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January 28, 2015
NTSB reports on DSV fire
JANUARY 28, 2015 — The National Transportations Safety Board has issued a report on a fire that broke out on the Oceaneering International Inc. saturation diving support vessel Ocean Patriot on the evening of November 28, 2013. The vessel was...
January 28, 2015
Norwegian LNG-fueled escort tugs opt for Wärtsilä
JANUARY 28, 2015— Wärtsilä has signed a contract to supply three large new escort tugs for Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi with Wärtsilä dual-fuel (DF) engines integrated with a customized gas storage and supply system also supplied by...
January 28, 2015
Signet Maritime takes delivery of ASD tug
JANUARY 28, 2015—Last quarter, Signet Maritime, Pascagoula, MS, took delivery of its 72 ft Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tug Signet Vigilant. The ninth ASD added to Signet’s fleet in the last four years, the Signet Vigilant was built at the...
January 27, 2015
Crowley scholarships help three SUNY Maritime students
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Crowley Maritime Corporation 2014 Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships have helped to further educational opportunities for three students of State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College. The recipients, who...
January 27, 2015
Offshore leasing plan gets few industry cheers
JANUARY 27, 2015 — The Obama Administration today announced a proposed offshore oil and natural gas leasing program for 2017-2022  that National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi called "a small step in the right direction,"...
January 27, 2015
Bollinger Shipyards announces key promotion
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Bollinger Shipyards today announced another key internal promotion designed to enhance the strategic value of the company.   "I am pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Remont to Vice President and General Manager of...
January 27, 2015
Cruise giant Carnival in MOU with China Merchants
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Merchants Group (CMG) to explore the possibility of two joint ventures designed to accelerate the...
January 27, 2015
Schettino: I won't run away
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Italian prosecutors, who are seeking a 26 year prison term for former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino, have asked that he be put in pre-sentencing detention, but he says he is "definitely not" a flight risk. "I...
January 27, 2015
Italian operator orders Damen ASD 2810 for Ancona
JANUARY 27, 2015 — CORIMA, the Ancona unit of Italy's Gesmar Group, has ordered a 60 t bollard pull ASD 2810 tug from Damen Shipyards Group. The FiFi 1 tug will be Italian flagged and will be deployed in the port of Ancona, replacing a...
January 26, 2015
Irving gets AOPS build contract, is surface combatant prime
JANUARY 26, 2015 — As expected, Diane Finley, Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services, along with Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on Friday visited Halifax Shipyards to officially announce the awarding of the...

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