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Ships & Shipping

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Order signed for first LNG-fuelled ferry for the Mediterranean

Order signed for first LNG-fuelled ferry for the Mediterranean

Italian shipowner Caronte and Tourist has signed a new contract for a large double-ended ferry designed by LMG Marin. The LMG 290-DEG design, which...

AG&P proposes small LNG carrier for the Southeast Asian market

Philippine construction firm Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific (AG&P) recently unveiled a design for a small, 'ultra-shallow draught' LNG carrier optimised...

‘Queen Silvia’ set to ply the Neckar

After two years of planning and eight months of construction the 59-metre long, 11-metre beam vessel MS ‘Queen Silvia’ was christened on May...

Damen unveils next generation composite Water Bus

Damen is set to launch its first composite “water bus” as the prototype undergoes sea trials in the next few weeks. The Damen water bus...

Passenger ferry capsizes while in port in Zamboanga City

The ‘Danica Joy 2’, a 998-tonne passenger and cargo vessel that plies the weekly ferry route between Zamboanga City in the Southern Philippines and...

First new Chinese built cruise ships aimed at the Chinese cruise market.

New pocket tanker for Puget Sound

New ship building contracts hit 20-year low

General Dynamics NASSCO christens fourth product carrier for American petroleum tankers

Abu Dhabi Ship Building commissions first floating dock

‘Federal Iris’ completes maiden voyage

LNG-fuelled tanker delivered to Terntank

MHI hopes to forming shipbuilding alliances

Second MEGI-type LNG carrier delivered

Eco-friendly tanker ‘Constitution’ christened and launched

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Work Boat World

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Water taxi expansion for Washington DC

Water taxi expansion for Washington DC

USA: The launch of Washington DC’s new transit pier ‘District Wharf’ will result in new stops and vessels for the local water taxi service as...

Thai ferry hits the water

Thai ferry hits the water

Thailand’s BP Marine Engineer Co. delivered the 27.5-metre aluminium passenger ferry ‘Cata 1601’ to Malaysian operator Cataferry in November. ...

Horizon delivers nineteenth towboat to Florida Marine Transporters

US-based Horizon Shipbuilding has delivered the ‘AB York’, a 37-metre towboat, to its longtime customer Florida Marine Transporters (FMT). This...

Sener designs two ships for MARPOL waste collection

Spain’s Sener Group has been tasked with the basic and detail engineering for two double-hulled vessels for collecting liquid oily waste from ships...

World’s first LNG-powered hopper dredger launched

The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m3 LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Minerva’ took place on December 3 at Royal IHC's shipyard...

Tanker-support ice-breaker ‘Alexander Sannikov’ launched

Request for tender issued for Australia’s OPV project

Damen unveils marine aggregate dredger design

New Brazilian-built pushboat for the Amazon

Pasig River ferry route expansion to include Laguna Lake

Handy sized tractor tug built for Vancouver Island

East Coast Marine announces launch of ‘Pacific Titan’

Diesel-hybrid infield support vessel delivered to Seaway International

New AHTS ‘VOS Champion’ joins Vroon fleet

‘Ocean Vantage’ takes to the waves

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Fisheries and Aquaculture

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Gondan delivers live fish carrier

Gondan delivers live fish carrier

On December 7, Astilleros Gondan delivered the vessel ‘Martin Sæle’, the yard’s first live fish carrier.  After successfully completing...

Shallow-draught Yukon River tender

Shallow-draught Yukon River tender

“If it works well, then why change it?” might have been the idea of the owner of a new Yukon River salmon tender building at WCT Marine’s shipyard...

Fishing boat carrying dead thresher sharks seized in Cebu Province

A fishing boat carrying 19 fully-grown dead thresher sharks was apprehended by Philippine authorities just off the northern coast of Cebu Province on Wednesday,...

Philippine authorities seize two tonnes of illegally-caught shark meat

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) reported the seizure of crates containing around two...

New fish-harvesting vessel for DESS

DESS Aquaculture Shipping has placed an order for a fish-harvesting vessel from a Norwegian shipbuilder. The FHV will be used to carry salmon from...

Bycatch criteria for US imports introduced

River restoration boosts Maine’s fish ecosystem

Fishermen rescued after vessel fire

Live fish carrier launching at Gondan

European fisheries see stock improvement

Canada amends small fishing vessel inspection regulations

Macduff delivers twin rig trawler ‘Rebecca’

Talley's ordered to pay $94,000 after death of crewman

Deep Sea Supply and Marine Harvest to start aquaculture JV

Fishing and seafood industries a strong part of US coastal economy: NOAA