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January 28, 2015
Rob Hogan to be Newport News VP manufacturing
JANUARY 28, 20015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that Rob Hogan has been appointed vice president of manufacturing at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division. Mr. Hogan began his career in 1976 as a welder. Since...
January 28, 2015
Evergreen adds more 18,000 TEU box ships
JANUARY 28, 20015 — As the trend to ever larger containerships continues, with TEU capacities that would recently have been record setting now becoming the norm, Evergreen Group today signed time charter agreements with Japan's Shoei Kisen...
January 28, 2015
Chevron expands deepwater U.S. GoM exploration plans
JANUARY 28, 20015 — Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) reports that subsidiary, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., will work with BP Exploration and Production Inc. and ConocoPhillips Company  to explore and appraise 24 jointly-held offshore leases in the...
January 28, 2015
Vroon takes delivery of ERRV-FSV
JANUARY 28, 20015 —  Vroon today took delivery of VOS Glory at Fujian Shipbuilding Trading in Fuzhou, China. The vessel will now be heading for the North Sea, where she will be managed by Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen. VOS Glory is a 60 m...
January 28, 2015
Indonesia to get another island
JANUARY 28, 20015 — Indonesia is an archipelago of 18,307 islands. It's about to get another. PT Muara Wisesa Samudra has contracted Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and 50:50 joint venture partner Van Oord to design and construct an artificial...
January 28, 2015
NTSB reports on DSV fire
JANUARY 28, 2015 — The National Transportations Safety Board has issued a report on a fire that broke out on the Oceaneering International Inc. saturation diving support vessel Ocean Patriot on the evening of November 28, 2013. The vessel was...
January 28, 2015
Norwegian LNG-fueled escort tugs opt for Wärtsilä
JANUARY 28, 2015— Wärtsilä has signed a contract to supply three large new escort tugs for Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi with Wärtsilä dual-fuel (DF) engines integrated with a customized gas storage and supply system also supplied by...
January 28, 2015
Signet Maritime takes delivery of ASD tug
JANUARY 28, 2015—Last quarter, Signet Maritime, Pascagoula, MS, took delivery of its 72 ft Azimuth Stern Drive (ASD) tug Signet Vigilant. The ninth ASD added to Signet’s fleet in the last four years, the Signet Vigilant was built at the...
January 27, 2015
Crowley scholarships help three SUNY Maritime students
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Crowley Maritime Corporation 2014 Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships have helped to further educational opportunities for three students of State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College. The recipients, who...
January 27, 2015
Offshore leasing plan gets few industry cheers
JANUARY 27, 2015 — The Obama Administration today announced a proposed offshore oil and natural gas leasing program for 2017-2022  that National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi called "a small step in the right direction,"...

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