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Shipbuilding

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

Piraeus port launches the new “Piraeus III” floating tank

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) April 15, 2018 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announces that after the completion of its permanent...

Call for investment in Venice port shipyards

Venice, Italy (Ports Europe) April 8, 2018 – The Carnival Horizon cruise ship was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Porto Marghera, but was presented...

Baleària launches the ship ‘Hypatia de Alejandría’, the first ferry powered by LNG from the Mediterranean

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) April 7, 2018 – Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas S.A. has completed the floating of the ship Hypatia de Alejandría ,...

CCB Zamakona Offshore set for Las Palmas concession

Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) March 27, 2018 – Autoridad Portuaria de Las Palmas (Port Authority of Las Palmas) is set to grant...

Navantia delivers container ship to Ibaizabal Group

Cádiz, Spain (Ports Europe) March 16, 2018 – Spanish shipbuilder Navantia delivered the oil tanker “Monte Udala” to ship management company...

New Piraeus III dry dock arrives at port

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 12, 2018 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has announced the arrival, with the specialized cargo ship “XIN...

Military ships will not be dismantled in Piombino

Piombino, Italy (Ports Europe) March 12, 2018 – A plan for naval vessels to be dismantled in Piombino port seems unlikely to be realised. The plan was...

Bordeaux port named international ship recycling site authorised by the EU

Bordeaux, France (Ports Europe) March 5, 2018 – In January 2018, the European Union has published a list of international ship recycling sites authorised...

VARD reports high activity in Romanian shipyards

Tulcea, Romania (Ports Europe) March 2, 2018 – Vard Holdings Limited, part of Fincantieri S.p.A., has reported its financial results for q4 2017. Higher...

Piraeus port announces tender for sale and removal of hazardous and harmful ships

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) March 1, 2018 – The Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA) has announced the tender procedure for the sale and removal of the...

Costa Cruises orders third new generation ship

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) February 28, 2018 – Costa Cruises orders a third new generation ship for the German brand Aida Cruises. It will be built by Meyer...

Fincantieri Marinette Marine awarded U.S. Navy contract

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) February 24, 2018 – Marinette Marine, part of Fincantieri S.p.A., has been awarded a contract by the U.S. navy to...

Italian investor to launch dry dock at Naples port

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) February 20, 2018 – “Napoli Dry Docks”, a joint venture of Palumbo Group Naples and La Nuova Meccanica Navale srl,...

Baleària orders two ferries from Cantiere Navale Visentini

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 18, 2018 – Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas S.A. has reached an agreement with the Italian shipyard Cantiere...

Spain’s Cotnsa leaves Huelva port shipyards

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) February 16, 2018 – Spanish company Astilleros Cotnsa Huelva SA, which resumed activity in the shipyards of Huelva in 2011, will...

Fincantieri and Damen among companies interested in Uljanik shipyard in Croatia

Pula, Croatia (Ports Europe) February 15, 2018 – Trieste-based Fincantieri is one of four companies reported to be interested in investing in the Pula...

GNV signs agreement with China’s GSI for new vessels

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) February 12, 2018 – GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci), a member of the MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) Group, has announced the...

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