Adventure of the Seas is the third of five Voyager-Class cruise ships that have been built for the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. It was constructed by Kvaerner Masa-Yards at the Turku New Shipyard in Finland. The other vessels were the Voyager of the Seas, which was delivered in October 1999, and the Explorer of the Seas, which was delivered in September 2000.
Celebrity Solstice is the first of the five Solstice-Class cruise ships in its range. Her sister ships include Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Silhouette and Celebrity Reflection. Delivered in October 2008, Celebrity Solstice was the largest cruise ship ever built in Germany until 2009.
Fjord Line's MS Stavangerfjord, the first of the two new cruise ferries ordered to Bergen Group, was commissioned in June 2013. Construction works on MS Stavangerfjord began in October 2010. The vessel completed its maiden voyage in July 2013. The second cruise ferry MS Bergensfjord will be commissioned a few months later.
l'Hydroptère is a hydrofoil-based experimental trimaran designed by Alain Thébault, a French yachtsman who is also the boat's captain. She officially became the world's fastest sailboat in November 2009, by breaking the outright nautical mile record. Approved by World Speed Record Council (WSRC), she recorded an average speed of 50.17kt over one nautical mile.
Pacific Orca is a purpose-built heavy-lift jack-up vessel owned by Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO). The self-elevating, self-propelled vessel has been built for use in the offshore wind farm market. With carrying and installation capability of up to 12 wind turbine generators (WTG), each rated at 3.6MW, she is the biggest wind farm installation vessel (WIV) in the world.
The Port of Klaipeda is a multi-purpose deep-water port that is undergoing a planned expansion to accommodate bigger ships. Klaipeda State Seaport Authority, a state-owned enterprise, is responsible for the expansion and modernisation of the port. The seaport is a major transit centre in Lithuania and one of the largest in the region.
Piraeus Port Authority is transforming the Port of Piraeus, the chief port of Greece, through a series of expansion projects. The transformation is a part of a scheme for improvements to the infrastructure of the port. The port is the largest port in Greece and has passenger traffic of up to 20 million a year.
APM Terminals Poti is planning to expand the Poti Sea Port in the city of Poti, Georgia. The expansion will involve the construction of a new deep-water multipurpose port, which will be able to handle cargo throughput of 50 million tonnes and two million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) per year, upon completion.
Sunrise Yachts, a yacht builder based at Antalya, Turkey, launched a new motor yacht of the Sunrise 45m Series, tentatively named Project 'Sunset', in August. The vessel was ordered by an undisclosed North-American yachtsman in July 2013, after the successful run of her sister vessel M/Y Africa, which was delivered in 2009.