Mitsui & Co., Novatek Gas & Power and Sumitomo Corp. joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption LNG as a marine fuel.
Fincantieri and Mapei, a leader in chemical products for the construction sector with a business line of shipbuilding industry products, signed a strategic cooperation agreement in the area of research and innovation.
Grand Bahama Shipyard has engaged L&R Midland (UK) to exclusively represent the yard in the UK. This comes during what is expected to be an increasingly busy period due to the rapidly approaching new IMO regulations for ballast water treatment systems and exhaust gas cleaning systems.
Grand Bahama Shipyard has completed work on 17 of the 23 cruise ships scheduled for maintenance, overhauls and upgrades at the Freeport facility during 2017.
It's official: Astillero Hijos de J. Barreras (HJB) in Vigo won the order for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection's first newbuild, launching a new shipyard and a new brand into the booming cruise sector.
Netherlands-based Hatenboer-Water has been commissioned to supply water treatment equipment for Saga Cruises' one, plus option, newbuild currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Germany.
Fincantieri signed a letter of intent with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), China’s largest shipbuilding conglomerate, and with Shanghai's district of Baoshan, aimed at creating a cruise ship industrial park.
Carnival Corp. & plc adding a second technologically advanced Fleet Operations Center—following the one in Hamburg—with a new facility in Seattle, and an additional center is under construction in Miami.
Grand Bahama Shipyard expects to complete work on 10 cruise vessels within the first quarter of 2017. The scope of works includes significant propulsion and technical systems overhauls, hull treatment, accommodations and public spaces upgrades and the addition of attractions.