Brazilian shipyard Estaleiro Atlântico Sul (EAS) will build the first seven of a total of 28 new offshore drilling rigs required by Petrobras for its long-term drilling program, with priority given to the pre-salt wells.…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining steps the agencies will take to better coordinate efforts to prevent illegal discharges of pollutants from…
Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiary Keppel FELS Brasil, announced today that it had secured two contracts totalling R$500 million (approx. S$381.4 million) for Floating Production storage and Offloading (FPSO)…
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, Oslo, Norway, recently entered into a contract with Norwegian shipyard Båtservice Mandal AS for the construction of four crewboats for transport of service technicians to and from offshore wind turbine installations.…
Will Royal Caribbean Cruises' latest newbuildings incorporate solar power? That's an intriguing question given that the Miami-based cruiseship operator recently signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Germany's Meyer Werft to build a new generation…
Maxum Marine recently hosted a christening ceremony at Pier 66, in the Port of Seattle, Washington, for its new barge, Global Seattle. Maxum Marine, a division of Maxum Petroleum, provides marine gas oil and deep…
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $60 million U.S. Navy contract modification that funds continued design efforts to make Virginia-class submarines more affordable. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics…
Norway's Eidesvik Offshore ASA has placed a newbuilding contract worth over NOK 800 million(about $138 million) with Ulstein Verft AS. It covers the construction of a 165 m offshore IMR/ construction vessel of the Ulstein…
Princess Cruises' Grand Princess is to lose the Skywalker Nightclub that hangs over the stern at 18th deck level, looking like a sort of spoiler. A new nightclub on deck 15 will replace Skywalkers and,…
Swiftships Shipbuilders, LLC, Morgan City, La., is being awarded a $20,221,529 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2210) for the detail, design and construction of four 28-meter coastal patrol craft (CPCs) and associated crew familiarization training…

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