Topic: Shipbuilding

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

Royal IHC delivers dredger Ghasha to NMDC

After completion and sea trials, the 8000-cubic-metre trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha has left the Netherlands to start its first project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Royal IHC built the vessel for National...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Dutch shipbuilding in 2019

There was a dramatic turndown in the shipbuilding industry last year. Several yards reported red figures and the order intake was just € 351 million, 45 per cent less than in 2018. SWZ|Maritime’s editor Gerrit...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

The sea battle of Artemision

The KNVTS has a proud tradition to connect its vision on the future with a view on the historic past of shipbuilding practice. Time for the chair of the KNVTS Ship of the Year Committee...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Feadship unveils superyacht W after refit

Feadship has completed a major refit in its home base of the Netherlands of the 57.60-metre superyacht W, originally launched as Larisa seven years ago. The refit included new anitfouling, modifications to the interior layout...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk