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July 07, 2015
More Danish ports approve HullWiper hull cleaning ROV
JULY 7, 2015 —Authorities at the Danish ports of Copenhagen, Kalundborg and Fredricia have granted permission for GAC EnvironHull's pioneering, diver-free, underwater HullWiper solution to be used within their ports and outside of holding...
July 07, 2015
Chouest acquires newbuild Simek PSV
JULY 7, 2015 —Norwegian shipbuilder Simek AS reports that its Yard No 133 has been sold to Edison Chouest Offshore.This will be the second ship Simek has delivered to Edison Choest, the first one being Yard No, 126, C-Viking.  The price was...
July 07, 2015
Carnival gets U.S. approval for travel to Cuba
JULY 7, 2015 — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today reported that the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce have granted approval for the company to begin travel to Cuba. Carnival...
July 07, 2015
Kvichak books contract for foil assisted cat
JULY 7, 2015 — Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, WA, a Vigor Industrial company, has been awarded a contract to design and build a 48 ft all-aluminum foil assisted research catamaran for the King County Environmental Laboratory.   The vessel...
July 07, 2015
LR gives AIP for gas turbine powered LNG carrier
  JULY 7, 2015 — Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder, and GE Aviation and Marine have won Approval in Principle (AIP) from Lloyd's Register for a gas turbine-powered 174,000 cu.m LNG carrier. Since it does not need...
July 07, 2015
Esvagt sold to infrastructure investors
JULY 7, 2015 — Esbjerg, Denmarked, headquartered offshore safety and support specialist Esvagt is getting new owners. Two international infrastructure investors, 3i Infrastructure plc and AMP Capital, are acquiring the company for around $610...
July 07, 2015
Fincantieri resumes production at Monfalcone
JULY 7, 2015 — Fincantieri reports that yesterday the Prosecutor's Office of Gorizia ordered the release of areas of the Monfalcone shipyard that had been closed as part of an investigation into alleged improper disposal of shipyard waste (see...
July 06, 2015
Fisheries research vessel is double first for Voith
JULY 6, 2015 — A fisheries research vessel being built for the Shanghai Ocean University by China's Tianjin Xingang shipyard will be the first fisheries research vessel world-wide to use the Voith Schneider Propeller (VSP) propulsion concept....
July 06, 2015
ST Marine launches first of eight LMVs for Singapore Navy
JULY 6, 2015 — Shipbuilder Singapore Technologies Marine last week held the launching ceremony for the Independence, the first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) in a series of eight for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). The first in class...
July 06, 2015
Army takes delivery of high speed fire boat
JULY 6, 2015 — The U.S. Army's US Military Surface Deployment Distribution Command (SDDC) 596th Transportation Brigade has accepted delivery of a Fast Response Fire-Fighting Vessel under a contract for design and construction of the vessel...