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NOVEMBER 27, 2014—Ice Floe LLC dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, recently named Gavin Higgins as Chief Executive Officer. Higgins brings a wealth of shipyard management experience to his role, more than 30 years…
NOVEMBER 27, 2014—Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven Verft A/S, Ulsteinvik, recently delivered the 92.2m Rem Eir, what is believed to currently be the world’s largest LNG-fueled Platform Supply Vessel, to Rem Shipping. Based on a VS 4412…
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — Australian Defense Minister Senator David Johnston was today paddling away from his comment that he wouldn't trust Government owned shipbuilder ASC (formerly Australian Submarine Corporation) "to build a canoe." Today he…
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — The Canadian Government has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the procurement of search and rescue lifeboats as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd,…
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — Classification society ClassNK has approved the design of a new 28AHX-DF dual-fuel engine developed by Niigata Power Systems Co., Ltd. After trial operational testing, the engine is expected to receive type…
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — Cargotec says that its MacGregor subsidiary has secured a comprehensive deck equipment contract from New Times Shipyard, in China, for three new 36,500 dwt Laker-class bulk carriers being built for Intership…
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — Rolls-Royce will showcase several innovative MTU commercial marine products and systems at the upcoming International Workboat Show 2014, Dec. 3-5 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Highlighting the MTU…
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, Netherlands, has been awarded a contract by the U.K. unit of Helix Energy Solutions that will see it carry out a major upgrade of the light well intervention…
NOVEMBER 26, 2014 — Netherlands-based Vroon says that it christened five of its newbuilding vessels in ceremonies held yesterday at Fujian South East Shipyard (FSES) in Fuzhou, China. The vessels christened were VOS Pride and…
NOVEMBER 25, 2014—The largest floating drydock in North America—the 80,000-ton lifting capacity Vigorous—got busy on November 17 with its first drydocking, after being christened by Vigor Industrial at its Portland, OR, facility. The 946 ft…
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