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April 21, 2015
Wärtsilä launches new series of AHTS designs
APRIL 21, 2015 — Wärtsilä is using this week's Sea Asia event in Singapore to launch a new series of AHTS (Anchor Handling Tug Supply) vessel designs that put the focus on simplicity, efficiency, low fuel consumption, and a reduced...
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April 21, 2015
Big deal: Crowley, Svitzer merge salvage operations
APRIL 21, 2015—Starting May 1 there will be a new name in maritime salvage and emergency response—Ardent. The new company will be 50/50 owned by Crowley Maritime Corporation, Jacksonville, FL, and Svitzer, Ijmuiden, the Netherlands, after the...
abs-names-howard-fireman-senior-vp-and-chief-technology-officer
April 20, 2015
ABS names Howard Fireman Senior VP and CTO
APRIL 20, 2015 — Classification society ABS has appointed Howard Fireman to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Fireman, who will report to ABS Chairman and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki, assumes this role...
new-tanker-designs-with-less-ballast-offer-more-savings
April 20, 2015
New tanker designs with less ballast offer more savings
APRIL 20, 2015 — After developing a minimum ballast VLCC, a joint industry project involving Lloyd's Register and China's Dalian Shipbuilding Industry China (DSIC) and Dalian Ocean Shipping Co. has  continued to develop further detailed designs...
msc-cruises-cuts-steel-for-first-of-two-mega-ships
April 20, 2015
MSC Cruises cuts steel for first of two mega ships
APRIL 20, 2015 — MSC Cruises, the world's largest privately-owned cruise company, today marked a milestone in its $5.4 billion growth plan with the cutting of first steel for the first of two new Vista generation mega cruise ships on order at...
vane-takes-delivery-of-another-tug-from-chesapeake-shipbuilding
April 20, 2015
Vane takes delivery of 10th tug from Chesapeake Shipbuilding
APRIL 20, 2015 — Baltimore, MD, headquartered Vane Brothers Company has taken delivery Kings Point, the tenth of 14 Sassafras Class tugboats contracted by Vane Brothers at Chesapeake Shipbuilding of Salisbury, MD. Constructed under the...
first-of-three-towboats-for-tidewater-transportation
April 20, 2015
First of three towboats for Tidewater Transportation
APRIL 20, 2015—Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, headquartered in Vancouver, WA, recently took delivery of the Crown Point, the first in a series of three 102 ft x 38 ft towboats being built at Vigor Industrial in Portland, OR. The three...
marshall-islands-calls-for-imo-action-on-ship-ghg-emissions
April 20, 2015
Marshall Islands calls for IMO action on ship GHG emissions
APRIL 20, 2015 — There are no global warming skeptics in the Marshall Islands. Lying just two meters above sea level, the atoll island nation has already suffered unprecedented droughts, massive tides and the impact of increasing numbers of...
gibbs--cox-names-hans-vp-platform-solutions-group
April 20, 2015
Gibbs & Cox names Hans VP Platform Solutions Group
APRIL 20, 2015 — Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Gibbs & Cox, Inc., has appointed Matthew P. Hans as Vice President of its Platform Solutions Group. In this role, Mr. Hans will be responsible for profit and loss, financial...
mexico-selects-kongsberg-simulators-for-offshore-training
April 20, 2015
Mexico selects Kongsberg simulators for offshore training
APRIL 20, 2015 — Mexico has selected Kongsberg Maritime offshore simulators for the Marine Education Center in Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche. The order was placed by FIDENA (Fideicomiso de Formación y Capacitación para el Personal de la Marina...