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January 31, 2015
Great Lakes Shipyard to drydock four for Corps
JANUARY 31, 2015 — Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, OH, has been awarded a repair contract by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District for two tugs and two barges from the Corps' Cleveland Field Station.The shipyard...
January 30, 2015
K-Line exec gets prison sentence in price fixing case
JANUARY 30, 2015 — Hiroshige Tanioka, an executive of Japan-based Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line) pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices, allocate customers and...
January 30, 2015
BAE Norfolk gets $6.9 million for T-AO 195 work
JANUARY 30, 2015 — BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, VA, is being awarded a $6,976,389 firm-fixed-price contract for 43-calendar day shipyard availability for the Mid Term Availability of USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). Work will...
January 30, 2015
Carnival names Miller VP nautical and safety operations
JANUARY 30, 2015 — Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line has named Richard M. Miller vice president of nautical and safety operations. He joins the cruise line after a U.S. Navy career of more than 25 years and has extensive experience in shipboard...
January 30, 2015
Huntington Ingalls buys underwater vehicles specialist
JANUARY 30, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) is getting into the unmanned underwater vehicles business. Today it announced that it has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division (ESD) of the Columbia Group. The value of the...
January 30, 2015
Victoria Shipyards recognized for supplier excellence
JANUARY 30, 2015 — Lockheed Martin Canada yesterday granted its first supplier excellence award. It went to Seaspan's Victoria Shipyards, Victoria, B.C., for its outstanding work and contribution to the Royal Canadian Navy's Halifax-class...
January 30, 2015
Final Rule widens NOA and AIS requirements
JANUARY 30, 2015 — The U.S. Coast Guard today announced the publication of the final rule on Vessel Requirements for Notices of Arrival and Departure (NOAs) and Automatic Identification Systems (AIS). This final rule amends the applicability...
January 30, 2015
Approval of scrubber systems to get easier
JANUARY 30, 2015 — The Danish Maritime Authority says that an agreement reached last week by an IMO sub-committee will make it easier to verify whether exhaust gas scrubbers comply with the new stricter limit values for sulfur emissions at...
January 30, 2015
Liberian Registry offers green retrofit incentive
JANUARY 30, 2015 — The Liberian Registry has entered into a partnership with U.S.-based consultancy EfficientShip Finance (ESF) to launch an environmental initiative designed to reduce global carbon emissions, enhance fleet efficiency and...
January 30, 2015
ClassNK reports another record year
JANUARY 30, 2015 — Reporting its registration totals for 2014, ClassNK  says that for the fourth straight year it registered over 20 million gt in new tonnage. At the end of December 2014, the Tokyo headquartered classification society had a...

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