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The Port of Los Angeles has gotten U.S. Coast Guard approval to retrofit its 42-year-old harbor tour boat, the Angelena II, with hybrid propulsion. When the work is done, later this spring, the Angelena II…
Signal Ship Repair (SSR), a division of Signal International, Inc., Mobile, AL, competitively bid and won a contract worth about $16 million by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair and repower the trailing…
Titan Maritime, L.L.C., Pompano Beach, FL, and SMIT Singapore PTE, Ltd., Singapore, were each recently awarded $43 million ceiling-priced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contracts by the U.S. Navy for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and…
The impact of the Costa Concordia tragedy is being felt across the cruise industry and not just by Costa Crociere and its parent Carnival Corporation. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported fourth…
Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Jose "Pache" Ayala to vice president, Puerto Rico. He will remain in San Juan, and will now report to John Douglass, senior vice president and general manager of Puerto Rico…
Resolve Maritime Academy and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. report that plans are underway for new simulation-based training programs to enhance safety at sea for the cruise line's personnel and guests.In 2011, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.…
Mobile, Ala., based ship operator International Shipholding Corporation (NYSE: ISH) has announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 201. Fourth quarter net income was $1.8 million $8.9 million for equivalent 2010…
ThyssenKrupp AG has closed the sale of its civil shipbuilding operations to Britain's Star Capital Partners. The companies now owned by the British investment group are Blohm + Voss Shipyards, Blohm + Voss Repair (including…
Tanker operator General Maritime Corporation, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in November last year (see earlier story), has filed a plan of reorganization and a disclosure statement with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the…
India's largest private sector shipbuilder, ABG Shipyard Ltd., has won an order worth about $101.4 million from Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. (SCI).According to a stock exchange announcement, the order covers the construction of six…
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