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August 27, 2015
Great Lakes shipyard to build tug for Guatamalan customer
AUGUST 27, 2015 —Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, OH, has signed a construction contract to build one its Handy Size Class, 3,400 HP twin-screw tugboats for harbor towing operations in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala. Puerto Quetzal, on Guatemala's...
August 27, 2015
USCG orders precautions following Tianjin explosions
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Due to concerns that there may be potentially hazardous ash, debris or residues on vessels or cargo bound for U.S. ports, the USCG and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are monitoring vessel traffic and cargo departing the...
August 27, 2015
Ezra and Japanese engineering giant in subsea joint venture
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Singapore's Ezra Holdings has entered a binding MOU that will see Japanese engineering giant Chiyoda Corporation invest in Ezra's Subsea Services business, Emas AMC, to form Emas Chiyoda Subsea – a 50:50 Joint Venture. Ezra...
August 27, 2015
Maritime Salvage Conference set for Sept. 22-24 in Stamford
AUGUST 27, 2015—Shipowners, regulators, insurers, attorneys, and salvage professionals will gather at the 2015 Maritime Salvage Conference & Expo in Stamford, CT, this fall to discuss real-world lessons and practices of salvage, wreck...
August 27, 2015
Damen delivers ICE class ASD tug to Lithuania
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco Towage Assistance, the largest tugboat service provider in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. This is the company's first purchase of a Damen tug, although it...
August 27, 2015
ASL books tug and barge contracts worth US$100 million
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Singapore listed ASL Marine Holdings Ltd. reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary, ASL Shipyard Pte Ltd, has secured new shipbuilding contracts worth approximately Singapore $140 million (about US$100 million) for the...
August 27, 2015
Wartsila 34DF racks up LNG carrier successes
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Wärtsilä says that the upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 34DF engine is rapidly becoming established as an industry standard with the three major South Korean shipbuilders are supporting its use for auxiliary applications in...
August 27, 2015
Svitzer orders six ASD tugs from Turkey's Sanmar Shipyard
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Maersk Group member Svitzer has signed a newbuilding contract with Sanmar Shipyard in Turkey for the construction of six 70 tonne bollard pull RAstar 2800-E Class ASD tugs. They will be terminal tugs with escort capability and...
August 26, 2015
And the survey shows: Many seafarers dread port calls
AUGUST 26, 2015 — Crewtoo, an online social network for seafarers set up by KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has published the results of its second Crewtoo Seafarers Happiness Index report. Designed to monitor and benchmark seafarer...
August 26, 2015
USCG to crack down on illegal passenger boats
AUGUST 26, 2015 — The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are stepping up enforcement efforts against illegally operated passenger boats in the waters along Florida's coast prior to and during the Labor Day weekend. According to the Coast...