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November 25, 2015
Great Lakes cadet awarded Crowley scholarship
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Crowley Maritime Corporation recently awarded Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA) Cadet Michael Atwell a Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship based on his strong academic record, leadership ability and financial...
November 25, 2015
Rolls-Royce to showcase MTU innovations
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Rolls-Royce will showcase its latest marine power innovations, including several MTU commercial marine products and systems, at the upcoming International Workboat Show being held in New Orleans, December 1-3. The MTU brand...
November 25, 2015
IMO ballast water convention set to enter force?
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Indonesia yesterday became the 46th state to ratify IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention. Once Indonesia's gross tonnage data are verified, the convention will be set to enter into force worldwide from November 24,...
November 25, 2015
Electric Boat gets Navy awards worth $149.4 million
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 —General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, CT,  has received modifications worth a total of $149.4 million to two Navy contracts. The larger award, worth $102,876,417, is for additional lead yard services and development...
November 25, 2015
Seismic survey vessel to become wind farm worker hotel
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Giving a new meaning to the term "seismic shift," Dutch shipowner C-Bed is converting its seismic survey vessel, Viking II, for use as a hotel vessel. It has contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for the...
November 24, 2015
Canadian shipbuilders in spat over interim oiler contract
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Canadian shipbuilders are embroiled in a spat over the Resolve-Class AOR interim fleet oiler being created by Chantier Davie Canada Inc. by converting a 183 m containership to provide a much needed refueling and resupply...
November 24, 2015
Metal Shark delivers multipurpose port security vessel
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Jeanerette, LA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a 55 ft multipurpose port security vessel to the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District in Louisiana.   Based on Metal Shark's Defiant-class monohull...
November 24, 2015
Royal Caribbean to upgrade turbochargers on four ships
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — MAN PrimeServ has won a contract from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) to retrofit the turbochargers on four cruise liners from its fleet. The contract covers the retrofit of a total of 30 turbochargers aboard the four...
November 24, 2015
Stena Bulk orders three more IMOIIMAX MR tankers
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered Stena Bulk has placed an order for three 50,000 dwt IMOIIMAX MR tankers with Chinese shipbuilder CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (CSSC OME), Guangzhou. It has also taken out an option...
November 24, 2015
Giant RO/ROs will have MacGregor access equipment
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Cargotec's MacGregor subsidiary has been contracted by the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver RO/RO access equipment packages for two post-Panamax 8,000 lane meter RO/RO carriers. The two vessels...
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