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Caterpillar has been selected to power 16 offshore supply vessels for use in operation in the Brazilian offshore market. Caterpillar received orders calling for a total of 56 Cat and MaK Diesel Electric Propulsion Engine…
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: GLF) is adding three vessels to the vessel construction program it announced in August. The construction program is designed to provide the company with vessels of the right size and with…
U.K.-headquartered Teignbridge Propellers International plans to establish a manufacturing base in Dubai in order to support its existing operation and tap into new markets across the region and beyond. Teignbridge Propellers, an exhibitor at Middle…
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) reports that the company's sixth amphibious transport dock, San Diego (LPD 22), returned over the weekend from successful builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship is currently…
Singapore's Jurong Shipyard, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has booked an approximately S$130 million (about US$ 99 million) project to convert the Very Large Crude Carrier MV TAR II (ex STAR II), to a…
Money from a proposed IMO environmental compensation fund could be used to help ports adapt to the effects of rising sea levels as a result of climate change. The proposal was made by Simon Bennett,…
Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered Marinvest AB reports that two of its tankers have this year used the Northern Sea Route (NSR) as an alternative, time and fuel saving, route from Europe to the Far East.On  August…
Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) reports that the Starfish, a 140 class liftboat, capsized after being struck by multiple waterspouts late in the evening on September 30, 2011.  The five crew members aboard evacuated the vessel and…
Richard McCreary is joining BAE Systems Ship Repair as Vice President, Commercial Business Development, reporting directly to Ship Repair President Bill Clifford. He will be located in BAE Systems Ship Repair Headquarters in Norfolk, Va.,…
Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) and its guests celebrated the naming of its fourth U.S. flag tanker, the MAERSK PEARY, last Friday at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Norfolk, Va. The freshly painted,…
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