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May 06, 2015
VT Halter Marine launches Bouchard ATB barge
MAY 6, 2015 — VT Halter Marine's Pascagoula, MS, shipyard launched Barge B. No. 270 for Bouchard Transportation Co., Melville, NY, May 1. Barge B. No. 270 is the barge component of the first of two Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) units on order for...
May 06, 2015
Thoma-Sea launches another EnviroMax OSV
MAY 6, 2015 — Technology Associates, Inc. (TAI), New Orleans, LA, reports that shipbuilder Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors, LLC recently launched a 6,300 dwt OSV from its Lockport, LA. shipyard built to TAI's Technology EnviroMax 310 OSV...
May 06, 2015
Five get OFAC licenses for U.S.-Cuba ferry service
MAY 6, 2015 — The U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) yesterday issued a guidance regarding travel between the United States and Cuba covering on which individuals may be transported between the United States and Cuba by a...
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...