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JULY 7, 2012—Textron, Inc., New Orleans, LA, was recently awarded a $212,722,820 fixed-priced incentive-fee contract by the U.S. Navy for the detail design and construction of a ship to shore connector (SSC) test and training…
JULY 6, 2012 — In August 2009, the GAO (U.S. Government Accountability Office) issued a report that identified numerous deficiencies in the internal control activities of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. and…
JULY 6, 2012 — While both Germanischer Lloyd and Bureau Veritas have heeded calls to join other classification societies in denying services to sanctioned Iranian shipping companies IRISL and NITC and their front companies, South…
JULY 6, 2012 — Stena Bulk and Concordia Maritime have ordered up to ten innovative, in-house designed 50,000 dwt chemical tankers. They will be built at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China with deliveries beginning…
JULY 6, 2012 — Bergen, Norway, headquartered TTS Group ASA has entered into an agreement to purchase Hamburg, Germany, marine crane specialist Neuenfelder Maschinenfabrik GmbH (NMF). Closing is expected to be finalized in the first…
JULY 6, 2012 — Chilean energy company Gas Atacama has awarded John Fredriksen controlled Golar LNG Limited the Mejillones Seaport FSRU Project. The initial term of the contract, in Gas Atacama's option, is for 15…
JULY 5, 2012 — Rhode Island Fast Ferry has christened the $6 million fast ferry Ava Pearl. Today it sailed on its maiden voyage from Quonset Point, R.I., to Martha's Vineyard. Built by Gladding-Hearn at…
JULY 5, 2012 — Arlington, Va., headquartered Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is being awarded a $10,799,969 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for design and integration of manned and unmanned craft systems for the Naval Surface Warfare Center,…
JULY 5, 2012 — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y., today welcomed its incoming Class of 2016. The 274 plebe candidates come from 47 states, the District of Columbia and the three foreign…
JULY 5, 2012 — Fincantieri has received a contract for the construction of 30 steel caissons that will be used in the Costa Concordia salvage operation. The contract, described as "worth tens of millions of…
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