Guangzhou Shipyard International, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, and Guangdong Intelligent Unmanned System Research Institute signed a procurement contract for the construction of a comprehensive marine scientific research ship in Nansha.
A huge iceberg broke off the Antarctic ice sheet about two weeks ago. The Polarstern is the only research ship on site and has used the opportunity to sail into the gap between the Brunt Ice Shelf and the iceberg.
Bureau Veritas (BV) has awarded classification to the research vessel Jákup Sverri. Built in the Faroese MEST Shipyard, the vessel’s primary task will be to survey in and around the Faroe Islands.
“Kronprins Haakon”, the oceanographic icebreaker which will operate in the polar waters and which was built by Fincantieri for IMR, was delivered in recent days in the Norwegian yard of Vard Langsten.
Wärtsilä will supply an ultra-silent propulsion package for a new research vessel to be built for the Faroe Islands Marine Research Institute, a Faroese Government organisation.
After careful evaluation, Damen Green Solutions has designed a ballast water management system (BWMS) for the Government of Australia’s next-generation ASRV.
Duke University has received $11 million for the construction and operation of a new state-of-the-art ship that will expand teaching and research capabilities at its marine lab.
Marking the commencement of construction of the Damen ASRV a steel cutting ceremony has been held at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania.
Freire Shipyard has recently delivered the DNV GL classed B.A.P. Carrasco, one of the world’s most advanced polar oceanographic research vessels.