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August 30, 2016

Another LCS experiences an engineering casualty


AUGUST 30, 2016 — The USS Coronado (LCS 4) is headed back to Pearl Harbor after experiencing an engineering casualty when three days out from Hawaii headed for Singapore, reports the U.S. Naval Institute. "The crew took precautionary measures...
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August 30, 2016

C-Job Naval Architects to design 8,000 dwt rotor sail vessel


AUGUST 29, 2016 — Hoofddorp, Netherlands, headquartered C-Job Naval Architects reports that the Switijnk family, whose operations include Ameland Shipping B.V., has contracted it to develop a rotor sail equipped vessel design to meet its...
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August 30, 2016

Two more LNG carriers to have WinGD dual fuel engines


AUGUST 30, 2016 — Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has been selected to supply two five-cylinder X72DF (5X72DF) dual fuel engines for each of a pair of 180,000 cu.m LNG carriers ordered by South Korean shipowner SK Shipping Co., Ltd (SK)....
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August 30, 2016

BV classes newbuild LNG fueled tanker


AUGUST 30, 2016 — Classification society Bureau Veritas has classed the first LNG-fueled newbuilding oil/chemical tanker, the 15,000 dwt Ternsund, built under BV class by AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding Co. Ltd, Jiangdu, China for Terntank Rederi...
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August 29, 2016

Maxum Petroleum unveils latest bunkering vessel


AUGUST 29, 2016 — The Global Provider, Maxum Petroleum's newest bunkering vessel, is currently under construction at Jesse Co. in Tacoma, WA, and expected to enter service in January 2017. Scott Prince, CEO of Maxum Petroleum said "The launch...
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August 29, 2016

Croatian yard gets U.S. Navy job worth up to $31.9 million


AUGUST 29, 2016 — Viktor Lenac Shipyard, Rijeka, Croatia, has been awarded a $20,998,341 firm-fixed-price contract for a 179-day drydocking and overhaul of USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20). This contract includes 14 options which, if exercised,...
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August 29, 2016

Platforms and rigs evacuated as Tropical Depression 9 builds


AUGUST 29, 2016 — Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are evacuating platforms and rigs in the path of Tropical Depression No. 9. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Hurricane Response Team has been...
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August 29, 2016

Alfa Lava expands PureBallast BWMS portfolio


AUGUST 29, 2016 — Alfa Laval continues to develop and expand its line of PureBallast ballast water management systems (BWMS). A new skid-mounted PureBallast 3.1/300 Compact will be on display at SMM 2016. Self-contained and ready to install,...
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August 29, 2016

Navy investigates LCS 1 main propulsion diesel casualty


AUGUST 29, 2016 — Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP) is investigating a July 11 incident in which the Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of its main propulsion diesel...
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August 29, 2016

Ardent had Caribbean Fantasy covered


AUGUST 29, 2016 — The 561 ft cruise ferry Caribbean Fantasy which caught fire off Puerto Rico on August 17 is covered by an OPA-90, Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting "SMFF" coverage program provided by salvage company Ardent. Ardent responded...

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