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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—Finnish 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…
OCTOBER 9, 2014—The Panama Canal Authority recently took delivery of the 29m tractor Cerro Ancon, the last in a series of 14 such vessels for its fleet. Named after a hill in Panama, the Cerro…
OCTOBER 9, 2014—Fifty-two workers from the Beatrice oil platform in the North Sea were evacuated as a precautionary measure, following a fire aboard a ship carrying nuclear waste began drifting in the Moray Firth off…
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