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AUGUST 27, 2012 — Aker Solutions has won a contract to supply drilling equipment packages for a series of six deepwater drillships being built by Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Shipyard, Aracruz, Brazil. (See earlier story). The…
AUGUST 27, 2012 —  Bay State Cruises said yesterday that its Boston-Provincetown fast ferry departures were again running as scheduled. That came after a grounding incident Saturday interrupted services. The Coast Guard says that the…
AUGUST 25, 2012 —  Forget the giant scissors!  Newport News Shipbuilding used a 410-ton unit that will be part of the submarine Illinois (SSN 786) to break the ribbon at Saturday's opening of the shipyard's…
AUGUST 23, 2012—Cruise lines may have to start censoring on-board comedy routines. At least two passengers who say they were targets of jokes have gone to court looking for damages. The Guardian reports that an…
AUGUST 24, 2012 — Finland's Pemamek Oy Ltd was recently awarded a contract by Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, for construction and delivery of a new micro panel welding robot line. To be commissioned early next year,…
AUGUST 24, 2012 — Imtech Marine has won contracts from German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) to supply services in relation to two of the newbuilding programs under way at the shipyard: the 116 m Ropax…
AUGUST 23, 2012 — The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the proposed acquisition of joint control of a newly created joint venture by Marquard & Bahls AG and Linde…
AUGUST 23, 2012 [Updated Aug 27] — American Cruise Lines recently-delivered 150 passenger paddlewheeler Queen of the Mississippi was christened Saturday, August 25, in Nashville, Tennessee, by Phyllis Dale, a nationally-recognized travel agent and small-ship…
AUGUST 23, 2012 — Nuremburg-based MAN Engines will introduce a new high speed engine line at next month's SMM event. The D2868 LE421 and LE422 are fully classified marine diesel engines for medium- and heavy-duty…
AUGUST 22, 2012—Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, WA, was recently contracted by Harley Marine Services, Seattle, WA, to build two 100 ft x 40 ft, Z-drive, ship-assist tractor tugs. Nichols Brothers Boat Builders began construction…
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