Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipbuilder, unveiled what it says is the world’s first remote monitoring and controlling smart ship system on March 25.The IT-based smart system has been developed in association with South…
Libyan Coast Guard vessels have been "firing indiscriminately at merchant vessels" according to U.S. Africa Command. U.S. Navy aircraft and the destroyer USS Barry dealt with the problem. A report filed from USS Barry by…
Late last year, Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd announced that it had signed a contract to build what will be the first high speed passenger RO/RO to use LNG fuel. Now Incat has revealed…
The 105,846 dwt Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company tanker Zirku was hijacked by Somali pirates today. EU Navfor says the ship was pirated at approximately 0900 GMT, approximately 250 nautical miles southeast of Salalah in…
Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE)  has exercised two of its four options with Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard for the construction of additional high-specification heavy duty, harsh environment JU3000N jackup drilling rigs.  This order will bring to…
Shanghai-based Graig China, part of the U.K.'s Graig group, has won a ten ship order to supervise newbuildings for Chinese leasing company Minsheng Financial Leasing Co Ltd. The supervision contract brings to twenty-three the number…
Singapore shipbuilder ST Marine has successfully delivered its first seismic survey vessel. Built for Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd.), the 68.0 m by 17.4 m Pacific Finder is a 4-streamer vessel. The contract for…
Detyens Shipyards, Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded a $7,325,687 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar-day regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Lewis and Clark. This regular overhaul will include drydocking…
NRG Blue Water Wind's planned 450 MW Delaware offshore wind park has gotten a boost. The Department of the Interior is starting the process to offer the project the first commercial wind lease under the…
Sevan Marine ASA , the developer of a series of cylinder shaped offshore floaters, has issued LOI's to China's Cosco Nantong Shipyard. They cover turn-key EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contracts for two ultra deepwater…
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