Shipbuilding - Marine engineering

Marine industry

Marine industry and shipbuilding are generally concentrated in the port areas of the country. Marine industry activities include all the aspects related to port facilities in infrastructure and other shipbuilding. Shipbuilding or marine engineering is for its part, reserved exclusively for shipyards which are large companies with regard to ships freight (cargo ships, container ships, […]

MSC Divina returns from his second set of sea trials

  • 6 février 2015
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The cruise ship MSC Divina returned yesterday morning at St. Nazaire. He had left the day before the Loire estuary for a second series of sea trials during the first season of 12 to 15 April, STX France  engineers, where it was built, had found a brief heating on one of the two shafts of […]

Ulstein launches new X-BOW Blue Ship

After the delivery, January 19, of Blue Fighter, the Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft has set afloat, May 9, the second Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) of the type PX121. ordered  such as by Blue Ship Invest, Blue Prosper measures 83.4 meters long and 18 meters wide. Featuring a deadweight of 4200 tons, this ship, which adopts […]

Meyer Werft cutting the first plate of the Norwegian Getaway

  • 29 mai 2013
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Barely a week after laying the keel of the Norwegian Breakaway, May 4, Meyer Werft German yards were set yesterday cutting the first metal of its sister ship, the Norwegian Getaway. These two ships, commanded by the American company NCL, will be the biggest in the history of German yards. Having a gauge of 140,000 […]

Hamburg: Focus on the international maritime center

This month, the Higher Institute of Maritime Economy (ISEMAR) dwells on the great German port of Hamburg. Eclipsed by the time a Benelux ports, Hamburg reconquered, over the years, a prominent place in the north European port complex. The reopening of the economies of Eastern Europe and trade growth have made China forge ahead Hamburg, […]

Daewoo Okpo shipyards

The building of first container ship of 18,000 TEUs just started

It was Prince Frederik of Denmark who presided over the ceremony in the shipyards of Daewoo Okpo, South Korea. The first sheet of the first container with a capacity of 18,000 TEUs was cut last Saturday. Danish Arming Maersk Line ordered 20, in two waves, which will be delivered in 2013, 2014 and 2015. The […]