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Shipbuilding

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

Sanctions busting: Russia to buy a “friendly fleet”

Vladivostok, Russia (Ports Europe) September 15, 2023 – Cornered by Western sanctions, Russia is planning to start subsidising the purchase of a...

Grimaldi receives second G5 multipurpose Ro-Ro vessel

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) September 5, 2023 – The Great Lagos vessel was delivered at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd. in Ulsan (South Korea) and...

Second attempt to sell Uljanik shipyard fails

Rijeka, Croatia (Ports Europe) August 28, 2023 – No bids were received in an auction for Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradnja 1856. Available for...

Damen ends interest in Mangalia shipyard, Romania

Manglia, Romania (Ports Europe) August 7, 2023 – Damen Holding BV has ended its legal agreement on Mangalia shipyard with the government....

FESCO visits Astrakhan shipbuilding plant

Astrakhan, Russia (PortSEurope) July 28, 2023 – A delegation of the FESCO Transport Group, headed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors Andrey...

Port of Cagliari opens new shipbuilding centre for pleasure craft

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (PortSEurope) July 18, 2023 – The Port of Cagliari has opened a new shipbuilding centre for pleasure craft in Porto Canale. It...

ONEX Shipyards receives funding to develop Elefsis Shipyards

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) July 7, 2023 – The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) will provide $125 million in funds for ONEX...

Fincantieri and Greek ONEX Shipyards to expand cooperation

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) June 21, 2023 – Italy’s Fincantieri and Greek ONEX Shipyards are to expand cooperation with the production and...

Port of Baku signs contract with Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) June 7, 2023 – A contract has been signed by Baku International Sea Trade Port JSC, Baku Shipbuilding Plant LLC and Damen...

Iran adds ships to Caspian Sea fleet

Tehran, Iran (PortSEurope) June 6, 2023 – Fifteen commercial ships have been added to Iran’s Caspian Sea fleet, reports the Ports and Maritime...

Sanctions force Russia to buy foreign-made cargo ships

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) May 30, 2023 – Forced by Western sanctions and the inability of local shipyards to construct new vessels fast enough, Russian...

FESCO fights sanctions with new ship repair division

Moscow, Russia (Ports Europe) May 24, 2023 – The logistics group FESCO has announced plans to create a ship repair division, a direct response to Western...

Expansion works start at the Port of Arzew, Algeria

Arzew, Algeria (Ports Europe) May 22, 2023 – Expansion works have started at the port of Arzew to construct two berths dedicated to ship repair. Last...

Sanctions: Russia and Iran to jointly buy and build 20 ships for the Caspian Sea

Tehran, Iran (Ports Europe) May 22, 2023 – Russia and Iran have agreed to establish a joint company that will purchase and/or build ships for the...

Sale of Croatian shipyard Uljanik attracts zero interest

Pula, Croatia (Ports Europe) May 10, 2023 – A public auction for the sale of the Pula-based, Croatian Uljanik Brodogradnja 1856, set for last Monday,...

Head of Rosmorrechflot visits shipbuilding facility in Astrakhan region

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) May 5, 2023 – Yesterday, the head of Rosmorrechflot, Zakhary Dzhioev, visited the Lotos Shipbuilding Plant JSC as part...

Russia and India discussing joint shipbuilding programme

Astrakhan, Russia (Ports Europe) May 1, 2023 – Russia and India are discussing an intergovernmental agreement covering shipbuilding and ship repair,...

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