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VSM: Asian Shipbuilding Subsidies Put German Shipyards at Risk

Published May 4, 2021 11:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

German shipbuilding association VSM is warning of the risk of an "irreversible loss" of skill in the country's power...


HHI Uses AI for Fire Monitoring as First AI Safety Management System

Published Apr 23, 2021 2:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

Shipowners and shipbuilders are working on new ways to leverage emerging technologies to enhance operations in the shipping indust...


Panama to Name New Private Operator to Restore Balboa Shipyard

Published Apr 20, 2021 3:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

As part of its efforts to restore full operations at the Balboa Shipyard, Panama expects to enter into an agreement with a private...


Bollinger Acquires Gulf Island Fabrication’s Shipyard Facilities

Published Apr 20, 2021 3:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a deal that enhances its position as the largest privately-owned shipbuilder in the United States, Bollinger Shipyards of Lockp...


Harland & Wolff Wins First Contract to Build Offshore Wind Components

Published Apr 16, 2021 4:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

Harland & Wolff, the storied shipbuilder, is continuing to make progress on the relaunch of its business refocused from the hi...


Tasmania Orders Finnish Ferries After Studying Domestic Construction

Published Apr 14, 2021 3:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

A year after the Tasmanian government stopped plans for two new ferries to be built in Finland, the contract has finally been sign...


Korean Register and Hyundai to Collaborate on Environmental Solutions

Published Apr 13, 2021 7:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a further step to strengthen the competitive position of the South Korean shipbuilding industry, the Korea Register of Shipping...


Astilleros Gondan, ABB Partner on 10-Vessel Electric Ferry Contract

Published Apr 12, 2021 7:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Technology and power firm ABB is working with Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan on a contract for a series of 10 all-electric...


North Star Orders Three SOVs from VARD for Scottish Wind Farm Ops

Published Apr 6, 2021 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of the outgrowths of the rapid development of the offshore wind sector has been the support for the shipping building industry...


MV Werften to Deliver Crystal Expedition Ship While Seeking German Aid

Published Apr 5, 2021 5:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

A year or more behind schedule, Crystal Cruises announced the July 2021 maiden voyage for its new luxury expedition cruise ship, t...

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