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August 28, 2015
Aircraft carrier overhaul at NNS marks another milestone
AUGUST 28, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division continues to make progress with the mid-life refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)....
August 28, 2015
R/V Neil Armstrong completes acceptance trials
AUGUST 28, 2015 — The first-of-class oceanographic research vessel R/V Neil Armstrong (AGOR 27), successfully completed acceptance trials Aug. 7 the Navy reported Aug. 27. Built by shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries at its Anacortes, WA,...
August 28, 2015
Finnlines orders Wartsila scrubbers for three more vessels
AUGUST 28, 2015 — Grimaldi Group member Finnlines has contracted Wärtsilä to supply three of its vessels with exhaust cleaning scrubber systems. The equipment is scheduled for delivery in early 2016. The system selected for the three vessels...
August 28, 2015
Cyprus owner loses EUR 565,000 to hackers
AUGUST 28, 2015 — Cyprus police said Wednesday that hackers presenting themselves as a company in Africa have stolen EUR 565,000 euros from a Limassol based shipping company, according to Cyprus media reports. The shipping company told the...
August 28, 2015
LR finds cargo stowing answers for box giants
AUGUST 28, 2015 — Classification society Lloyd's Register (LR), which is classing the world’s largest-ever containerships, has produced a series of proposals and guidelines on the safest, most cost-effective methods of stowing and lashing...
August 28, 2015
Elcano LNG carriers to be largest to transit Panama Canal
AUGUST 28, 2015—Two 178,000m³ LNG carriers for Spanish owner Elcano will be the largest of their kind to navigate the Panama Canal when they are delivered in 2017—ushering in a new pattern of global trade in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Being...
August 27, 2015
Great Lakes shipyard to build tug for Guatamalan customer
AUGUST 27, 2015 —Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, OH, has signed a construction contract to build one its Handy Size Class, 3,400 HP twin-screw tugboats for harbor towing operations in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala. Puerto Quetzal, on Guatemala's...
August 27, 2015
USCG orders precautions following Tianjin explosions
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Due to concerns that there may be potentially hazardous ash, debris or residues on vessels or cargo bound for U.S. ports, the USCG and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are monitoring vessel traffic and cargo departing the...
August 27, 2015
Ezra and Japanese engineering giant in subsea joint venture
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Singapore's Ezra Holdings has entered a binding MOU that will see Japanese engineering giant Chiyoda Corporation invest in Ezra's Subsea Services business, Emas AMC, to form Emas Chiyoda Subsea – a 50:50 Joint Venture. Ezra...
August 27, 2015
Maritime Salvage Conference set for Sept. 22-24 in Stamford
AUGUST 27, 2015—Shipowners, regulators, insurers, attorneys, and salvage professionals will gather at the 2015 Maritime Salvage Conference & Expo in Stamford, CT, this fall to discuss real-world lessons and practices of salvage, wreck...