AWARDS 2023 | Best Electric Ro-Pax – Cap de Barbaria – Armon Shipyard

Best Electric Ro-Pax – Cap de Barbaria – Armon Shipyard Electric vessels are becoming larger, wider-ranging and faster. This fine example of that new breed is operating in Spain’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Its owner, Balearia, is very experienced and a cautious investor. So, the...

Iberdrola awards contract for new wind farm off Germany

Van Oord's installation vessel Svanen

Van Oord has been contracted by Spanish energy company Iberdrola for the construction of the Windanker offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea off Germany. Van Oord’s scope includes the transport and installation of 21 XL monopiles and transition pieces and the design, supply, and installation of the...

German Navy ships sail on seven-month Indo-Pacific deployment

The German Navy supply ship Frankfurt am Main underway in the Atlantic Ocean, April 26, 2009

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence has confirmed that two German Navy ships have departed Europe on a planned deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. The deployed vessels are the frigate Baden-Württemberg and the supply ship Frankfurt am Main (pictured). The two vessels recently sailed out of...

Fisheries Development Oman’s newest seiner completes sea trials

Adamas, a new tuna seiner ordered by Fisheries Development Oman

Spain’s Zamakona Yards has completed conducting sea trials of a new tuna purse seining vessel ordered by Fisheries Development Oman (FDO). Adamas belongs to a series that also includes the 2023-built Acila. It will be operated by FDO subsidiary Al Wusta Fisheries Industries, which trades under the...

Fred Olsen Express’ newest catamaran ferry floated out

Buganvilla Express, a new ferry for Fred Olsen Express' Canary Islands routes

A new catamaran ferry ordered by Spanish transport operator Fred Olsen Express was launched into the water for the first time on Monday, May 6. Buganvilla Express has a length of 26 metres, a beam of 9.8 metres, a maximum draught of 1.57 metres, and capacity for 250 passengers on two decks. Two...

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