Topic: Ship launch

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