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August 25, 2016

Matson orders LNG-capable ConRo duo at NASSCO

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) today announced that its subsidiary, Matson Navigation Company, Inc.,has signed a contract with General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), to build two new...
August 25, 2016

Norsepower gets new funding for Rotor Sail development

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Finland's Norsepower Oy Ltd. is to receive EUR 2.6 million (about $2.93 million) in funding to further its research and development of its Rotor Sail technology. The funding is being awarded by the European Commission and...
August 25, 2016

Wartsila will supply regas system for FSRU conversion

AUGUST 25, 2016 —Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the regasification system for an FSRU (Floating, Storage, Re-gasification Unit) conversion project that Höegh LNG plans to carry out on a modern LNG vessel. The contract was signed earlier...
August 25, 2016

VIDEO: Tuco adds arctic workboat to ProZero range

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Faaborg, Denmark, headquartered Tuco Marine has introduced a new Arctic Workboat Daughter Craft. It is the latest addition to Tuco's ProZero series of daughter crafts, workboats and FRCs. Worldwide, a huge number of Arctic...
August 25, 2016

Wilhelmsen Ships Service helps owners cut Suez costs

AUGUST 25, 2016 —Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has established a dedicated local transit team to help its customers negotiate not just the Suez Canal, but also the complex rebate system designed to boost traffic through the recently expanded...
August 25, 2016

New Alfa Laval solution for LPG/E cargo reliquefaction

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Already used in the offshore oil and gas industry, the new Alfa Laval DuroShell plate-and-shell heat exchanger is now being introduced for demanding marine duties such as LPG/E cargo reliquefaction. An innovative construction...
August 25, 2016

VIDEO: Viking Grace receives 1,000th LNG bunkering

AUGUST 25, 2016 — Swedish company AGA Gas AB recently performed its one thousandth bunkering of Viking Grace, the largest passenger ferry thus far to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel. Delivered in 2013, the Viking Grace has now been...
August 24, 2016

Latest lease sale gets just $18 million in high bids

AUGUST 24, 2016 — Though today's oil and gas Lease Sale 248 was the the first federal offshore oil and gas auction broadcast live on the internet, the results were still dismal. It attracted $18,067,020 in high bids for 24 tracts covering...
August 24, 2016

NTSB investigators recover data from El Faro VDR

AUGUST 24, 2016 — The National Transportation Safety Board says that about 26 hours of information has been recovered from the voyage data recorder (VDR) of the El Faro, the TOTE cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October...
August 24, 2016

Gibbs & Cox makes VP promotion

AUGUST 24, 2016 — Independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox, Inc. has promoted Kevin Prince to Vice President of the Gibbs & Cox (G&C) Engineering Group. In this role, Mr. Prince will be responsible for...

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