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May 28, 2015
VT Halter Marine cuts steel for second Crowley ConRo
MAY 28, 2015 — Shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. yesterday held a steel cutting ceremony at its Pascagoula, MS, shipyard to mark the start of construction of Taíno, the second of two LNG-fueled ConRo ships for Crowley Maritime Corporation's...
May 28, 2015
DNV GL names new Group President & CEO
MAY 28, 2015 — DNV GL Group Chief Operating Officer Remi Eriksen is to be DNV GL's new Group President & CEO, succeeding Henrik O. Madsen, who retires August 1. His appointment follows an extensive executive search and selection process...
May 27, 2015
SSN 765 drydocking worth potential $266 million to EB
MAY 27, 2015 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded a $46,428,897 cost-plus-fixed-fee, delivery-incentive-fee contract to perform planning efforts needed to conduct maintenance, upgrades, and modernization efforts...
May 27, 2015
Hoegh LNG inks contract for Chile FSRU
MAY 27, 2015 — Höegh LNG Holdings has won another contract to supply a floating LNG import terminal. It reports that it signed an FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) contract yesterday with Octopus LNG SpA ("Octopus") for the...
May 27, 2015
World Wide Supply to lay up two of its six PSVs
MAY 27, 2015 — Norway's World Wide Supply AS is to lay up two of its fleet of six new generation platform supply vessels. All six 80.1 m, 1,500-tonne deck capacity vessels are of Damen Shipyards PSV 3300 design. The DP 2 vessels have a wave...
May 27, 2015
Three more containerships to have Wärtsilä BWMS
MAY 27, 2015 — Three new containerships being built for a major European shipping company at the Jinhai Shipyard in China will be fitted with Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS).Wärtsilä will deliver the BWMS equipment...
May 26, 2015
Mercury and Metal Shark to power cutter boats with diesels
MAY 26, 2015 — Fond du Lac, WI, headquartered Mercury Marine, the world's leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines, has entered an agreement with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats to power 16 U.S. Coast Guard boats with Mercury...
May 26, 2015
HHI launches stealth minelayer for Korean Navy
MAY 26, 2015 — Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world's largest shipbuilder, has launched MLS-II Nampo, its second minelayer for the Korean Navy. The launching ceremony at HHI's Ulsan, South Korea, was attended by Mr. Baek Seung-joo, Vice...
May 26, 2015
Moran patents technology to use LNG boil-off gas in ATBs
MAY 26, 2015—The boil-off gas has long been successfully used as fuel by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers. Now, a recently patented technology could make the use of boil-off gas as fuel practical in LNG Articulated Tug Barge (ATB)...
May 26, 2015
Bordelon Marine adds Ultra-Light Intervention Vessel
MAY 26, 2015—Bordelon Marine, Lockport, LA, has taken delivery of the DP2 Ultra-Light Intervention Vessel Shelia Bordelon from the company’s shipyard in Houma, LA. This highly specialized vessel features an NOV 50-ton Active Heave Compensating...