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, […]

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 […]

The new behemoth of Subsea 7 reaches the Netherlands

Designed to work offshore in very deep water, the Seven Borealis, new flagship of Subsea 7, arrived in Rotterdam where it will be finished before being delivered to its owner. Built by the Sembawang shipyards in Singapore, the ship was originally commissioned by Nordic Heavy Lift Company, then was taken over by Subsea 7, which […]

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 […]

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 […]