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November 23, 2014
One killed, three injured in GOM platform explosion
NOVEMBER 23, 2014—One person was killed and three others were injured as the result of an explosion during routine maintenance operations on the West Delta 105 E production platform 20 miles off of the Louisiana coast on November 20. The U.S....
November 23, 2014
U.S. Coast Guard rescues crew from sinking freighter
NOVEMBER 23, 2014—The U.S. Coast Guard reported that seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday, November...
November 23, 2014
Holland America names Orlando Ashford president
NOVEMBER 23, 2014 — Holland America Line reports that effective Dec. 1, Orlando Ashford will join the company as president to lead Carnival Corporation subsidiary's brand and business, including its fleet of 15 cruise ships Mr. Ashford joins...
November 23, 2014
Boston Ship Repair wins $8.6 million MSC award
NOVEMBER 23, 2014 — Boston Ship Repair, LLC, Boston, MA, is being awarded an $8,625,966 firm fixed-price contract for a 57-calendar day regular overhaul and drydocking of Military Sealift Command's Fleet Replenishment Oiler Ship USNS Big Horn...
November 21, 2014
Fincantieri signs MOUs on Chinese cruise ship building
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 — Shipbuilder Fincantieri has now gotten aboard the initiative launched last month when Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK)  signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China State...
November 21, 2014
Crowley to operate, maintain T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 — Crowley Technical Management Inc., Jacksonville, FL, is being awarded a $31,875,833 firm-fixed-price contract for the operation and maintenance of the T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet. This fleet supports the Navy's surveillance towed...
November 21, 2014
Havyard books orders for two icebreaking OSVs
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 — Norway's Havyard Ship Technology AS has signed contracts worth a total of just over NOK 1 billion (about $147.5 million) for the design and building of two more Havyard 843 Ice offshore icebreakers In November 2013,...
November 21, 2014
Knud E. Hansen tweaks Reefer RoRo design
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 — Danish naval architect firm Knud E. Hansen has further developed a Reefer RoRo Ship design launched last year. The ship is intended for world-wide operation as a Reefer RoRo Ship in the banana trade with special emphasis on...
November 21, 2014
Baltic operator goes to Singapore for scrubber
NOVEMBER 21, 2014 — Swedish ship operator Rederi AB Transatlantic and wood and paper giant Stora Enso have gone to Singapore to find an exhaust gas scrubber that will operate under conditions in the Gulf of Bothnia, the northernmost part of the...
November 21, 2014
Two cruise ships find new homes
NOVEMBER 21, 2012 — Two cruise lines are shedding vintage ships, in one case through a sale and in the other through a transfer. Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises abruptly canceled the first cruise scheduled for the Costa Celebration...

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