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August 01, 2011

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Rowan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:RDC) says that Thomas P. Burke has been appointed to serve as Chief Operating Officer, and Melanie M. Trent as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary.President and CEO Matt…
Companies in the Zacchello Group are filing for Chapter 11 protection. Netherlands-based Marco Polo Seatrade BV, a company managed by Seaarland Shipping Management BV, has filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 reorganization in the…
Singapore's Keppel FELS Limited shipyard is on track to deliver Scarabeo 9, a sixth generation ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig, to Saipem S.p.A (Saipem) on time and with no lost time incidents.A significant part of Keppel…
Sweden's Rederi AB TransAtlantic has taken delivery of Magne Viking, the third in a series of four newbuild AHTS vessels from the Astilleros Zamakona S.A shipyard in Spain. The vessel will be flagged in the…
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., says it has secured orders worth $850 million to build four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers for the George Economou Group. The 159,800 cu.m ships will have dual fuel…
China's Yangzijiang Shipbuilding is taking a 60 percent equity interest in Singapore marine technology and ship design consultancy CS Marine Technology Pte Ltd (CSMT). CSMT's wholly-owned subsidiary in China, Barber-CS Marine Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.,…
Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, Wash., has brokered the sale and delivery of two 5,630 BHP new ASD sister-tugs from Turkish shipbuilders, Bogazici Denizcilik to owners in the United Arab Emirates. The tugs were designed by…
Four corporations involved in owning and operating a fleet of vessels regularly visiting New Orleans were today sentenced to pay a $1 million penalty and banned from doing business in the United States for the…
Incat Crowther reports the launch of Topaz Zenith. Launched by Topaz Shipbuilding's Fujairah, UAE, shipyard, this innovative 27.6 m wave piercing catamaran crew boat has been designed to support offshore energy installations.Part of the development…
Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) is to build two next generation "neo Supramax 66BC" bulk carriers for a customer it identifies as a "first class shipowner." Developed as a low fuel consumption,…
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