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Ship and Boatbuilding

Maritime Partner enters tour boat market
Norwegian boatbuilder Maritime Partner has signed a contract with Geiranger Fjordservice (GFS) to deliver an Alusafe Cat 24 developed for sightseeing in the Geiranger fjord. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
From Hobart to Denmark
A new generation fast ferry has left Incat Tasmania’s yard in Tasmania on her delivery voyage to Denmark via the Panama Canal. 21 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
'Texelstroom' award
The Dutch hybrid CNG-Electric passenger ferry ‘Texelstroom’ has won the 2017 Shippax Award. The vessel marks the successful collaboration between owners TESO (Koninklijke N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming), C-Job Naval Architects and Vripack. 20 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Versatile duo complete Hamburg quartet
Two newbuildings designed mainly for ice-breaking but also capable of a range of other jobs have gone into service with the Port of Hamburg Authority (HPA) completing a €15.4 million four-ship renewal programme. 19 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Germans go abroad for new research ship
For the second time in less than six months the German Government has ordered a new state-of-the-art research vessel - only this time, unusually, the order has gone to a foreign shipyard. 19 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fish farming catamaran workboat
Danish composite vessel specialist builder, Tuco, has introduced a new 14.99m catamaran workboat for the fish farm market. 19 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Modular waterjets for Med’s largest fast cat
The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built by the Incat Tasmania yard in Australia for Malta based Virtu Ferries. 19 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
French shipyard invests in laser-hybrid technology
STX France SA, French maritime construction and fleet service company, has invested in new PEMA laser-hybrid technology to increase its capacity for larger cruisers and highly complex ships and also offshore installations. 11 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Polar growth prevention
UK-based Cathelco is supplying marine growth prevention systems for the ‘RSS Sir David Attenborough’, a state-of-the-art polar research vessel commissioned by Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) which is being built by Cammell Laird and will be operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). 10 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Goodchild ORC for London and Medway
Estuary Services Limited (ESL), a joint venture between the UK’s Port of London Authority (PLA) and Peel Ports London Medway, is continuing its fleet replacement plan and buying another new Goodchild Marine constructed ‘beak bow’ pilot boat for its pilot transfer operations serving the ports of London and Medway. 07 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Falmouth’s new ‘Aberfal’
Falmouth Harbour Commissioners of Cornwall, UK have welcomed a new mooring maintenance vessel to the Port. 07 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Havyard results
Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard Group has reported operating profits of NOK 112 million in 2016, although large write-downs have weighed down the financial results. 03 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Second new pilot boat for Algeciras
Ireland-based boatbuilder Safehaven Marine has delivered a second pilot vessel for the Port of Algeciras in Spain. 03 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
BigRoll’s fourth
The Netherlands-headquartered heavy marine transportation provider BigRoll Shipping has taken delivery of its fourth and final MC Class vessel from Cosco Dalian Shipyard Co. Ltd. 31 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
World's first onboard racetrack
The world’s first full-scale shipboard racetrack is now on the water for owner Norwegian Cruise Line, thanks in part to Dutch marine decking specialist, Bolidt. 30 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
COSCO calls on C-Job
Netherlands-headquartered C-Job Naval Architects will provide Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Offshore with the Basic Design package for DEME Group’s offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’. 29 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Electric solar ships
German yard, Ostseestaal, has produced a tourist boat powered only by electric motors with the significant application of solar panels. From the experience of building and operating this first vessel the company has developed plans for a larger design with more than double the passenger capacity. 29 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
‘Bibby WaveMaster 1’ launched for fit-out
The eagerly anticipated 90m Service Operations Vessel ‘Bibby WaveMaster 1’ has been launched at Damen’s yard in Galati, Romania. 29 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Mapso Pi series pilot boats for Egypt
28 Pi series pilot boats have now been built or ordered from Egyptian engineering company Mapso since the first of class hit the water in 2007- All of them featuring the famous Camarc double chine hull form. 27 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Multipurpose connectable polyethylene workboat
US-headquartered Lamor says its clever Seahunter modular workboat system has gained international popularity, and is used in many European countries for many commercial purposes. It is manufactured in Norway, Spain and Finland. 10 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal