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STX Finland delivers Viking Grace most advanced cruise ferry of her ...

STX Finland delivers Viking Grace most advanced cruise ferry of her ... | Finland | Scoop.it

On January 10th, STX Finland delivered Viking Grace a highly innovative cruise ferry interms of technology (dual fuell, safe return to port) and onboard services. Three days later Viking Grace started servicing the Turku-Stockholm route via the Aland Island.

The maiden voyage has been highly promoted in Finland and Sweden as well as in several other European countries mainstream media.All factors combined turned this new ferry introduction in the most successful in the ferry industry.

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STX Turku Shipyard Completes Keel-laying of Multipurpose Deck Cargo Vessel (Finland) >> Offshore Wind

STX Turku Shipyard Completes Keel-laying of Multipurpose Deck Cargo Vessel (Finland) >> Offshore Wind | Finland | Scoop.it

The highly versatile and modern vessel is designed for transportation of demanding and heavy project cargo, such as offshore wind farm structures. The ship is also very suitable for transporting energy wood in the Baltic Sea region, and she is also designed to operate as a flexible oil spill response vessel. This ice class 1A vessel is the first Double Acting Ship (DASTM) mode vessel on the Baltic Sea and she is also capable of running efficiently astern in ice.

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World Maritime News - Finland: Deltamarin Inks Contract for B.Delta Bulk Carriers Design

World Maritime News - Finland: Deltamarin Inks Contract for B.Delta Bulk Carriers Design | Finland | Scoop.it

Deltamarin has signed an agreement with Tianjin Xingang Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Co., Ltd., part of CSIC Group for the design of four very low fuel consumption Handysize Bulk Carriers to be built for M.T. Maritime Management Group / Strategic Shipping Inc.
Deltamarin will take care of the Basic and Detail designs of the vessels as well as of Technical Procurement handling. Deltamarin will also have a site team to take the design to production. This is the second order for the B.Delta37 standard bulk carriers, which have evoked the interest of the market with their improved deadweight, cubic capacity and especially the extremely low fuel consumption compared to other available designs.

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Helsinki shipyard starts production of second icebreaking supply vessel

Helsinki shipyard starts production of second icebreaking supply vessel | Finland | Scoop.it
Helsinki shipyard starts production of second icebreaking supply vessel  http://t.co/HfdGJtfo...)...
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ABB Wins Marine Order in Finland - The Maritime Executive

ABB Wins Marine Order in Finland - The Maritime Executive | Finland | Scoop.it

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order to provide complete power plant and propulsion systems for the first new build ship for German cruise operator TUI Cruises. The ship is being built in Finland at the STX Europe yard in Turku.

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Ships for the whole world

Ships for the whole world | Finland | Scoop.it

The delivery one year ago of a cruise liner by STX Finland Oy, the world-leading builders of luxury cruise liners, formed part of one of the biggest Finnish export deals of all time.  The company prides itself on continuously coming up with new innovative concepts...

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Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas makes its way to Jamaica

Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas makes its way to Jamaica | Finland | Scoop.it

Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas consists of more than 300,000 steel pieces meticulously assembled after three years of planning, and it was completed in 1999 in the bitterly cold city of Turku, Finland.

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Good News from Finland - New cabin construction method revolutionizes shipbuilding

Good News from Finland - New cabin construction method revolutionizes shipbuilding | Finland | Scoop.it
Shippax Oy has developed a new method for building accommodation cabins for ships and for offshore use. The construction method, based on steel Fixcel sandwich structures, is expected to revolutionize the quality and working practices of shipbuilding.
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