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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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