PSV newbuild being transformed into expedition yacht; New player in mega cruise ship market

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PSV newbuild being transformed into expedition yacht
April 27, 2016—A Vard 1-08 currently under construction at one of Vard’s Norwegian shipyards is being offered for sale not as PSV, but as a high end expedition yacht. The 82 m Vard 1-08 Kilkea is being created by the shipbuilder in collaboration with Shackleton Superyachts and is being offered through Edmiston & Company.

Lloyd Werft Group: new player in mega cruise ship market
Genting Hong Kong has completed its EUR 230.6 million acquisition of Nordic Yards’ three shipyards in Wismar, Warnemunde and Stralsund, Germany—the move creates a new competitor in the mega cruise ship market.

ABS reports another year of strong performance
In 2015, the ABS-classed fleet grew to more than 230 million gross tons, nearly five percent up on the previous year.

Ecuador crewboats built with Incat Crowther design and kit
The vessels will operate in support of Ecuador’s state-owned oil and gas company, Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana (Flopec).

KBB to present new turbocharger solutions at CIMAC
With the focus in the marine market more and more on efficiency and emissions reduction rather than outright power production, KBB is responding to these ongoing challenges for engine owners and managers by improving performance, and reducing life cycle costs.

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