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The list of ship launches in 2003 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 2003.


Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
18 January  Italy Cantiere Navale Visentini Donada Eurostar Valencia Ro-pax ferry For Grimaldi Group
28 February  Finland Kvaerner Masa-Yards Turku Mariner of the Seas Voyager-class cruise ship For Royal Caribbean International
21 March  France Chantiers de l'Atlantique St. Nazaire Queen Mary 2 Ocean liner For Cunard Line
21 March  Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg Kedah Kedah-class offshore patrol vessel
18 April  India Mazagon Dock Limited Mumbai Shivalik Shivalik-class frigate
19 April  Netherlands Koninklijke Schelde Groep Flushing Evertsen De Zeven Provinciën-class frigate
29 April  People's Republic of China Jiangnan Shipyard Shanghai Lanzhou Type 052C air defense destroyer
3 May  United Kingdom Appledore Shipbuilders Appledore, North Devon Coruisk Ferry For Caledonian MacBrayne
16 May  Australia Tenix Defence Systems Williamstown, Victoria Toowoomba Anzac-class frigate
23 May Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Mærsk Line Kerteminde, Denmark Olga Mærsk Olga Mærsk-Class container ship For Mærsk Line[1]
6 June  Sweden Terra Nova Gothenburg Götheborg East Indiaman Replica For Svenska Ostindiska Companiet AB
20 June  Germany Meyer Werft Papenburg Serenade of the Seas Radiance-class cruise ship For Royal Caribbean International[2]
25 June United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi James E. Williams Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
12 July United States Avondale Shipyard Avondale, Louisiana San Antonio San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock
18 July  United Kingdom Swan Hunter Wallsend, England Largs Bay Bay-class landing ship dock
19 July United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Momsen Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
26 July  Germany Nordseewerke Emden Hessen Sachsen-class frigate
2 August  Germany Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft Kiel Spioenkop Valour-class frigate For South African Navy
8 August United States General Dynamics Electric Boat USS Virginia Virginia-class submarine For US Navy
16 August United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Virginia Virginia-class submarine
29 August  Japan Sazanami Takanami-class destroyer
1 October  Japan Takashio Oyashio-class submarine
2 October  Germany HDW Kiel Pahang Kedah-class offshore patrol vessel
16 October  Finland Aker Finnyards Rauma, Finland Victoria I Cruiseferry For Tallink
30 October  People's Republic of China Jiangnan Shipyard Shanghai Haikou Type 052C air defense destroyer
6 November  Italy Fincantieri Muggiano Salvatore Todaro Type 212 submarine For Italian Navy
November  Germany Nordseewerke Emden U 32 Type 212 submarine For German Navy
Date unknown  People's Republic of China Shanhaiguan Shipyard Qinhuangdao Mayflower Resolution Turbine Installation Vessel For Mayflower Energy Ltd
Date unknown Sietas 1166 Cargo ship
Date unknown  Japan Sumitomo Heavy Industries Yokosuka, Japan Mastera Crude oil tanker

References

See also

Ship events in 2003
Ship launches: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Ship commissionings: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Ship decommissionings: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Shipwrecks: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

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