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JULY 31, 2012 — Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. today announced that Michael Bayley has been promoted to President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, replacing Dan Hanrahan, whose departure was recently announced.  Bayley will report directly…
JULY 31, 2012 — A new GAO report says the Coast Guard is setting unrealistic operating targets for its legacy fleet of of high endurance cutters, medium endurance cutters, and patrol boats. Though for the…
JULY 31, 2012 — While the U.S. struggles to find funding to renew the Coast Guard's aging icebreaker assets, China is pressing ahead with plans to build to build an advanced new icebreaking research vessel…
JULY 31, 2012 — SENER is pushing ahead with development of Virtual Reality (VR) applications for shipbuilding. The applications allow virtual navigation through the ship 3D model generated by SENER's FORAN CAD/CAM/CAE. which is in…
JULY 31, 2012 — Ensco plc reports that it took delivery of ENSCO 8506, the seventh and final rig in the ENSCO 8500 Series of semisubmersible offshore drilling rigs on, July 30, at the Keppel…
JULY 31, 2012 — Bergen, Norway, based Odfjell has signed a shipbuilding contract with South Korea's Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Ltd. for construction of four chemical tankers of 46,000 dwt design draft with 22 coated cargo…
JULY 30, 2012—Fincantieri has been awarded a contract to build a latest generation ferry by Canada's Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ). The 130 m ferry will have a capacity of 800 passengers and 180…
JULY 30, 2012—Maine Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, today said that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will award $2.4 million in federal funding to the Maine Department of…
JULY 30, 2012 — Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM), a specialist fixed-premium P&I and FD&D (Freight, Demurrage and Defense) facility underwritten by the American Club, reports an excellent first year of operation, and a strong start…
JULY 30, 2012 — Shell has launched what it calls "its most innovative marine engine oil in a generation." It says that, unlike conventional cylinder oils, Shell Alexia S4, can be used across a wide…
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