In its annual report, German trade organisation Verband für Schiffbau und Meerestechnik (VSM) says a fundamental, political change of course is becoming increasingly urgent for the maritime industry in Germany and the EU. The war in Ukraine has shown that things need...
The Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) will build three LNG bunker vessels for Titan, Wesmar and Nordic Hamburg. German Federal Economics Minister Robert Habeck granted a EUR 62 million subsidy to have the ships built. FSG will thus continue to be an important...
Germany has plans to deepen the Rhine river to tackle bottlenecks that occur during low-water periods. According to the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan (Bundesverkehrswegeplan) 2030, the navigation channel between St. Goar and Wiesbaden will be deepened from...
After a year-long pause, Meyer Werft, a major German builder of luxury yachts, is continuing to extend its order portfolio. By the end of 2025, the shipyard will construct a residential superyacht that will be able to accommodate up to 1,000 people. Another key...
Damen Naval, the dedicated subsidiary of the Damen Group that is focused on building warships and patrol boats, is continuing to invest in new equipment. To this end, the Dutch shipyard acquired a new powerful cutting machine, which will be installed in Vlissingen...
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