List of ship launches in 2008

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The list of ship launches in 2008 includes a chronological list of all ships launched in 2008.

Country Builder Location Ship Class / type Notes
26 January  United States Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, Mississippi Dewey Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
1 February  Italy Fincantieri Monfalcone Ruby Princess Modified Grand-class cruise ship For Princess Cruises
13 February  Russia Sevmash Severodvinsk Yury Dolgorukiy Borei-class submarine
21 February  United States Electric Boat Groton, Connecticut New Hampshire Virginia-class submarine
24 February  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Stockdale Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
1 March  Germany Ferus Smit Leer Eemshorn
10 March  Spain Navantia Ferrol Juan Carlos I Juan Carlos I-class amphibious assault ship
March  South Korea Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Okpo Sirius Star
6 April  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Amelia Earhart Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship
21 June  United Kingdom Colin Rees Milbrook Spirit of Mystery lugger Replica of Mystery
30 June  Italy Fincantieri Sestri Ponente Costa Pacifica Concordia-class cruise ship For Costa Cruises
30 June  Italy Fincantieri Marghera Costa Luminosa Hybrid Vista-class and Spirit-class cruise ship For Costa Cruises
12 July  United States NGSS Ingalls Pascagoula, Mississippi Waesche Legend-class cutter
10 August  Germany Meyer Werft Papenburg Celebrity Solstice Solstice-class cruise ship For Celebrity Cruises
18 September  United States National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego, California Carl Brashear Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship
25 September  Germany Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Flensburg Northern Expedition RORO Ferry
26 September  United States Halter Marine, Inc. Pascagoula, Mississippi Bell M. Shimada Research vessel
27 September  Germany Ferus Smit Leer Citadel
9 October  Netherlands Koninklijke Niestern Sander Delfzijl Laganborg For Wagenborg
15 October  Japan Unryū Sōryū-class submarine
15 October  Spain Astilleros de Huelva, Sevilla Clipper Pennant Ro-Ro Ferry For Seatruck Ferries
18 October  United States Bath Iron Works Bath, Maine Wayne E. Meyer Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
24 October  Italy Fincantieri Monfalcone Carnival Dream Dream-class cruise ship For Carnival Cruise Lines[1]
5 November  Turkey Marmara Shipyards Istanbul YM Uranus Chemical tanker
17 November  United Kingdom BVT Surface Fleet Govan Dragon Type 45 destroyer
22 November  Finland STX Europe Turku Oasis of the Seas Oasis-class cruise ship For Royal Caribbean International
24 November  Malaysia PSC-Naval Dockyard Kelantan Kedah-class offshore patrol vessel

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Ship events in 2008
Ship launches: 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ship commissionings: 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ship decommissionings: 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Shipwrecks: 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013