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detyens-awarded-5-million-msc-contract
February 26, 2015
Detyens awarded $12.5 million MSC contract
SEPTEMBER 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...
robert-allan-ltd-names-rollie-webb-senior-vp
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...
zuhai-fast-cats-to-have-rolls-royce-propulsion-package
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...
philly-tankers-newbuilds-find-charterer
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...
ntsb-reports-on-itb-allision-with-uscg-buoy-tender
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...
mcdermott-and-petrofacs-in-surf-marketing-alliance
February 25, 2015
McDermott and Petrofacs in SURF marketing alliance
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) and London based international oilfield services provider Petrofac Limited have formed a strategic marketing alliance to pursue top-tier deepwater subsea, umbilical, riser and...
hos-sells-four-osvs-to-msc
February 25, 2015
HOS sells four OSVs to MSC
FEBRUARY 25, 2015 — In its fourth quarter report released earlier this month, Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) reported that it had recently agreed to sell four of its 250EDF class OSVs currently chartered to the U.S. Navy and to...
conrad-shipyard-to-build-first-lng-bunker-barge-in-us
February 25, 2015
Conrad Shipyard to build first LNG bunker barge in U.S.
FEBRUARY 25, 2015—It was an historic day for the U.S. maritime industry as Conrad Orange Shipyard, Inc., Orange, TX, a division of Conrad Shipyard, LLC, Morgan City, LA, signed a contract with WesPac Midstream LLC (WesPac), Irvine, CA, to build...
state-of-coast-guard?-under-heavy-strain
February 25, 2015
State of Coast Guard? Under heavy strain
FEBRUARY 25, 2015 — "Everyone will receive a pay check for work performed through February 27,"  Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft  said Tuesday as he delivered the 2015 State of the Coast Guard Address against the back drop of a...
rolls-royce-to-power-17-qatar-coastguard-patrol-craft
February 25, 2015
Rolls-Royce to power 17 Qatar Coastguard patrol craft
FEBRUARY 25, 2015 — Rolls-Royce has secured a £15.8 million contract to supply Rolls-Royce MTU high-speed engines and a suite of waterjet propulsion systems for 17 fast patrol vessels under construction at Turkey's Ares Shipyard for the Qatar...