SCA elects new leadership

Ben Bordelon, president and CEO of Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La., has become the new Chairman of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), succeeding Terry O’Brien of Austal USA, Mobile, Ala. The new

Wilhelmshaven FSRU to have GTT containment system

Paris-headquartered LNG containment system specialist GTT says it has received an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the equipment of the new 26,000-cubic-meter floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU)

Wilhelmshaven FSRU to be built by DSME

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) and LNG Terminal Wilhelmshaven (LTW) have signed an agreement to build and charter a 263,000 cu.m LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) for the planned LNG

Vard Marine Inc. announces CEO transition

Consulting naval architecture and marine engineering company Vard Marine Inc. says that President and CEO Dave McMillan will retire on May 31 to pursue another chapter in his career in the marine

Ingalls awarded $108 million for LCS planning yard services

Huntington-Ingalls Industries – Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., has been awarded a $107,976,103 modification to a previously-awarded Navy contract to exercise options for the accomplishment of the planning yard services for the littoral

Compact two-stroke SCR gains Class NK approval

A high pressure SCR (selective catalytic reduction system) said to be the most compact of its type on the market has passed Class NK approval testing. MAN Energy Solutions first introduced the

New Royal Canadian Navy tugs to have MAN propulsion packages

Quebec-based Ocean Industries Inc. has ordered eight MAN 12V175D-MM, IMO Tier III-compliant engines to power four 24-meter ASD tugs on order the Royal Canadian Navy. Under the contract, MAN Energy Solutions will

Boyer Towing picks Cummins for tug repower

Ketchikan, Alaska, headquartered Boyer Towing Inc. has recently repowered its 80 foot by 30 foot tug Gretchen H. Delivered by Rodriguez Shipbuilding, Inc., Coden, Ala., in 1997, the vessel was acquired by

NOAA to order two new oceanographic ships

NOAA — the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — is in the process of acquiring two new oceanographic ships as part of its fleet rebuilding effort. Once in service, the new ships

Eight-ship Navy shipbuilding request faces Congressional push back

The Navy’s FY 2021 budget request includes $4.0 billion for the first Columbia class ballistic missile submarine. That $4.0 billion, says the Navy, “will provide the first of three years of incremental

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