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classnk-releases-report-on-mol-comfort-investigation
September 30, 2014
ClassNk releases report on MOL Comfort investigation
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 —  A report on the structural safety of large containerships has now been released by the investigative panel set up by classification society ClassNK  following the June 2013 casualty that saw the five year old...
marcon-brokers-its-300th-tug
September 29, 2014
Marcon brokers its 300th tug
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, WA, has brokered its 300th   tug with the sale of the U.S. flag, twin screw tug Pacific Patriot (ex-Pacific King) from Kirby Marine Offshore to U.S. West Coast buyers on...
hamiltonjet-propulsion-for-worlds-largest-fcb
September 29, 2014
HamiltonJet units for world's largest fast crewboat
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — HamiltonJet, Christchurch, New Zealand, has released some further details on the H900 waterjets that propel the world's largest FCB (Fast Crew Boat), the 70 m Muslim Magomayev now undergoing sea trials at shipbuilder Incat...
crowley-adds-heavy-lift-barges-to-asia-pacific-assets
September 29, 2014
Crowley adds heavy lift barges to Asia Pacific assets
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has received the first two of potentially four, new heavy-lift, ballastable deck barges (HDBs) for use by clients in the Asia-Pacific region. The new barges will be contracted...
candies-sscv-to-have-siemens-diesel-electric-solution
September 29, 2014
Candies newbuild to have Siemens diesel-electric solution
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — A 107 m x 22 m Subsea Support & Construction Vessel (SSCV) being built by Otto Candies LLC at its Candies Shipbuilding yard in Houma, LA , is to have a Siemens Blue Drive Plus C low voltage diesel electric propulsion...
saab-kockums-gets-submarine-overhaul-contract
September 29, 2014
Saab Kockums gets submarine overhaul contract
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to overhaul the submarine HMS Halland. The order covers the period 2014-2015 and is valued at SEK 130 million. The order is part of a letter...
ulstein-books-contract-for-van-oord-rock-installer
September 29, 2014
Ulstein books contract for Van Oord rock installer
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Ulstein has been awarded a design and equipment contract for the subsea rock installation vessel recently ordered from Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group's Ningbo shipyard in China by Rotterdam headquartered Van Oord Dredging...
rescued-scottish-shipyard-gets-order-for-hybrid-ferry
September 29, 2014
Rescued Scottish shipyard gets order for hybrid ferry
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — A Scottish shipyard has won its first newbuilding order since being bought from bankruptcy administrators earlier this month by private equity investor Clyde Blowers. Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today...
astomos-energy-orders-third-vlgc-at-mhi
September 29, 2014
Astomos Energy orders third LPG carrier at MHI
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Japan's Astomos Energy Corporation has ordered a third 83,000 cu.m very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Identical to two ships Astomos already has on order at MHI's Nagasaki...
eastern-cuts-steel-for-dredge-atb
September 28, 2014
Eastern cuts steel for dredge ATB
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding reports that on September 15 it cut steel to start construction of the trailing suction hopper dredge articulated tug barge on order for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (NASDAQ: GLDD) (see...

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