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April 01, 2015
NTSB releases "Safer Seas 2014"
APRIL 1, 2015 —The National Transportation Safety Board today released its "Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations" report. Safer Seas is a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014,...
April 01, 2015
Navy awards Bath Iron Works funding for DDG 122
APRIL 1, 2015 —The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the FY 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million contract modification fully funds this ship...
April 01, 2015
$691 million mod to Austal LCS contract funds two more
APRIL 1, 2015 — Austal USA reports that the U.S. Navy has issued a modification to Contract N00024-11-C-2301 that funds the last two ships of the Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Block Buy Contract for $691,032,482. The...
April 01, 2015
ATSB reports on LNG carrier injury incident
APRIL 1, 2015 —The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued the report of its investigation into a November 8, 2014 incident onboard an LNG carrier at anchor in Dampier that underscores the fact that work on pressurized shipboard...
April 01, 2015
Northern Offshore delays delivery of jack-up newbuilds
APRIL 1, 2015 — Yesterday, Houston headquartered, Oslo listed, drilling contractor Northern Offshore reported it had negotiated a nine month delay in the deliveries of two high specification LeTourneau Super 116E Class jack-up drilling rigs,...
March 31, 2015
Ingalls awarded contract for eighth National Security Cutter
MARCH 30, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $499.8 million fixed-price incentive contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build an eighth National Security Cutter,...
March 31, 2015
Textron awarded $84 million contract for two more LCACs
MARCH 30, 2014 — Textron Inc., New Orleans, LA, is being awarded an $84,087,094 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-12-C-2401 to exercise an option for construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCACs) 102 and 103 and their...
March 31, 2015
All American Marine delivers first of two King County cats
MARCH 30, 2015 — Bellingham, WA, based All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) has delivered MV Sally Fox, the first of two new 105 ft x 33 ft aluminum catamaran ferries ordered by King County's Marine Division as replacement vessels for its scheduled...
March 31, 2015
Stena Germanica back in service, burning methanol
MARCH 31, 2015 — Following a conversion in the Remontowa shipyard, Poland, that started in late January,  Stena Line's Stena Germanica is now back in service between Kiel, Germany, and Gothenburg, Sweden, as the world's first methanol fueled...
March 31, 2015
Ingalls Shipbuilding launches John Finn (DDG 113)
MARCH 31, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division, Pascagoula, MS, launched the company's 29th Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113), at first light this past...