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April 01, 2015
ATSB reports on LNG carrier injury incident
APRIL 1, 2015 —The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued the report of its investigation into a November 8, 2014 incident onboard an LNG carrier at anchor in Dampier that underscores the fact that work on pressurized shipboard...
April 01, 2015
Northern Offshore delays delivery of jack-up newbuilds
APRIL 1, 2015 — Yesterday, Houston headquartered, Oslo listed, drilling contractor Northern Offshore reported it had negotiated a nine month delay in the deliveries of two high specification LeTourneau Super 116E Class jack-up drilling rigs,...
March 31, 2015
Ingalls awarded contract for eighth National Security Cutter
MARCH 30, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $499.8 million fixed-price incentive contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build an eighth National Security Cutter,...
March 31, 2015
Textron awarded $84 million contract for two more LCACs
MARCH 30, 2014 — Textron Inc., New Orleans, LA, is being awarded an $84,087,094 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-12-C-2401 to exercise an option for construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushions (LCACs) 102 and 103 and their...
March 31, 2015
All American Marine delivers first of two King County cats
MARCH 30, 2015 — Bellingham, WA, based All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) has delivered MV Sally Fox, the first of two new 105 ft x 33 ft aluminum catamaran ferries ordered by King County's Marine Division as replacement vessels for its scheduled...
March 31, 2015
Stena Germanica back in service, burning methanol
MARCH 31, 2015 — Following a conversion in the Remontowa shipyard, Poland, that started in late January,  Stena Line's Stena Germanica is now back in service between Kiel, Germany, and Gothenburg, Sweden, as the world's first methanol fueled...
March 31, 2015
Ingalls Shipbuilding launches John Finn (DDG 113)
MARCH 31, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division, Pascagoula, MS, launched the company's 29th Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113), at first light this past...
March 31, 2015
Marine insurers: Total losses continue to decline
MARCH 31, 2015 — The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has released its Spring Statistics. They show a continued reduction in total losses. However, the costs of salvage and wreck removal are "dramatically" increasing and "in...
March 30, 2015
Gladding-Hearn starts construction of Circle Line newbuilds
MARCH 30, 2015 — In a keel laying ceremony held in celebration of the 70th anniversary year of New York City's Circle Line Sightseeing Yachts, Inc.,  Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, recently began construction of the first of...
March 30, 2015
IMO panel learns more about Viking's LifeCraft concept
MARCH 30, 2015 — Viking Life-Saving Equipment has taken an important step towards gaining approval for its Viking LifeCraft, an innovative alternative life-saving appliance (LSA) for passenger ships. The concept was presented to IMO's...