• JSC “Admiralteiskie Verfi” launched submarine “Velikiy Novgorod”
    On the eve of 110th anniversary from the date of foundation of the Russian submarine forces a launching ceremony of big diesel-electric submarine “Velikiy Novgorod” for the Russian Navy was held at JSC “Admiralteiskie verfi”.
  • Gepard 3.9 frigate formal launched
  • Wärtsilä 31 - the most efficient engine in the world
  • Cruise passenger sea-river ships of the project PV300VD
  • Fincantieri teams up with Huarun Dadong Dockyard in ship repairs
    The Group consolidates its presence in the Chinese cruise sector. Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, and Huarun Dadong Dockyard (HRDD), one of the largest Chinese shipyards specialized in ship repair and refitting activities, have signed in Shanghai an exclusive cooperation agreement in the field of ship repair and conversions aimed at serving the cruise ships based in China.
  • Tokyo Keiki gyrocompasses


  • Balearia will build a 'smartship' and eco-efficient gas powered ferry in LaNaval
    The ferry, which will be the largest operating in the Mediterranean and among the largest in the world, is scheduled to start operations in 2019.
  • Inmarsat C marks quarter century of saving lives at sea
    Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has marked the 25th anniversary of Inmarsat C by revealing that more than 600 distress alerts from vessels in urgent need were broadcast over the service in 2015.


  • First alternative energy hub with LNG for in Belgium
    The Antwerp Port Authority and ENGIE have signed a 30-year concession agreement for the development of an Alternative Energy Hub at Quays 526 and 528 in the Port of Antwerp.
  • Ports news
  • LUKOIL opens lubricant storage and transfer terminal in Austria
    A bulk lubricant storage and transfer terminal of PJSC LUKOIL was brought into operation in Vienna today. The opening ceremony was attended by the Chairman of PJSC LUKOIL Board of Directors Valery Grayfer, President of Vienna Provincial Parliament Harry Kopietz and President of Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry Walter Ruck.

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • PETRONAS names its first floating LNG facility
    PETRONAS’ first floating liquefied natural gas facility officially received its name, marking another milestone for Malaysia’s national oil and gas corporation in the global LNG business arena on 4 March 2016.
  • Bureau Veritas approves WindFloat floating offshore wind turbine foundation
    Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation. WindFloat is designed by Principle Power and consists of a ballasted floating platform which supports a multi-megawatt wind turbine generator.

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