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July 30, 2014
Princess Cruises orders another ship at Fincantieri
JULY 30, 2014 —Carnival Corporation & plc subsidiary Princess Cruises has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri covering construction of a new 143,000 gt, 3,560 passenger cruise ship that will enter service in 2017. The...
July 30, 2014
Hyundai Heavy reports red ink quarter
JULY 30, 2014 — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world's largest shipbuilder, yesterday reported its worst ever quarterly net loss — 616.6 billion won (US$601.7 million) in the April-June period, compared with a net profit of 66.8 billion won...
July 30, 2014
Hyde partners with Goltens on BWTS retrofits
JULY 30, 2014 — Hyde Marine, Inc. has launched an agreement with Goltens Green Technologies division to help shipowners determine how to best retrofit the Hyde Guardian Gold Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) into existing vessels. Hyde...
July 30, 2014
Eight-year prison term imposed in MSC bribery case
JULY 30, 2014 — Kenny E. Toy, 54, the former Afloat Programs Manager at the United States Navy Military Sealift Command, was yesterday sentenced by United States Chief Judge Rebecca Beach Smith of the Eastern District of Virginia to serve 96...
July 30, 2014
Resolve Maritime Academy builds new wet trainer
JULY 30, 2014 — Resolve Maritime Academy, Fort Lauderdale, FL, is building a new, two-story wet trainer. Larger and more expansive than Resolve's original, the L/V Gray Manatee. it will be used for stability and damage control...
July 30, 2014
Bollinger Fourchon marks safety milestone
JULY 30, 2014 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. reports that its Bollinger Fourchon, L.L.C. facility has worked thirteen years without a lost time accident. Building on a philosophy that starts at the top, Bollinger Shipyards strives for zero...
July 29, 2014
U.S. sanctions Putin's shipbuilder and its bank
JULY 29, 2014 — Russia's St Petersburg headquartered United Shibuilding Corporation, created by Russian President Vladimir Putin, a St Petersburg native, through a presidential decree in 2007, has been added to the list of entities sanctioned...
July 29, 2014
Burger books sightseeing vessel order
JULY 29, 2014 — Burger Boat Company is to build an 89 ft (27m) steel passenger vessel for Wendella Sightseeing Company, Chicago, IL. Styled after other vessels in the company's fleet, it will be used for Wendella's signature Combined Lake and...
July 29, 2014
Port state control to crack down on rest hours
JULY 29, 2014 — Port State Control authorities are to launch a crackdown to ensure that watchkeepers are getting the hours of rest set by the STCW Convention. A Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) will be held for three months from...
July 29, 2014
$112,500 spill penalty follows accidental sinking
JULY 29, 2014 — American Gold Seafoods faces a $112,500 penalty for an oil spill caused by the accidental sinking of its vessel, the Clam Digger, in July 2013 near Anacortes. The Washington Department of Ecology investigated the cause of the...

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