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July 30, 2015
Bollinger delivers FRC Heriberto Hernandez
JULY 30, 2015 —  Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Heriberto Hernandez, the 14th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard."We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the latest FRC built by Bollinger Shipyards, the...
classnk-release-guidelines-for-cng-carriers
July 30, 2015
ClassNK release guidelines for CNG carriers
JULY 30, 2015 — Classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Compressed Natural Gas Carriers.It is predicted that global natural gas demand will grow by 1.8% a year from 2013 to 2035 with the largest portion of this growth...
marad-chips-in-0000-for-fuel-cell-ferry-study
July 30, 2015
MARAD chips in $500,000 for fuel cell powered ferry study
JULY 30, 2015 —The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday said that it will provide $500,000 towards the development of a high-speed, hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered passenger ferry and refueling station (see...
huntington-ingalls-awarded-5-million-for-nimitz-works
July 30, 2015
Huntington Ingalls awarded $20.5 million for Nimitz works
JULY 30, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $20,580,879 delivery order under indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract N4523A-15-D-5016-0001 for ship repair support on the nuclear aircraft carrier...
kirby-gets-what-it-expected
July 30, 2015
Kirby gets what it expected
JULY 30, 2015 — "Our results for the second quarter were largely in line with our expectations," commented President and CEO David Grzebinski as Houston headquartered tank barge Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) reported net earning for the second...
private-equity-group-ups-stake-in-aker-philadelphia-shipyard
July 29, 2015
Private equity group ups stake in Aker Philadelphia Shipyard
JULY 29, 2015 — Private equity group Apollo has increased its stake in Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA to 18.72%. In an Oslo stock exchange announcement Aker Philadelphia ASA discloses: The entities listed below have, on 28 July 2015, acquired...
fennica-uncharted-shoal-found
July 29, 2015
Fennica: Uncharted shoal found
JULY 29, 2015 — The icebreaker MV Fennica, which suffered damage to its hull on July 3, may have been damaged by a previously uncharted shoal. At the time, the ship was carrying the capping stack that Shell is required to deploy should a blow...
maib-alcohol-a-factor-in-two-deaths-involving-same-workboat
July 29, 2015
MAIB: Alcohol a factor in two deaths involving same workboat
JULY 29, 2015 — The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch says that alcohol was a factor in two separate fatalities, involving the same workboat, within less than five months On August 13, 2014, the master of the U.K. registered workboat...
korean-shipbuilders-awash-in-red-ink
July 29, 2015
Korean shipbuilders awash in red ink
JULY 29, 2015 — All three South Korean shipbuilding giants have now reported massive operating losses. After market close Wednesday, Samsung Heavy Industries reported an operating loss of 1.55 trillion won ($1.3 billion). Analysts had thought...
port-of-singapore-issues-lng-bunkering-rfp
July 28, 2015
Port of Singapore issues LNG bunkering RFP
JULY 28, 2015 — With more than 42 million tonnes of bunker sales last year, Singapore is the world's top bunkering port. As part of its efforts to keep that lead, the Port of Singapore today launched its first Request for Proposal (RFP) for...