The vessel will be equipped with a 130 kW fuel cell system for a zero emission navigation
The launch, held privately and in full compliance with the current health regulations, followed the first steel cutting of the vessel “Sumaysimah”, fourth corvette of the same program.
The float out of MSC Seashore took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy. This is a major milestone in ship building as it is the first time a new vessel touches water and sees the ship enter the next phase of construction.
Viking’s seventh ocean ship – the 930-guest Viking Venus – was “floated out,” marking a major construction milestone and the first time that the new ship touches water.
The U.S. DoD awarded Fincantieri U.S. subsidiary, FMM, a nearly 800 million dollars contract for the concept design and construction of the first-in-class guided missile frigate of the “FFG(X)” program for the U.S. Navy.
The contract, anticipated on April, 1st and signed by VARD today, reaffirms the diversification strategy envisaged by Fincantieri for its Norwegian subsidiary
Following the Coronavirus emergency and in order to apply the measures that the Italian Government has gradually determined, Fincantieri has promptly carried out a series of actions aimed at preventing and countering the chance of infections in its shipyards.
The companies signed a MoU to develop joint circular economy projects to identify and implement technical solutions to confront the issue of marine litter, which affects the marine and coastal ecosystem due to floating plastic waste and microplastics.
Marakeb Technologies and Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to explore global collaboration opportunities in the field of autonomous technology.