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FEBRUARY 7, 2013—In a Safety Alert on January 29, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) directed the suspension of operations of offshore drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico that use GE-manufactured bolts…
FEBRUARY 7, 2012 — In an effort to give the maritime industry an ongoing and consistent voice in the House of Representatives, Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) and Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY) announced the formation of…
FEBRUARY 7, 2012 — The U.S. Navy last month submitted its Congressionally mandated report on the Navy Combatant Vessel Force Structure Requirement. It has downsized its its overall fleet size requirement from 313 ships to…
FEBRUARY 7, 2013—Under contracts worth $160 million, ABB, Zurich, Switzerland, will design, supply, supervision of installation, testing and commissioning of the main electrical systems for seven next generation drill ships that are being built in the…
FEBRUARY 7, 2012 — Singapore's Jaya Holdings Limited has delivered a new state-of-the-art multi-purpose offshore support vessel, Jaya Pride, from its Batam, Indonesia, shipyard. Chief Executive Officer Venkatraman Sheshashayee says the vessel is "a highly…
FEBRUARY 7, 2012 — In what National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi yesterday called "a bit of a surprise," President Barack Obama yesterday announced that he has chosen Sally Jewell to be the next…
Ron Ault, President, Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO, has applauded Huntington Ingalls Industries plan to redeploy Avondale as a non-navy manufacturing facility (see earlier story). Left: Ron Ault holds Save Our Shipyard tee shirt produced by…
FEBRUARY 6, 212 — Damen Shipyards Group member Damen Shipyards Bergum has delivered the Damen Combi Freighter 3850 Hoogvliet to a business alliance in which the main participants are Hartel Shipping and Hudig & Veder.…
FEBRUARY 6, 2013 — The Navy's fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Milwaukee, will be the first to have new high-power density waterjets aimed at staving off rudder and propeller damage experienced on high-speed ships. Left:…
FEBRUARY 6, 2013 — Rolls-Royce says that an offshore vessel under construction for Simon Møkster Shipping will be the first in the world to feature its innovative Unified Bridge solution — which it calls "a…
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