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Shipbuilding

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

Fincantieri to build ‘next-generation’ Cunard cruise ship

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) September 27, 2017 – Fincantieri, the Trieste-based shipbuilder including cruise vessels, has signed a memorandum of...

Mondomarine SpA under threat

Savona, Italy (Ports Europe) September 26, 2017 – Mondomarine SpA, the Italianyacht builder, is struggling economically and steps may be needed to sane...

USPA has announced a tender for the procurement of a dredging vessel

Odessa, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 18, 2107 – The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has announced an open tender procedure for the construction...

VARD awarded specialist cruise vessel contract

Tulcea, Romania (Ports Europe) September 13, 2017 – Shipbuilder Vard has been awarded a contract by Coral Expeditions of Australia to design and...

Italy’s Costa Cruises starts construction of its first LNG-fired ship

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) September 13, 2017 – Italian company Costa Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation, has said it started the construction of...

Piraeus port awards €23.8 million contract for floating dock construction to Cosco

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 11, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. has awarded a €23.8 million ($28.5 million) contract for the construction...

Spain’s Boluda delivers four tugboats to German subsidiary

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) September 11, 2017 – Spanish company Boluda Corporación Marítima has held a naming ceremony for four tugboats of its German...

Carnival Corporation begins construction of world’s first fully LNG-powered cruise ship

Miami, United States, September 6, 2017 Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, marked the official beginning of...

Hellespont set for contract with Cosco

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 6, 2017 – Athens-based Hellespont Group, headed by Greek shipowner Phrixos Papachristidis is in talks with the...

Aegean Shipping Management enters dry bulk market

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 5, 2017 – Piraeus-based company Aegean Shipping Management has announced the signing of a new building order of a...

NIBULON Continues Modernizing Its Shipbuilding and Repair Yard

Mykolayiv, Ukraine (Ports Europe) September 5, 2017 – NIBULON with the support of the European Investment Bank (EIB) continues implementing its...

Paris government nationalise STX France

Nantes St.Nazaire, France, (Ports Europe) July 28, 2017 – The French government will nationalize the STX France shipyard to keep the ship yards under...

Bulgaria’s Odessos Shiprepair Yard reports lower H1 net profit

Sofia, Bulgaria (Ports Europe) July 21, 2017 – Bulgaria’s Odessos Shiprepair Yard S.A. has reported an after-tax profit decreased to BGN 1.73...

Higher workload for Vard’s Romanian shipyards

Tulcea, Romania (Ports Europe) July 25, 2017 – As part of the announcement of the its latest financial results, Vard said that its two Romanian...

Fincantieri starts on the multipurpose amphibious unit

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) July 25, 2017 – At Fincantieri’s shipyard in Castellammare di Stabia, work has begun on a multipurpose amphibious unit...

Ancona developing as super yacht centre

Ancona, Italy (PortSEurope) July 16, 2017 – The Adriatic port of Ancona is experiencing growth in the super yacht business. The port is the location for...

Government officials visits Piraeus port’s Perama Ship Repair Zone

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – In the presence of P. Kouroumplis, Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, S. Pitsiorlas, Deputy Minister...

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