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September 14, 2014
World’s leading maritime trade fair doesn’t disappoint
SEPTEMBER 14, 2014—Every two years, the shipping and shipbuilding world descends on Hamburg, Germany, for SMM, a week-long, mind-boggling smorgasbord of marine technology and innovation on display at more than 2,100 booths crammed into—and...
September 13, 2014
Construction begins at NASSCO on series of Jones Act tankers
SEPTEMBER 13, 2014—Activity at U.S. shipyards is booming and it’s nowhere more apparent than at the San Diego shipyard of General Dynamics NASSCO. Yesterday the shipyard held a steel cutting ceremony for APT-1, the first of five LNG-ready...
September 12, 2014
JonRie equips Haifa Harbor docking tugs
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 — JonRie InterTech, Manahawkin, NJ, has supplied two shipsets of equipment to two new Navy Ship Docking Tugs delivered from Israel Shipyards Ltd.'s Haifa Shipyard this summer. The compact 17 m long tugs have a bollard pull...
September 12, 2014
Vard orders Rolls-Royce equipment for Rem OCV/AH
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 — Rolls-Royce has won a £19 million contract from shipbuilding group Vard to deliver deck machinery, propulsion and engines for the offshore construction and anchor handling vessel (OCV/AH) ordered by Rem Offshore ASA in June...
September 12, 2014
Wärtsilä wins order for first LNG fueled bulker
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 — A 5,875 dwt cement carrier being built at the Scheepswerf Ferus Smit shipyard in the Netherlands to a new FS 5850 Ecobulker DF design will have a 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 34DF main engine, making it the first bulk carrier to...
September 12, 2014
ZF Marine Propulsion launches new products at SMM
SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 — Developments announced by ZF Marine Propulsion at this year's SMM event in Hamburg, Germany included introduction of a new ZF W 10000 workboat transmission family and the launch of the ZF 3300 PTI, expanding the company's...
September 12, 2014
Bollinger VP Dave Marmillion to retire
September 12, 2014—After 46 years in the industry, Bollinger Shipyards Vice President, Repair, Eastern Division, Dave Marmillion will retire. His retirement was announced by Ben Bordelon, Bollinger's Chief Operating Officer. “Dave has been an...
September 11, 2014
Remembering maritime heroes on 9/11
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—It’s been hard to imagine it’s been 13 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks. For many of us, the wounds are still fresh. It’s a day that touches us to our very core, not only for the painful, overwhelming loss of so...
September 11, 2014
Vard Marine awarded US Patent for Dual Fuel Vessel
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—Naval architectural and marine engineering specialist Vard Marine, formerly STX Marine, has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its design and engineering of a Dual Fuel Vessel. Due for delivery later this year, the Harvey Energy...
September 11, 2014
MaK engines to power South African tugs
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—Caterpillar Marine will supply MaK 8 M 25 C propulsion engines for eight 70-ton bollard pull tugs on order for South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority. The tugs will be 31 meters in length with a beam of 12.5 meters...

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