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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Two Jensen-Designed Tugboats Commissioned at WorkBoat Show in New Orleans
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Two Jensen-Designed Tugboats Commissioned at WorkBoat Show in New Orleans

(NEW ORLEANS; Jan. 5, 2011) – Two Jensen Maritime-designed tugboats, the Elizabeth B and Beverly B, were commissioned into the E.N. Bisso & Son Inc.

January 5, 2011
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Friday, December 31, 2010
wartsila 32 Marine Diesel Engine
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Wartsila 32 – Company Announces More Power To A Best Selling Engine

Wärtsilä introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its Wärtsilä 32 engine. The engine was first introduced in the 1980s, and to date

December 31, 2010
Total Views: 152

Thursday, December 30, 2010
Engineering News

Wärtsilä introduces new more powerful version of its Wärtsilä 32 engine

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular

December 30, 2010
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Defense

Littoral Combat Ship Contract Award Announced

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. and Austal USA each a fixed-price incentive contract for the design and construction of a

December 30, 2010
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Engineering News

ABS Releases Guide for Offshore Wind Turbine Installations

(Houston, TX—) Classification society ABS announces the release of a Guide for Building and Classing Offshore Wind Turbine Installations, the first Guide

December 30, 2010
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Wednesday, December 29, 2010
ABS Releases Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Guide
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ABS Releases Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Guide

Classification society ABS announces the release of a Guide for Building and Classing Offshore Wind Turbine Installations, the first Guide to address design

December 29, 2010
Total Views: 26

Friday, December 24, 2010
K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug
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K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord just completed sea trials and set the new world record at 430 tons (390 metric) for a bollard pull by an anchor handling

December 24, 2010
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Thursday, December 16, 2010
Manned submersible “Alvin” to receive major upgrades
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Manned submersible “Alvin” to receive major upgrades

Alvin, the manned submersible perhaps most famous for such exploits as locating a lost H-bomb in the Mediterranean Sea in 1966, exploring the first known

December 16, 2010
Total Views: 114

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Blog

Interesting Concept Design of The Week – DNV’s VLCC concept vessel “Triality”

Image © DNV/Making Waves In recent years, there has been a significant push to develop “greener” technology within the shipping industry.  Today,

December 7, 2010
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Thursday, November 25, 2010
Engineering News

Edda Fides, Accommodation Vessel – Interesting Ship Of The Week

The Edda Fides is a type of vessel that goes by many names. Officially designated as an Accommodation Vessel these Floating Hotels are often reffered to as

November 25, 2010
Total Views: 384

Friday, November 19, 2010
Ship Design

Ship Photo of The Week – Polarcus’ SX134 Seismic Vessel

This week’s ship photo, well actually more like an illustration, depicts one of two of Polarcus’ new generation type SX134 seismic vessels that it

November 19, 2010
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Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Ship Design

Photos and Video – ‘Allure of the Seas’ Clearing Storebelt Bridge

In the video above shot on October 30, Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas passes under Denmark’ Storebaelt Bridge on her maiden voyage from the

November 2, 2010
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Ship Design

The Eastport 32 – a powerboat for sailors

I just returned from a few weeks in Annapolis, Maryland where I had the opportunity to catch up with my friend Tom Weaver, a career yachtsman with more

November 2, 2010
Total Views: 186

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Ship Design

Wärtsilä and Deltamarin partner to bring standardization to customized ferry design process

At the 35th Annual Interferry Conference in New York City, Wärtsilä and Deltamarin have announced plans to partner in developing an innovative series of

October 6, 2010
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Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Engines

Super Engine Transport – By Truck

The Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C turbocharged two-stroke diesel engine is the most powerful and most efficient prime-mover in the world today. The Aioi Works of

October 5, 2010
Total Views: 399

Sunday, September 26, 2010
Blog

Skysails – Plus – Top 10 Green Ship Designs

From the gCaptain Archives: In honor of the EPA’s Pollution Week, let’s take a look at an archived post on Skysails. But first, here is a brief

September 26, 2010
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Engines

Discoverer Americas – A 6th Generation Drillship Leaves the Gulf of Mexico

For Statoil and Transocean’s crew assigned to the Discoverer Americas, heading to Egypt had always been part of the long term plan, however in this case,

September 21, 2010
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Saturday, August 7, 2010
Photo

Photo of the Week – BOURBON MISTRAL

Photo by Lars Grepstad On the North Sea – Photo of the Bourbon Mistral The Bourbon Mistral platform supply vessel was the first ship with the

August 7, 2010
Total Views: 70

Friday, August 6, 2010
Oil Spill

Interesting Ships of The Week – Blue Dolphin and HOS Centerline

This weeks interesting ships are none other than the Blue Dolphin and HOS Centerline, the two vessels used to supply drilling mud to the Q4000 as part of the

August 6, 2010
Total Views: 74

Sunday, July 18, 2010
Ship Design

MV Mont, Knock Nevis, Jahre Viking – World’s Largest Supertanker

MV Mont, formerly Knock Nevis, was the largest ship ever built. Before her final journey as the MV Mont she was known as the Knock Nevis and was a

July 18, 2010
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