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donjon-marine-gets-5-million-navy-award
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...
spains-navantia-to-build-four-suezmax-tankers
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...
verreault-navigation-expands-is-drydock
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...
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...