops at its Geoje shipyard.

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ABB to Power 1st US-Built All-Electric Vessels


ABB to provide zero-emission technology for the first all-electric vessels ever built in the US.

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Keel Laid for Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas

Odyssey of the Seas

Odyssey of the Seas received its first block as the keel was officially lowered into place.

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Christens New Expedition Ship


Hapag-Lloyd Cruises christens Hanseatic Nature, the first of its three new expedition ships.

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SHI Lays Keel for GasLog's Third 180,000 cbm LNG Carrier

LNG carrier keel laying

The vessel will start a 12-year fixed-term charter with Japan’s JERA after delivery.

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Taiwan's Brave Line Receives Second Austal-Built Ferry

Brave Line ferry

The vessel duo represents Austal's first commercial contract award in Taiwan.

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Hyundai Mipo Gets AiP for LNG-Fueled MR Tanker Design

Hyundai Mipo, AiP for LNG-fuelled MR tanker design

Lloyd's Register granted an approval in principle for Hyundai Mipo Dockyard's LNG-fueled MR tanker design.

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