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Friday, December 31, 2010
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Red Flares Are For Emergencies Only – Reminds The Coast Guard

The Coast Guard reminds mariners that red and orange flares are recognized as marine and aviation emergency signals, and are to be used only during emergency

December 31, 2010
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Thursday, December 30, 2010
HMC names new Deepwater Construction Vessel
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HMC names new Deepwater Construction Vessel

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has announced it’s new Deep Water Construction Vessel, currently being built in Korea, will be called Aegir, after the

December 30, 2010
Total Views: 35

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Military Sealift Command delivers patrol boat for Iraqi navy

Military Sealift Command-chartered heavy lift crane ship MV Ocean Titan delivered the second of a new class of U.S.-built patrol boats to Manama, Bahrain,

December 30, 2010
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MARAD’s Great Lakes Shipping Revitalization Study

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is undertaking a wide-ranging study of U.S.-Flag shipping in the Great Lakes region calling for a comprehensive look at the

December 30, 2010
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STEP Offshore wins mud mixing equipment contract with STX Offshore & Shipbuilding

STEP Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aker Solutions, has won a contract from South Korea’s STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., LTD

December 30, 2010
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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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Maersk Oil expands in Brazil with acquisition

The fully owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, Maersk Olie og Gas A/S (“Maersk Oil”), has agreed with SK Energy Co., Ltd. to

December 30, 2010
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Fire On The Horizon – Dedicated To The 11, And Their Loved Ones.
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Fire On The Horizon – Dedicated To The 11, And Their Loved Ones.

As you might be aware, the frequency of my blog posts have slowed down in the past few months. The reason; I have been busy finishing the writing of

December 28, 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
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Thursday, July 16, 2009
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Engineering News

Interesting Ship – Austal’s Auto Express 102 High-Speed Trimaran

Austal, the world’s largest builder of fast ferries and makers of the revolutionary trimaran Benchijiqua Express that inspired the design for the USS

July 16, 2009
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