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January 26, 2015
Havyard takes controlling stake in Norwegian Electric
JANUARY 26, 2015 — Norway's Havyard Group ASA has acquired 12.6 % of the shares in Norwegian Electric Systems AS ("NES") for NOK 18.3 million, increasing its ownership stake NES to 50.5 %. The acquisition is paid in cash and is being financed...
January 26, 2015
Rementowa cuts steel for first in BC Ferries' LNG trio
JANUARY 26, 2015 — Poland's Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. last week held a steel cutting ceremony at its Gdansk shipyard to mark the start of construction of three new LNG fueled intermediate class ferries (ICF) for Canada's BC Ferries. BC...
January 23, 2015
Irving to be Canadian Surface Combatant prime contractor
JANUARY 23, 2015 — Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Diane Finley, and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Peter MacKay, are set to announce continued progress on the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy at Irving ...
January 23, 2015
CoCo Yachts books order for high speed cat
JANUARY 23, 2015 — CoCo Yachts B.V., Gorinchen, Netherlands, has won another order for one of its Coastal Cruiser high speed ferries. In December, China's Xunlong Shenzhen Ferry Company signed a contract with Coco and the Plenty Shipyards...
January 23, 2015
ABB books record orders for Azipods
JANUARY 23, 2015 —  ABB's marine business has seen record levels of new orders, driven by solid growth in demand for electrical propulsion systems especially in the cruise and ice-going segments. In 2014, the company won orders worth $ 200...
January 23, 2015
Euronav ups size of U.S. IPO
JANUARY 23, 2015 — Antwerp, Belgium, headquartered Euronav NV has upsized the size of its initial U.S. public offering and announced the pricing. The size of the offering has been increased from the initially announced 13,550,000 ordinary...
January 23, 2015
Former "Google" barge sold
JANUARY 23, 2015—Did you ever wonder whatever happened to those four Google barges that were supposed to serve as floating showrooms perhaps for Google Glass in strategic locations on the U.S. East and Gulf Coast? One of them was recently sold...
January 23, 2015
McCain doesn't back down on Jones Act amendment
JANUARY 23, 2015—Despite being called “misguided” by a group of 32 Congressmen, U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) did not withdraw his amendment to the Keystone XL pipeline bill that would repeal the Jones Act. McCain’s amendment has drawn heavy...
January 23, 2015
Metcalf to succeed Cox as President of CSA
JANUARY 23, 2015—Long-time President and CEO of the Chamber of Shipping, Joe Cox, will retire on May 31, 2015, succeeded by Kathy J. Metcalf, currently the organization’s Director of Marine Affairs. Cox will continue assisting the organization...
January 22, 2015
MAN PrimeServ marks PMI Auto-tuning retrofit milestone
JANUARY 22, 2015 — MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo's service division, reports the 100th sale of its PMI (Pressure Measuring Instrument) Auto-tuning retrofit package. The MSC Filippa, a 2011-built, 13,400 TEU containership owned by...

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