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March 30, 2015
Gladding-Hearn starts construction of Circle Line newbuilds
MARCH 30, 2015 — In a keel laying ceremony held in celebration of the 70th anniversary year of New York City's Circle Line Sightseeing Yachts, Inc.,  Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, recently began construction of the first of...
imo-panel-learns-more-about-vikings-lifecraft-concept
March 30, 2015
IMO panel learns more about Viking's LifeCraft concept
MARCH 30, 2015 — Viking Life-Saving Equipment has taken an important step towards gaining approval for its Viking LifeCraft, an innovative alternative life-saving appliance (LSA) for passenger ships. The concept was presented to IMO's...
strategic-delivers-advanced-wind-farm-crew-transfer-cat
March 30, 2015
Strategic delivers advanced wind farm crew transfer cat
MARCH 30, 2015 — Essex, U.K., based offshore wind farm crew transfer specialist Njord Offshore has taken delivery of  Njord Odin, the first of four 26 m StratCat design crew vessels on order at Triyards subsidiary Strategic Marine that promises...
cma-cgm-poised-to-order-20600-teu-trio
March 30, 2015
CMA CGM poised to order 20,600 TEU trio
MARCH 30, 2015 — Kicking the size of giant containerships up yet another notch, Marseilles, France, headquartered CMA CGM, the worlds's third largest container line, today said that it is finalizing an order for three 20,600 TEU units for...
transas-to-install-ecdis-on-over-100-maersk-line-vessels
March 30, 2015
Transas to install ECDIS on over 100 Maersk Line vessels
MARCH 30, 2015 — Transas Marine has received a contract from Maersk Line for ECDIS implementation on more than 100 vessels. Each ship's existing system will be upgraded to the latest version of the Transas Navi-Sailor ECDIS Multifunction...
man-diesel-turbo-demonstrates-two-stroke-methanol-engine
March 30, 2015
MAN Diesel & Turbo demonstrates methanol two-stroke
MARCH 30, 2015 — With methanol gaining increasing interest as a ship's fuel, MAN Diesel & Turbo earlier this month successfully demonstrated the ME-LGI (Liquid Gas Injection) concept at its Diesel Research Center in Copenhagen for an...
grimaldi-orders-five-more-promas-light-retrofits
March 30, 2015
Grimaldi orders five more Promas Light retrofits
MARCH 30, 2015 — Just seven months after signing a contract to retrofit the Rolls-Royce Promas Light integrated rudder propeller system to ten Finnlines Ro-Ro vessels, Grimaldi Lines is to upgrade five Grande-class Pure Care Truck Carriers...
viking-ocean-cruises-takes-delivery-of-first-ship
March 30, 2015
Viking Ocean Cruises takes delivery of first ship
MARCH 30, 2015 — Viking Ocean Cruises took delivery Saturday of Viking Star, the first of the three 48,000 grt, 930 passenger cruise ships on order for the line at Fincantieri's Marghera, Italy, shipyard. The ceremony was attended by Torstein...
bae-san-diego-shipyard-to-get-additional-dry-dock
March 27, 2015
BAE San Diego shipyard to get additional dry dock
MARCH 27, 2015 — BAE Systems is to significantly expand drydocking capabilities at its San Diego, CA, shipyard. It is investing $100 million in a new floating dry dock and a range of infrastructure improvements at the yard. The new dry dock...
amsec-llc-promotes-cathy-cope
March 27, 2015
AMSEC LLC promotes Cathy Cope
MARCH 27, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has promoted Cathy Cope to director of contracts, pricing, procurement and material management. She reports directly to Harris Leonard, vice...