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Shipbuilding

Port activities associated with shipbuilding and ship repair. Includes both military vessels and cruise ship building.

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...

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...

The largest offshore installation methanol vessel launched

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, May 20, 2024 – Van Oord’s new offshore installation vessel Boreas was successfully launched at the China’s Yantai CIMC...

Fairplay Towage orders two ASD tugs from Damen

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 13, 2024 – Fairplay Towage Group has ordered two more tugs from Damen Shipyards. One will be an ASD Tug 2813 and the...

Ferretti Group officially opens its Riva shipyard in La Spezia

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) May 17, 2024 – Today, Ferretti Group officially opened its Riva shipyard in La Spezia. A ceremony attended by Chairman...

Kongsburg Maritime to supply thrusters for tugs bound for Tunisia

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine has awarded a contract to Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime to supply...

Ferretti confirms Taranto port withdrawal, what next?

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) April 25, 2024 – The luxury group Ferretti has confirmed its withdrawal from a proposed development of the former Belleli...

Rensen-Driessen contracts Romania’s Orsova for two vessels

Bucharest, Romania (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – The Netherlands’ Rensen-Driessen Shipbuilding has signed a contract with Romanian...

Cantiere Navale Vittoria seeks restructuring and buyer

Venice, Italy (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – Cantiere Navale Vittoria, a shipbuilding company, has filed a restructuring plan with the Court of Rovigo....

Vernicos Scafi orders two more tug boats from Med Marine

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – Vernicos Scafi, the Greek-Italian tug and salvage company, has ordered two more tugboats from Med...

Port of Naples receives new dry dock

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) April 8, 2024 – A new large floating dry dock capable of accommodating vessels up to 230 metres in length and with a lifting...

Balkan Shipyard assembles Damen dredger in Turkmenbashi

Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – The Balkan Shipyard and Ship Repair Plant will soon start assembling a Damen CSD650 cutter...

Piraeus-based Nemeca Z receives new multipurpose harbour tug

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 3, 2024 – Piraeus-based Nemeca Z has received a new 25m multipurpose harbour tug, Dias Z, built by Med Marine at...

Greek ship repair activities grew in 2023

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe)- April 2, 2024 – The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) has announced that Greek ship repair activities grew in 2023....

Turkey incentivises local shipbuilding

Ankara, Turkey (Ports Europe) April 1, 2024 – Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Abdulkadir Uraloğlu, has announced amended the regulations...

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