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April 17, 2014
TGE Marine books LNG fuel system packages
APRIL 17, 2014 — TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH, Bonn, Germany, has been awarded contracts by MAN Diesel & Turbo for the design and supply of high- and low pressure LNG fuel gas packages for the two LNG-fueled on Con-Ro vessels ordered...
April 17, 2014
MPT's Amy Beavers appointed MERPAC Vice Chair
APRIL 17, 2014 — Amy Beavers, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance at Maritime Professional Training, Fort Lauderdale, FL, has been appointed by RADM Joseph Servidio, USCG, to the position of Vice Chair of the Merchant Marine Personnel...
April 17, 2014
Chief engineer gets jail term for Singapore bunker scam
APRIL 17, 2014 — A Singapore court has sentenced the chief engineer of a 105,365 dwt crude oil tanker to 18 months in jail for his role in a bunkering "buy back" scam. According to a joint statement by the Maritime and Port Authority of...
April 17, 2014
Royal Caribbean to homeport Quantum in Shanghai
APRIL 17, 2014 — Royal Caribbean International is to homeport its newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, in Shanghai. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following her inaugural winter season sailing out of New York Harbor to the...
April 16, 2014
Ensco orders jack-up duo at Lamprell
APRIL 16, 2014 — Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has ordered two high-specification jack-ups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141 at UAE shipbuilder Lamprell. Both rigs, which will incorporate Ensco's patented Canti-Leverage Advantage technology, are enhanced...
April 16, 2014
BOEM plans Western Gulf lease sale
APRIL 16, 2014 — Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau has announced that the bureau will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will...
April 16, 2014
Lockheed Martin delivers LNG tank for Harvey Gulf newbuild
APRIL 16, 2014 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has leveraged technology and experience from the manufacturing of NASA's space shuttle external tanks to deliver the LNG tank for the first of the series of LNG-fueled offshore support vessels...
April 16, 2014
BAE Systems picks Siemens for MSSCV diesel electric solution
APRIL 16, 2014 — Siemens Industry has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to supply its Blue Drive low voltage diesel electric propulsion solution for the Multipurpose Subsea Support and Construction Vessel (MSSCV) to be built by BAE...
April 16, 2014
Tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry nears completion
APRIL 16, 2014 — The largest tall ship to be built in the U.S. in the past 100 years is coming closer to completion. Work on the 200 ft, three masted, square rigged SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is underway at several locations. The ship's hull is at...
April 16, 2014
Rolls-Royce to pay EUR 2.43 billion for Daimler RRPS stake
APRIL 16, 2014 — Rolls-Royce and Daimler report that they have agreed the valuation of Daimler's 50% equity interest in the joint venture Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS). Both parties have determined the fair market value of Daimler's shares...

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