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February 27, 2015
Damen delivers hybrid ASD tug
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 — Netherlands-based towage and salvage specialist Multraship recently took delivery of a Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tug built at Damen Shipyards Galaţi, in Romania, as part of a fleet expansion program that includes a number of...
February 27, 2015
Tallink orders LNG fueled fast ferry at Meyer Turku
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 — Following up on a letter of intent signed in December last year, Estonia's AS Tallink Grupp has signed a contract with shipbuilder Meyer Turku Oy for the construction of an LNG fueled fast ferry for shuttle operation on the...
February 27, 2015
HHI adds mega floating crane
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.(HII) reports that its Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries shipbuilding affiliate has completed a 10,000 ton heavy lift vessel (HVL), the Hyundai-10000, at its shipyard in Yeongam, South Korea....
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...