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November 24, 2015
Canadian shipbuilders in spat over interim oiler contract
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Canadian shipbuilders are embroiled in a spat over the Resolve-Class AOR interim fleet oiler being created by Chantier Davie Canada Inc. by converting a 183 m containership to provide a much needed refueling and resupply...
November 24, 2015
Metal Shark delivers multipurpose port security vessel
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Jeanerette, LA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a 55 ft multipurpose port security vessel to the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District in Louisiana.   Based on Metal Shark's Defiant-class monohull...
November 24, 2015
Royal Caribbean to upgrade turbochargers on four ships
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — MAN PrimeServ has won a contract from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) to retrofit the turbochargers on four cruise liners from its fleet. The contract covers the retrofit of a total of 30 turbochargers aboard the four...
November 24, 2015
Stena Bulk orders three more IMOIIMAX MR tankers
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered Stena Bulk has placed an order for three 50,000 dwt IMOIIMAX MR tankers with Chinese shipbuilder CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (CSSC OME), Guangzhou. It has also taken out an option...
November 24, 2015
Giant RO/ROs will have MacGregor access equipment
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Cargotec's MacGregor subsidiary has been contracted by the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver RO/RO access equipment packages for two post-Panamax 8,000 lane meter RO/RO carriers. The two vessels...
November 23, 2015
Donjon Shipbuilding makes major lighting upgrade
NOVEMBER 23, 2017 — Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair, Erie, PA, has made a major change to lighting its production, fabrication and assembly facilities. Located on the Lake Erie shore, the over 200,000 sq. ft. shipyard facility has a 92-foot...
November 23, 2015
New U.K. defense plan adds ships, costs more
NOVEMBER 23, 2015 —  British Prime Minister David Cameron today unveiled a five year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defense and Security Review in the House of Commons that included several changes to Royal Navy shipbuilding...
November 23, 2015
Senators seek robust funding for new Lakes icebreaker
NOVEMBER 23, 2015 — Both Michigan's U.S. Senators — Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters — have sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Homeland Security calling for robust funding in...
November 23, 2015
Glosten, Vigor use Cadmatic for Alaska Class Ferry design
NOVEMBER 23, 2015 — Turku, Finland, based Cadmatic reports that its 3D CAD/CAM engineering software system is being used used for the design and production of the new Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Alaska Class Ferry. The Alaska Marine...
November 23, 2015
Drank rum, lost situational awareness, ship grounded
NOVEMBER 23, 2015 — Here's another marine accident investigation report where the official summary only gives a hint of the horrors concealed in the full thing. It comes from the U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch and concerns the...
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