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March 30, 2015
CMA CGM poised to order 20,600 TEU trio
MARCH 30, 2015 — Kicking the size of giant containerships up yet another notch, Marseilles, France, headquartered CMA CGM, the worlds's third largest container line, today said that it is finalizing an order for three 20,600 TEU units for...
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March 30, 2015
Transas to install ECDIS on over 100 Maersk Line vessels
MARCH 30, 2015 — Transas Marine has received a contract from Maersk Line for ECDIS implementation on more than 100 vessels. Each ship's existing system will be upgraded to the latest version of the Transas Navi-Sailor ECDIS Multifunction...
man-diesel-turbo-demonstrates-two-stroke-methanol-engine
March 30, 2015
MAN Diesel & Turbo demonstrates methanol two-stroke
MARCH 30, 2015 — With methanol gaining increasing interest as a ship's fuel, MAN Diesel & Turbo earlier this month successfully demonstrated the ME-LGI (Liquid Gas Injection) concept at its Diesel Research Center in Copenhagen for an...
grimaldi-orders-five-more-promas-light-retrofits
March 30, 2015
Grimaldi orders five more Promas Light retrofits
MARCH 30, 2015 — Just seven months after signing a contract to retrofit the Rolls-Royce Promas Light integrated rudder propeller system to ten Finnlines Ro-Ro vessels, Grimaldi Lines is to upgrade five Grande-class Pure Care Truck Carriers...
viking-ocean-cruises-takes-delivery-of-first-ship
March 30, 2015
Viking Ocean Cruises takes delivery of first ship
MARCH 30, 2015 — Viking Ocean Cruises took delivery Saturday of Viking Star, the first of the three 48,000 grt, 930 passenger cruise ships on order for the line at Fincantieri's Marghera, Italy, shipyard. The ceremony was attended by Torstein...
bae-san-diego-shipyard-to-get-additional-dry-dock
March 27, 2015
BAE San Diego shipyard to get additional dry dock
MARCH 27, 2015 — BAE Systems is to significantly expand drydocking capabilities at its San Diego, CA, shipyard. It is investing $100 million in a new floating dry dock and a range of infrastructure improvements at the yard. The new dry dock...
amsec-llc-promotes-cathy-cope
March 27, 2015
AMSEC LLC promotes Cathy Cope
MARCH 27, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has promoted Cathy Cope to director of contracts, pricing, procurement and material management. She reports directly to Harris Leonard, vice...
rolls-royce-propulsion-package-picked-for-polar-ship
March 27, 2015
Rolls-Royce propulsion package picked for Polar ship
MARCH 27, 2015 — Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract by shipbuilder Fincantieri to supply a fully integrated propulsion system for Norway's new Polar Research Vessel, which will carry out significant environmental research at the North and...
conrad-overall-net-sapped-by-repair-and-conversion-result
March 27, 2015
Conrad overall net sapped by repair and conversion result
MARCH 27, 2015 — Morgan City, LA, headquartered shipbuilder Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink: CNRD) yesterday reported its fourth quarter and twelve months 2014 results and backlog. For the quarter ended December 31, 2014, Conrad had net...
carnival-splits-nine-new-ships-between-fincantieri-and-meyer
March 26, 2015
Carnival splits nine new ships between Fincantieri and Meyer
MARCH 26, 2015 —  Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has signed two strategic memorandums of agreement that will add a total of nine new cruise ships to its fleet over a four-year period from 2019 - 2022. The...