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Costa Crociere executive VP Manfred Ursprunger is among seven Costa Cruises employees added yesterday to the investigation of the Costa Concordia sinking by the prosecutor in Grosseto, Italy. They join Captain Francesco Schettino and first…
Northumberland, U.K., boatbuilder Alnmaritec has completed a 40 knot patrol boat designed by Southampton, U.K., based BMT Nigel Gee Ltd., a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd. The vessel is destined for the Arabian Gulf where…
Seacor Marine LLC, a subsidiary of Seacor Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), has reached an agreement with Superior Energy Services LLC. to purchase 18 liftboats for $134 million, plus working capital. The transaction is expected to…
Britain's Ministry of Defence  has named South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering as the preferred bidder for four new generation 37,000-tonne tankers to be ordered for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) to support future…
ABB has won an order from Norwegian shipowner Myklebusthaug Management to supply the first ever direct current (DC) power grid on board a ship. The equipment will allow a new offshore platform support vessel, under…
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, MA, recently delivered a second Chesapeake Class launch to the Virginia Pilot Boat Corporation, the shipyard’s seventh pilot boat for this group. With a deep-V hull designed by C. Raymond…
Divers have found four more bodies on Deck 4 of the submerged Costa Concordia, according to Italy's National Civil Protection Agency. One of the bodies was that of a five year old girl, according to…
Spain's Empresa Naviera Elcano, S.A. has placed an order for two medium-speed MAN L27/38 engines as part of a propulsion package for a 7,000-dwt asphalt and oil-products tanker to be built at Sedef Shipyard in…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that Vice Adm. Daniel P. Holloway, U.S. Navy (Ret.), has been named vice president of customer relations for the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division. In this capacity, Holloway will be responsible…
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Jeffboat LLC, America's largest inland shipbuilder, for nine safety violations, including one willful violation, at its Jeffersonville, Ind., facility after a worker was…
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