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Nigel McCue, CEO of U.A.E based Lamprell, says that a $227 million order from "a highly valued customer" for a LeTourneau Super 116E jack-up rig "further evidences the sustained demand for these rigs and the…
Tanker operator General Maritime Corporation (GMRRQ.OB) says that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed the second amended joint plan of reorganization of the company and its direct and…
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has formally approved an Environmental Ship Index (ESI) program to take effect July 1. The Port of Los Angeles thus becomes the first seaport in North America and…
Covington, LA-based Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) reports results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 that included an increase in revenues of 66.0 percent to $120.0 million compared to $72.3 million for the…
Alu Marine shipyard, Port Launay, Couëron, France, has successfully delivered a new pilot boat to the Rouen based  Seine pilots. To improve the quality of their services, the Seine pilots chose to invest in a…
Braemar Technical Services (Incorporating The Salvage Association) is pleased to announce the appointment of Graeme Temple to the role of Regional Director for its Far East region. Mr. Temple will be responsible for strengthening the…
Dockwise Ltd. says it "has engineered the most innovative semi-submersible heavy-lift vessel in history and redefined the limits of heavy marine transport with the design of the Dockwise Vanguard. Additionally, the Dockwise Vanguard has opened…
Athens headquartered Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX) reported net income of $1.9 million for the first quarter of 2012, compared to a net income of $0.3 million for the same period of 2011. Time charter…
Classification society DNV has issued a new dedicated rule book for self-elevating units to guide designers and shipyardss. The rule book clearly explains the DNV and international regulations and standards.   Adaptations from the traditional…
The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) reports that Alaska Ship and Drydock LLC (ASD) has officially signed on as a partner with the State of Alaska to design the Alaska Class Ferry. The Professional Services…
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