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Shipyards and Shipbuilding
Gibdock’s success in attracting German shipowners to its facilities for ship repair work continues to grow, with three German containerships docking at the Gibraltar yard within a six-week period during the last quarter of 2017.
Seaspan Shipyards celebrated the launch of the first large vessel to be designed and built under the Government of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy - OFSV1, the first of three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels.
Damen Shipyards Group has delivered its first vessels to Marine Core & Charter LLC (MC2), a marine services company supporting the offshore energy sector in the Arabian Gulf. This is the first transaction between the two organisations and Damen is delighted to be setting out on what it hopes will be a productive and long-lasting relationship with MC2.
Skipsteknisk AS of Norway and International Maritime Consultants of Fremantle, Australia have entered into a teaming agreement to offer the Skipsteknisk range of hydrographic oceanographic research vessel designs to the Commonwealth of Australia under program SEA 2400 Phase 1 Hydrographic Data Collection Capability.
Carbon emissions, safety and cyber security were at the top of the agenda at the annual Tripartite Shipbuilding Forum which attracted more than 100 delegates.