Ship Repair & Conversion

Conquest Installs 850t Crane on Allseas Solitaire

Conquest Offshore was contracted by Allseas to remove a 300-ton crane and transport and install a 850-ton Huisman crane on board of one of the largest pipe-lay vessels in the world, Allseas Solitaire.

Canadian Navy Frigate Refit Program Completed

Seaspan joined Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defense, at an official ceremony today to celebrate the completion of the Halifax-Class Modernization/Frigate

How France Sank Japan's Sub Dream

Ousting of Japan ally PM Abbott opened door to rivals; Tokyo slow to respond to new competitive process. In 2014, a blossoming friendship between Australian

ANZAC Class Frigate Sustainment Deal Signed

The Turnbull Government has signed a long-term contract for the sustainment of ANZAC Class Frigates centred in Western Australia.   The strategic partnership

Korean Shipbuilders Maintain Top Ranks, Despite Troubles

 Korea's 'Big Three' shipbuilders are still the world's three biggest by order backlog, despite their troubled management, according to data from UK-based Clarkson Research Services.

Whale-watching Catamaran Repowered by Volvo Penta

When it came time to replace the old engines in his whale-watching vessel, Capt. Joe Nazar chose Volvo Penta and has enjoyed the benefits of improved fuel efficiency,

SPS Deck Reinstatement for Canadian Fishing Vessel

IE has repaired the deck of a Ueushuk Fisheries Ltd owned fixed gear vessel, the Atlantic Optimist.  The existing steelwork on board the vessel was badly corroded,

US Navy Awards Additional LCS Work to Austal

Austal Limited has been awarded a not-to-exceed $9,937,228 modification to a previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contract to provide procurement and engineering

World Marine Earns SCA Safety Awards

World Marine, LLC has received the Shipbuilders Council of America’s (SCA) annual “Excellence in Safety” award as well as the “Improvement in Safety” award. SCA,

Great Lakes Shipyard Hires Skeeter as GM

The Great Lakes Towing Company announces the addition of Nikita Skeeter, a maritime professional with over 25 years of experience in shipbuilding and production management,

James Troop Receives Navy Accolade

Liverpool City Region specialist marine engine supplier James Troop & Co received a special presentation in Liverpool from the Royal Navy’s Northern England and

ABS' New Condition Monitoring Guidance

Guidance Notes and Guide provide information for choosing monitoring techniques and insights for achieving classification. ABS has published two documents to

Tenmat Rudders, Stern Tube Bearings within 24 Hours

Tenmat is stocking its line of advanced marine bearings at its North American Distribution Center in Delaware to better serve urgent repairs. Base tubes of various

Aker Seeks More Investments - Roekke

Norwegian industrial holding company Aker expects to conduct more acquisitions and other transactions in coming years, the firm's top owner said on Friday. "At Aker,

Repower Brings Ferry into IMO Tier III Compliance

Norwegian ferry Bastø Fosen I is the first vessel commissioned with a globally certified International Maritime Organization (IMO) Tier III compliant marine engine

RV Belgica to Undergo Electrical Systems Refit

System integrator Alewijnse Marine Systems said it has won an order for an electrical systems refit aboard RV Belgica, an oceanographic research vessel owned by the Belgian state.

ABB Breathes New Life into Canadian Icebreaker

ABB modernization to extend service of 38-year-old Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker; upgrade includes improved connectivity and eight new drives   ABB will modernize

Containership Scrapping Gathers Momentum

 After a slow start scrapping of containerships gathered momentum towards the end of 2015 and has continued into 2016, says Drewry Maritime Research.   A record intake of newbuild containershps (1.

Cochin Shipyard, Samsung Heavy Pact for LNG Ship Project

 Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Koreas second-largest shipbuilder, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to team

MARAD Grants $4.9 Million for US Shipyards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today awarded $4.9 million in grants to support capital improvements at nine small shipyards

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