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June 28, 2016

Swiftships awarded $15 million FMS contract

JUNE 28, 2016 — Swiftships LLC, Morgan City, LA, is being awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for 28-m coastal patrol craft production material kits, 4.7-meter rigid inflatable boats, forward looking infrared system, diagnostic...
June 28, 2016

Silver Ships delivers fire/rescue boat to NY

JUNE 28, 2016 — Silver Ships, Inc. reports that its Theodore, AL, shipyard has recently delivered a 34-foot custom designed and purpose-built all-welded aluminum fire/rescue boat to the Islip Fire District on Long Island, New York. The Islip...
June 28, 2016

Young Brothers orders four new tugs at Conrad Shipyard

JUNE 28, 2016 — Young Brothers, Limited, Hawaii's largest inter-island cargo service provider, has signed a contract valued at nearly $80 million with Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, LA, covering construction of four new tugs. The first tug...
June 28, 2016

Ice floe, delayed crew response, led to laker grounding

JUNE 28, 2016 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has determined that delays in responding after the vessel dragged anchor due to contact with an ice floe contributed to the April 2015 grounding of the 222.555 m bulk carrier CWB...
June 28, 2016

MAN marks two stage turbo milestone

JUNE 28, 2016 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has delivered its 1,000th turbocharger for two-stage turbocharging applications. MAN has a long history in two-stage turbocharging. It first evaluated the technology back in the 1970s and, in late 2000,...
June 28, 2016

Wartsila opens new Canary Islands service center

JUNE 28, 2016 —Wärtsilä is participating in a new maintenance hub in the Canary Islands. The facility, operated by one of Spain's largest shipbuilding and ship repair groups, Zamakona Shipyards, will provide Wärtsilä's service expertise to...
June 28, 2016

In-port ballast water treatment system now in production

JUNE 28, 2016 —The first production version of Damen Shipyards' InvaSave ballast water treatment system – intended for use at Groningen Seaports – will be on display at the upcoming DelfSail sailing festival being held June 30 - July 3 in the...
June 28, 2016

FMC approves six-port container weight agreement

JUNE 28, 2016 —The Federal Maritime Commission voted unanimously to allow the Port Operations and Safety Discussion Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 201233) to go into effect. The FMC says the new discussion agreement will guarantee shippers a...
June 27, 2016

Vard to terminate Rem Offshore newbuilding order

JUNE 27, 2014 — Vard Holdings Limited has agreed in principle to terminate a shipbuilding contract with Rem Offshore ASA in return for a compensation. The contract with Rem for one Offshore Construction and Anchor Handling Vessel was entered...
June 27, 2016

Austal USA delivers two ships to Navy

JUNE 27, 2014 — Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) reports that the U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of USNS Carson City (EPF 7) from Austal USA, during a June 24 ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal's Mobile, AL, shipyard. It was the second...

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