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JULY 21, 2014 — Volvo Penta of the Americas, Chesapeake, VA, has announced the availability of a keel cooling option with D4 and D6 marine diesel engines to meet customer demands in the North American…
JULY 21, 2014 — The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone: transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side. "This is a very important operation because it…
JULY 21, 2014 — Shipowners are fearful that enforcement will be spotty when the 0.1% limit on sulfur in fuel takes effect in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) in January 2015. Last week, Maersk Line noted…
JULY 21, 2014—A major Chinese chemical company will make a $1.85 billion capital investment in a methanol manufacturing complex on the Mississippi River in Vacherie, La., St. James Parish, according to a joint announcement by…
JULY 21, 2014 — Singapore headquartered Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd. (SPO) has celebrated the naming of its second L Class vessel, Pacific Legacy. The naming ceremony was held at Maizuru Shipyard of shipbuilder…
JULY 21, 2014 — Work to refloat the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia have been continuing round the clock. By this morning, local time, about 11 meters of the wreck was above water,…
JULY 21, 2014—The Tacoma, WA, shipyard of J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corporation was sold at a foreclosure auction July 18. The auction came after last ditch efforts to rescue the yard failed. It had won no…
JULY 21, 2014 — Sembcorp Marine subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard, Singapore, has secured a Floating Storage Production Offloading (FPSO) conversion contract worth about S$600 (around US $483 million) from Saipem SA, France. Under the contract, the…
JULY 21, 2014 — The Obama administration has set the stage for companies to start seismic surveys off the U.S. East Coast. After what it terms "a transparent and robust public process," the Bureau of…
JULY 21, 2014 — Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $11,631,622 firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). The contract includes options,…
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