China Merchants Heavy Industries (Jiangsu), the cruise shipbuilding arm of China Merchants Group, is co-operating with China’s communication industry players Ericsson and China Mobile (Nantong) Branch to apply a 5G network in the shipbuilding base of China Merchants at Haimen, Jiangsu.
Fincantieri's new board of directors has again confirmed Giuseppe Bono as CEO. The board recently met under the chairmanship of Giampiero Massolo, who also was confirmed by the shipbuilding group's shareholders.
The biggest European shipbuilders formed Code Kilo, a new cooperative initiative to develop and demonstrate a connected vessel platform.
Eight people suffered injuries—none seen as life-threatening—in a crane collapse at Grand Bahama Shipyard during work on Oasis of the Seas in Drydock No. 2.
A steel cutting ceremony has been held for Spirit of Adventure, Saga Cruises’ second newbuild and sister ship to Spirit of Discovery, launching in July.
Fincantieri and Genova Industrie Navali (GIN)—the holding company founded in 2008 from the merger of two historical Genoa shipyards, T. Mariotti and San Giorgio del Porto—have reached a cooperation agreement covering areas ranging from newbuildings, to ship repair, conversions and outfitting.