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May 05, 2015
Bay Shipbuilding books ATB order
MAY 5, 2015 — Fincantieri Marine Group's Bay Shipbuilding Company, Sturgeon Bay, WI, has been awarded a contract for the new construction of an Articulated Tug-Barge unit (ATB). The ATB will consist of an 8,000 hp tug and a 155,000-barrel...
May 05, 2015
Ulstein launches new heavy lift designs
MAY 5, 2015 — Ulstein is using this week's OTC event in Houston to launch two new heavy lift designs that, it says "pave the way for the next generation, cost efficient offshore assets to meet today's and tomorrow's market demand." The HX103...
May 05, 2015
Vigor Portland to drydock T-AKE 4
MAY 5, 2015 — Vigor Industrial LLC, Portland, OR, is being awarded an $11,979,903 firm-fixed-price contract for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4). The contract includes options which, if exercised, would...
May 05, 2015
AMHS fast ferry completes successful repower
MAY 5, 2015 — Alaska Marine Highway System's fast vehicle ferry Chenega has successfully completed two days of sea trials in Puget Sound after being repowered with four new MTU Series 4000 engines at the Foss Seattle, WA, shipyard. During the...
May 05, 2015
Louisiana International Marine opts for Helm CONNECT
MAY 5, 2015 — Ocean towing service provider Louisiana International Marine, L.L.C., Gretna, LA, has chosen Helm CONNECT preventive maintenance software from ClassNK subsidiary Helm Operations, Victoria, BC, Canada, for its six tugs. "We chose...
May 05, 2015
Matson reports record first quarter earnings
MAY 5, 2015 — Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) reported record net income of $25.0 million, or $0.57 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 compared with $3.4 million, or $0.08 per diluted share for the 2014 equivalent quarter....
May 04, 2015
"Big E" moves into NNS dry dock for defueling
MAY 4, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) is continuing the deactivation of the world's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65) (see earlier story). The process took another significant step when the...
May 04, 2015
T&T Salvage completes Great Lakes OPA 90 response
MAY 4, 2015 — T&T Salvage was activated under its Salvage and Marine Firefighting Agreement to respond to a 600 foot laker that recently went aground on the St Mary's River near DeTour Village, MI. "The vessel was hard aground but stable,"...
May 04, 2015
Zentech to assess hull steel of Brazilian aircraft carrier
MAY 4, 2015 — Houston based marine engineering and naval architecture consulting firm Zentech is perform a comprehensive inspection and evaluation of the hull steel of the Brazilian aircraft carrier São Paulo, as part of the Brazilian Navy's...
May 04, 2015
Ingalls christens DDG 113 John Finn
MAY 4, 2015 —  Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the company's 29th Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113), May 2. DDG 113 is named John Finn after the...