Swan Hunter Shipbuilders of Great Britain has delivered the RRS (Royal Research Ship) James Clark Ross to the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The 325-foot-long by 61.8-footbeam vessel is designed as a multirole ship, to be capable of operating safely in Polar waters,
The French Chantiers du Nord et de la Mediterranee (Normed) and the Finnish Wartsila Group have recently founded a joint venture company for manufacture of Wartsila Diesel Division's medium-speed heavy-fuel engines at Normed's La Ciotat shipyard.
Wartsila Diesel of Finland will deliver 16 Vasa 32 engines for Norwegian offshore vessels under construction in Singapore. Wartsila Vasa 32 main engines will be installed in the four tug supply vessels ordered by the Norwegian Viking Supply Ships A.