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vessel-discharge-regulation-reform-moves-forward
March 05, 2015
Vessel discharge regulation reform moves forward
MARCH 6, 2015 — A bipartisan effort to establish a uniform national framework for the regulation of vessel discharges took another step forward as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved S. 373, the Vessel...
cat-power-for-diesel-electric-edison-chouest-mpsvs
March 05, 2015
Cat power for diesel-electric Edison Chouest MPSVs
MARCH 6, 2015—Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has selected Cat’s EPA Tier 4 Final-compliant C280-16 generator sets for two new ice class, diesel-electric-powered Multi-Purpose Supply Vessels (MPSVs) under construction at ECO’s La Ship in Houma,...
harvey-energy-starts-working-for-shell
March 05, 2015
Harvey Energy starts working for Shell
MARCH 5, 2015 — Harvey Gulf's PSV Harvey Energy, the first LNG fueled vessel to enter service in North America, today began working on charter for Shell's deep water operations in the Gulf of Mexico. "Shell is delighted to be the customer of...
macgregor-books-cement-handling-system-orders
March 05, 2015
MacGregor books cement handling system orders
MARCH 5, 2015 — Eight offshore service vessels under construction at China's Wuhu Xinlian Shipyard will have MacGregor dry bulk cement handling systems. The fully automated pneumatic systems will be installed on two 78 m, 12,000 bhp, 150 t BP...
navigate-picks-interline-9001-for-newbuilds
March 05, 2015
Navigate picks Interline 9001 for newbuilds
MARCH 5, 2015 — Interline 9001, an advanced cargo tank coating from AkzoNobel's International marine coating range, is being applied to 18 chemical tankers currently currently under construction by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard...
cruise-ship-norwegian-star-enters-dry-dock-at-vigor
March 04, 2015
Cruise ship Norwegian Star enters dry dock at Vigor
MARCH 4, 2015—It’s been a historic 24 hours for Vigor Industrial. As we reported yesterday, the Portland, OR-headquartered shipbuilding and fabrication firm announced that it had struck a merger deal under which Kvichak Marine Industries,...
gerry-buchanan-to-be-md-of-liberian-registry-hong-kong-office
March 04, 2015
Buchanan to be MD of Liberian Registry Hong Kong office
MARCH 4, 2015 — The Liberian Registry has appointed the recently retired president of Genco Shipping & Trading, Gerry Buchanan, as managing director of its dedicated office in Hong Kong.  Mr Buchanan's has extensive experience in the...
microsoft-billionaire-finds-lost-wwii-japanese-battleship
March 04, 2015
Microsoft billionaire finds lost WWII Japanese battleship
MARCH 4, 2015 — An expedition mounted by billionaire investor and philanthropist Paul Gardner Allen, a co-founder of Microsoft, has located the Japanese battleship Musashi, sunk by American forces on October 24, 1944 in the lead up to the...
rolls-royce-to-equip-chouest-arctic-ahts-newbuild
March 04, 2015
Rolls-Royce to equip Chouest Arctic AHTS newbuild
MARCH 4, 2015 — Rolls-Royce has been awarded a ship equipment contract worth about $30 million by Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). The contract covers the supply of azimuth main propulsion, propulsion control systems, anchor winches and an...
vt-halter-marine-launches-atb-tug-for-bouchard
March 04, 2015
VT Halter Marine launches ATB tug for Bouchard
MARCH 4, 2015—VT Halter Marine, Inc., Pascagoula, MS, recently launched the Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tug Kim M. Bouchard, the first of two ATB tugs under a major expansion program for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, NY. The...