Roger Revelle, a research vessel of Scripps Institution of Oceanography of UC San Diego, has completed undergoing an 18-month mid-life upgrade program expected to extend its service life by another few decades. The vessel has since sailed out to sea for the first time following the refit. It is currently conducting ..
Norwegian Cruise Line is set to resume operational sailings in July 2021 after a suspension that has lasted over a year, the company confirmed on Tuesday, April 6. The itineraries to be served will be in Europe and the Caribbean and will utilise three vessels that will operate with reduced passenger capacities. Norwegian ..
This week’s summary of completed and newly awarded offshore projects turns the focus on offshore wind, highlighting the pace of continuing development in this segment of the offshore market in Europe and the US East Coast. Interestingly, we see that European subsea survey specialists have also been hard at work as ..
The second Infinity-class expedition cruise vessel ordered by US-based SunStone Ships has been launched into the water at the Haimen facilities of China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI). Named Sylvia Earle, the vessel will be chartered to Aurora Expeditions of Australia upon completion. SunStone said the launch of Sylvia ..
The keel of the future US Navy destroyer Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. was ceremoniously laid at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works’ (BIW) shipyard, on Tuesday, April 6. The future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer honours Colonel Harvey C. Barnum, Jr., a US Marine Corps officer who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions ..
Everett, Washington-based OceanGate Expeditions has selected a multi-purpose offshore support vessel (OSV) operated by Canada’s Horizon Maritime to serve as the surface support vessel for an upcoming survey expedition to the wreckage of the sunken ocean liner Titanic. This expedition will be the first of an annual ..
DFDS will introduce a new unaccompanied freight service between Sheerness in North Kent and the French port of Calais. The service will start on June 1 and will offer one ..
The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) recently commissioned a new diesel-electric submarine into service. JS Toryu (“Fighting Dragon”) is the final ..