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January 20, 2017

Harley Marine announces names for ATB units

JANUARY 20, 2017—Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA, has announced the names for two Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) units currently under construction at Gunderson Marine in Portland, OR, and Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, LA. The vessels...
January 20, 2017

BAE Southeast awarded $51 million DDG 80 contract

JANUARY 20, 2017 — BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard Mayport LLC, Jacksonville, FL, is being awarded a $51,351,637 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) fiscal 2017 depot maintenance period availability. This...
January 20, 2017

VIDEO: Ulstein Verft delivers its largest OCV yet

JANUARY 20, 2017 — Norway's Ulstein Group has delivered Island Venture, the largest Offshore Construction Vessel (OCV) yet built at its Ulstein Verft shipyard. Owned by Island Ventures 5 LLC, a joint venture between Edison Chouest Offshore and...
January 19, 2017

Wheelhouse installed on Third Foss Arctic Class tug

JANUARY 19, 2016 — Foss Maritime's Rainier Shipyard is making rapid progress with construction of the Nicole Foss, the third of three Arctic-Class tugs. Today the company tweeted a picture of the vessel, saying "The Nicole had her wheelhouse...
January 19, 2017

Navy marks two milestones in EPF construction program

JANUARY 19, 2016 —In ceremonies at Austal USA's Mobile, AL, shipyard yesterday, the U.S. Navy yesterday marked two milestones in the construction of Expeditionary Fast Transports (EPF): the keel authentication of the Navy's ninth EPF, USNS City...
January 19, 2017

Carnival orders two more at Fincantieri

JANUARY 19, 2017 – Carnival Corporation & plc reports that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships with final contracts expected to be executed in early 2017. The...
January 19, 2017

IMO panel tries to smooth path to 0.5% sulfur cap

JANUARY 19, 2017 — Work to support the smooth and effective implementation of the 0.5 percent global sulfur cap on marine fuel is a main focus for IMO's Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR), which is meeting this week...
January 19, 2017

U.K.'s River Class OPVs to have Servowatch IPMS

JANUARY 19, 2017 — The five River-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) to be built by BAE Systems Naval Ships for the U.K. Royal Navy will be equipped with Integrated Platform Management Systems (IPMS) supplied by Malden, England, based...
January 19, 2017

Migrant rescue boats to have MTU engines

JANUARY 19, 2017 — Rolls-Royce will supply MTU diesel engines for six new search and rescue vessels to be built by Damen Shipyards and operated by the Turkish Coastguard. Damen Shipyards is building the vessels under a contract from the Ankara...
January 19, 2017

Tanker to be converted to FSO for Thailand

JANUARY 19, 2017—MISC Berhad marked the commencement of the conversion of FSO Benchamas 2 with a ceremony at Malaysia’s MMHE West Yard, Pasir Gudang. Among the dignitaries in attendance were Pairoj Kaweeyanun, President of Chevron Offshore...

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