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July 25, 2014
Salvage veteran back at Titan
JULY 25, 2014 — Capt. Stuart Miller has rejoined Crowley Maritime Corporation's Titan Salvage operations team as salvage master, bringing with him over 30 years of worldwide, hands-on maritime and salvage experience. Capt. Miller will be based...
July 25, 2014
Gulf Island, Bechtel ink offshore project cooperation pact
JULY 25, 2014 — Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (NASDAQ: GIFI) reports that it has signed a cooperative agreement with Bechtel Oil, Gas, and Chemicals, Inc. to work together to pursue opportunities for offshore projects for the U.S. Gulf of...
July 25, 2014
TSB Canada reports on fatal incident involving WWII era tug
JULY 25, 2014 — On May 10, 2013, at approximately 0625 local time, the barge Arctic Lift I, carrying a cargo of steel rebar, capsized while under tow by the tug Western Tugger in moderate weather about 33 nautical miles southwest of Burgeo,...
July 25, 2014
Coastal tanker hijackings continue
JULY 25, 2014 — The latest half yearly report by the Piracy Reporting Center of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in its 2014 half...
July 25, 2014
HII gets $13.7 million mod to CVN 76 contract
JULY 25, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, VA, is being awarded a $13,759,894 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract (N00024-13-C-4315) for aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) fiscal...
July 25, 2014
Crowley christens ocean class DP tugboat
JULY 25, 2014 — Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the third of four tugboats in the ocean class series – Ocean Sky – today in Houston. The ceremony served to formally welcome the third dynamic positioning (DP) tugboat to the company's expanded...
July 24, 2014
Southern Towing opts for MTU power
JULY 24, 2014 — Memphis-based Southern Towing Company has opted to power six inland waterways towboats with MTU engines. Four new and two existing vessels will be outfitted with a total of twelve Series 4000 Ironmen engines in 8- and...
July 24, 2014
Mitsui to supply ME-GI engines for Crowley ConRo duo
JULY 24, 2014 — Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. its first order for ME-GI  electronically controlled gas injection diesel engines. It will build the MAN B&W 8S70ME-C8.2-GI engines for the LNG-fueled two 2,400...
July 24, 2014
USCG options more cutters from Bollinger Shipyards
JULY 24, 2014—The U.S. Coast Guard today exercised a contract option worth $255.1 million with Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, LA, for production of six more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) and three sets of deep insurance...
July 24, 2014
Wärtsilä sheds shares in Chinese two-stroke manufacturer
JULY 24, 2014 — After selling the majority stake in its two stroke engine business to China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), Wärtsilä is divesting its shares in  two-stroke manufacturing joint venture Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI...

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