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March 02, 2015
Strategic Marine makes executive appointments
MARCH 2, 2015 — Specialist shipbuilder Strategic Marine has appointed two senior executives to boost its presence in key international maritime markets. Jim Fraser and Rob Boersma have both been appointed as business development managers in...
royal-caribbean-to-sell-splendour-of-the-seas
March 02, 2015
Royal Caribbean to sell Splendour of the Seas
MARCH 2, 2015 — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its cruise ship Splendour of the Seas to TUI Cruises in the second quarter of 2016. The ship will then be leased to...
mol-to-add-six-20000-teu-box-ships
March 02, 2015
MOL to add six 20,000 TEU box ships
MARCH 2, 2015 — The move to giant containerships continues — and so does the trend to LNG fueling. Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) is to add six 20,000 TEU box ships to its fleet and notes that the main engines "have the specifications...
damen-delivers-hybrid-asd-tug
February 27, 2015
Damen delivers hybrid ASD tug
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 — Netherlands-based towage and salvage specialist Multraship recently took delivery of a Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tug built at Damen Shipyards Galaţi, in Romania, as part of a fleet expansion program that includes a number of...
tallink-orders-lng-fueled-fast-ferry-at-meyer-turku
February 27, 2015
Tallink orders LNG fueled fast ferry at Meyer Turku
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 — Following up on a letter of intent signed in December last year, Estonia's AS Tallink Grupp has signed a contract with shipbuilder Meyer Turku Oy for the construction of an LNG fueled fast ferry for shuttle operation on the...
hhi-adds-mega-floating-crane
February 27, 2015
HHI adds mega floating crane
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.(HII) reports that its Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries shipbuilding affiliate has completed a 10,000 ton heavy lift vessel (HVL), the Hyundai-10000, at its shipyard in Yeongam, South Korea....
davie-lays-keel-for-lng-fueled-ferry
February 26, 2015
Davie lays keel for LNG fueled ferry
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Chantier Davie Canada Inc. today held a keel-laying ceremony at its Lévis, Québec, shipyard to mark the beginning of the hull assembly for the MV Armand-Imbeau II. The vessel is the first of two dual-fuel liquefied natural...
michigan-shipyard-faces-2940-in-osha-fines
February 26, 2015
Michigan shipyard faces $242,940 in OSHA fines
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Basic Marine Inc., Escanaba, MI, to pay $242,940 in fines for 18 safety violations. The company has also been placed in the agency's...
detyens-awarded-5-million-msc-contract
February 26, 2015
Detyens awarded $12.5 million MSC contract
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Detyens Shipyards, Charleston, SC, is being awarded a $12,592,370 firm-fixed-price contract for 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201).   Work will...
robert-allan-ltd-names-rollie-webb-senior-vp
February 26, 2015
Robert Allan Ltd. names Rollie Webb Senior VP
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The Board of Directors of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, based Robert Allan Ltd. has announced the recent appointment of  Rollie Webb as Senior Vice-President.   In this newly-created position, Mr. Webb will work very closely...