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Shipbuilding/Repair

Port activities associated with shipbuilding and ship repair. Includes both military vessels and cruise ship building. Also covered is ship repair and oil platform servicing.

World’s largest cable-laying vessel, Steerprop’s propulsion system

Rauma, Finland (Ports Europe) July 18, 2024 – Expected to be delivered in 2026, the “Fleeming Jenkin” will be the world’s largest...

Sanmar has started work on seven more ElectRA class tugs

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) July 17, 2024 – Shipbuilder Sanmar has started work on seven more of its award-winning, emissions-free battery...

Canada, Finland, US create the Icebreaker Collaboration Effort

Vancouver, Canada (Ports Europe) July 17, 2024 – Canada, Finland and the United States have set up the Icebreaker Collaboration Effort (ICE Pact). The...

Elefsina Shipyards plan to start tug building

Athens, Greece (Ports Europe) July 16, 2024 – An agreement signed by ONEX and Robert Allan, a Canadian tug design company, signed at recent...

Voith Schneider to deliver propellers for tugs in Egypt

Damietta, Egypt (Ports Europe) July 16, 2024 – Voith Schneider will deliver a total 22 Voith Schneider Propellers (VSP) to the Egyptian Ship Repairs...

Sanmar is building seven more battery-powered tugs

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) July 13, 2024 – Istanbul-headquartered tug and workboat builder Sanmar has started work on seven more of its...

Cantieri di Puglia to take over Belleli year in Port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) July 12, 2024 – Cantieri di Puglia has signed an agreement with the Ferretti group, to take over its project to build a new...

Sanmar delivers new-build tug to Rimorchiatori Laziali

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) July 10, 2024 – Shipbuilder Sanmar has delivered a high-powered, heavy-duty, new-build tug Civitavecchia-based operator...

Fincantieri and Viking sign contracts for two cruise ships

The order confirms a strong order pipeline as per the Industrial Plan 21 JUNE 2024 Fincantieri and Viking have announced that they have signed contracts to...

Med Marine delivers new tug to Seagate, a Greek towage operator

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) June 18, 2024 – Med Marine has delivered a MED-A2570 series tug to Seagate, a Greek towage operator. Med Marine is a...

Jan de Nul orders first plug-in hybrid dredger

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) June 16, 2024 – Jan De Nul Group has placed an order with India’s Goa Shipyard Limited for the construction of a...

Igmar orders tugboat from Med Marine

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) June 13, 2024 – Med Marine of Turkey has received an order for a MED-A2875 series tug from Igmar of Greece, part of the...

Mersin Port International names new Sanmar tugboat

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – Mersin International Port (MIP) has held the naming ceremony for its latest new tugboat at the port. It was...

Sanmar prepares new tugboat for Port of Burgas

Altinova, Turkey (Ports Europe) June 12, 2024 – Sanmar has carried out a naming ceremony for a new tugboat “Alioth” to be delivered to BMG...

Turkish shipyard launches second ferry for Scottish Isles

Yalova, Turkey (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – The Cemre Shipyard has launched a second ferry to Caledonian MacBrayne in Scotland. The vessel, MV Loch...

Posidonia 2024 sees flury of new business deals

The 28th edition of the biennial Posidonia Exhibition came to an end today proving once again that it is the most sought-after event to conduct business and...

Multraship adds Damen tugboat to fleet

Terneuzen, Netherlands (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – Multraship Towage & Salvage held a christening ceremony for its latest tug, Multratug 35, a...

Mersin International Port invests in tugs from Sanmar Shipyards

Mersin, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 30, 2024 – Mersin International Port (MIP) has invested 250 million liras (€7.1 million) in environment-friendly tugs...

Skaramanga Shipyard appoints new board

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) May 24, 2024 – Skaramanga Shipyard has a new board of directors to run the company, which manages the facilities of the...

Chantier Naval de Marseille commits to “green” steps

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 21, 2024 – Grand port maritime de Marseille (GPMM) and Chantier Naval de Marseille (CNdM) have agreed a number of...

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