Monday, July 18, 2016

Hyundai Heavy Delivers World’s Largest Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries says it has delivered the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig to Diamond Offshore. The rig, named Ocean Greatwhite, was delivered to the Houston-based drilling...

July 18, 2016
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Meet the “MF Boknafjord”: World’s Largest LNG-Powered Ferry Named

The world’s largest gas powered ferry was named yesterday in a ceremony held at the Fiskerstrand Shipyard in Norway.  Named the MF Boknafjord, the LNG-powered ferry was ordered by Norwegian...

December 14, 2011
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Monday, December 5, 2011

HHI Loads World’s Largest Offshore Platform – North Rankin B

It’s hard to talk about “world’s largest” in maritime and offshore manufacturing without mentioning Hyundai Heavy Shipyard, and this is no different.  That’s because this weekend HHI loaded onto a...

December 5, 2011
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Friday, December 2, 2011
Engineering News

Huntington Ingalls Wins $46M Contract, World’s Largest 5-Axis Saw Put to Use

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Dec. 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) today announced that the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded an advance procurement contract for work on the U.S. Navy’s...

December 2, 2011
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Monday, November 28, 2011
World's Third Largest Boat Hoist
Press Releases

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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Thursday, November 24, 2011

FBR Downgrades World’s Largest Tanker Owner, Chapter 11 Possible

(Dow Jones) FBR slashes its price target on Frontline (FRO) to $1.50 from $5.50 as it downgrades the oil-tanker operator to underperform in the wake of the company’s 3Q report,...

November 24, 2011
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

BIT VIKING – World’s First LNG Product Tanker Enters Service

The world’s first LNG-fueled product tanker, the “Bit Viking”, is now officially in service according to class society Germanischer Lloyd (GL).  The 25,000 dwt product tanker underwent an LNG main...

November 23, 2011
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Monday, November 21, 2011
Engineering News

DSME Begins Construction on World’s Largest Floating Dock

DSME said today it has started construction on its No.5 Royal Dock that, once completed, will be the largest floating dock in the world.  Construction on the dock commenced November...

November 21, 2011
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Saturday, October 29, 2011

gCaptain’s Top 5 Most Freakish-Looking Megayachts

With the year’s largest boatshow underway the docks of Fort Lauderdale are packed with elegant yachts of all sizes. But docked among the sleek lines of the world’s most attractive...

October 29, 2011
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Friday, September 23, 2011

Vale Takes Delivery of Second 400,000-ton VLOC

Brazilian mining giant Vale SA said Friday it has taken delivery of its second very large iron ore carrier, or VLOC, from Daewoo Shilpbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. in Busan,...

September 23, 2011
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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Brazil In The Cross Hairs – Latest Finds Boost Brazil’s Emergence As Global Oil Player

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones)–Brazil’s emergence as a hot frontier for oil and natural gas was boosted Wednesday by two fresh discoveries, with exploration and development of the country’s newfound...

September 22, 2011
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