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JULY 7, 2014 — Canada's Atlantic Towing has selected Damen's ice-strengthened PSV 5000 design for the four new platform supply vessels it will add to its fleet, after securing a long-term contract with ExxonMobil Canada…
JULY 7, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully completed anchor handling system testing on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), bringing the ship closer to its 2016…
JULY 7, 2014 — L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) is to provide advanced automation, navigation, communications and electrical propulsion facilities for Samsø Færgen, a new 100 m double-ended passenger/car ferry to be built by…
JULY 7, 2014 — Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) reports that its application to IMO to provide Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) mobile satellite communications has been reviewed by the IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation,…
JULY 7, 2014 — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co., Ltd (MHI-MME) is to start commercial production of two advanced low speed marine diesel engines that, it says, achieve the world's lowest fuel…
JULY 5, 2014—Leading offshore vessel designer and builder VARD, a Fincantieri company, has strengthened its presence in the North American market with the acquisition of STX Canada Marine, Inc., for NOK65 million (about $10.5 million).…
JULY 4, 2014—Sustainability is a core focus of Maersk Line, particularly when it comes to operating its new Triple-E class of 18,000 TEU containerships. At 400 meters long, 59 meters wide and 73 meters high,…
JULY 4, 2014—Canada’s BC Ferries has awarded contracts worth $165 million to Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A., Gdansk, Poland, to build three new dual-fuel intermediate class vessels. The three 105 meter, 145-vehicle, 600-passenger vessels will be able…
JULY 3, 2014—Leading classification society ABS, Houston, TX, has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop the first Liquefied Natural Gas-fueled drillship. The JDP…
JULY 3, 2014—MacGregor, part of Cargotec, recently secured a contract with Marco Polo Shipyard Pte Ltd., Batam, Indonesia, to supply deck equipment for two 76m, 9,000 kW Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels being built…
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