shipbuilding

World’s first surface effect ship daughter craft starts sea trials

The world’s first daughter craft based on surface-effect-ship technology, ‘Sea Puffin’, has started two months of sea trials at Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 1 and Ørsted’s Horns Rev 2 wind farms. Sea Puffin’s design aims to enable developers to operate daughter craft vessels in difficult weather conditions.

HHI to close offshore facilities shipyard amid lack of orders

Hyundai Heavy Industries, South Korea’s largest shipbuilder, will suspend work at its offshore facilities shipyard in August, amid lack of orders, according to an official announcement by the company’s President and CEO, Kang Hwan-goo. The offshore yard will not operate until orders come back.

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