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FEBRUARY 10, 2015 — Classification society ClassNK has released Version 2.0.0 of its PrimeShip-HULL(HCSR) ship design support software. The new version is the world's first software system to fully reflect all rule amendments of the…
FEBRUARY 10, 2015 — The Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's thirteenth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Wichita, in a ceremony held yesterday at the Marinette Marine…
FEBRUARY 10, 2015 — With the Baltic Dry Index probing new lows, five major bulker operators have formed a new joint venture company, Capesize Chartering Ltd. The five are: Bocimar International NV, CTM (C Transport…
FEBRUARY 10, 2015 — Wärtsilä is to supply five new 14,500 TEU containerships with twenty Auxpac 32 generating sets. The ships are under construction for COSCO (China Ocean Shipping Group) by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a subsidiary…
FEBRUARY 10, 2015 — File this under "what took them so long?" Yielding to growing pressure, Switzerland headquartered Allseas is to rename the world's largest ship. The 328 m x 124 m platform installation, decommissioning…
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 — There is a high demand for landing craft along the Alaskan coast where many communities are only accessible by water, but there are few ports or even rudimentary docks or piers.…
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 — The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released its annual State of the Cruise Industry Report and is once again projecting strong growth for the cruise industry in 2015. A record…
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 — Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, OR, is being awarded a $9,906,132 firm-fixed-price contract for 72-calendar day shipyard availability for the Mid Term Availability of USNS Yukon (T-AO 202). Work will include flight…
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 — The Navy has awarded shipbuilders Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, MS, and Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, modifications to previously awarded contracts for DDG 51 Class Flight III upgrade design services. The…
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 — The 6,500 cu.m LNG (liquefied natural gas) bunkering vessel ordered by Shell from South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding in December (see earlier story) will be powered by Wärtsilä DF…
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