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ABB has won an order from Norwegian shipowner Myklebusthaug Management to supply the first ever direct current (DC) power grid on board a ship. The equipment will allow a new offshore platform support vessel, under…
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, MA, recently delivered a second Chesapeake Class launch to the Virginia Pilot Boat Corporation, the shipyard’s seventh pilot boat for this group. With a deep-V hull designed by C. Raymond…
Divers have found four more bodies on Deck 4 of the submerged Costa Concordia, according to Italy's National Civil Protection Agency. One of the bodies was that of a five year old girl, according to…
Spain's Empresa Naviera Elcano, S.A. has placed an order for two medium-speed MAN L27/38 engines as part of a propulsion package for a 7,000-dwt asphalt and oil-products tanker to be built at Sedef Shipyard in…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that Vice Adm. Daniel P. Holloway, U.S. Navy (Ret.), has been named vice president of customer relations for the company's Ingalls Shipbuilding division. In this capacity, Holloway will be responsible…
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Jeffboat LLC, America's largest inland shipbuilder, for nine safety violations, including one willful violation, at its Jeffersonville, Ind., facility after a worker was…
With some twenty advanced offshore service vessels on its order book, Panama City, Fla., based Eastern Shipbuilding Group is expanding its operations. Today, the St. Joe Company  announced that it will lease 20 acres of…
Offshore Ship Designers has won design contracts for ten large diesel-electric Platform Supply Vessels for two major offshore operators building at three shipyards in Brazil, Japan and Spain.Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Limited has ordered…
Polish shipbuilder Crist S.A. is to build a second heavy lift jack-up vessel for German construction giant Hochtief Solutions. Being built for the installation of offshore wind farms, the vessel is to be named Vidar.It…
Classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) has issued new guidelines for gas-fueled ships. The guidelines specify requirements for the design of natural gas fueled ships based on the current draft of IMO'sInternational Code of Safety…
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