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August 27, 2014
Rolls-Royce to supply cranes for nine Brazilian built PSVs
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Detroit Chile SA to supply offshore cranes to nine Guido Perla designed platform supply vessels (PSVs) under construction at Detroit Brasil Ltda. shipyard, in Itajaì, Brazil. The...
August 27, 2014
Consortium eyes up to five jack-up newbuilds
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Singapore listed SBI Offshore Limited says that a consortium of Middle East and Chinese parties has expressed its interests in building up to five jack-up rigs capable of drilling in water depths of up to 110 meters. Earlier,...
August 27, 2014
DNV GL launches sea spray icing project
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Sea spray icing is one of the major challenges facing vessels, rigs and offshore platforms operating in Arctic conditions. "Sea spray icing poses a threat on multiple levels, from blocking the operation of essential...
August 26, 2014
Webb Institute names Crowley scholarship recipients
AUGUST 26, 2014 — Webb Institute, Glen Cove, NY, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, has announced the 2014-2015 recipients of Crowley Maritime Corp.'s Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship. The...
August 26, 2014
Ulstein introduces the X-Stern
AUGUST 26, 2014 — The Ulstein Group is introducing the X-Stern, a design feature that brings the X-Bow effect to the aft ship, along with additional ice operation capabilities, increasing operability through positive effects on station keeping,...
August 26, 2014
ABS opens Beijing office
AUGUST 26, 2014 — Classification society ABS is opening a new office in Beijing, China. It says the new office will allow further collaboration with government, industry, academic institutions and research organizations and is part of ABS'...
August 26, 2014
Strategic introduces Gen 3 crew transfer vessel
AUGUST 26, 2014 — Henderson, Western Australia, headquartered shipbuilder Strategic Marine has unveiled its Generation 3 crew transfer vessel for the international offshore markets. The new 40 meter design has been in development since...
August 26, 2014
Wärtsilä refines its LNG fuel handling technology
AUGUST 26, 2014 — The latest Wärtsilä developments in fuel gas technology involve an upgraded version of the Wärtsilä LNGPac, a fully integrated fuel gas handling system, and improvements to the Wärtsilä Gas Valve Unit (GVU). When Wärtsilä...
August 26, 2014
BAE San Diego wins $78 million CG 70 contract
AUGUST 26, 2014 — BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed amount of $78,074,377 to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract...
August 25, 2014
Baydelta uses SBA 504 financing in tractor tug acquisition
AUGUST 25, 2014 — San Francisco-based Capital Access Group, which specializes in U.S. Small Business Administration 504 financing, reports that Baydelta Maritime secured $10.4 million in total project financing to acquire the latest addition...

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