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February 26, 2015
Davie lays keel for LNG fueled ferry
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Chantier Davie Canada Inc. today held a keel-laying ceremony at its Lévis, Québec, shipyard to mark the beginning of the hull assembly for the MV Armand-Imbeau II. The vessel is the first of two dual-fuel liquefied natural...
February 26, 2015
Michigan shipyard faces $242,940 in OSHA fines
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Basic Marine Inc., Escanaba, MI, to pay $242,940 in fines for 18 safety violations. The company has also been placed in the agency's...
February 26, 2015
Detyens awarded $12.5 million MSC contract
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Detyens Shipyards, Charleston, SC, is being awarded a $12,592,370 firm-fixed-price contract for 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201).   Work will...
February 26, 2015
Robert Allan Ltd. names Rollie Webb Senior VP
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The Board of Directors of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, based Robert Allan Ltd. has announced the recent appointment of  Rollie Webb as Senior Vice-President.   In this newly-created position, Mr. Webb will work very closely...
February 26, 2015
Zuhai fast cats to have Rolls-Royce propulsion package
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Rolls-Royce is to supply waterjets and high speed MTU diesel engines to power two new aluminum catamaran fast ferries for Chinese ferry operator Zhuhai High-Speed Passenger Ferry Co Ltd. Designed by CoCo Yachts in the...
February 26, 2015
Philly Tankers newbuilds find charterer
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Philly Tankers, which is majority owned by Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, has entered into binding long-term time charter contracts with a domestic end-user for the two 50,000 dwt product tankers it has on order with the...
February 26, 2015
NTSB reports on ITB allision with USCG buoy tender
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The National Transportation Safety Board has published a report on  the July 28, 2013 allision in Cordova, Alaska, of the Bering Marine  ITB Krystal Sea/Cordova Provider and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, a 225 ft...
February 25, 2015
McDermott and Petrofacs in SURF marketing alliance
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) and London based international oilfield services provider Petrofac Limited have formed a strategic marketing alliance to pursue top-tier deepwater subsea, umbilical, riser and...
February 25, 2015
HOS sells four OSVs to MSC
FEBRUARY 25, 2015 — In its fourth quarter report released earlier this month, Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) reported that it had recently agreed to sell four of its 250EDF class OSVs currently chartered to the U.S. Navy and to...
February 25, 2015
Conrad Shipyard to build first LNG bunker barge in U.S.
FEBRUARY 25, 2015—It was an historic day for the U.S. maritime industry as Conrad Orange Shipyard, Inc., Orange, TX, a division of Conrad Shipyard, LLC, Morgan City, LA, signed a contract with WesPac Midstream LLC (WesPac), Irvine, CA, to build...