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FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — Amarcon, an ABB Group company, is to deliver SEEMP-compliant Octopus-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers being built by China's YangZhou GuoYu Shipbuilding for delivery to Singapore based owner…
FEBRUARY 22, 2015 — Vancouver, BC, naval architectural consultancy Robert Allan Ltd. has a new President. The company's board has appointed Mike Fitzpatrick to succeed Ken Harford, who plans to retire in June, 2016 but…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — The two 148.9 dual fuel ferries ordered by Seaspan Ferries Corporation from Turkey's Sedef Shipyard (see earlier story) will, in fact, be battery hybrid vessels. Under a contract just announced by…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — Brazil's ETP Engenharia Ltda. shipyard has completed the launch and trials of Baru Mucura, the second in a series of twelve 48 m x 95 m Incat Crowther designed UT4000 monohull…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — British Prime Minister David Cameron today announced that the U.K. Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with BAE Systems worth £859 million (about $1.32 billion) for work on the future…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — Rolls-Royce has signed a collaboration agreement with Spanish energy company Gas Natural Fenosa to develop and install a pure-gas Bergen engine aboard the Baleària-operated ferry Abel Matutes. The contract gives Rolls-Royce…
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 — Two identical Arctic icebreaking rescue and salvage vessels were named yesterday in a ceremony at Nordic Yards' Wismar, Germany, shipyard. Nordic Yards — which is owned by the Russian investor Vitaly…
FEBRUARY 19, 2015 — Canada's Seaspan Shipyards reports that Joe O'Rourke is joining Victoria Shipyards to succeed Malcolm Barker as Vice President and General Manager when he retires, effective Spring 2015, following more than 21…
FEBRUARY 19, 2015 — Classification society ClassNK is to carry out a joint research project aimed at improving safety standards for ultra-large containerships. As containerships increase in size, so too does the thickness of the…
FEBRUARY 19, 2015 — Jotun Marine Coatings reports that Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has opted for Jotun's Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) on 12 vessels – including the world's largest containership the 19,224 TEU MSC Oscar,…
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