Topic: Ship launch

Ferus Smit launches first NaabsaMax tanker

Ferus Smit has launched the first of two NaabsaMax coastal tankers ordered at its yard in Leer, Germany. Naabsa or “Not Always Afloat But Safely Aground” means the vessel is specially designed for calling niche...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Damen launches expedition yacht La Datcha

The luxury expedition yacht La Datcha has emerged from its building hall in the Netherlands. The 77-metre SeaXplorer built by Damen Yachting will be delivered towards the end of this summer.  La Datcha’s launch marks the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Heesen launches second hybrid yacht

Dutch yachtbuilder Heesen Yachts has launched its second hybrid yacht in the 5000 aluminium Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF) class. YN 19150 – Project Electra combines conventional diesel with diesel-electric propulsion. Project Electra is the successor...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Innovative dredger launched at Thecla Bodewes Shipyards

Thecla Bodewes Shipyards in Harlingen has launched the 3000-cubic-metre Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. The dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Sailing Yacht Sea Eagle II Launched in Amsterdam

The world’s largest aluminium sailing yacht, 81-metre Sea Eagle II, has been launched in Amsterdam. The yacht left Royal Huisman’s building dock in Vollenhove on a pontoon on 10 January for tight-fitting transport to the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Damen Launches Road Ferry 6819 E3 in Galati

Damen has launched the Amherst Islander II. This ferry is part of a two vessel order for the Ministry of Transportation Ontario. The E3 ferries will be the first passenger/car ferries in North America with...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Royal IHC Quietly Launches Krios

Royal IHC has launched the self-propelled 23,684-kW cutter suction dredger Krios (construction number 1277, imo 9848235), which is being built for Boskalis, Papendrecht. Despite that it is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk