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December 22, 2014
Royal Caribbean to fit exhaust gas scrubbers in 19 ships
DECEMBER 22, 2014 —  Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSE: RCL) will retrofit 19 of its cruise ships with "advanced emissions purification (AEP) systems," in other words exhaust gas scrubbers. It says the systems will remove more than 97% of...
bracing-for-new-low-sulfur-fuel-regulations
December 22, 2014
Bracing for new low sulfur fuel regulations
DECEMBER 22, 2014—Ship operators are bracing for the new sulfur emission regulations that will require ships to burn 0.1% sulfur diesel starting January 1, 2015 in the Emission Control Areas (ECA) of the North Sea, English Channel, Baltic Sea...
exmar-orders-second-flng-from-wison-offshore
December 22, 2014
EXMAR orders second FLNG from Wison Offshore
DECEMBER 22, 2014—Under a recently announced deal, China’s Wison Offshore & Marine will build a second Floating LNG Liquefaction Unit (FLNG) for EXMAR NV at its Nantong shipyard. The contract calls for Wison to provide the turnkey...
huntington-ingalls-makes-vp-appointments
December 22, 2014
Huntington Ingalls makes VP appointments
DECEMBER 22, 2014 — Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Board of Directors has elected Kellye Walker to serve as corporate vice president and general counsel and Charles R. "Chuck" Monroe Jr. to serve as...
astilleros-gondan-launches-sail-training-vessel
December 22, 2014
Astilleros Gondan launches sail training vessel
DECEMBER 22, 2014 — Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan last week launched the sail training ship that its Figueras Shipyard (Castropol) is building for the British Marine Society & Sea Cadets. The launch ceremony was attended by...
sekimizu-welcomes-change-of-ics-stance-on-ballast-water
December 22, 2014
Sekimizu welcomes change of ICS stance on ballast water
DECEMBER 22, 2014 — IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed a decision by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)  to "no longer actively discourage" Governments  from ratifying theInternational Convention for the Control and...
wartsila-solutions-picked-for-lng-fueled-ropax
December 22, 2014
Wärtsilä solutions picked for new LNG fueled RoPax
DECEMBER 22, 2014—The LNG fueled ferry ordered at China's Guangzhou Shipyard International last month by Sweden's Rederi AB Gotland (see earlier story) will have a Wärtsilä integrated solution includes a complete LNG powered propulsion- and...
osg-makes-management-changes
December 21, 2014
OSG makes management changes
DECEMBER 21, 2014 — Tanker operator Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT:OSGB) announced several key management changes Friday as it continues to execute its strategy following emergence from bankruptcy in August 2014. Douglas Wheat has...
video-first-massive-gate-installed-for-panama-canal
December 21, 2014
Video: First massive gate installed for Panama Canal
DECEMBER 21, 2014—The Panama Can Authority reports that the first steel rolling gate has been installed on the new locks on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal Expansion Program, marking another milestone in the massive project. The...
dutch-shipyard-to-upgrade-fpso-for-brazil
December 21, 2014
Dutch shipyard to upgrade FPSO for Brazil
DECEMBER 21, 2014—Dutch shipyard Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, was recently awarded an EPC contract by Petrojarl I LLC to upgrade the FPSO Petrojarl I for redeployment to the Atlanta field offshore...

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