Prysmian moves ahead on construction of advanced cable layer

Milan, Italy, headquartered Prysmian Group reports that construction of its advanced cable laying vessel Leonardo da Vinci is on track. The basic design phase has been substantially completed and detail engineering is

Vard to build second ship for Coral Expeditions

Australian expedition cruise operator Coral Expeditions has placed an order with Vard for a second 93.4 m, 120 passenger ship. This follows the April delivery of its first Vard ship, the Coral

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Brunvoll to deliver propulsion systems for zero emissions, zero crew Yara Birkeland

Molde, Norway, based Brunvoll AS has signed a contract with the Kongsberg Group covering delivery of propulsion systems for Yara Birkeland, the world’s first fully electric and autonomous containership. Brunvoll’s delivery includes

Zero-emission, zero-crew box ship to have PG Flow Solution pumps

Vard has selected liquid handling and pump specialist PG Flow Solutions to supply the engine room pump system for the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel, Yara Birkeland. As we reported

Offshore wind contract boosts Topaz Energy’s backlog

JANUARY 7, 2019 — Dubai, UAE, based Topaz Energy and Marine has signed a contract that, it says underlines the growing significance of offshore wind projects to the company. A large north

Ponant chooses Wärtsilä LNG solutions for ice class expedition ship

OCTOBER 15, 2018 — The polar ice-class expedition cruise vessel under construction by shipbuilder Vard for French operator Ponant will be powered by four 14 cylinder and two 10 cylinder Wärtsilä 31DF

SKF to supply stabilizers for world’s largest research expedition vessel

SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 — Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered SKF has won a €2.25 million (about $2.62 million) order to deliver two pairs of retractable fin stabilizers, including novel dynamic stabilizer covers, for a

Yara picks Vard to build its zero-emissions, zero-crew containership

AUGUST 15, 2018 — Norwegian fertilizer giant Yara has signed a shipbuilding contract worth approximately NOK 250 million (about $30 million) with Fincantieri subsidiary Vard for construction of the zero-emission vessel Yara

Vard to build third expedition cruise vessel for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

JULY 3, 2018 — Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has ordered a third Hanseatic series expedition cruise vessel from Vard. It is scheduled for second quarter 2021 delivery from Vard’s Langsten shipyard in Norway.

Vard wins contract to build three Norwegian Coast Guard vessels

JUNE 25, 2018 — Vard has won a Norwegian Defense Materiel Agency (NDMA) contract for the construction of three coast guard vessels. It says that the value of the contract exceeds NOK