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October 22, 2014
VT Halter cuts steel for first Crowley LNG fueled ConRO
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — VT Halter Marine, Inc. today officially began construction on the first of two LNG-fueled Commitment class ConRo ships Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group with the first steel plate cutting at its Pascagoula,...
October 22, 2014
Innovative fouling defense coating racks up references
OCTOBER 23, 2014 — Just over a year after its introduction, Hempaguard, a ground-breaking hull coating concept from Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel, has already been applied to more than 170 full ships with another being coated every third...
October 22, 2014
Captain held by Nigerian pirates sues ECO and Chevron
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Captain Wren Thomas, an offshore supply vessel captain held hostage by Nigerian pirates for 18 days has filed suit in Texas against Chevron USA and Edison Chouest Offshore, reports VB Attorneys, (Vujasinovic & Beckcom,...
October 22, 2014
Scrubbers mean likely changes to bunker delivery notes
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Here's another example of how changes to regulations mean changes in the reams of paperwork confronting the marine industry. The text of the supplier's declaration required on the bunker delivery note (BDN) under MARPOL Annex...
October 22, 2014
Two large hybrid ferries to have CRP propulsion
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Shipbuilder Japan Marine United Inc.has received an order from MOL Ferry Co., Ltd. for two large, eco-friendly ferries. With a capacity of 620 passengers, 160 trucks and 113 autos, the 14,000 gt ships will have a length OA of...
October 22, 2014
Matson to pay $1 million in molasses spill plea deal
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Matson (NYSE:MATX) has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii in relation to charges that it illegally discharged more than 230,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor last year, but could...
October 22, 2014
MEPC correspondence group will look at fuel quality
OCTOBER 22, 2014 — Intertanko is hailing a decision on fuel oil quality taken at the just ended session of IMO's MEPC as progress. Regulation 18 of MARPOL Annex VI sets requirements for fuel oil quality for ships, including the prohibition of...
October 21, 2014
Burger Boat delivers research vessel
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Built at Burger Boat Company's Manitowoc, WI, shipyard, the oceanographic research and fisheries assessment vessel Arcticus has completed sea trials and was delivered to the U.S. Geological Survey's Great Lakes Science...
October 21, 2014
GLDD gets a slice of the Suez pie
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) reports that the Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mohamed Hussein Mamish has signed a $540 million contract with a consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and...
October 21, 2014
Angola takes delivery of two Incat Crowther ferries
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Amon has delivered the 30 m catamaran ferriers Macôco and Panguila to Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola for operation by subsidiary TMA Express. The two ferries are the first of five...

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