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December 19, 2014
Havyard books order for wind farm service vessel
DECEMBER 19, 2014 — Norway's  Havyard Ship Technology AS has signed a contract with the Danish shipping company ESVAGT for the design and building of a further Havyard 832 SOV wind farm service vessel. ESVAGT will use the vessel on a...
December 19, 2014
VT Halter Marine cited by OSHA following crane incident
DECEMBER 19, 2014 —  Following two employees being critically injured, when two cranes collapsed at the VT Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula on June 25, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration  has...
December 19, 2014
Carnival orders two new cruise ships at Fincantieri
DECEMBER 19, 2014 —  Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) today reported placing orders for two new cruise ships with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. Two Carnival brands — Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line —...
December 19, 2014
L-3 SAM equips Rolldock newbuild duo
DECEMBER 19, 2014 — L-3 SAM reports that it has successfully completed the supply and installation of an extensive range of electrical and electronic equipment aboard two new sister vessels, RollDock Star and RollDock Storm, for the Dutch...
December 19, 2014
Chinese shipyard uses giant crane to launch PSV
DECEMBER 19, 2014 — China's Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company has used the giant gantry crane at its Jiangsu Shipyard to launch the yard's first vessel, an 83.2 m LOA platform supply vessel. The launch was the first time the...
December 19, 2014
Tortuga CO and XO relieved of duties
DECEMBER 19, 2014 — The U.S. Navy reports that USS Tortuga's (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties December 16, "due to loss of confidence in their ability to...
December 18, 2014
Scania USA adds another marine distributor
DECEMBER 18, 2014 — Scania USA continues to expand its service network in North America and has appointed Woburn, MA, headquartered  Kraft Power as its newest marine distributor. Kraft Power is now a Scania marine distributor for the following...
December 18, 2014
Wärtsilä fresh water generators picked for cruise ships
DECEMBER 18, 2014 – The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France, and Fincantieri shipyards have placed orders with Wärtsilä for the supply of fresh water generators to a total of seven cruise ships. The orders were placed by the...
December 18, 2014
Nordic Yards has plans for new shipyard in Brazil
DECEMBER 18, 2014 – Russian newspaper Vedomosti reports that German shipbuilder Nordic Yards, together with an unnamed local partner, has set up a Brazilian company, Nordic Yards do Brasil. Nordic Yards — which is owned by the Russian investor...
December 18, 2014
Video of Shell's Prelude FLNG: Project on a global scale
DECEMBER 18, 2014 – Longer than four soccer fields and displacing six times as much water as the largest aircraft carrier, Shell's Prelude FLNG  (floating liquefied natural gas) platform will be the largest floating structure ever constructed....

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