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February 09, 2016

ICS releases latest flag state performance table

FEBRUARY 9, 2016 —The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table for 2015/2016. The table provides an annual overview of the performance of the world's ship registers against a...
February 09, 2016

Fratelli Neri takes delivery of Damen ASD tug

FEBRUARY 9, 2016 — Italy's Fratelli Neri S.p.A has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 3212 from Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam in the Netherlands. The vessel, the Luisa Neri, is Fratelli Neri's first Damen newbuild tug and the first ASD...
February 09, 2016

Harvey Gulf newbuild to have Cathelco BWTS

FEBRUARY 9, 2016 — Chesterfield, U.K. based Cathelco is supplying a ballast water treatment (BWT) system for a Rampage 6400 multi-purpose field support vessel (MPFSV) being built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc., for Harvey Gulf International...
February 09, 2016

Giant box ship towed into Hamburg

FEBRUARY 9, 2016 — After an operation that started just after 2.00 a.m. this morning, the 399.6 m containership CSCL Indian Ocean arrived in Hamburg at 06.15 a.m., local time. The ship had been grounded in the Elbe River off the island of...
February 08, 2016

ECO to open shipyard in Port of Gulfport

FEBRUARY 8, 2016—Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Galliano, LA, will be investing $68 million in the opening of a new shipyard in the Port of Gulfport. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from ECO announced the shipbuilding operations at...
February 08, 2016

Hammonia containership detained in Tacoma

FEBRUARY 8, 2016 — The Coast Guard reports that Port State Control officers from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound discovered significant safety violations during an inspection of the 685-foot Liberian-flagged container ship Westwood Robson at the...
February 08, 2016

Rough night sets Anthem passengers tweeting

FEBRUARY 8, 2016 — Royal Caribbean's 4,180 passenger Anthem of the Seas was expected to arrive in Port Canaveral, FL, today after hitting a patch of rough weather that saw passengers confined to their rooms and taking to social media to report...
February 08, 2016

Optimarin BWTS picked for advanced U.S. built trawler

FEBRUARY 8, 2016 — An advanced stern trawler currently completing at the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard, Anacortes, WA (see earlier story), will be the first vessel in the fishing segment to be fitted with an Optimarin Ballast Water Treatment...
February 06, 2016

Industrial base urges earlier start of LX(R) construction

FEBRUARY 6, 2016 — Underscoring the point that Navy shipbuilding decisions are made on Capitol Hill as much as in the Pentagon, a coalition representing industrial base suppliers to the Navy's amphibious warships construction program have...
February 06, 2016

Vigor Marine wins $14 million T-AKE 6 drydocking contract

FEBRUARY 6, 2016 —Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, OR, is being awarded a $13,993,129 firm-fixed-price contract for a 45-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6). Work will include...