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Former Drydocks World Southeast Asia CEO Denis Welch is joining IHC Merwede as its new CEO for Southeast Asia. Mr. Welch, who left Drydocks World in 2010 to set up a consultancy,  be responsible for…
ABB says that modifications to the design of its Azipod podded propulsion system have improved hydrodynamic efficiency by more than 2 percentThe modifications include a newly optimized Azipod fin shape and a new pod cap…
Marking a major breakthrough for commercial shipping and LNG fuel technology, the product tanker Bit Viking returned to service along the Norwegian coast as the first vessel to undergo conversion from heavy fuel oil to…
B+H Ocean Carriers Ltd (NYSE AMEX: BHO) reports that at the Annual General Meeting of Stockholders, held at BHO's offices in Hamilton, Bermuda on November 22, 2011, its shareholders approved a proposed reverse stock split.…
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…
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