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Shipbuilding

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

Cosco awarded floating dock contract in Piraeus

Piraeus, Greece (Ports Europe) September 9, 2017 – Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA SA) has announced the completion of the tender and the finalisation...

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...

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...

Tersan group receives loan to build new floating dock

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) July 10, 2017 – Turkey’s Tersan Tersanecilik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Tersan Shipyard Inc.) will receive a €17.12...

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...

Petrogress looks at investment in Cypriot shipyard

Limassol, Cyprus (PortSEurope) July 3, 2017 – Petrogress, Inc. has announced today a Memorandum of Understanding with F & T Investments, Ltd. to open...

Greece has biggest merchant fleet globally

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 28, 2017 – Data from Clarksons Research show that Greek shipowners have taken the lead among merchant ship owners...

Vigo’s Barreras wins Ritz-Carlton luxury yacht contract

Vigo, Spain (PortSEurope) June 27, 2017 – Astillero Hijos de J. Barreras (HJB) has announced that it will construct a luxury cruise yacht for The...

Cosco plans new floating dock for Piraeus port

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) June 27, 2017 – China’s Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited has announced that Piraeus Port Authority S.A.(PPA) is...

USPA will update the dredging and ecological security fleet of Ukraine

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) June 21, 2017 – On June 21, Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) together with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine...

Ukraine’s USPA to fleet renewal plans to shipbuilders

Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) June 13, 2017 – The Ukraine Sea Ports Authority (USPA) plans to carry out a conference on the development of the...

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