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JUNE 2, 2015 — Ulstein today collected a Nor-Shipping Next Generation Ship Award for its X-Stern solution — and unveiled an X-Stern Extender concept. Introduced last year (see earlier story), the X-Stern was developed from…
JUNE 1, 2015 — Wärtsilä is launching a new Platform Supply Vessel ship design at this year's Nor-Shipping exhibition being held in Oslo from June 2 to 5. The new design builds on Wärtsilä's extensive…
MAY 29, 2015 — North Sea standby vessel operator Atlantic Offshore Rescue today held a christening ceremony in Aberdeen, Scotland, for the Class A Multi Role and Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (MRV/ERRV) Ocean Falcon.…
MAY 28, 2015 — Even though no environmental damage resulted, opponents of Alaskan drilling are likely to find ammunition to use in the National Transportation Safety Board's findings in its investigation of the December 31,…
MAY 28, 2015 — China's COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd. has agreed to defer delivery of two of four UT 771 CDL Platform Supply Vessels ordered by an undisclosed "American shipowner" in March 2012. Total…
MAY 27, 2015 — Höegh LNG Holdings has won another contract to supply a floating LNG import terminal. It reports that it signed an FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) contract yesterday with Octopus LNG…
MAY 27, 2015 — Norway's World Wide Supply AS is to lay up two of its fleet of six new generation platform supply vessels. All six 80.1 m, 1,500-tonne deck capacity vessels are of Damen…
MAY 26, 2015—Bordelon Marine, Lockport, LA, has taken delivery of the DP2 Ultra-Light Intervention Vessel Shelia Bordelon from the company’s shipyard in Houma, LA. This highly specialized vessel features an NOV 50-ton Active Heave Compensating…
MAY 26, 2015 — Race Addington, 49, of Houston, TX, was sentenced May 20 for making false statements to Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors in relation to the veracity of blowout preventer…
MAY 21, 2015 — Both Transocean (NYSE: RIG) and Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) reported yesterday that they had reached significant settlements in relation to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean Ltd. said it had reached two…
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