Sunday, June 5, 2011
Engineering News

Italy’s Fincantieri Drops Layoff Plans

ROME -(Dow Jones)- Italian state-owned shipmaker Fincantieri SpA has agreed to scrap its planned slashing of 2,551 jobs at the government’s request, the Italian Industry Ministry said Friday. The company...

June 5, 2011
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Friday, February 25, 2011
NURC Hydrographic AUV Glider

Gliders For Use In Hyrdographic & Anti-Submarine Missions

For the last few weeks, in the Ionian Sea to the southeast of Sicily, three gliders participated for the first time in an anti-submarine warfare exercise. During operation Proud Manta...

February 25, 2011
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Monday, June 1, 2009
Fire Incidents

Vincenzo Florio Ferry Fire – Incident Photo Of The Week

This week’s incident photo of the week is of the Italian ferry M/V Vincenzo Florio, enroute from Naples to Palermo. The BBC tells us:

June 1, 2009
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Friday, November 30, 2007

Ship of the Day – Saipem 7000

Ship of the Day brings us the Saipem 7000; Today’s SotD is world’s second largest crane vessel Saipem 7000 (IMO: 8501567, Port of Registry: Nassau, Bahama’s) with a lifting capacity...

November 30, 2007
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