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July 01, 2015
MES puts first commercial ME-LGI engine through its paces
JULY 1, 2015 — MAN Diesel & Turbo licensee Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) recently tested the very first ME-LGI engine to ever be commercially produced at its Tamano, Japan, works, burning HFO and methanol to...
July 01, 2015
Dan-Bunkering appoints new MD in Houston
JULY 1, 2015 — Mikkel Søholm Vestergaard has joined Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc. as Managing Director at the company's office in Houston, TX. Mr. Vestergaard began his career with Dan-Bunkering back in 2003 in the head office in Middelfart ,...
July 01, 2015
Ice patrol ship HMS Protector is protected by Ecospeed
JULY 1, 2015 — At the end of May, the Royal Navy Ice Patrol Ship HMS Protector was coated with Ecospeed at the A&P Tyne Ltd. Shipyard in Tyne and Wear, England. The vessel is deployed on operations for 330 days a year, mostly in the...
July 01, 2015
Havyard books order for subsea vessel
JULY 1, 2015 — Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has signed a contract with an undisclosed "international shipping company" for a subsea vessel that will be built to a new Havyard 858 L WE design developed by Havyard Design & Solutions in...
July 01, 2015
Deepwater Horizon defendant gets a new trial
JULY 1, 2015 — Former BP engineer Kurt Mix, who was convicted of obstruction of justice in the Deepwater Horizon case after he allegedly deleted multiple e-mails, has had his conviction dismissed and will get a new trial. The U.S. Court of...
July 01, 2015
TUI Cruises orders two more from Turku
JULY 1, 2015 — The boards of TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. have approved orders for two additional cruise ships for TUI Cruises and orders for them have now been placed with the Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland. Meyer Turku Oy says...
July 01, 2015
Frederiksen and Exmar create Exmar LNG
JULY 1, 2015 — Antwerp, Belgium, headquartered Exmar has agreed a deal with John Frederiksen controlled Flex LNG and Geveran Trading Co. Ltd, which is indirectly controlled by trusts established by John Fredriksen for the benefit of his...
June 30, 2015
South Korea's Lim to be next IMO Secretary General
JUNE 30, 2015 — Beating out five other candidates, Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) has been elected as the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), with effect from January 1, 2016, for an initial term of four...
June 30, 2015
Jotun welcomes progress on ISO Standards
JUNE 30, 2015 — Coatings manufacturer Jotun is applauding a decision that brings International Standards for measuring ship hull and propeller performance a lot nearer. The 17 National Standardization Bodies represented on ISO's Marine...
June 30, 2015
Wärtsilä WTT11 tunnel thruster gains LR Type Approval
JUNE 30, 2015 — Wärtsilä's WTT11 tunnel thruster has successfully passed the final step of the Lloyd's Register Type Approval process. Type Approval demonstrates that the WTT11 conforms to recognized industry quality standards, and that it is...