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OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Although, back in July, the Madras High Court yesterday quashed the criminal case against all 35 crew members and security guards of the Seaman Guard Ohio (see earlier story), the London…
OCTOBER 13, 2014 — Six new 87,000 cu.m very large ethane carriers (VLECs) ordered by India's Reliance Industries at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in South Korea, will feature Wärtsilä gas handling systems. Wärtsilä is…
OCTOBER 13, 2014—The liner services group of Crowley Maritime Corporation, Jacksonville, FL, and Seaboard Marine Ltd., Miami, FL, recently struck a new vessel sharing agreement (VSA) to service customers in the Dominican Republic trade lane…
OCTOBER 11, 2014 — MAN Diesel & Turbo has booked an order for four dual fuel MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines. They have been ordered for two 173,400 cu.m. LNG carriers to be built for B&W…
OCTOBER 11, 2014 — New Orleans headquartered Harvey Gulf International Marine, LLC has established Harvey Gulf International Marine de Mexico S.A.P.I. de C.V. "We recognize the growth potential in the Mexican market for our business,"…
OCTOBER 10, 2014 — The two 20 m patrol boats that Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan is to build for the Guardia Civil (see earlier story) will each be powered by Rolls-Royce waterjets. This is the…
OCTOBER 10, 2014—Fihhish shipyard Meyer Turku Oy, which changed ownership only three weeks earlier, floated out the cruise ship Mein Schiff 4. Jan Meyer, the CEO of Meyer Turku Oy, and Wybcke Meier, the new…
OCTOBER 10, 2014 — Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, was recently awarded a $7,214,198 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2301) to exercise an option for post-delivery support for the Littoral Combat Ship Montgonery (LCS…
OCTOBER 10, 2014—Transport Canada has authorized ClassNK to carry out statutory surveys on Canadian-flagged vessels on behalf of the Government of Canada. ClassNK has maintained a presence in Canada since it established an office in…
OCTOBER 9, 2014—The U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District Prevention Division has developed a safety alert in order to raise awareness regarding the issue and highlight the critical lessons learned from recent barge explosions. The recent…
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