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As shipowners cope with new regulatory limits on emissions, ship repairers are under pressure to keep the costs of installation of emission reduction equipment as low as possible for their clients. Damen Shiprepair Götaverken, Gothenburg,…
Wärtsilä is to supply a complete power system, including two 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel medium-speed engines, for a new dry cargo inland waterway vessel. This will be the first ever medium speed engined, dual-fuel, mechanically…
Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) reports that a subsidiary has entered into a turnkey contract with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. for construction of a new ultra-deepwater drillship with delivery scheduled in…
The two former Hawaii Superferries recently acquired by the Navy are getting new names and some modifications, The Alakai is now USNS Puerto Rico and the Huakai is now USNS Guam. Secretary of the Navy…
US Fab LLC, a Vigor Industrial subsidiary, has delivered a 180 ft x 52 ft x 10 ft covered paper barge to Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP. "We have worked closely with Georgia Pacific on this…
Lance Camarena has joined cruise lines Holland America Line and Seabourn as director, fleet training and performance management. He is responsible for the fleet training program of deck and engine staff, performance management and developing…
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) has cracked down on two high speed vessel operators following a series of what it describes as "serious back injuries to passengers."  In one case, Intercity Group (NZ) Limited, owners of…
Damen Shipyards recently delivered the Bremen 1 to the City of Bremen, Germany, to replace its 1975-built predecessor. Both the local police and fire departments will use the Damen Fire Fighting Vessel 2406 (FFV) for…
A video uploaded on Liveleaks.com and said to be taped in the Indian ocean 120 miles off Somalia, shows what the site calls Somali pirates having a "very bad day." A report by Bloomberg says…
Delivered to the Coast Guard by Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding Division in September 2011, the third National Security Cutter, Stratton, has holes in the hull that will require it to be…
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