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SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 — General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $139,953,434 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract N00024-08-C-4410 for USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) fiscal 2014 extended…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) reports that the repower of the M/V Columbia has been completed. EBDG provided design services and ongoing owner support services…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding, Panama City, FL, has launched Columbia (ESG Hull 981), an exact steel hull replica of the historic wooden Gloucester fishing schooner of the same name that was launched ninety-one…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — The Australian Maritime Safety Agency (AMSA) has issued a direction to the containership Vega Auriga (IMO 9347786) that prohibits the ship from using or entering any Australian ports due to repeated…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — The Coast Guard's National Vessel Documentation Center has written a determination letter in relation to the construction by Aker Philadelphia Shipyard of up to eight new MT-50 product tankers with certain…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — Norway's Havyard Group is to supply Grupo CBO of Brazil with design and equipment packages for four 81.5 m Havyard 843 design AHTs. The NOK 180 million (about $29 million) contract…
AUGUST 28, 2014 — Nine companies have each been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity fixed-price option-year two modifications for international ocean and intermodal distribution services (Universal Services Contract-7). They are: Maersk Line Ltd., Norfolk, Virginia, estimated $524,715,094, (P00211…
AUGUST 28, 2014 — Danish technology company GreenSteam will showcase its fuel saving GreenSteam Optimizer at next month's SMM event in Hamburg, Germany. GreenSteam Optimizer is an adaptive, data-driven, on-board decision support system to help…
AUGUST 28, 2014 — Investment firm KKR (NYSE:KKR) and Borealis Maritime today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of nine feeder container vessels in a sale process coordinated by Commerzbank. The vessels were previously owned…
AUGUST 28, 2014 — German ferry operator Norden-Frisia AG has again chosen Voith Schneider propulsion for a slightly longer sister to its double-ended ferry MS Frisia IV. Under construction at shipbuilder Cassens Werft GmbH in…
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