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July 11, 2014
Ledcor orders two tugs at B.C. shipyard
JULY 11, 2014 — The Marine Division of Canada's Ledcor Resources and Transportation has awarded the construction of two A.G. McIlwain-designed tugs to Bracewell Marine Group Ltd. The two tugs will be built concurrently at the Bracewell shipyard...
July 11, 2014
MacGregor to supply Pusnes offloading system for FPSO
JULY 11, 2014 —Cargotec's MacGregor unit has won an order from Bumi Armada Berhad, Malaysia, to supply a Pusnes offloading system for the Kraken floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) conversion project. Bumi Armada is using a...
July 11, 2014
USCG responds to spill in Boston dry dock
JULY 11, 2014 — A Coast Guard Sector Boston pollution response crew has been responding to an oil spill from the USNS Fisher, drydocked at the Boston Ship Repair facility. The spill, estimated at approximately 11,000 gallons, is self-contained...
July 11, 2014
High Court quashes Seaman Guard Ohio charges
JULY 11, 2014 — The Madras High Court yesterday quashed the criminal case against all 35 crew members and security guards of the Seaman Guard Ohio, the ship used by U.S.-based maritime security firm AdvanFort International as an accommodation...
July 11, 2014
Signature Bank sets up commercial marine unit
JULY 11, 2014 —  Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based full service commercial bank, says that its specialty finance subsidiary, Signature Financial LLC, will begin offering direct finance services for the commercial marine...
July 11, 2014
Fairbanks Morse names Merriman marine sales manager
JULY 11, 2014 — Fairbanks Morse Engine, Beloit, WI, has named Rhett Merriman sales manager for marine power systems. Mr. Merriman, a veteran Fairbanks Morse manager, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role. Throughout his...
July 11, 2014
Philly Tankers firms up order for Jones Act tankers
JULY 11, 2014 — Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and newly-established Philly Tankers have now, through their subsidiaries, entered into firm contracts for two eco-design product tanker newbuilds and options for two additional vessels of the same...
July 11, 2014
CMN longliners feature Fluidmecanica equipment
JULY 11, 2014 — Cherbourg, France, shipbuilder CMN (Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie) has now delivered the first five in a series of 24 longline trawlers ordered by Mozambique. The 23.50 m long fishing vessels feature steering gears and...
July 10, 2014
Teekay LNG inks contracts for six Yamal LNG carriers
JULY 10, 2014 — As expected, Teekay LNG Partners, through a new 50/50 joint venture with China LNG Shipping (Holdings) Limited, has finalized shipbuilding contracts for six icebreaking LNG carriers for the Yamal LNG Project (see earlier...
July 10, 2014
Rolls-Royce to design and equip stern trawler
JULY 10, 2014 — Rolls-Royce has signed a £7 million contract to design and equip a stern trawler for the Norwegian fishing company Prestfjord Havfiske AS. The trawler is a Rolls-Royce NVC 370 design and will be built at Freire Shipyard in...

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