Somebody is making good business at the moment:
Fuel efficient VLCC delivered from DSIC Dalian:
The third of Project ST-192 super trawlers have been launched:
A total of ten vessels designed by Skipsteknisk AS has been ordered,
ST -192 design:
The European way of keeping their shipbuilding industry alive:
The tug WATERMAN arrived with the newbuilding hull CELTIC in IJmuiden, the hull was taken over by 2 inland tugs for further transportation to Urk for final outfitting
Photo : Marcel Coster ©
PS> No it is not a ship yet. It is just an empty hull that will be outfitted at the yard in Urk. That keep Dutch shipyard workers and equipment suppliers busy for several months.
What flag she will be flying, who will man her and where she will be trading is not known yet(??)
In any case, it doesn’t matter to the shipyard workers, or their families.
Then there is this: