Ship Repair & Conversion

Turkey to Modernize Pakistan’s Subs

 The Turkish defense firm Defense Technologies and Engineering (STM) won the tender to modernize Pakistan's submarines against its French competitor DCNS, reports Daily Sabah.

Turkey Launches F-513 TCG Burgazada

 Turkish Navy’s third Milgem class corvette, the F-513 TCG Burgazada, created as part of the MILGEM project, was launched with a ceremony attended by Turkish President

SeaPro FourStroke Making Gains in the Commercial Market

Mercury Marine’s family of SeaPro FourStroke outboard engines is suited for high-hour applications and harsh environments, according to the manufacturer, who said

Newport Shipyard Buys Custom Marine Travelift

Marine Travelift Inc. announced that Newport Shipyard has purchased a customized 200CII mobile boat hoist for its Newport, R.I. facility. When it’s delivered this fall,

Orca ESS Retrofit for Norwegian Research Vessel

Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected by Halvorsen for the retrofit of the fisheries and environmental research vessel MS Johan Hjort.   Halvorsen

Scrubbers Installed on Another Great Lakes Bulker

The Interlake Steamship Company’s M/V Lee A. Tregurtha sailed today from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., becoming the shipper’s third

ABB Opens Integrated Operations Center in Singapore

 ABB is opening a new integrated Operations Center in Singapore, the third facility of its type and first in Asia, which will allow the company’s engineers to follow the sun across the globe.

Bangladesh Ship Recycling Project Makes Good Progress

 ​Stakeholders have been updated on progress made by the safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh (SENSREC) project - Phase I.   The project

Nuclear Sub Vladimir Monomakh to Join Pacific Fleet

 TASS reports that Vladimir Monomakh Borey class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (Project 955) will complete the voyage to the Pacific Fleet before the yearend,

India Invites Comments on Shipbreaking Code Changes

 The proposals being considered for modifying the Shipbreaking Code, 2013 include allowing ports to define the location and permitting breaking of larger passenger liners.

Demolition: A Spring Clean For The Fleet?

 As summer approaches in the northern hemisphere, scrapping activity has been continuing at a firm pace, and appears set to come close to record levels in full year 2016,

Ex-USS Taylor Towed to Charleston for Conversion

Ex-USS Taylor (FFG-50) was towed from Philadelphia Naval Shipyard to Detyens Shipyard in Charleston, S.C. where the vessel will be converted in preparation for

Sika Launches Deck Caulking Sealant at Seawork

Sika, a producer of bonding, sealing, damping and reinforcing products, has launched a new deck professional caulking sealant, Sikaflex 290 DC PRO, at this year’s Seawork International.

Seaspan’s Whitworth Earns Top CEO Honors

Seaspan announced that its CEO Jonathan Whitworth has been named Business in Vancouver’s 2016 BC CEO of the Year.   Each year, Business in Vancouver – along with

Interlake Steamship Continues Scrubber Upgrades

The M/V James R. Barker sailed Sunday from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., becoming Interlake Steamship Company’s first 1,000-footer

Roger Blough Enroute to Sturgeon Bay for Repairs

The U.S. Coast Guard captain of the port, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, gave the motor vessel Roger Blough permission Saturday to transit down the St. Marys River

Portugal, Turkey in Ship Repair Deals

 Shipyards in Turkey and Portugal have struck deals for major ship repair projects during Posidonia Exhibition at the Athens Metropolitan Expo in Greece.   Portugal’s Lisnave and Turkey’s Gemak,

Almi Tankers Inks Maintenance Deal with Alphatron Marine

JRC and Alphatron Marine has announced that Greek based company Almi Tankers have signed an all-encompassing maintenance contract supporting all yearly inspections

Seoul's Effort to Calm Shipping Sector Storm

 South Korea will pump $9.5bn (11 trillion won) into state-run policy lenders reeling from huge losses on loans made to the beleaguered shipbuilding and shipping

S.Korea Creates $9.5 Bln Fund for Banks Exposed to Shipyard Troubles

South Korea's government and central bank will create an 11 trillion won ($9.50 billion) fund to support two state-run banks most exposed to the country's struggling shipping and shipbuilding firms.

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