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Shipbuilding

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

TUI Cruises orders two new cruise ships from Fincantieri

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) July 14, 2018 –  Fincantieri SpA has been awarded an order for the construction of two new-concept gas powered ships...

AdSP Naples approves 2018-2020 Triennial Operating Plan

Naples, Italy (PortSEurope) July 9, 2018 – The Management Committee of Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centro-Settentrionale (AdSP...

Brodosplit signs new shipbuilding contracts with Fincantieri

Split, Croatia (PortSEurope) July 4, 2018 – Brodogradnja industrija Split and Fincantieri, Italy, have signed two new contracts for the construction of...

€85 million needed for the Palermo basin – AdSP president

Palermo, Italy (PortSEurope) July 4, 2018 – President of Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare di Sicilia Occidentale (AdSP – Western Sicilian...

Cádiz port to extend concession of  Navantia Cádiz until 2036

Cádiz, Spain (PortSEurope) June 28, 2018 – Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahía de Cádiz (APBC – Port Authority of Cadiz) plans to extend the term of...

Galician port shipbuilders start year strongly

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) June 25, 2018 – The private shipyards of Galicia, the Ría de Vigo plus Nodosa in Pontevedra, have started the year strong with...

Port community plans to make Vigo a global repair centre

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) June 25, 2018 – The reformed Federación de Usuarios del Puerto de Vigo (FUPV – Federation of Users of the Port of Vigo),...

Palermo port supported by claims to revive shipbuilding

Palermo, Italy (PortSEurope) June 22, 2018 – The local and national Fiom CGIL (Federazione italiana operai metallurgici/Italian federation of...

Italy’s Vittoria Shipyard delivers tugboat to Algeria’s Skikda port

Skikda, Algeria (PortSEurope) June 18, 2018 – Italian company Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA, a specialist in the design and construction of military and...

Galician ports see labour shortage in shipyards

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) June 15, 2018 – In the last 10 years, Galician shipyards have signed orders for around 30 vessels at a value of around €1.2...

Palumbo Shipyards set to acquire Mondomarine

Savona, Italy (PortSEurope) June 15, 2018 – The Mondomarine SpA company of Savona has been provisionally assigned to Palumbo Shipyards of Naples for a...

Six financial companies interested in lending USPA funds for pilot vessel purchase

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) June 13, 2018 – The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has contacted 15 financial institutions (the first 15 in the...

MSC Cruises new flagship to use Barcelona as home port

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) June 5, 2018 – MSC Cruises has officially received, its new flagship, the “MSC Seaview”, in the Fincantieri de...

Brittany Ferries orders two cruise-type ferries for routes to Spain

Santander, Spain (PortSEurope) May 28, 2018 – Brittany Ferries has confirmed the order for two new cruise-type ferries. The new vessels are part of a...

Genoa shipyard Ente Bacini attracts just one privatisation bid

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) May 24, 2018 – The Ente Bacini SRL shipyard (five basins) is to be privatised but has attracted just one bid. A joint bid...

Astilleros Zamakona launches fuel supply ship of Grupo Suardiaz

Santurtzi, Spain (PortSEurope) May 23, 2018 – Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Zamakona SA celebrated at its facilities in Santurtzi the launch of a new fuel...

Gaeta port looks to revive shipbuilding industry

Civitavecchia, Italy (PortSEurope) May 3, 2018 – At a meeting between the Municipality of Gaeta and Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno...

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