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NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — Singapore's Penguin Shipyard International has delivered three 38 m Flex Ferries to their new owner, Horizon Ferries, following successful sea trials in Singapore. Designed by BMT Nigel Gee of Southampton, England,…
NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — The 50,601 dwt U.S.-flag bulker Liberty Grace was recently involved in the rescue of more than 230 Syrian refugees from a a Turkish fishing trawler that was adrift 120 nautical miles…
NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — Classification society DNV GL says that stricter limitations on sulfur emissions (SOx) will pose many challenges to ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs).  If not handled with care, switching from…
NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — Things are getting heated in the debate over whether Australia should build its next-generation submarines at government owned shipbuilder ASC or buy them overseas. In an exchange in Senate question time…
NOVEMBER 25, 2014 — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is stepping up its efforts to enforce Jones Act requirement on OCS operations. Law firm Blank Rome is encouraging owners and operators of vessels engaged in…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — A shipyard in Louisiana has built what SpaceX entrepreneur Elon Musk describes in a tweet as an "autonomous space port drone ship." SpaceX plans to land the latest version of its…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — Norwegian ship designer Skipsteknisk AS says the new 261.8 ft freezer trawler ordered from shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, WA, by Fishermen's Finest, Kirkland, WA, will be its "most environmental and…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded modifications exercising options under two previously awarded contracts  for continued procurement and manufacturing of onboard repair parts. The contractor will be…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — The six Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (plus four options) ordered from Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven by  Maersk Supply Service last month (see earlier story) will be assigned Lloyd's Register (LR) class…
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — Lake Assault Boats has expanded to new headquarters on the grounds of Fraser Shipyards, at the westernmost tip of Lake Superior's Twin Ports of Superior and Duluth, MN. Lake Assault Boats…
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