Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its first ever major high-speed craft (HSC) refit in France.
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Shipyards and Shipbuilding
On 13th June 2018, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tugs Rotterdam and Beagle took place in the Port of Rotterdam, during Kotug Smit Towage’s annual ‘Maatjes-party’ (Herring with friends, a traditional Dutch event to mark the beginning of the herring season).
Seaspan Shipyards and the Government of Canada have announced that work will begin soon on the Joint Support Ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.
Last year Stena (Stena Line’s parent company) announced a new build contract for a new generation of RoPax ferry vessels, Stena E-Flexer, with planned deliveries during 2020 and 2021.
Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has acquired the assets of Alabama-based Horizon Shipbuilding.
Rolls-Royce has received an extensive supply order from Spain’s Astilleros Gondan shipyard for the design, propulsion and auxiliary machinery systems for what has been dubbed one of the world’s most advanced fishing vessels.