Monday, January 29, 2018
Australia's Future Frigate
Navy

Australia Breaks Defense Export Records With Naval Newbuilds

By Jason Scott (Bloomberg) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said his nation is aiming to break into the Top 10 of global defense exporters and is creating a A$3.8 billion...

January 29, 2018
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Monday, December 4, 2017
Great Eastern Shipping's tanker M/V Jag Lavanya
Maritime News

Indian State Oil Refiners Look To Boost Domestic Shipping

By Nidhi Verma (Reuters) – Two of India’s state-owned oil refiners have issued tenders seeking to charter tankers for at least five years while giving preference to Indian companies, tender...

December 4, 2017
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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
HMS Daring Royal Navy Destroyer
Defense

U.K. To Build Cut-Price Warships

By Thomas Seal (Bloomberg) Britain will go ahead with the construction of a new generation of cut-price, multipurpose warships as it seeks to spur naval exports. The Type 31e frigate...

September 6, 2017
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017
type-26-global-combat-ship-dsei-03
Defense

Britain To Build Five Navy Frigates To Boost Domestic Shipbuilding

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will buy five new frigates as part of a new shipbuilding strategy aimed at boosting the navy and exports following decades of decline in the sector,...

September 5, 2017
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Thursday, July 6, 2017
HMAS Bundaberg Underway passing the Sydney Opera House
Defense

Australia Wants Exports With $68 Billion Naval Investment

By Jason Scott (Bloomberg) Australia wants more from its $68 billion investment in new ships and submarines than just a more capable navy.   With final bids due this month...

July 6, 2017
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Saturday, March 26, 2016
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noaa

SPOTD – China’s Brand New “Flagship” Research Vessel

  The scientific expedition vessel “Xiangyanghong 03” was launched on Saturday and joined China’s oceanic research team in Xiamen, Fujian Province. At a cost of 580 million yuan (89 million U....

March 26, 2016
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Ship Design

Maersk Signs $1.8B Deal With DSME

Maersk Line, a unit in shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, said on Tuesday it had ordered 11 ultra-large container vessels from South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co (DSME) .

June 3, 2015
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Interesting

LOOK – Close Look At The Complexity Of An FPSO [PHOTO]

Today’s ship photo of the day is an extremely high detailed HDR Image the FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) vessel constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries Shipyard. According to the photographer,  L1GHT...

June 2, 2015
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News

U.S. Alerted In Brazil’s Offshore Bribery Scandal

by Sabrina Valle (Bloomberg) Prosecutors investigating Brazil’s largest corruption scandal say they notified the U.S. Department of Justice of evidence that at least four foreign companies allegedly paid bribes to win...

June 2, 2015
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Photo

HD Photo Special – Aker Philadelphia Shipyard

Over the past year, Philadelphia photographer Charles Cerrone has gained access to wield his camera within the confines of one of the United States’ most historic shipyards, Aker Philadelphia Shipyard. Modern tankers are...

February 3, 2015
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Friday, December 20, 2013
Shipyard

Featured Collection: Shanghai Shipyards [HD PHOTOS]

China laid out a detailed three-year plan in early August to restructure its massive shipbuilding industry, urging local governments to halt approvals of new projects and companies to build high-tech...

December 20, 2013
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
JFE holdings IHI Marine
Engineering News

Japanese Shipbuilders Unite! JFE Universal and IHI Marine Merger Delayed [UPDATE]

*Update* Although JFE Holdings, Inc. and IHI Corporation announced on August 27, 2012 that the management integration of their respective subsidiaries Universal Shipbuilding Corporation and IHI Marine United Inc. would be executed on...

September 18, 2012
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Thursday, September 6, 2012
BAE Shipyard San Diego
Maritime News

American Shipyard Begins Expansion Project

While the strength of American Shipyards has been in steady decline for decades, there are a few that remain profitable and, at least one, is expanding. BAE Systems has announced the shipyard broke ground...

September 6, 2012
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Sunday, September 2, 2012
Arabdrill 50
News

Get Jacked…Up!

Yet another successful launch for Keppel Corp in Singapore.  The offshore and marine giant set afloat the Mobile Offshore Self-Elevating Drilling Unit (SEDU) Arabdrill 50 (Hull B325) on 31 August...

September 2, 2012
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Monday, August 27, 2012
Offshore News

Look up there! It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s a ship?!

Yes, that’s right, it’s a ship [a self-propelled DP2 jack-up, heavy lift ship to be precise].  For the uninitiated, it could look like the Empire’s AT-AT landing craft on the...

August 27, 2012
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Monday, August 20, 2012
Aker pennsylvania product tanker jones act
Engineering News

Big Win for Aker Philadelphia, Crowley Signs $250 Million Contract for Pair of Jones Act Tankers

Aker Philadelpha Shipyard (Oslo: AKPS) breathed a huge sign of relief today as it signed a contract with Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation for the sale of two new Jones Act tankers,...

August 20, 2012
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Friday, August 10, 2012
jobs

Mercy Ships: ‘Why Do We Dry Dock?’

Here is a nice video of a recent dry docking of the Mercy Ship’s hospital Ship AFRICA MERCY. [vimeo 47311612 w=500 h=281] Why Do We Dry Dock? from Mercy Ships...

August 10, 2012
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Monday, June 18, 2012
Engineering News

$600 Million in New Rig Orders for Hyundai Heavy

SEOUL (Dow Jones) –Hyundai Heavy Industries (009540.SE), the world’s largest shipbuilder, said Sunday it has won three orders worth a combined $600 million to build oil and gas rigs. In...

June 18, 2012
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Hyundai Vinashin Shipyard
Maritime News

Korean Owned, Vietnamese Operated | Hyundai-Vinashin Shipyard Thrives in Vietnam

– by Matthew Flynn, DNV [dropcap]W[/dropcap]e have the best Korean technology and also the mentality of the Korean approach. We can do. We will do!” said Mr Lee Young Hoon,...

June 13, 2012
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Thursday, June 7, 2012
uss_miami-submarine-fire
Fire Incidents

Vacuum Cleaner Sparked $400M Naval Shipyard Fire

Officials at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard released initial findings June 6 in the case of the recent fire onboard the US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755)....

June 7, 2012
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