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August 03, 2015
Cat Marine busy with second MaK dual fuel conversion
AUGUST 3, 2015 — Caterpillar Marine reports that it is currently underway on a dual fuel engine retrofit conversion involving the 472 ft tanker Fure West, owned by Sweden's Furetank Rederi A/B. The vessel's MaK M 43 C diesel engine is being...
August 03, 2015
USS Mount Whitney in shipyard fire
AUGUST 3, 2015 —The U.S. Navy reports that a fire broke out on board the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) while the ship was in Viktor Lenac Shipyard, Rijeka, Croatia, July 31, 2015. There were no personnel...
August 03, 2015
AEG Power Solutions picked for cruise newbuild
AUGUST 3, 2015 — AEG Power Solutions says that shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. has chosen its power systems solutions to secure all critical loads applications on board Seabourn Encore, an ultra-luxury cruise ship under construction for...
August 03, 2015
Gard: Six takeaways from Deepwater Horizon
AUGUST 3, 2015 — Arendal, Norway, headquartered P&I club Gard notes that last month's settlement by BP brings to an end the outstanding major claim elements of Deepwater Horizon case.The current estimate is that claims and costs will have ...
August 02, 2015
Canada awards Davie LOI for stop gap fleet oiler retrofit
AUGUST 2, 2015 — The Government of Canada has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with shipbuilder Chantier Davie Canada Incorporated and an entity called Project Resolve Incorporated to continue discussions on pursuing an at-sea support services...
August 02, 2015
Donjon Marine gets $44.5 million Navy award
AUGUST 2, 2015 — Donjon Marine Co. Inc., Hillside, NJ, is being awarded a $44,500,000 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-11-D-4002 for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and point-to-point...
July 31, 2015
Spain's Navantia to build four Suezmax tankers
JULY 31, 2015 — For the first time in some 20 years, Spain is getting back into the business of building large tankers — and it is taking a leaf from the page of U.S. Jones Act tanker builders to do so. Shipbuilder Navantia said yesterday that...
July 31, 2015
Verreault Navigation expands drydock
JULY 31, 2015—Family-owned Groupe Maritime Verreault reports that it completed Phase I of the expansion of its drydock at its Verreault Navigation facility in Les Méchins, Québec, Canada. Following the expansion, the drydock is 800 feet long...
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,...
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...