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Imtech N.V. reports that it has acquired Canada's Groupe Techsol Marine. It says that this means that Imtech has now a high-tech marine production site available in Canada and also strengthens Imtech's service and maintenance…
Bridgestone Corporation has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $28 million criminal fine for its role in conspiracies to rig bids and to make corrupt payments to foreign government officials in Latin America…
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $1,825,665,914 fixed-price-incentive contract for the construction of Zumwalt-class destroyers DDG 1001 and DDG 1002. The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring…
Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding division placed an 825-ton superlift on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on September 12, completing the ship's stern.Gerald R. Ford is…
In August, employees of Germany's Blohm + Voss, learned that parent ThyssenKrupp was negotiating the sale of the Hamburg shipbuilder's civilian assets to a British investor (see earlier story).Now, though, comes news of an offer…
VT Halter Marine, Inc. reports the delivery of Endurance, the second of two 8,000 hp Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tugs to Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE: OSG).This is part of a contract that VT Halter…
Sliedrecht, The Netherlands, headquartered IHC Merwede has entered the international rental market with its standard IHC Beaver(R) dredges and DMC work boats. The company has identified a demand in the market for vessels and equipment…
Austal USA 's Mobile, Alabama, shipyard recently celebrated the successful launching of the Department of Defense's first-of-class Joint High Speed Vessel, Spearhead.Christening ceremonies are set for Saturday. The ship's sponsor, retired Army Chief Warrant Officer…
InterManager, the international trade association for the ship management industry, is launching a campaign to allow shipowners and third party managers the freedom of choice in employing armed guards onboard ships transiting pirate-infested waters. The…
Bryan Nichols has joined Vigor Industrial as a sales representative for the company, which builds, repairs and modernizes commercial fishing and cargo vessels, ferries and military ships at six locations in the Northwest.Mr. Nichols had…
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