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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…
CNN is carrying a story that says that German cryptologists have discovered al Qaeda documents that outline a number of plans - including one to seize cruise ships, hold passengers hostage, dress them in orange…
Tanker giant Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE: OSG) reports results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended March 31, 2012.that saw TCE (time charter equivalent) revenues of $214.0 million, an increase of $7.4 million,…
Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) plans to produce dual fuel engines from 800 hp to 3500 hp (597-2610 kW) for high-horsepower markets. The first in the product portfolio, QSK50 Tier 2 for oil and gas well…
Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, is set to hold a ceremonial naming ceremony Wednesday, May 2, 2012. A newly constructed tugboat, Handy-Three, tugboat has been sold to Puerto Rico Towing & Barge Co. of San…
John Fredriksen's Seadrill says it continues to see strong demand for modern ultra-deepwater drilling rigs driven by high oil prices and large deep-water discoveries and increased development drilling. Specific interest, mainly from operators in West…
U.S. maritime unions say that cuts in manning levels and burgeoning paperwork loads are increasing the risk of maritime accidents worldwide. At a time when carriers have reduced crewing levels, ships' officers are being forced…
Cargotec has established a new offshore service center in Houston, Texas, which provides repair, upgrades and systems modernisations for rigs, vessels and platform operators. The center has a hydraulic test bed, which enables the repair…
French shipyard Bernard is set to deliver a second ORC 190 type pilot boat to the German pilotage organization Lotsenversetzboote Technische Fachstelle Nordwest. The Fresena follows the Frya, delivered in May 201, and is the…
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