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DOF Rederi II AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Norway's DOF ASA, has taken delivery of Skandi Hawk from Cochin Shipyard in India. The vessel is a combined CSV/PSV (construction support vessel/platform supply vessel) of…
The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) celebrates excellence in naval engineering by recognizing individuals who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in one or more facets of the industry. Today,  the society announced the recipients of…
Gibraltar ship repairer Gibdock reports that back-to-back cruise ship projects at at its No. 1 dock saw the return of the 37,584 gt, 1,575-passenge Thomson Destiny for its fourth visit since a first refit in…
Tank barge giant Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) reports record net earnings for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 of $56.2 million, or $1.00 per share, compared with $31.6 million, or $.59 per share, for…
The Port of Los Angeles has gotten U.S. Coast Guard approval to retrofit its 42-year-old harbor tour boat, the Angelena II, with hybrid propulsion. When the work is done, later this spring, the Angelena II…
Signal Ship Repair (SSR), a division of Signal International, Inc., Mobile, AL, competitively bid and won a contract worth about $16 million by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair and repower the trailing…
Titan Maritime, L.L.C., Pompano Beach, FL, and SMIT Singapore PTE, Ltd., Singapore, were each recently awarded $43 million ceiling-priced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contracts by the U.S. Navy for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and…
The impact of the Costa Concordia tragedy is being felt across the cruise industry and not just by Costa Crociere and its parent Carnival Corporation. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) today reported fourth…
Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Jose "Pache" Ayala to vice president, Puerto Rico. He will remain in San Juan, and will now report to John Douglass, senior vice president and general manager of Puerto Rico…
Resolve Maritime Academy and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. report that plans are underway for new simulation-based training programs to enhance safety at sea for the cruise line's personnel and guests.In 2011, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.…
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