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fratelli-neri-orders-its-first-newbuild-damen-tug
July 31, 2015
Fratelli Neri orders its first newbuild Damen tug
JULY 31, 2015 — Italian tug owner Fratelli Neri S.p.A has ordered its first newbuild Damen tug. The ASD 3212 will be the first ASD tug in the Mediterranean region with a Damen Render Recovery Escort winch. In addition to the newbuild ASD 3212,...
eb-gets--million-mod-to-virginia-class-contract
July 31, 2015
EB gets $42 million mod to Virginia-class contract
JULY 31, 2015 — Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded a $42,492,474 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-10-C-2118 for additional lead yard services and development studies and design efforts related to Virginia-class...
matson-and-hawaii-settle-molasses-claims
July 31, 2015
Matson and Hawaii settle molasses claims
JULY 31, 2015 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) has reachded a settlement with the State of Hawaii to resolve all civil, criminal and administrative claims that the State could have had arising from the discharge of molasses into Honolulu Harbor in...
merchant-mariner-credentials-to-be-more-secure
July 31, 2015
Merchant Mariner Credentials to be more secure
JULY 31, 2015 — The U.S. Coast Guard's National Maritime Center (NMC) is to "significantly improve the quality and security" of Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMCs). The current credentials are created using a labor-intensive process, but the...
huntington-ingalls-gets--million-navy-award
July 31, 2015
Huntington Ingalls gets $90 million Navy award
JULY 31, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, MS, is being awarded a $93,034,622 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-4323) to provide incremental level of effort, long lead-time material procurement, and management...
lr-first-class-society-certifying-small-caribbean-commercial-ships
July 30, 2015
LR now certifying small Caribbean commercial ships
JULY 30, 2015 — After becoming the first classification society to issue Cargo Ship Safety and Small Commercial Safety Certificates to two Trinidad and Tobago vessels, LR has been authorized by several Caribbean flag administrations to carry...
bahamas-defence-force-roro-launched-in-vietnam
July 30, 2015
Bahamas Defence Force RoRo launched in Vietnam
JULY 30, 2015 — A Damen RoRo 5612 launched at Halong Shipyard in Vietnam this month is one of nine Damen vessels ordered by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force as part of its Sandy Bottom Project that will decentralize its operations from Coral...
bollinger-delivers-frc-heriberto-hernandez
July 30, 2015
Bollinger delivers FRC Heriberto Hernandez
JULY 30, 2015 —  Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Heriberto Hernandez, the 14th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard."We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the latest FRC built by Bollinger Shipyards, the...
classnk-release-guidelines-for-cng-carriers
July 30, 2015
ClassNK release guidelines for CNG carriers
JULY 30, 2015 — Classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Compressed Natural Gas Carriers.It is predicted that global natural gas demand will grow by 1.8% a year from 2013 to 2035 with the largest portion of this growth...
marad-chips-in-0000-for-fuel-cell-ferry-study
July 30, 2015
MARAD chips in $500,000 for fuel cell powered ferry study
JULY 30, 2015 —The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday said that it will provide $500,000 towards the development of a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station (see...