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JUNE 27, 2012 — Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Dubai, UAE, headquarted Drydocks World is to also serve as the Chairman of the Board of DDW-PaxOcean Asia. The new entity is to be formed as…
JUNE 27, 2012 — Austal has confirmed that Austal USA President and COO Joe Rella resigned last Friday, June 22, 2012. On Monday, June 25, the Austal USA Board named CFO Brian Leathers interim President…
JUNE 26, 2012 — The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the European Cruise Council (ECC) report that the cruise industry has adopted two new safety policies. The policies result from the Cruise Industry Operational…
JUNE 26, 2012 — Stolt Valor, the tanker that caught fire north of Bahrain on March 15 (see earlier story), is now under tow, headed for the ASRY ship repair yard in Bahrain. The operation,…
JUNE 26, 2012 — The future USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully completed acceptance trials on June 22, sailing from and returning to Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) shipyard in Avondale, La. Anchorage is the seventh ship…
JUNE 26, 2012 — Oslo Axcess listed SD Standard Drilling Plc has today entered into a final agreement for the sale of one of the six K-FELS class B jack-ups it has under construction at…
JUNE 26, 2012 — A 41 m high speed Austal aluminum passenger catamaran ferry, Vale Grand Sud, is now in operation in New Caledonia for mining company Vale Nouvelle-Calédonie. The vessel is designed to provide…
U.S.Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has named Colonel (ret.) Jim Helis, Ph.D., as the new superintendent for the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York. Colonel Helis, a 30-year Army veteran, will begin work at…
JUNE 25, 2012 — FMT Industries, LLC—one of the several companies within the Florida Marine Group—has signed a contract with Trinity Offshore, LLC (now known as TY Offshore) to build an additional six 297 ft…
JUNE 25, 2012 —EXMAR Offshore Company, Houston, Texas has entered into an agreement with LLOG Exploration Company L.L.C., Covington, La., to design a new production semi-submersible hull for installation in the Gulf of Mexico in…
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