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Significant Ships of 2018

Editor: Richard HalfhideSIG SHIPS
Associate Editor: Joseph Stewart


Significant Ships of 2018 is a RINA annual publication providing an invaluable reference source to some of the very best in today's ship design and construction. It gives technical details of 46 selected merchant ships of all classes and types, mostly of some 100m in length and above, which were completed last year by shipyards worldwide.

Significant Ships of 2018 follows the same format as the previous editions. Two pages are devoted to every vessel; on the first page appears a photograph (full colour) of the ship in question, followed by a concise technical description highlighting the key features, this is supported by a comprehensive tabular list, detailing technical data. On the following page a set of general arrangement plans appears.

Significant Ships of 2018 is available in print and USB format

Ref: SIGS18 Publication Price - £48 (RINA Members £42)



Significant Ships of 2018SIG SHIPS cover 2018

The Newbuildings included in this volume of Significant Ships of 2018

  • Almi Atlas: Very large crude carrier
  • Amphion: Very large crude carrier
  • British Partner: LNG carrier
  • BW Tulip: LNG carrier
  • CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupery: Ultra large container ship
  • CMA CGM Pregolia: Feeder ship
  • Daniel K Inouye: Container ship
  • DHT Bronco: Very large crude carrier
  • Eagle Barcelona: Crude oil tanker
  • El Coquí: Con-ro
  • Flavin: Crude/product carrier
  • Fure Vinga: Chemical/product tanke
  • Gagarin Prospect: Aframax tanker
  • Golar Nanook: FSRU/LNG carrier
  • HMM Promise: Container ship
  • Hoegh Gannet: FSRU/LNG carrier
  • Iberian Sea: Tanker
  • Industrial Courage: Heavy lift vessel
  • Industrial Fame: Heavy lift vessel
  • Kairos: LNG bulker supply vessel
  • Marshal Vasilevskiy: FSRU/LNG carrier
  • Marvel Eagle: LNG carrier
  • Marvel Falcon: LNG carrier
  • Morviken: Crude oil tanker
  • Nautical Deborah: Product tanker 
  • New Golden Bridge VII: Ro-pax
  • New Shidao Pearl: Ro-pax
  • Pola Makaria: Multi-purpose dry-cargo vessel
  • Sabre Trader: Container vessel
  • Saint John Paul II: High-speed ferry
  • Sao Diana: Ore carrier
  • RRS Sir David Attenborough: Research vessel
  • Sunflower Satsuma: Ro-pax
  • Titus: Car carrier
  • Tropic Hope: Feeder ship
  • W B Yeats: Cruise ferry
  • Yuan He Hai: Very large ore carrier

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