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JULY 9, 2015 — Canada's BC Ferries announced today thatit has shortlisted three shipyards, including one British Columbia yard, for the mid-life upgrades of its two Spirit Class vessels, which include converting the vessel's to…
JULY 9, 2015 — Four 33 m catamaran ferries under construction for Singapore's Majestic Fast Ferry at PT Cahaya Samudra Shipyard, Indonesia, are being built to a new design by Incat Crowther. The vessels will…
JULY 9, 2015—William (Billy) S. Smith, long time vice president of Trinity Yachts, has rejoined the firm as its COO, according to an announcement by Shane Guidry, President and CEO, Harvey Gulf International Marine. As…
JULY 9, 2015 — Matson Navigation's ro-ro/containership SS Matsonia was yesterday reported by local media as adrift without power 550 miles north of Hawaii. In an e-mail, Matson spokesman Jeff Hull said that the ship's…
JULY 9, 2015 — ABS is to class the eleven giant, second generation Triple-E container vessels ordered by Maersk Line last month (see earlier story). The carrier ordered the 19,630 TEU vessels from Daewoo Shipbuilding…
JULY 9, 2015 — Wärtsilä has established a subsidiary to trade spare parts for classic four-stroke Wärtsilä engines. The new subsidiary, QuantiParts, fully owned by Wärtsilä, trades OEM (Original Engine Manufacturer) spare parts for selected…
JULY 9, 2015 — Crowley Maritime Corporation reports that Parker Harrison has been promoted to vice president of procurement. She will remain based in Jacksonville and report to John Calvin, senior vice president and controller.…
JULY 8, 2015 — Valerii Georgiev, 42, a Russian citizen, and the former chief mate of the ocean cargo vessel M/V Murcia Carrier, has been sentenced to a term of three months prison for failing…
JULY 8, 2015 — Maersk Line has signed a $1.1 billion newbuilding contract with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries covering construction of nine 353 m, 14,000 TEU containerships. The agreement includes an option for…
JULY 8, 2015 — The recent $18.5 billion settlement reached by BP in the Deepwater Horizon case (see earlier story) should pave the way for long planned Gulf Coast restoration projects to get under way.Great…
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