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September 12, 2014—After 46 years in the industry, Bollinger Shipyards Vice President, Repair, Eastern Division, Dave Marmillion will retire. His retirement was announced by Ben Bordelon, Bollinger's Chief Operating Officer. “Dave has been an integral…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—It’s been hard to imagine it’s been 13 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks. For many of us, the wounds are still fresh. It’s a day that touches us to our very…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—Naval architectural and marine engineering specialist Vard Marine, formerly STX Marine, has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its design and engineering of a Dual Fuel Vessel. Due for delivery later this year,…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014—Caterpillar Marine will supply MaK 8 M 25 C propulsion engines for eight 70-ton bollard pull tugs on order for South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority. The tugs will be 31 meters in…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — The world's largest shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. has developed an automatic spray head for painting the bottom parts of ships. It has already deployed eleven of the spray head…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Classification society DNV GL thinks that an unmanned, battery powered vessel could revolutionize short sea shipping. DNV GL says that short sea shipping is a promising alternative to overstretched land based…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Brodogradiliste Viktor Lenac D.D., Rijeka, Croatia, is being awarded a $21,383,394 firm-fixed-price contract for a 179-day Extended Service Life Program, dry docking and ship repair of USS Mount Whitney. Mount Whitney…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, FL, reports  the on-time delivery of the M/V Bravante VIII (Hull 158) on Tuesday September 9, 2014 to Boldini S.A., Bravante Group of Brazil. The…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — The U.S. Coast Guard recently ordered an additional seven 32 ft Transportable Port Security Boats (TPSB) under a five year contract awarded Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., of Seattle, WA, in 2011.…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — Fincantieri's Palermo, Sicily, shipyard today inserted a new 24 m midbody into the first of four MSC Cruises ships that are being extended as part of the cruise line's €200 million…
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