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January 27, 2015
Bollinger Shipyards announces key promotion
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Bollinger Shipyards today announced another key internal promotion designed to enhance the strategic value of the company.   "I am pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Remont to Vice President and General Manager of...
January 27, 2015
Cruise giant Carnival in MOU with China Merchants
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China Merchants Group (CMG) to explore the possibility of two joint ventures designed to accelerate the...
January 27, 2015
Schettino: I won't run away
JANUARY 27, 2015 — Italian prosecutors, who are seeking a 26 year prison term for former Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino, have asked that he be put in pre-sentencing detention, but he says he is "definitely not" a flight risk. "I...
January 27, 2015
Italian operator orders Damen ASD 2810 for Ancona
JANUARY 27, 2015 — CORIMA, the Ancona unit of Italy's Gesmar Group, has ordered a 60 t bollard pull ASD 2810 tug from Damen Shipyards Group. The FiFi 1 tug will be Italian flagged and will be deployed in the port of Ancona, replacing a...
January 26, 2015
Irving gets AOPS build contract, is surface combatant prime
JANUARY 26, 2015 — As expected, Diane Finley, Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services, along with Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on Friday visited Halifax Shipyards to officially announce the awarding of the...
January 26, 2015
Spanish shipbuilder forms Brazilian subsidiary
JANUARY 26, 2015 — State-owned Spanish shipbuilder Navantia is in process of establishing a subsidiary in Brazil in order to meet Brazilian defense legislation on local content and to position itself for major Brazilian Navy fleet renewal...
January 26, 2015
Harvey Gulf to outsource IHM documentation management
JANUARY 26, 2015 — Harvey Gulf International Marine, LLC, New Orleans, LA, and and Metizoft AS, Fosnavåg, Norway, have signed a framework agreement on maintenance and quality assurance of vessel Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM)...
January 26, 2015
Havyard takes controlling stake in Norwegian Electric
JANUARY 26, 2015 — Norway's Havyard Group ASA has acquired 12.6 % of the shares in Norwegian Electric Systems AS ("NES") for NOK 18.3 million, increasing its ownership stake NES to 50.5 %. The acquisition is paid in cash and is being financed...
January 26, 2015
Rementowa cuts steel for first in BC Ferries' LNG trio
JANUARY 26, 2015 — Poland's Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. last week held a steel cutting ceremony at its Gdansk shipyard to mark the start of construction of three new LNG fueled intermediate class ferries (ICF) for Canada's BC Ferries. BC...
January 23, 2015
Irving to be Canadian Surface Combatant prime contractor
JANUARY 23, 2015 — Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Diane Finley, and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Peter MacKay, are set to announce continued progress on the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy at Irving ...

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