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The list of ship launches in 2006 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 2006.


Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
1 February  United Kingdom BAE Systems Naval Ships (YSL) Scotstoun, Glasgow, Scotland Daring Type 45 destroyer
19 February  Germany Meyer Werft Papenburg Pride of Hawaii Jewel-class cruise ship For Norwegian Cruise Line[1]
20 February  Germany Fassmer Berne Hanseatic Explorer For Harren & Partner
30 March  India Mazagon Dock Limited Mumbai Kolkata Kolkata-class destroyer
19 April  Germany Blohm + Voss Hamburg Braunschweig Braunschweig-class corvette
28 April  Spain Navantia Ferrol Otto Sverdrup Fridtjof Nansen-class frigate For Royal Norwegian Navy
28 April United States General Dynamics Electric Boat USS Hawaii Virginia-class submarine For US Navy
9 May  Singapore ST Engineering Benoi Supreme Formidable-class frigate
13 May  Netherlands Koninklijke Schelde Groep Flushing Johan de Witt Rotterdam-class amphibious transport dock
1 June  Italy Fincantieri Monfalcone Emerald Princess Grand-class cruise ship For Princess Cruises[2]
9 June  South Korea Hyundai Heavy Industries Son Won-il Type 214 submarine For South Korean Navy
14 June  United Kingdom VT Group HMNB Portsmouth, Portsmouth, England Clyde River-class patrol vessel
17 June United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut Hawaii Virginia-class submarine
24 June United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Sacagawea Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship
30 June  Germany Lindenau Kiel Seacoud For German Tanker Shipping[3]
12 July  France DCN Lorient Chevalier Paul Horizon-class frigate
4 August  Italy Fincantieri Sestri Ponente Costa Serena Concordia-class cruise ship For Costa Cruises[4]
10 August  Pakistan Karachi Shipyard Karachi Hamza Agosta 90B class submarine
11 August United States Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Avondale, Louisiana Green Bay San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock
30 August  Japan Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki Ashigara Atago-class destroyer
6 September  Germany Lürssen Bremen-Vegesack Magdeburg Braunschweig-class corvette
12 September  Poland Remontowa Group Gdańsk Argyle Ferry For Caledonian MacBrayne
16 September United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Sampson Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
22 September United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Makin Island Wasp-class amphibious assault ship
23 September United States Marinette Marine Marinette, Wisconsin Freedom Freedom-class littoral combat ship
29 September United States NGSS Ingalls Pascagoula, Mississippi Bertholf Legend-class cutter
9 October United States Northrop Grumman Newport News, Virginia George H.W. Bush Nimitz-class aircraft carrier
15 October  Germany Meyer Werft Papenburg Norwegian Pearl Jewel-class cruise ship For Norwegian Cruise Line
6 November  Japan Mochishio Oyashio-class submarine
11 November  Italy Fincantieri Monfalcone Fram Cruise ship For Hurtigruten Group[5]
18 November  Australia Tenix Williamstown, Victoria Otago Protector-class offshore patrol vessel For Royal New Zealand Navy
23 November  Finland Aker Finnyards Helsinki Star Cruiseferry For Tallink
? November  Greece Hellenic Shipyards Chaidari Pipinos Type 214 submarine For Greece Navy
6 December United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Alan Shepard Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship
15 December  Finland Aker Finnyards Turku Color Magic Cruiseferry For Color Line; largest cruiseferry in the world when delivered; completed at Aker Finnyards' Rauma shipyard
Unknown date  Singapore Damen Group Singapore Bornholm Express Fast Passenger Ferry For Christansøfarten, Gudhjem, Denmark.
Unknown date  Spain Astilleros de Huelva Huelva Clipper Point Roll-on/roll-off Ferry For Seatruck Ferries "Heysham Max" vessel for Heysham Warrenpoint route.

References

See also

Ship events in 2006
Ship launches: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Ship commissionings: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Ship decommissionings: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Shipwrecks: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

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