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April 17, 2014
Royal Caribbean to homeport Quantum in Shanghai
APRIL 17, 2014 — Royal Caribbean International is to homeport its newest cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, in Shanghai. The ship will reposition to China in May 2015, following her inaugural winter season sailing out of New York Harbor to the...
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April 16, 2014
Ensco orders jack-up duo at Lamprell
APRIL 16, 2014 — Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has ordered two high-specification jack-ups, ENSCO 140 and ENSCO 141 at UAE shipbuilder Lamprell. Both rigs, which will incorporate Ensco's patented Canti-Leverage Advantage technology, are enhanced...
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April 16, 2014
BOEM plans Western Gulf lease sale
APRIL 16, 2014 — Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau has announced that the bureau will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will...
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April 16, 2014
Lockheed Martin delivers LNG tank for Harvey Gulf newbuild
APRIL 16, 2014 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has leveraged technology and experience from the manufacturing of NASA's space shuttle external tanks to deliver the LNG tank for the first of the series of LNG-fueled offshore support vessels...
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April 16, 2014
BAE Systems picks Siemens for MSSCV diesel electric solution
APRIL 16, 2014 — Siemens Industry has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to supply its Blue Drive low voltage diesel electric propulsion solution for the Multipurpose Subsea Support and Construction Vessel (MSSCV) to be built by BAE...
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April 16, 2014
Tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry nears completion
APRIL 16, 2014 — The largest tall ship to be built in the U.S. in the past 100 years is coming closer to completion. Work on the 200 ft, three masted, square rigged SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is underway at several locations. The ship's hull is at...
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April 16, 2014
Rolls-Royce to pay EUR 2.43 billion for Daimler RRPS stake
APRIL 16, 2014 — Rolls-Royce and Daimler report that they have agreed the valuation of Daimler's 50% equity interest in the joint venture Rolls-Royce Power Systems (RRPS). Both parties have determined the fair market value of Daimler's shares...
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April 16, 2014
Great Lakes Shipyard wraps up winter work
APRIL 16, 2014 — Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, reports that its winter layup season work is wrapping up. Repair work took place on the American Steamship Company's M/V Sam Laud, Grand River Navigation's M/V Manitowoc, Interlake...
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April 16, 2014
Many missing after Korean ferry capsizes and sinks
APRIL 16, 2014 — A massive rescue effort is underway after the capsize and sinking of a 6,586 gt ferry carrying 462 people off South Korea's southern coast. Korea's Ministry of Security and Public Administration said there have been at least...
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April 15, 2014
Transport this tiny tug anywhere
APRIL 15, 2014 — In collaboration with Dutch shipyard Ooninex Shipbuilding BV, naval architectural firm BEN3D BV, Duizendschoon, the Netherlands, has introduced a compact workboat that can be transported in a standard 20-foot container. Called...

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