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May 04, 2015
T&T Salvage completes Great Lakes OPA 90 response
MAY 4, 2015 — T&T Salvage was activated under its Salvage and Marine Firefighting Agreement to respond to a 600 foot laker that recently went aground on the St Mary's River near DeTour Village, MI. "The vessel was hard aground but stable,"...
May 04, 2015
Zentech to assess hull steel of Brazilian aircraft carrier
MAY 4, 2015 — Houston based marine engineering and naval architecture consulting firm Zentech is perform a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of the hull steel of the Brazilian aircraft carrier São Paulo, as part of the Brazilian Navy's...
May 04, 2015
Ingalls christens DDG 113 John Finn
MAY 4, 2015 —  Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the company's 29th Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113), May 2. DDG 113 is named John Finn after the...
May 04, 2015
WinGD demonstrates large bore Wärtsilä X-DF dual-fuel...
MAY 4, 2015 — Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) recently held a demonstration run of the first large bore model from its new range of Wärtsilä brand X-DF low-speed two-stroke engines. The X-DF technology features dual-fuel (DF) combustion...
May 04, 2015
SENER develops Multipurpose Subsea Support Vessel
MAY 4, 2015 — Spanish ship design firm SENER is developing a new Multipurpose Subsea Support Vessel  specially designed for subsea ROV (Remoted Operated Vehicle) light construction duties, for world-wide service. The ship will have a length...
May 04, 2015
Chilean wellboat operator orders MAN 6L21/31 gensets
MAY 4, 2015 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has won an order for three MAN 6L21/31 gensets to power a wellboat newbuilding for Chilean fish-farming operator Patagonia Wellboat. The new wellboat will be built at Asenav – Chile's largest, private...
May 04, 2015
Damen plans to bring floating dry dock to Curaҫao
MAY 4, 2015— Curaҫao could soon offer additional ship repair options. Damen Shipyards Group is cooperating with Nederex BV to provide ship repair services in Curaҫao's St. Anna Bay area. Those plans moved forward with the recent signing of a...
May 01, 2015
Drew Marine acquires Ocean Signal
MAY 1, 2015 —Margate, Kent, U.K. headquartered marine communications and safety equipment specialist Ocean Signal Ltd has been acquired by Drew Marine Ltd., Whippany, NJ. It will operate as a unit of Drew Marine subsidiary ACR Electronics, Inc....
May 01, 2015
Navantia launches last of 12 landing craft for Australia
MAY 1, 2015 — Spanish naval shipbuilder Navantia has launched the twelfth and final LLC fast landing craft in a series being built for the Royal Australian Navy. Their design is based on the fast landing craft built by Navantia for the Spanish...
May 01, 2015
ABS has "year of firsts and excellence"
MAY 1, 2015 — Classification society ABS held its Annual Meeting in New York on April 28, 2015. "2014 was a year of firsts and excellence in performance for ABS," said Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki. "We achieved the...