Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the extension of the industrial cooperation already existing between the two groups to all segments of merchant shipbuilding. The agreement foresees the parties to discuss the possibility to extend their current collaboration, which counts a joint venture dedicated to the first cruise ships ever built in China for the local market and other related activities, including a number of research and development projects in several areas of the shipbuilding, such as: vessels for the oil & gas industry; cruise-ferries; mega-yachts; special vessels; steel infrastructures; marine engineering and...
Russia has offered to help South Korea build a ready-to-operate nuclear power plant for maritime propulsion using the RITM-200 reactor as a basis for its design, JSC Afrikantov OKBM, said in a 2017 annual report made public on Tuesday. JSC Afrikantov OKBM, is a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation and the main developer of nuclear reactor cores for Russian naval vessels
BAE Systems has been selected by the Australian Government as the preferred tenderer for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. The overall announced program is expected to be in the region of AUD $35bn for the design, build and support of the ships
The Sri Lankan Navy has taken delivery of the second advanced offshore patrol vessel from India's state-owned shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) on Thursday, 25 days ahead of schedule. With this, shipyard has succeeded in reducing build period of 2500 Tonnes OPV to nearly 3 years from over 5 years taken till about 3 years back, GSL said in a press release
The US Navy released a CVN 80/81 two-ship buy Request for Proposal (RFP) to Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) on March 19 to further define the cost savings associated with procuring next two Ford-class carriers together, under a single contract. "In keeping with the National Defense Strategy, the Navy developed an acquisition strategy to combine the CVN 80 and CVN 81 procurements to better achieve the Department's objectives of building a more lethal force with greater performance and affordability," said James F
Pakistan Customs has taken delivery of two Damen Stan Patrol 1605 FRP patrol boats in a handover ceremony at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd (KS&EW) on March 10. The vessels were built by KS&EW with technical and material support from Damen
The worlds first class-approved 3D printed ships propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Groups headquarters in the Netherlands and has been approved to be installed on a ship. Containing 298 layers of 3D printing, the propeller is the result of a collaboration between RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk, Bureau Veritas and Damen
The UK Ministry of Defence has amended its Maritime Support Delivery Framework contract with BAE Systems to include the Queen Elizabeth Class, extending the arrangement to cover all classes of ships home-ported at Portsmouth Naval Base. The amendment is worth £69 million and runs until March 2019, with an option to extend it to March 2020 at an additional value of £68
Repairing USS John S McCain, the destroyer damaged in a collision with a tanker vessel near Singapore in August is expected to cost $233 million with the repair work being done in Japan. “Damage assessments conducted while the ship was moored in Singapore since the Aug
Ukroboronproms Kherson State Plant, Pallada launched the newest composite autonomous floating dock with a carrying capacity of 7100 tons. After launching, specialists of Palada plant will conduct a full test cycle, after which the dock will undergo American Bureau of Shipping certification for the first time in the history of Ukrainian shipbuilding industry and the Bureau
China has begun testing the power system of its second aircraft carrier, also the countrys first homemade one, said the general director of the project on Monday. Hu Wenming, the head of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation who has chaired the research and development of the Type 001A carrier, revealed the tests on Monday during an interview with China Central Television's Asia Today
Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply MT30 marine gas turbines to power the next three ships in the Republic of Korea Navys Daegu-class frigate programme. The MT30 gas turbines will be featured in second, third and fourth ships
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