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Shipbuilding

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

Astican opens new facilities at Las Palmas port

Las Palmas, Spain (PortSEurope) November 21, 2017 – Spanish shipbuilder and ship repair company Astilleros Canarios S.A. (Astican) has officially opened its...

Fincantieri seeks to delist Vard

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) November 13, 2017 – Fincantieri O&G, a subsidiary of Fincantieri S.p.A. plans to privatise the Singapore-listed Vard...

Region expresses concern over Fincantieri shipyard in Castellammare

Castellammare, Italy (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 – There are concerns regarding the future of the Fincantieri shipyard in Castellammare where a...

Astilleros Gondán to build four eco-ferries for Baleària

Castropol, Spain (PortSEurope) November 5, 2017 – Astilleros Gondán has a contract to construct four GRP ecofast ferries with a capacity for 350...

Baleària incorporates next December an ‘eco fast ferry’ on the Ibiza-Formentera line

Ibiza, Spain (PortSEurope) November 5, 2017 – At the end of 2017, Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas S.A. will introduce the first vessel of a series of...

Uljanik shipyard deliver last of 11 vessels to Grimaldi Group

Pula, Croatia (PortSEurope) November 5, 2017 – The Grande Colonia, the last in a string of 11 Pure Car Truck Carriers (PCTC) built by the Uljanik yard...

Cantiere Navale Rossini signs concesson agreement with Pesaro port authority

Pesaro, Italy (PortSEurope) November 3, 2017 – Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Centrale (Central Adriatic Sea Port Authority)...

Marseille port’s Graving Dock No. 10 (Forme 10) is back in operation

Marseille, October 20, 2017 – Dry dock no. 10 of Marseille Port, the biggest dock in the Mediterranean area and one of the biggest in the world, becomes...

Italy’s Lisa Group to invest €15 million in factory at Pesaro port

Pesaro, Italy (PortSEurope) October 25, 2017 – Italian company Lisa Group S.r.l. plans to invest €15 million ($17.7 million) in the reconstruction of a...

D’Amico to invest $131 million in construction of three LR1 tankers

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) October 20, 2017 – d’Amico International Shipping plans to invest $131 million (€111 million) in the construction of its...

Italy’s Fincantieri starts building sixth cruise ship for Viking

Ancona, Italy (PortSEurope) October 20, 2017 – Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. has started the construction in Ancona of the sixth unit of a series of...

Future of Neorion shipyards remains unclear

Athens, Greece (Ports Europe) October 7, 2017 – In September 2017, Postlane Partners withdrew its bid for the Neorion shipyards on Greece’s...

Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso starts work on second Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) October 7, 2017 – Fincantieri’s shipyard in Riva Trigoso commenced work on the first Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship...

Barcelona port starts project for design of natural gas-fired tugboat

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) October 5, 2017 – Barcelona port has launched a project for the operation of a natural gas-fired tugboat, included in its...

Fincantieri partners with British designers on new superyacht concept

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) October 4, 2017 – Fincantieri Yachts is to cooperate with design studios Claydon Reeves and March & White to create...

Rodolfo Giampieri reacts positively to Fincantieri support

Ancona, Italy (Ports Europe) September 30, 2017 – “The choice of Fincantieri to bet on Ancona is unbelieving to us. We believe it is the result...

Launch of a French-Italian roadmap to strengthen naval defence cooperation

Press Release, 27 September 2017, Naval Group and Fincantieri Launch of a French-Italian roadmap to strengthen naval defence cooperation Naval Group and...

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