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SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 – The Navy's decision to switch from composites to steel for the superstructure of DDG 1002, the third Zumalt class destroyer (see earlier story), has rung the death knell for Huntington Ingalls…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 – Singapore listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd. reports that four options (two 82,000 DWT and two 64,000 DWT bulk carriers) were converted into firm orders in July, became effective in July. Another…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 – M/V Balder, a Torvald Klaveness handymax bulker, is the first ship to operate  in the U.S. Emission Control Area (ECA) with an exhaust gas scrubber, according to Norway's Clean Marine. On…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 – Eitzen Chemical A/S (OSE:ECHEM), has decided to implement Jotun's Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) on two of its largest chemical carriers. The first vessel, Siteam Discoverer, applied SeaQuantum X200 to the hull…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 – Exmar and LNG Partners are moving ahead to solidify plans or the long-term charter of a Floating Liquefaction & Storage Unit (FLSU) to serve the BC LNG Project near Kitimat, British…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013  – American Maritime Safety, Inc. reports that the Houston Pilots Association, Maersk Line, Limited, Un-Cruise Adventures and The Vane Brothers Company will be the recipients of the 2013 AMS Safety Awards. AMS…
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 — Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line) is to build four next generation car carriers that will be the widest ever built, with a beam of 37-38 m. Japanese shipbuilders Shin Kurushima…
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 — Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) has signed a contract to construct a seventh generation ultra deepwater drillship at Samsung Heavy Industries. It will be a sister ship to the three…
September 03, 2013

Golden Ocean buys two

SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 — John Fredriksen's Golden Ocean Group Limited reports that it has acquired one 2010 Korean built 181,000 dwt Capesize bulk carrier and one 2010 China built 29,200 dwt Handysize bulk carrier. It…
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 — Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset, MA, recently delivered the 30 m Incat Crowther design catamaran passenger ferry, Provincetown IV to Bay State Cruise Company of Boston, Massachusetts. Provincetown IV is based on…
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