Shipyard news

But a lot of ships are coming from Chinese yards at the moment:
https://en.portnews.ru/news/301430/
This one will come to a port near you soon.

ABB deliver their technology to Chin’s first hybrid SAR vessel:

Looks like small US shipyards are fairly busy building tugs and other smaller vessels for the domestic market:

Larger US yards are mostly struggling, but some are even upgrading to meet the requirement of the Navy for new vessels:

Nexan’s new Cable layer Aurora is progressing at Ulstein Verft:
https://www.offshore-mag.com/rigs-vessels/article/14183217/capstan-installed-on-nexans-cablelay-vessel#:~:text=ULSTEINVIK%2C%20Norway%20–%20Ulstein%20Verft%20has,are%20about%20to%20be%20installed.&text=The%20vessel%20is%20due%20to,and%20operational%20by%20mid-2021.

The Reel Cable Layer Subsea Vega has started sea trials and will soon be ready to join the Subsea 7 fleet as their new flagship:


MAYBE she will show up in a Gulf near you soon??

Shipyards needs to change focus for a sustainable future:
Or so say this article by a Director from Yaskawa Environmental Energy:

If you, like me, is/was wondering about what is Yaskawa??
Obviosly a Japanese company, based on the name, but the fellow that is quoted is obviously Norwegian (also by the name)

Well wonder no more, it is all revealed here:

And here:

Sovcomflot take delivery of another dual fuel LNG Carrier from STX:

And on the other side of the Pacific, Ingalls is about to deliver another NSC to USCG:
https://www.asdnews.com/news/defense/2020/09/14/ingalls-shipbuilding-successfully-completes-builders-trials-stone-wmsl-758#:~:text=Ingalls%20Shipbuilding%20Successfully%20Completes%20Builder’s%20Trials%20for%20Stone%20(WMSL%20758,%2C%20Stone%20(WMSL%20758).