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February 27, 2015
HHI adds mega floating crane
FEBRUARY 27, 2015 — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.(HII) reports that its Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries shipbuilding affiliate has completed a 10,000 ton heavy lift vessel (HVL), the Hyundai-10000, at its shipyard in Yeongam, South Korea....
February 26, 2015
Davie lays keel for LNG fueled ferry
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Chantier Davie Canada Inc. today held a keel-laying ceremony at its Lévis, Québec, shipyard to mark the beginning of the hull assembly for the MV Armand-Imbeau II. The vessel is the first of two dual-fuel liquefied natural...
February 26, 2015
Michigan shipyard faces $242,940 in OSHA fines
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Basic Marine Inc., Escanaba, MI, to pay $242,940 in fines for 18 safety violations. The company has also been placed in the agency's...
February 26, 2015
Detyens awarded $12.5 million MSC contract
FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Detyens Shipyards, Charleston, SC, is being awarded a $12,592,370 firm-fixed-price contract for 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201).   Work will...
February 26, 2015
Robert Allan Ltd. names Rollie Webb Senior VP
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The Board of Directors of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, based Robert Allan Ltd. has announced the recent appointment of  Rollie Webb as Senior Vice-President.   In this newly-created position, Mr. Webb will work very closely...
February 26, 2015
Zuhai fast cats to have Rolls-Royce propulsion package
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Rolls-Royce is to supply waterjets and high speed MTU diesel engines to power two new aluminum catamaran fast ferries for Chinese ferry operator Zhuhai High-Speed Passenger Ferry Co Ltd. Designed by CoCo Yachts in the...
February 26, 2015
Philly Tankers newbuilds find charterer
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — Philly Tankers, which is majority owned by Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, has entered into binding long-term time charter contracts with a domestic end-user for the two 50,000 dwt product tankers it has on order with the...
February 26, 2015
NTSB reports on ITB allision with USCG buoy tender
​FEBRUARY 26, 2015 — The National Transportation Safety Board has published a report on  the July 28, 2013 allision in Cordova, Alaska, of the Bering Marine  ITB Krystal Sea/Cordova Provider and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, a 225 ft...
February 25, 2015
McDermott and Petrofacs in SURF marketing alliance
FEBRUARY 24, 2015 — McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) and London based international oilfield services provider Petrofac Limited have formed a strategic marketing alliance to pursue top-tier deepwater subsea, umbilical, riser and...
February 25, 2015
HOS sells four OSVs to MSC
FEBRUARY 25, 2015 — In its fourth quarter report released earlier this month, Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS) reported that it had recently agreed to sell four of its 250EDF class OSVs currently chartered to the U.S. Navy and to...