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April 21, 2014
Damen launches first vessel in 14-tug order
APRIL 21, 2014 — Damen Shipyards' Galati, Romania, yard recently launched the first in a series of 14 ASD tugs on order for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The vessel, an ASD Tug 3212, is the first of nine 80 t bollard pull tugs of this successful...
arctech-helsinki-books-support-vessel-order-from-sovcomflot
April 21, 2014
Arctech Helsinki books support vessel order from Sovcomflot
APRIL 21, 2014 — Finland's Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has been awarded a contract to build an icebreaking supply vessel for the Russia´s largest shipping company, Sovcomflot. The new vessel will be built for the North East Sakhalin Offshore...
hendry-opens-new-drydock-in-tampa
April 21, 2014
Hendry opens new drydock in Tampa
APRIL 21, 2014—Privately held Florida shipbuilder Hendry Corporation recently christened its new 2,500-ton drydock, “ Capt. F. M. Hendry” at its facility in Port Tampa Bay. The event marked not only the 252 ft x 72 ft drydock’s official...
tge-marine-books-lng-fuel-system-packages
April 17, 2014
TGE Marine books LNG fuel system packages
APRIL 17, 2014 — TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH, Bonn, Germany, has been awarded contracts by MAN Diesel & Turbo for the design and supply of high- and low pressure LNG fuel gas packages for the two LNG-fueled on Con-Ro vessels ordered...
mpts-amy-beavers-appointed-merpac-vice-chair
April 17, 2014
MPT's Amy Beavers appointed MERPAC Vice Chair
APRIL 17, 2014 — Amy Beavers, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance at Maritime Professional Training, Fort Lauderdale, FL, has been appointed by RADM Joseph Servidio, USCG, to the position of Vice Chair of the Merchant Marine Personnel...
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April 17, 2014
Chief engineer gets jail term for Singapore bunker scam
APRIL 17, 2014 — A Singapore court has sentenced the chief engineer of a 105,365 dwt crude oil tanker to 18 months in jail for his role in a bunkering "buy back" scam. According to a joint statement by the Maritime and Port Authority of...
royal-caribbean-to-homeport-quantum-in-shanghai
April 17, 2014
Royal Caribbean to homeport Quantum in Shanghai
APRIL 17, 2014 — Royal Caribbean International is to homeport its newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, in Shanghai. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following her inaugural winter season sailing out of New York Harbor to the...
ensco-orders-jack-up-duo-at-lamprell
April 16, 2014
Ensco orders jack-up duo at Lamprell
APRIL 16, 2014 — Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has ordered two high-specification jack-ups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141 at UAE shipbuilder Lamprell. Both rigs, which will incorporate Ensco's patented Canti-Leverage Advantage technology, are enhanced...
boem-plans-western-gulf-lease-sale
April 16, 2014
BOEM plans Western Gulf lease sale
APRIL 16, 2014 — Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau has announced that the bureau will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will...
lockheed-martin-delivers-lng-tank-for-harvey-gulf-newbuild
April 16, 2014
Lockheed Martin delivers LNG tank for Harvey Gulf newbuild
APRIL 16, 2014 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has leveraged technology and experience from the manufacturing of NASA's space shuttle external tanks to deliver the LNG tank for the first of the series of LNG-fueled offshore support vessels...

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