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November 30, 2015
Davie box ship to oiler conversion gets go ahead
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — With hours to go before facing an $89 million cancelation fee, the new Canadian administration has given the go ahead for shipbuilder Chantier Davie Canada Inc. to proceed with Project Resolve. The project will see the...
November 30, 2015
New pilot boat has Volvo Penta IPS propulsion
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — A new Chesapeake-class MKII launch delivered this month by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding to the Tampa Bay Pilots Association features Volvo Penta integrated engine and drive systems.  The 52.7-ft, 28-knot pilot boat, designed...
November 30, 2015
Cat releases C9.3 ACERT platform to commercial market
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Caterpillar Marine has released the EPA Tier 3 compliant Cat C9.3 ACERT marine platform to the commercial market.   The engines and generators are MCS approved commercial solutions available with optional alarm and...
November 30, 2015
Two Tampa shipyards combine operations
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Two Tampa, FL, shipyards owned by Aaron Hendry — Gulf Marine Repair Corporation and Hendry Corporation — are to combine their operations. "Gulf Marine is known for its quality repairs," said Rick Watts, the newly...
November 30, 2015
Seacor eyes spin off of offshore business
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Seacor Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) is positioning itself for a potential spin off of its offshore marine subsidiary, Seacor Marine Holdings Inc. (SMH). Seacor Holdings has agreed to issue $175 million in convertible notes to...
November 30, 2015
Scania showcases Tier 3 line up at Workboat Show
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Scania will be showcasing its Tier 3 platform at this week's International Workboat show, including its 16 liter V8 and 13 liter inline engines. Scania engines are all based on Scania's new state-of-the- art modular engine...
November 30, 2015
Torm returns to the newbuilding market
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Copenhagen, Denmark, headquartered tanker operator Torm is back in the newbuilding market for the first time since 2008. Today it entered into an agreement to purchase four fuel-efficient LR2 newbuildings from Chinese...
November 30, 2015
Alfa Laval adds inline PureSOx exhaust gas scrubber
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Alfa Laval has now added an inline scrubber to its PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning system line. Alfa Laval PureSOx has more reference installations than any other single SOx scrubber technology, and is already a leading choice...
November 30, 2015
World's largest wind farm installer delivered
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Classification society ABS reports that the world's largest and most advanced wind farm installation and offshore construction vessel, the ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, has been delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje,...
November 27, 2015
Rhine vessel results confirm effectivess of Flex tunnel
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 — Netherlands based Van der Velden Marine Systems B.V. reports that measurements taken aboard the first vessel equipped with its Flex tunnel, an innovative new retractable tunnel developed specially for inland waterways...
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