On Thursday, 23 May 2013, Hamburg Süd celebrated the double christening of its container ships Cap San Nicolas and Cap San Marco at the Hyundai Heavy Industries yard in Ulsan (South Korea).
Century adds a 7th luxury river cruise ship, 'Century Legend' to its Yangtze fleet.
The new 398-passenger Century Legend is a sister ship to the Century Paragon,
Norway's SinOceanic Shipping ASA facilitates newbuilding orders for 10 x 8,800 TEU containerships at Jinhai Heavy Industries.
On behalf of foreign interests,
Imtech Marine signed a contract to be involved in the execution of the capability upkeep program Walrus-class submarines (IP-W) of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
The naming of Service Support Vessel DP Gezina in Hardinxveld – Giessendam was performed by Mrs. Gezina Roelofs, and witnessed by the 200 guests attending the event.
The Holland Shipbuilding Association say that the various shipbuilding sectors presented a mixed picture in the past year, ship repair & supereyact construction did well, not so large new-buildings.