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May 06, 2016

America's Cup race returns to New York

May 6, 2016 —The America’s Cup will return to New York City this weekend for the first time since 1920. Part of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, the event is one of six taking place this year with teams from around the world...
May 06, 2016

Research ship won't be Boaty McBoatface, but ...

MAY 6, 2016 — Britain's Natural Environmental Research Council is to use the name Boaty McBoatface, but not, as suggested by an online poll, for its new research vessel. The $307 million ship, which is under construction by shipbuilder...
May 06, 2016

Eastern delivers another towboat in long series

MAY 6, 2016 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc.'s Allanton. FL, shipyard has delivered the 90 ft inland towboat M/V Lawrence Campbell to Florida Marine Transporters, LLC, Mandeville, LA. Built to a design by Gilbert Associates, Inc., Boston,...
May 06, 2016

BAE Norfolk wins $29.4 million CG64 award

MAY 6, 2016 — BAE Systems has received a $29.4 million competitively awarded contract from the U.S. Navy to maintain the USS Gettysburg (CG 64), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. The contract includes options that if exercised would...
May 06, 2016

LCS to be fitted with Kongsberg strike missile system

MAY 6, 2016 — A deployed U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship is to be fitted with a Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile (NSM) system for a Phase II testing of the long range precision strike missile. In Phase I of the testing, on September 23 last year...
May 06, 2016

Crowley christens third LNG-ready Jones Act tanker

MAY 6, 2016 — Crowley Maritime Corporation yesterday christened the third of four new, Jones Act product tankers on Thursday at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal in New Orleans. The 50,000 dwt, 330,000-barrel-capacity Louisiana joins two...
May 06, 2016

AIDA Cruises rejects NABU claims on AIDAprima emissions

MAY 6, 2016 —  Carnival's German market cruise brand AIDA Cruises is rejecting claims by environmentalist group NABU that its new flag ship, AIDAprima, is "anything but" environmentally friendly. Built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki...
May 05, 2016

Lack of navigational awareness, so ferry hits rock

MAY 6, 2016 —An investigation report (M15A0009) released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today concludes that the 38.45 m passenger ferry Grace Sparkes, operated by the Newfoundland Department of Transportation and Works,...
May 05, 2016

SENER to add Virtual Reality solution to FORAN

MAY 5, 2016 — SENER is partnering with Paris-headquartered ESI Group to develop its IC.IDO Virtual Reality solution and to integrate it with enhance the FORAN shipbuilding CAD/CAM system, resulting in an immersive 3D experience. Nowadays, says...
May 05, 2016

Huntington Ingalls earnings beat analysts' estimates

MAY 5, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reported first quarter 2016 revenues of $1.76 billion, up 12.3 percent from the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share in the quarter was $2.87, compared to diluted earnings...

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