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September 26, 2016

VIDEO: First Air Warfare Destroyer on builder's trials

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — Australia's Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance reports the successful completion of Builder's Sea Trials for the first destroyer in the three ship program, Hobart, following several days at sea off the coast of South...
September 26, 2016

AMS announces winners of 2016 Safety Awards

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — American Maritime Safety, Inc. reports that Liberty Maritime Corporation, McAllister Towing, Andrie, Inc. and Foss Maritime will be the recipients of the 2016 AMS Safety Awards. The companies will be recognized during...
September 26, 2016

Cruise giant reports record quarterly earnings

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — Cruise giant Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today announced what President and Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald reported were "the strongest quarterly earnings in our company's...
September 26, 2016

Former Singapore shipyard VP gets jail term, fine

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — Singapore's Straits Times today reports that a former senior vice president at ST Engineering's shipbuilding division ST Marine has been sentenced to 20 weeks jail and a SGD 100,000 (about US$73,000) fine for his role in...
September 26, 2016

Shipping confidence slightly up

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — International accountant and shipping advisory firm Moore Stephens says that shipping confidence, at least on the part of charterers and managers, actually improved for the second quarter in a row, according to its latest...
September 26, 2016

BAE Southeast wins $16 million T-AKE 2 award

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Alabama LLC, Mobile, Alabama, is being awarded a $16,045,915 firm-fixed-price contract for a102-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Sacagawea...
September 26, 2016

Xeneta opens New York City office

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — Xeneta, a benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight, is looking to bring a new understanding to the world's biggest container shipping market by opening its first U.S. office at 60...
September 26, 2016

Zentech Z-210 to have Thrustmaster azimuth units

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — Houston heaquartered Zentech, Inc. says that the azimuth thrusters for its new Z-210 self-elevating mobile offshore unit will be supplied by Thrustmaster of Texas. The thrusters are driven by electric motors powered by a...
September 23, 2016

Finland aims to take lead on unmanned ship development

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 — Finland is stepping up its efforts to take a lead in the development of unmanned ships by creating what's described as "an ecosystem for autonomous marine transport." The objective is to create the world's first autonomous...
September 23, 2016

ABS publishes new Subchapter M Guide

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 — Classification society ABS has released a guide to help U.S. domestic vessel owners comply with new U.S. Coast Guard requirements governing towing vessels that operate in U.S. inland waterways. The "ABS Guide for Building...

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