World Traveller passes the MES tests with flying colours

World Traveller passes the MES tests with flying colours

NEWS World Traveller passes the MES tests with flying colours March 31, 2022 The tests on the functioning of the safety equipment and mechanisms of the polar vessel World Traveller took place in March 2021. The Marine Evacuation System (MES) and both rescue rafts were tested. All tests were carried out in the presence of…

West Sea has completed the third Liquefied Natural Gas conversion for Baleària

West Sea has completed the third Liquefied Natural Gas conversion for Baleària

NEWS West Sea has completed the third Liquefied Natural Gas conversion for Baleària March 3, 2022 In October 2021, Baleària awarded West Sea the contract to convert the Ro-Ro and passenger vessel Hedy Lamarr to operate on Liquefied Natural Gas. The main works carried out included the adaptation of the two main engines to operate…

West Sea receives the “85 years of the Portuguese Engineers Order” trophy in the Naval Engineering category

West Sea receives the “85 years of the Portuguese Engineers Order” trophy in the Naval Engineering category

EVENT West Sea receives the “85 years of the Portuguese Engineers Order” trophy in the Naval Engineering category December 1, 2021 On 27 November, West Sea was awarded the “85 years of the Portuguese Engineers Order” trophy in the Naval Engineering category, awarded by the Naval Engineering Association of the Engineers Order. The ceremony took…

West Sea wins in the Export & Internationalisation Awards

West Sea wins in the Export & Internationalisation Awards

EVENT West Sea wins in the Export & Internationalisation Awards October 18, 2021 West Sea was one of the companies awarded in the 11th edition of the Export and Internationalisation Awards, being the winner in the Large Companies – Tradable Goods category. The ceremony was held on 18 October at the Pousada de Lisboa. Vítor…

Artabro’s ship conversion project has been completed

Artabro’s ship conversion project has been completed

NEWS Artabro’s ship conversion project has been completed September 30, 2021 Artabro’s ship conversion project has been completed. This is West Sea’s most recent conversion project, and it started on 2nd June, when it arrived at the shipyard. The conversion of the 90.7-metre long and 18.8-metre wide vessel consisted in turning it from a Floating…

West Sea signs a contract with the City Council that will allow an investment of 3.5 million euros

West Sea signs a contract with the City Council that will allow an investment of 3.5 million euros

NEWS West Sea signs a contract with the City Council that will allow an investment of 3.5 million euros August 4, 2021 ​Pedro Duarte and José Maria Costa, Mayor of Viana do Castelo, signed a contract that will ensure an investment of over 3.5 million euros in the West Sea shipyard and the creation of…

World Traveller, the fourth Polar Expedition vessel already floats

World Traveller, the fourth Polar Expedition vessel already floats

NEWS World Traveler, the fourth Polar Expedition vessel already floats July 17, 2021 The World Traveller flotation took place on July 17, 2021.This is one of the most important milestones in the process of building a vessel, as it is when the first values of weight, trim and heel are measured. This data is all verified by…

The World Navigator, the third Polar Expedition vessel was delivered to Mystic Cruises

The World Navigator, the third Polar Expedition vessel was delivered to Mystic Cruises

NEWS The World Navigator, the third Polar Expedition vessel was delivered to Mystic Cruises June 7, 2021 The World Navigator was delivered to Mystic Cruises on June 7, 2021. It is the third Polar Expedition vessel built by West Sea. The ship completes its maiden voyage and leaves Viana do Castelo on July 25th, sailing towards Gibraltar…