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The U.S. Navy’s Norfolk Ship Support Activity recently awarded a $51,958,270 modification to a previously awarded contract to BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, VA, to perform an Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (EDSRA) for…
Wärtsilä has donated a controllable pitch propulsion system to the Engineering Department at the United States Merchant Marine Academy. A dedication ceremony on April 24, served as recognition of the full scale training equipment that…
Joe Palermo has been appointed to the newly created position of director, ship refurbishments for Holland America Line and Seabourn. He is responsible for overseeing the cruise lines' shipboard renovation program, managing all major drydock…
Kirby Corporation  (NYSE: KEX) reported record net earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 of $50.9 million, or $.91 per share, compared with $32.4 million, or $.60 per share, for the 2011 first…
Classification society RINA has launched a range of seven services to help shipowners save fuel and reduce emissions. The different services can be adopted individually or as a complete package.The seven services are: auditing to…
Shipbuilder Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, reports that Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) has completed builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The trials encompassed over 50 demonstration events that enabled the…
In written testimony to the U.S. Congress' Joint Economic Committee, the American Maritime Partnership (AMP) criticized and corrected an Energy Information Administration (EIA) report that said American tank vessels may be "in short supply" if…
Wärtsilä is extending its low-speed X-generation engine series, adding a new Wärtsilä X92 engine, with a bore of 920 mm, to the upper end of its portfolio. The new engine will serve the market for…
Angeliki Frangou, Chairman and CEO of dry cargo ship specialist Navios Maritime Partners L.P., is  "pleased with our results for the first quarter of 2012. For the quarter, operating surplus increased by about 12 percent…
Donjon Marine, Co., Inc. has named John Noble as Managing Director - Donjon UK. Mr. Noble's career in commercial shipping began in 1962 when he joined HMS Conway, the preeminent pre-sea training school in the…
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