Press releases

Press releases of VSM

29. May 2018

"MethaShip" - new fuel with potential

The MethaShip research project investigated whether methanol can be used as a fuel for passenger ships. The results have now been presented by the project consortium, consisting of the Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Lloyd’s Register, MEYER WERFT and the associated partners Caterpillar, Helm...

23. May 2017

A YEAR OF EXTREMES

A YEAR OF EXTREMES

While the global shipbuilding sector is suffering its worst crisis in decades, German shipyards are receiving record numbers of orders for merchant vessels. Yet, weak global demand and increasing protectionism have set the industry’s alarm bells ringing.

 

27. May 2015

GREAT SUCCESSES IN ROBUST NICHES

Positive trend: Shipbuilding and maritime industries in Germany persist in spite of weak global market

Hamburg, 27/05/2015 — Environment friendly cruise ships, the largest-ever offshore seismology vessel for oil and gas exploration, the...