Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Press Releases

USNS Safeguard Visits Tsunami-Stricken Japanese Port

By Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford, U.S. Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan Public Affairs ONAGAWA, Japan — Sailors and civilians aboard USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) departed Onagawa after...

November 29, 2011
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Damen Yard to Build Two SRSV’s For Dutch Shipping Co. Groen

Dutch Shipping Company Groen has ordered two Seismic Research & Support Vessels (SRSV’s) with Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Netherlands), part of the Damen Shipyards Group. Maaskant has broad experience in maintenance...

November 29, 2011
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Rolls-Royce Secures Dual PSV Order from PaxOcean

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received an order from Singapore-based offshore company, PaxOcean, to design and equip two oil platform supply vessels. The vessels are to be built...

November 29, 2011
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Monday, November 28, 2011
Press Releases

Removal of Sunken Liberty Ship Davy Crockett Completed

OLYMPIA – Workers last week removed the final piece of the metal sheet pile cofferdam from the barge Davy Crockett work site on the Columbia River near Camas, Wash. This...

November 28, 2011
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Interferry: Low-sulphur Timetable is ‘Mission Impossible’

Trade association Interferry says that ferry operators in northern Europe face a near-impossible choice in trying to meet the 2015 deadline for ultra-low sulphur emissions from bunker fuel.  The association also...

November 28, 2011
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Booz Allen Hamilton Names Admiral Thad Allen SVP

McLean, Va.—Admiral Thad Allen (United States Coast Guard, Retired) has been named a Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton. Allen will join the firm’s Justice and Homeland Security business...

November 28, 2011
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Malaysia’s MISC Exits Liner Business

MISC Berhad (MISC) today issued a statement through the local stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia, announcing its decision to exit the liner business (container shipping) via cessation of the said business....

November 28, 2011
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STX Marine Congratulates Eastern Shipbuilding on New OSV Construction Contracts

STX Marine (STXM) is pleased to congratulate Eastern Shipbuilding Group on the award by Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc. for the design and construction of eight STXM designed offshore support vessels....

November 28, 2011
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Hyundai Heavy Introduces New Ballast System

Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, received final test approval from the Korean government for eco-friendly electrolysis HiBallast System on November 27. Ballast water is seawater used to stabilize...

November 28, 2011
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Danish Royal launch for SVITZER tug ‘Marysville’

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark last week launched SVITZER Australia’s newest Tugboat ‘SVITZER Marysville’ at Docklands in Melbourne, in honour of the bushfire devastated township of Marysville....

November 28, 2011
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BV Certifies Damen’s DAMOS Vessel Maintenance Management System

Damen Services, part of Damen Shipyards Group, announces that its Damen Asset Management Operating System (DAMOS) has been independently approved by classification society Bureau Veritas. DAMOS is a unique vessel...

November 28, 2011
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Incat Crowther’s Launches New 30m Monohul Crew Boats

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the launch of two 30m monohull crew boats by Veecraft Marine in South Africa. Perez and Deborah are the first Incat Crowther-designed vessels to...

November 28, 2011
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GL Updates Rules for Inland Navigation Vessels

Hamburg, Germany – To ensure the continuing safety and promote the efficiency of inland waterway transport, Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has released an update to the GL Rules for Inland Navigation...

November 28, 2011
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World’s Third Largest Boat Hoist Delivered

The Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard expanded their marine transportation, construction-repair and marine logistics business with the acquisition of a Marine Travelift 700C mobile boat hoist. The...

November 28, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
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Engineering News

Hornbeck Offshore Pulls the Trigger on a $720M US-Flagged Shipbuilding Program

COVINGTON, La.,- Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE: HOS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new vessel construction program for its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC. The...

November 8, 2011
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Monday, November 7, 2011
Damen PSV 3300 platform supply vessel
Engineering News

Damen Shipyards to Launch an Environmentally-Friendly Offshore Supply “Sea Truck”

Damen Shipyards will unveil its new Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) at EUROPORT 2011 and will launch a complete PSV range in the next few months. The PSV 3300 E3 is...

November 7, 2011
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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UN Security Council Welcomes Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Strategy

The United Nations Security Council today condemned all acts of maritime piracy and armed robbery at sea in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea and welcomed the intention by States in...

November 1, 2011
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Monday, October 31, 2011
GL LNG Powered Ship
Engineering News

Emissions Standards for Ships Leads in One Direction… LNG

LNG, as a promising fuel alternative, has not been used for container vessels.  Daewoo Shipbuilding (DSME) and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) have proved the feasibility of running large container vessels on...

October 31, 2011
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Maritime News

GDF SUEZ Enters New LNG Agreement with CNOOC

Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman and CEO of French energy company and European LNG player, GDF SUEZ, reinforced his company’s commitment to China and to the Asia-Pacific region today by signing a...

October 31, 2011
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Engineering News

Keppel wins contract to build world’s largest sheerleg floating crane

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Nantong Shipyard Co. Ltd (Keppel Nantong) in China has secured a contract worth S$143 million to build a...

September 13, 2011
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