An advanced wind farm construction vessel ordered at German shipbuilder J.J. Sietas has a two-year project lined up following its September 2012 delivery. The ship is on order for Rotterdam headquartered marine construction contractor Van…
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has lost none of his enthusiasm for alternative fuels, despite publication of a Rand Corporation study that sees no military benefits in switching to new fuels."A clean energy economy…
Two Scandlines car ferry newbuilds from P+S Werften's Volkswerft Stralsund shipyard in Germany will each be equipped with five MaK 9 M 32 C engines with Cat Common Rail. Each M 32 C engine produces…
Two flap-type rudders installed on the 30,000 cu.m trailing suction hopper dredge Congo River are the largest in-house designed BARKE rudders thus far delivered by Van der Velden Marine Systems.Built for the DEME Group, the…
Oslo-listed Deep Sea Supply plc is moving to get access to the growing offshore supply market in Malaysia, which is protected by strong cabotage regulations. Today it announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership…
China's Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group is busy on a series of offshore vessels for delivery to Paris-headquartered Bourbon under a $1billion framework agreement signed in June, 2010. Significantly, production includes the first Chinese-designed offshore service vessels…
The U.S.is set to pay a very stiff price for Department of the Interior efforts to enhance offshore drilling safety in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  The resulting delays in Gulf of Mexico…
Eniram Ltd. has announced an agreement with ABB to integrate Eniram pod optimization technology into the ABB Azipod poddedpropulsion system for newbuild vessels as well as retrofit projects.The dynamic pod optimization, based on Eniram's Vessel…
Todd Shipyards Corporation (NYSE: TOD), which has signed a merger agreement with a subsidiary of Vigor Industrial LLC, today said it had not exercised an option to extend the "go shop" period during which it…
Four leading shipping organizations today congratulated the governments of Korea and Malaysia for recent counter piracy rescues, but called for more naval assets to be deployed against pirates.BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping, INTERCARGO and…

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