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NOVEMBER 1, 2012—This past August, Wärtsilä achieved a milestone with its 1000th order for its two-stroke, low-speed diesel, electronically controlled, common-rail RT-flex engines. The milestone order was for a seven-cylinder Wärtsilä RT-flex82T version B main…
NOVEMBER 1, 2012—Rear Adm. John “Dugan” Shipway, U.S. Navy (Ret.) has been elected Chairman of the Board of Austal USA, Mobile, AL, the U.S. subsidiary of Austal Ltd. The role extends a distinguished leadership career…
OCTOBER 31, 2012—The first of four Crowley Maritime Corporation ocean class tugboats, Ocean Wave, completed its inaugural project earlier this month by removing a grounded containership from the northern coast of Cuba. The job is additionally…
OCTOBER 31, 2012—In the wake of the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy, Staten Island Ferry service remains suspended until further notice, according to a tweet by New York City Department of Transportation. In a Twitter…
OCTOBER 31, 2012 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has unveiled the first  IMO Tier III-compliant diesel engine utilizing EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation). The presentation took place at a ceremony at the Ulsan, Soutk Korea, production…
OCTOBER 28, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) today christened the 10th Virginia-class submarine, Minnesota (SSN 783), in a ceremony at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The ship's sponsor, Ellen Roughead, performed the…
OCTOBER 28, 2012 — Maritime attorney John K. Fulweiler assumed the chairmanship of the American Salvage Association's membership committee at the association's fall meeting. Mr. Fulweiler, who is a Proctor-in-Admiralty, says he is excited about…
OCTOBER 27, 2012—Carnival Corporation & plc recently reached a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build two new classes of ships, one for its Holland America Line brand and the other for…
OCTOBER 27, 2012—Dr. Kirsi Tikka, President of the ABS Europe Division, was recently awarded the David W. Taylor Award by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) for her notable achievement in naval…
OCTOBER 26, 2012 — Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the first two of four tugboats in its new ocean class series yesterday in New Orleans, La. The boats received the names , Ocean Wave and Ocean…
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