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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that David Whiddon, chief engineer at HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding division, has been named the 2011 recipient of the prestigious William M. Kennedy Award. The award was presented to Mr.…
Signal International reports that on November 16, 2011, its Texas Operations in Orange, Texas achieved one full year, working 451,116 man-hours, without the occurrence of an OSHA recordable incident. This is a significant safety milestone…
Wärtsilä Corporation says it has reached agreement with the board of Hamworthy plc, a U.K. listed engineering company focused on the marine and oil and gas sectors, in regards to a recommended cash offer for…
Flekkefjord, Norway, based Parat Halvorsen AS has been awarded an order for an 8000 kg/h steam boiler plant to be installed in the factory trawler, Northern Hawk, which is owned by Coastal Villages Pollock, LLC.Northern…
J.J. Sietas has joined the long list of shipbuilders forced to file for insolvency under German bankruptcy laws. Hamburg attorney Berthold Brinkmann was appointed Friday as provisional liquidator in the case.The shipyard has some 700…
South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has started construction of what will be the world's largest floating dock. It will be 85.6 m wide, 432 m long and 130,000 DWT and will be…
BIMCO is developing a standard contract for the employment of armed guards aboard ship. The new contract will be drafted by a team of shipowners, lawyers and underwriters, and with the assistance of the International…
The first of the new electronically controlled Wärtsilä X35 low-speed engines has been successfully started. The running engine was introduced to an audience of invited guests during a ceremony this month at the Yuchai Marine…
STX OSV Holdings Limited reports that a contract for eight LPG carriers for Petrobras Transportes S.A. (Transpetro) has been made effective.The contract for the construction of LPG carriers was originally signed in July 2010, but…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that the amphibious transport dock, San Diego (LPD 22), successfully completed  U.S. Navy acceptance trial this week. The ship returned to Ingalls Shipbuilding Thursday after a two-day sea trial."It's amazing…
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