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September 01, 2015
NNS gets another $109 million for submarine work
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, VA, is being awarded a $109,436,020 modification to previously awarded Navy contract N00024-15-C-2105 to exercise options for engineering, technical, design, configuration management,...
September 01, 2015
All Coast christens 250 class liftboat
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — Lafayette, LA, headquartered All Coast, LLC, the largest liftboat operator in the Gulf of Mexico, christened its new Class 250 liftboat, the Great White, on August 20 at C and M Marina in Lafitte, LA. The liftboat was...
September 01, 2015
Glosten acquires noise and vibration control specialist
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 —Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy Glosten has acquired Noise Control Engineering, LLC (NCE), an acoustical engineering firm specializing in noise and vibration control for marine, industrial,...
September 01, 2015
Obama calls for building of new USCG icebreakers
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — President Barack Obama, who is on a visit to Alaska, is calling for new Coast Guard icebreakers as part of new investments to enhance safety and security in the changing Arctic. Those investments could be substantial. A...
September 01, 2015
ClassNK releases guidelines for CFRP propellers
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) has a better strength to weight ratio than the standard bronze alloys typically used for propellers. The reduced weight of using a CFRP propeller promises several advantages, including...
September 01, 2015
Low pressure EGR system set for verification testing
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) potentially offers an attract alternative to dosing engines with urea in order to meet IMO Tier III limits on NOX emissions. Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine...
September 01, 2015
Sembcorp unit wins $1 billion Maersk North Sea contract
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 —  Singapore's Sembcorp Marine  reports that subsidiary SMOE Pte Ltd has secured an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract worth over $1 billion (including long lead items) from Maersk Oil North Sea UK...
September 01, 2015
Bollinger VP to receive SNAME's Kennedy Award
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers has named Bollinger Shipyards VP Quality Management Dennis Fanguy as the winner of its 2015 William M. Kennedy Award. The William M. Kennedy Award is presented for...
September 01, 2015
LR issues statutory alert on taker stability instrumentation
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — Lloyd's Register has issued a statutory alert to owners and managers of oil tankers, chemical tankers and gas carriers on new requirements for stability instruments on tankers The classification society says that new...
August 31, 2015
Hawaii marks two milestones on road to clean marine power
AUGUST 31, 2015 — Hawaii this month marked two significant milestones on the path to clean power. Makai Ocean Engineering celebrated the completion of the world's largest operational Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) power plant, while...