Shipbuilding News

Russian Icebreaker Delivery Delayed by Electrical Failure

By Charles Digges 02-18-2020 05:00:25

A motor breakdown during sea trials aboard the Arktika, one of the world’s biggest nuclear icebreakers, has thrown the vesse...

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New Wind-Assist Technology Enters Service in North Sea

By The Maritime Executive 02-17-2020 03:33:55

The 3,600dwt general cargo vessel MV Ankie has made her first voyage with two eConowind Ventifoil wings installed. The vessel s...

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"Adaptive" Ferry Enters Regular Service

By The Maritime Executive 02-16-2020 07:06:39

The world’s first adaptive ferry transit has been conducted in Norway, with the vessel fully loaded with passengers and vehi...

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NOAA to Order Two New Research Vessels

By The Maritime Executive 02-14-2020 10:39:00

The U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced this week that it will soon be ordering two new re...

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Coronavirus Policies Disrupt China's Shipbuilding Industry

By The Maritime Executive 02-12-2020 08:04:00

Chinese shipyard Jiangsu New Times Shipbuilding (NTS) has declared force majeure for the delivery of two bulkers due to the corona...

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Titan Acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

By The Maritime Executive 02-12-2020 01:10:00

Titan Acquisition Holdings, the new shipbuilding conglomerate formed by the merger of Oregon-based Vigor Industrial and Virginia-b...

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Japan Initiates Second WTO Dispute Action Against South Korea

By The Maritime Executive 02-10-2020 05:27:46

Japan has formally requested World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute consultations with South Korea regarding alleged subsidies pro...

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South Korean Government to Fund Shipping Modernization Program

By The Maritime Executive 02-05-2020 06:52:26

South Korea' Financial Services Commission has announced $690 million in funding to help modernize aging passenger and cargo s...

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Watch: Nuyina's Starboard Propeller Started for the First Time

By The Maritime Executive 02-05-2020 05:59:05

The propulsion system of Australia’s icebreaker, RSV Nuyina, has been started for the first time with the turning of her sta...

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Car Maker Develops Fuel Cell System for Maritime Applications

By The Maritime Executive 02-05-2020 05:29:50

Former racing catamaran Energy Observer has been sailing the world as the first energy-autonomous hydrogen vessel. Now, an officia...

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