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NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — A shipyard in Louisiana has built what SpaceX entrepreneur Elon Musk describes in a tweet as an "autonomous space port drone ship." SpaceX plans to land the latest version of its…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — Norwegian ship designer Skipsteknisk AS says the new 261.8 ft freezer trawler ordered from shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, WA, by Fisherman's Finest, Kirkland, WA, will be its "most environmental and…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded modifications exercising options under two previously awarded contracts  for continued procurement and manufacturing of onboard repair parts. The contractor will be…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — The six Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (plus four options) ordered from Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven by  Maersk Supply Service last month (see earlier story) will be assigned Lloyd's Register (LR) class…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — Lake Assault Boats has expanded to new headquarters on the grounds of Fraser Shipyards, at the westernmost tip of Lake Superior's Twin Ports of Superior and Duluth, MN. Lake Assault Boats…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order for an MAN 8L32/44CR engine to power a newbuilding trawler for Fishermen's Finest, Kirkland, WA. To be named M/S America's finest, the vessel…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — JonRie InterTech, LLC, Manahawkin, NJ, has supplied its fifth ship set of Full Bollard Pull Winches to McAllister Towing of New York. They are installed on the latest addition to the…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — Ferry industry trade association Interferry has welcomed a decision at last week's IMO Maritime Safety Committee meeting (MSC94) setting out rules for the location of fuel tanks on LNG fueled ferries.…
NOVEMBER 23, 2014—One person was killed and three others were injured as the result of an explosion during routine maintenance operations on the West Delta 105 E production platform 20 miles off of the Louisiana…
NOVEMBER 23, 2014—The U.S. Coast Guard reported that seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday, November 21.…
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