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August 21, 2014
LNG America names bunker barge cryogenics system designer
AUGUST 21, 2014 — LNG America has selected Taylor-Wharton to start the front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of its 3,000 cu.m Gemini Class LNG bunker barge scheduled for delivery at the end of 2015. Jensen Maritime...
August 21, 2014
Scottish shipbuilder books fish farm vessel orders
AUGUST 21, 2014 — A contract worth in excess of £3.3 million (about $5.5 million) has been secured by Macduff Shipyards, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, from Scottish Sea Farms. The contract is for four 150 t steel feed barges and two 15 m landing...
August 21, 2014
Havyard starts fitting out offshore wind service vessel
AUGUST 21, 2014 — Havyard's Leirvik, Norway, shipyard is now fitting out the first of two Havyard 832 SOVs (Service Operation Vessels) for ESVAGT of Esbjerg, Denmark, which will operate them as wind farm service vessels. They are due to be...
August 21, 2014
EB gets contract worth up to $32.3 million
AUGUST 21, 2014 — General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $8,990,973 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the ongoing acquisition of the weapons systems shipboard development, integration requirements, and...
August 21, 2014
Nakilat Damen delivers mooring boats
AUGUST 21, 2014 — Nakilat (Qatar Gas Transport Company) reports that Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar has delivered two 16-m mooring boats to towage operator Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller. The two Stan Tug 1606 mooring boats — named Ras Al Allaj...
August 21, 2014
Tuco books second ProZero workboat sale
AUGUST 21, 2014 — Denmark's Tuco Marine Group, which specializes in light structures and hulls manufactured with composite materials such as carbon fiber, has sold a "ProZero 12 m DC Light Pilot" vessel to SeaCharter A/S, which will charter it...
August 20, 2014
Border tracts attract lease sale bids
AUGUST 20, 2014 — Today's Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 238 attracted $109,951,644 million in high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore Texas. A total of 14 offshore energy companies...
August 20, 2014
Star Bulk adds to fleet
AUGUST 20, 2014 — Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK), which is majority controlled by affilliates of Oaktree Capital Management, is acquiring 34 second hand bulkers from Excel Maritime Carriers, which is controlled by affiliates of Oaktree...
August 20, 2014
Austal completes sale of 102 m trimaran
AUGUST 20, 2014 — Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) has completed the sale of the 102 m trimaran stock vessel Austal Hull 270 to Channel Islands ferry operator Condor Ferries for A$61.5 million. Condor Ferries has been operating since 1964 and carries...
August 20, 2014
MacGregor subsea cranes ordered for two MPSVs
AUGUST 20, 2014 — Cargotec reports that its MacGregor unit has secured a new contract from Chinese shipbuilder Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding for two 100-tonne active heave-compensated subsea MacGregor cranes. The cranes will be fitted to two 86 m...

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