A2SEA wind turbine installer to get Siemens equipment

China’s COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Group Co., Ltd. has commissioned Siemens Marine Solutions  to equip a new wind turbine installation vessel with diesel electric propulsion systems, power supply equipment and an integrated automation

Austal USA holds groundbreaking ceremony

Austal USA has held a groundbreaking ceremony at its shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, to celebrate the start of work on three new facilities including Phase 2 of the Modular Manufacturing Facility (MMF);

Fincantieri moves to acquire Davie

Québec shipbuilder Davie Yards announced today that it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Fincantieri  and DRS Technologies Canada (“DRS”), a Finmeccanica company, to negotiate the potential acquisition of the shipyard

Stena and Austal settle patent dispute

In what it calls “a gratifying end” to a long running patent infringement dispute in Australia, Sweden’s Stena Rederi AB says that it and  Australian shipbuilder Austal have “reached an amicable settlement,

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Inmarsat swoops on VSAT specialist Ship Equip

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L) is acquiring Ship Equip International A.S. for a total consideration of $159.5 million. Based in Alesund, Norway, Ship Equip is a provider of VSAT maritime communications services to

STX OSV books order for PSV 09

STX OSV Holdings Limited says that it has secured a new contract for the design and construction of a Platform Supply Vessel for an undisclosed customer. The vessel will be of STX

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Otto Marine sells under-construction AHTS duo

Singapore-listed Otto Marine Limited says that its shipbuilding arm and wholly-owned subsidiary, Otto Offshore Limited has entered into a sales agreement to sell two 8,000 bhp AHTS to a third party at

Sartor Offshore orders PSV at Havyard

Bergen, Norway, based Sartor Offshore has placed a NOK 300 million order for a Havyard 832 L platform supply vessel for delivery from the Havyard Leirvik shipyard in Sogn, Norway, in January