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Marine Log

Credit Suisse to provide $1 billion financing for Vinashin
inks MOU with Vietnamese state shipbuilding corporation

Rolls-Royce equipment for four heavy lift ships
Vessels will transport wind turbine components worldwide

New fan control system
Delta T Systems introduces 600-DCT1-24 DC Fan Control System

Study recommends renewal of Indian shipbuilding subsidy
KPMG study presented to shipping ministry

Austal launches 50 knot ferry
First of two 208 passenger, 56 car cats for Oman

Crowley orders three 330,000 bbl ATB's
Barges from VT Halter Marine, tugs from Dakota Creek

Rigdon takes delivery of second GPA 654 PSV
Bollinger delivers Double Eagle

Erie Shipbuilding launches barges
First newbuilds since 1973

Keppel Shipyard books conversion contracts
FPSO for Prosafe and FSO for Perama

BIW to build first DDG 1000
Navy switches lead yards

NOAA reports on ballast water exchange
It works, but ...

Tidewater makes senior management appointment
Bruce D. Lundstrom joins as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Shipyards said to shun cost-cutting technology
Controversial keynote talk at ICAPS conference

Genco makes $215 million stock offering
Proceeds will be used for debt repayment

COSCO Shipyard Group books $724.36 million in bulker orders
More success in newbuilding market

Hawaii Superferry suspends Kauai service
Protesters threaten to break new safety rules

Guilty plea in Puerto Rico pollution case
Accord Shipping fined, banned from U.S.--Chief Engineer gets prison

Carnival reports record earnings
third quarter results better than expected

K-Sea inks LOI for 185,000 bbl ATB
and announces public offering of 3.0 million common units

Boston Ship Repair starts Philadelphia operation
Leases Navy Yard Dry Dock 3 and Pier 6

$67 billion price tag for switching ships to distillates-only
IBIA convention learns results of API report

OSG adds Suezmaxes to its mix
Adds four to fleet

TBT-ban treaty to enter force
Panama brings signatories to required level

Major Ro/RO equipment order for MacGregor
Hyundai Mipo orders ship sets for ten Grimaldi vessels

SBM Offshore starts marketing LNG FPSO
Production of gas from first unit by 2012

Merrill-Stevens opens Mexico City office
Yacht services firm goes after Central American market

APL buoy system for Neptune LNG port
$60 million contract for BW Offshore subsidiary

Cheniere charters Shell LNG ship for Sabine Pass
Vessel to be available to commission new LNG receiving terminal

442,000 dwt tanker coated with Intersleek 900
OSG picks fluoropolymer foul release for TI AFRICA

VT Shipbuilding unveils design for RN Future Surface Combatant
Versatile design based on OPV building for Oman

Indictments in marine hose price fixing case
Justice Department alleges "highly sophisticated scheme designed to rob their customers of honest competition"

Royal Caribbean launches French cruise brand
A cruise ship built in 1981 by Bremer Vulkan as the Hapag-Lloyd Europa, is to have yet another incarnation

California makes grab for Alameda and Vallejo municipal ferry systems
City officials caught off guard by swift passage of assembly bill

DRBA puts MV Cape May up for sale
part of moves to cut losses on Cape May--Lewes route

Friede & Goldman selects AVEVA Marine
will use AVEVA Marine to create intelligent 3D models of mobile offshore drilling and production units

Hawaii Superferry to resume service to Kauai
Protesters who breach security zone could have their toys taken away

Algoma Central orders three tankers in China
Three 16,500 dwt product tankers for $91 million total

Boustead Penang Shipyard books OSV contracts
announces orders for AHTS and well testing vessel

GlobalSantaFe orders drillship
Turnkey contract with HHI

GL passes 70 million gt mark
Fleet grows by 10 million gt in one year

Seaspan orders eight 13,100 TEU box ships
signed to 12-year time charters with COSCO Container Lines

Finance Minister hands Norwegian shipowners a tax shocker
Wants to claw back taxes deferred under a 1996 scheme

Guam yard to drydock MSC ship
$9.7 million contract for overhaul of fast combat support ship USNS Bridge

Tommy Thompson joins Crowley as Director, Maintenance and Repair
will also support new build program

GE gas turbine power for Spain's F105 frigate
will be applied in a COmbined Diesel Or Gas turbine (CODOG) configuration, with two diesel engines

OSG names first Q-Flex LNG ships
Ceremonies at two Korean yards

Chinese yard delivers 8,530 dwt containership
China Shipping Container Lines takes delivery from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding

Genoa operator orders new offshore/escort tug design
Multipurpose Voith propelled design from Robert Allen equipped for anchor-handling

Marad awards $4.1 million N.S. Savannah contract
Drydocking and maintenance at BAE Systems Norfolk

Jury convicts tanker company in pollution case
Ionia Management could face $9 million in total fines

Navy charters former Soviet heavy lift ship
$25 million contract with Dockwise for Transshelf

RollDock opens Houston office
Eric Schmid appointed managing director

ACL to acquire Elliott Bay Design Group
Financial terms not disclosed

Samsung Heavy Industries adds another $1.3 billion to order book
Five containerships and "oil-related vessel"

European team completes diesel R&D project
results will be incorporated in engines introduced during the next ten years

Carnival Spanish JV on track, but German JV plan fizzles
Iberocruceros plan gathers steam but TUI JV stifled by German regulatory climate

China plans shipyard licensing system
Draft rules published

PPL Shipyard books $201 million jack-up contract
BMC Pacific 375 for Egyptian Drilling Company

Wartsila to manufacture CP propellers in India
production by end 2008

Noble takes delivery of jackup from Dalian
Noble Roger Lewis in transit to Qatar

ABS updates coatings guidance
Help with meeting new IMO performance standards

Craig Stevenson tapped to chair Ship Finance International
Former OMI head to succeed Tor Olav Troim

Clean Air Act preempts CARB air rules
U.S. District Court ruling

Canadian yard delivers Incat
22 m cat from Sylte Shipyard

German shipbuilding boom continues
Forty ships ordered in first half of 2007

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