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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...
dellner-brings-its-braking-solutions-to-us-marine-market
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,...
deepwater-wind-sets-sights-on-new-offshore-wind-farm
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...
norwegian-operator-plans-key-west-to-havana-day-cruises
December 04, 2016

Norwegian operator plans Key West to Havana day cruises


DECEMBER 4, 2016 — Stavanger, Norway, headquartered shipowner Norled says it intends to start a regular day cruise connection between Key West, FL, and Havana, Cuba. "We understand there may be a significant interest for re-connecting these...
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December 03, 2016

Six-year prison term handed down in Navy bribery case


DECEMBER 3, 2016 — Another hefty prison sentence has been handed down in the bribery case known in Navy circles as the "Fat Leonard affair." Former supervisory contracting officer Paul Simpkins, 62, of Haymarket, VA, was sentenced to 72 months...
wartsila-energoprofin-now-available-for-cpp
December 02, 2016

Wartsila EnergoProFin now available for CPP


DECEMBER 2, 2016 — Wärtsilä EnergoProFin is now available for controllable pitch propellers (CPP) as well as fixed pitch propellers (FPP). The specially designed propeller cap has hydrofoil-section fins on the downstream side of the propeller,...
osg-completes-spin-off-of-international-seaways
December 02, 2016

OSG completes spin-off of International Seaways


DECEMBER 2, 2016 —Tanker company Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE: OSG) says that it has completed the previously announced separation of OSG into two independent, publicly traded companies: Overseas Shipholding Group and International...
uscg-issues-first-us-bwm-type-approval
December 02, 2016

USCG issues first U.S. BWM type approval


DECEMBER 2, 2016 — The U.S. Coast Guard today issued the first U.S. type-approval certificate for a ballast water management system. The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the certificate to Optimarin after its application for U.S. type...
lcs-senate-panel-hears-contrasting-views
December 02, 2016

LCS: Senate panel hears contrasting views


DECEMBER 2, 2016 — Testimony given yesterday at a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee underscored continuing differences of opinion on the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). Some of the sharpest criticism came in testimony from...
rolls-royce-to-shed-800-more-marine-jobs
December 02, 2016

Rolls-Royce to shed 800 more marine jobs


DECEMBER 2, 2016 — Rolls-Royce yesterday announced what it called "plans to accelerate the transformation of its marine business as a result of continuing weakness in the maritime market." Among other things, that translates into trimming the...

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