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December 06, 2016

Ship management giant has a new owner

DECEMBER 6, 2016 — OMERS Private Equity ("OPE"), part of OMERS Private Markets, says that it has agreed to sell ship manager V.Group to another private equity firm, Advent International OPE will reinvest in a minority stake in V.Group, working...
December 06, 2016

Conversion will create world's largest emission-free ferries

DECEMBER 6, 2016 — ABB's electrification of two 238 m ferries for Sweden's HH Ferries Group is moving ahead. HH Ferries, which operates the ferry route between Helsingborg (Denmark)and Helsingör (Sweden), has selected Öresund Dry Docks as the...
December 06, 2016

First Norwegian vessel gains Polar Code certification

DECEMBER 6, 2016 — A Simon Møkster Shipping AS platform supply vessel, M/V Stril Polar, is the first Norwegian vessel to comply with new IMO Polar Code, receiving the first polar ship certificate issued by DNV GL and the Norwegian Maritime...
December 06, 2016

BAE Norfolk gets $55.7 million for Wasp work

DECEMBER 6, 2016 — BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair Inc., Norfolk, VA, is being awarded a $55,766,162 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4407) for USS Wasp (LHD-1) fiscal 2017 planned maintenance availability. A planned...
December 05, 2016

Leadership change at Washington State Ferries

DECEMBER 5, 2016 – Lynne Griffith is to retire as Washington State Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary for the Washington State Ferries Division at the end of January. Ferries division Chief of Staff Elizabeth Kosa, who has served...
December 05, 2016

Davie is Canada's first yard with ISO 14001:2015...

DECEMBER 5, 2016 — Within weeks of becoming the first shipyard in Canada to earn the ISO 9001:2015 certification, Davie Shipbuilding has succeeded in meeting the latest globally-recognized environmental standards by becoming the first yard in...
December 05, 2016

McAllister tugs first with CAT Marine 3516E Tier 4 engines

DECEMBER 5, 2016 – Caterpillar Marine reports that Horizon Shipbuilding, Bayou LaBatre, AL, is in the process of installing the first production EPA Tier 4 certified 3516E EPA CAT Marine engines, on a pair of tugs it is building for McAllister...
December 05, 2016

IHC launches first LNG-fueled hopper dredge

DECEMBER 5, 2016 — Royal IHC launched the world's first LNG fueled trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) in a December 3 ceremony at its Kinderdijk shipyard in the Netherlands. Built for DEME, the Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and...
December 05, 2016

Dellner brings its braking solutions to U.S. marine market

DECEMBER 5, 2016 — Sweden's Dellner Brakes AB used last week's International Workboat show to introduce its portfolio of technologically advanced braking solutions to the U.S. marine market, including the world's first fully automated,...
December 04, 2016

Deepwater Wind sets sights on new offshore wind farm

DECEMBER 4, 2016—With the Block Island Wind Farm set to begin producing electricity in a matter of days, project developer Deepwater Wind has already set its sights on its next location—Ocean City, MD. Last month Deepwater Wind announced it...

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