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Rotterdam headquartered Jumbo Shipping has confirmed an order for a second new K-class heavy lift vessel, with an option on a third, to complement its existing fleet. The K-class vessels are being built at the…
Lloyd's Register has published the first dedicated set of rules for stern-first ice-class ships. The release of the rules comes as more and more ships are being ordered with options such as podded propulsion systems…
"The year has started rather well with order intake increasing by 13 percent," says Wärtsilä Corporation President and CEO Björn Rosengren, commenting on the company's first quarter performance. "Our profitability was 10.1 percent and we…
A ceremony at the CSSC-MES Diesel Co., Ltd. (CMD), Shangai, saw the signing of the contract to construct the first Chinese-built MAN B&W design Green Series 7G80ME-C9.2 engine. Due for delivery in June 2013, the…
The Cruise Lines International Association has appointed a panel of experts to assess the recommendations made in an operational safety review launched by the industry following the Costa Concordia tragedy. The panel of will evaluate…
Ingram Barge Company has reached an agreement to acquire U.S. United Barge Line, LLC ("UBL"), a barge transportation company headquartered in Tampa, Florida with a major operating office in Metropolis, Illinois. "The acquisition will allow…
ABS Vice President and current Chief Engineer Dr. Kirsi Tikka is transferring to London to assume the role of President and COO of the ABS Europe Division. The division is responsible for the day-to-day operations…
A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) subsidiary has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Korean shipbuilding giant Hanjin Heavy Industries. Under the agreement, Huntington Ingalls subsidiary AMSEC and Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines, Inc.…
Viking Ocean Cruises, sister company of Viking River Cruises, and Fincantieri have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the construction of two new luxury ocean cruise ships. The memorandum also includes an option for a…
A former chief engineer from the purse seine tuna fishing vessel San Nikunau pleaded guilty today in federal court in Washington, D.C., to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS), announced Assistant Attorney…
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