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December 01, 2015
Gibbs & Cox acquires Donald L. Blount and Associates
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Chesapeake, VA, based naval architectural and marine engineering firm Donald L. Blount and Associates, Inc. (DLBA) has been acquired by Arlington, VA, based Gibbs &Cox. "DLBA's new association with Gibbs & Cox will...
December 01, 2015
Algoma adds more Equinox newbuilds to order book
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Canada's Algoma Central Corporation has recently added five more 740 foot Seaway Max Equinox Class self-unloading bulk freighters to its newbuilding order book, taking its total to seven vessels. Today, Algoma said that...
December 01, 2015
ABB takes wraps off two turbocharger developments
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — ABB has used the Marintec 2015 event in Shanghai, China, to launch two new products. One is the large engine industry's first commercial turbocharging air outlet silencer package and the other is its smallest turbocharger for...
December 01, 2015
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers ATB
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS), Sturgeon Bay, WI, has delivered the Articulated Tug Barge Unit (ATB), tug Leigh Ann Moran and tank barge Mississippi, to Moran Towing Corporation. It is the first complete ATB unit...
December 01, 2015
New seal can be fully serviced underwater
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Wärtsilä has introduced an innovative new seal that can be fully serviced underwater, without setting up a habitat. The new Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal is the first product of its kind on the market, offering...
December 01, 2015
Castrol launches new cylinder oil
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — Castrol launched a new cylinder oil designed for vessels operating in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs) using low sulfur fuels (including LNG). Cyltech ACT utilizes Ash Control Technology (ACT), which minimizes the risk of ash...
December 01, 2015
"Quiet drive" specialists cooperate
DECEMBER 1, 2015 — The management teams of CENTA Antriebe Kirschey GmbH and Christie & Grey Limited announce a strategic global sales cooperation between their companies. The agreement allows the two companies to join forces to engineer...
November 30, 2015
Davie box ship to oiler conversion gets go ahead
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — With hours to go before facing an $89 million cancelation fee, the new Canadian administration has given the go ahead for shipbuilder Chantier Davie Canada Inc. to proceed with Project Resolve. The project will see the...
November 30, 2015
New pilot boat has Volvo Penta IPS propulsion
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — A new Chesapeake-class MKII launch delivered this month by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding to the Tampa Bay Pilots Association features Volvo Penta integrated engine and drive systems.  The 52.7-ft, 28-knot pilot boat, designed...
November 30, 2015
Cat releases C9.3 ACERT platform to commercial market
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Caterpillar Marine has released the EPA Tier 3 compliant Cat C9.3 ACERT marine platform to the commercial market.   The engines and generators are MCS approved commercial solutions available with optional alarm and...