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JANUARY 29, 2013 — When we last reported on the SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) Expeditionary Craft ferry Susitna, it was to report that the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in Alaska had asked shipbroker Marcon International…
JANUARY 29, 2013 — The United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y., welcomed its new Deputy Superintendent during a Town Hall meeting that was held at Ackerman Auditorium last week. Susan L. Dunlap was…
JANUARY 29, 2013 — Viking Line, which has just placed the 2,800-passenger dual fuel cruise ferry Viking Grace into service, is among participants in a project aimed at identifying and addressing potential barriers to the…
JANUARY 29, 2013 — IHC Merwede has introduced a new series of Packhorse offshore support vessels that will initially be built through the cooperation agreement established between IHC Merwede and Jaya Holdings. The range of…
JANUARY 28, 2013 — General Dynamics NASSCO reports that it has finalized a contract with Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) to design the conversion of the company's two existing Orca Class, diesel-electric trailerships to liquefied…
JANUARY 28, 2013 — Tracy Murrell, a former chief safety officer for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., who also holds a U.S. Coast Guard master's license, is the new director of the National Transportation Safety Board's…
JANUARY 28, 2013 — UM Bulk AS, Grimstad, Norway, has signed an agreement with Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Japan to buy two bulk carriers of the shipbuilder's 58,000 dwt TESS-58 type. UM Bulk AS is…
JANUARY 28, 2013 — Launched this month at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, the World Diamond is the first of a series of six fully equipped Platform Supply Vessels for Norwegian offshore company World Wide Supply.…
JANUARY 28, 2013 — Marco Wirén (47), M.Sc. (Econ.), has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Management of Wärtsilä Corporation, effective August 1, 2013. Mr. Wirén currently…
JANUARY 28, 2013 — ABB has won a long-term service contract from Star Cruises for preventive maintenance of all ABB equipment onboard SuperStar Virgo for the next five years. The approximately US$1 million contract was…
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