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December 01, 2015
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers ATB
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS), Sturgeon Bay, WI, has delivered the Articulated Tug Barge Unit (ATB), tug Leigh Ann Moran and tank barge Mississippi, to Moran Towing Corporation. It is the first complete ATB unit...
December 01, 2015
New seal can be fully serviced underwater
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Wärtsilä has introduced an innovative new seal that can be fully serviced underwater, without setting up a habitat. The new Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal is the first product of its kind on the market, offering...
December 01, 2015
Castrol launches new cylinder oil
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Castrol launched a new cylinder oil designed for vessels operating in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs) using low sulfur fuels (including LNG). Cyltech ACT utilizes Ash Control Technology (ACT), which minimizes the risk of ash...
December 01, 2015
"Quiet drive" specialists cooperate
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — The management teams of CENTA Antriebe Kirschey GmbH and Christie & Grey Limited announce a strategic global sales cooperation between their companies. The agreement allows the two companies to join forces to engineer...
November 30, 2015
Davie box ship to oiler conversion gets go ahead
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — With hours to go before facing an $89 million cancelation fee, the new Canadian administration has given the go ahead for shipbuilder Chantier Davie Canada Inc. to proceed with Project Resolve. The project will see the...
November 30, 2015
New pilot boat has Volvo Penta IPS propulsion
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — A new Chesapeake-class MKII launch delivered this month by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding to the Tampa Bay Pilots Association features Volvo Penta integrated engine and drive systems.  The 52.7-ft, 28-knot pilot boat, designed...
November 30, 2015
Cat releases C9.3 ACERT platform to commercial market
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Caterpillar Marine has released the EPA Tier 3 compliant Cat C9.3 ACERT marine platform to the commercial market.   The engines and generators are MCS approved commercial solutions available with optional alarm and...
November 30, 2015
Two Tampa shipyards combine operations
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Two Tampa, FL, shipyards owned by Aaron Hendry — Gulf Marine Repair Corporation and Hendry Corporation — are to combine their operations. "Gulf Marine is known for its quality repairs," said Rick Watts, the newly...
November 30, 2015
Seacor eyes spin off of offshore business
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Seacor Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) is positioning itself for a potential spin off of its offshore marine subsidiary, Seacor Marine Holdings Inc. (SMH). Seacor Holdings has agreed to issue $175 million in convertible notes to...
November 30, 2015
Scania showcases Tier 3 line up at Workboat Show
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Scania will be showcasing its Tier 3 platform at this week's International Workboat show, including its 16 liter V8 and 13 liter inline engines. Scania engines are all based on Scania's new state-of-the- art modular engine...
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