Northern Xplorer and West Sea reveal plans for world’s first zero-emission cruise ship

Northern Xplorer and West Sea reveal plans for world’s first zero-emission cruise ship

Norwegian cruise venture Northern Xplorer and Portuguese shipbuilder West Sea have signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of the company’s maiden vessel. The vessel features ABB’s fully electric propulsion system, including the battery and hydrogen fuel cell...
SAL and Jumbo order carbon-neutral heavy-lift project vessels together

SAL and Jumbo order carbon-neutral heavy-lift project vessels together

SAL Heavy Lift has signed building contracts for four firm plus two optional new generation heavy-lift ships with Wuhu Shipyard, China. This joint newbuilding programme involving SAL Heavy Lift and partner Jumbo Shipping is called Orca Class. The vessels will be...
Hypermodern training vessel Ab Initio put into service

Hypermodern training vessel Ab Initio put into service

On Friday, the first day of the World Port Days in Rotterdam, STC’s new training ship Ab Initio was christened in Rotterdam. The ship, built by Concordia Damen in Werkendam, will play an important role in STC’s maritime education programmes and is equipped...