According to a Reuters report, South Korea's SPP Group (www.spp.co.kr) won new shipbuliding orders for a cumulative 15 ships -- reportedly seven of them bulk carriers -- for $660m.
Hercules Offshore agrees sale of 11 inland barge rigs, which includes 3 active rigs, 8 cold stacked rigs, & related assets ("Inland Asset Package") for cash proceeds of approximately $45 million.
The Department of Defense award Metron Inc. a contract for development of a large displacement unmanned undersea vehicle (LDUUV).
Metron, Inc., of Reston, Va.
W&O designated preferred North American distributor of first United States Coast Guard-approved marine plastic piping system.
W&O, a global supplier of marine pipe,
A sector-specific Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ro-ro cargo & ro-pax vessels has been agreed by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 65.
Leevac Shipyards Jennings LLC, of Jennings, LA, a subsidiary of Leevac Shipyards, LLC signed contracts with Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC, an affiliate of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.
General Dynamics NASSCO recently delivered USNS Montford Point (MLP-1), the lead ship of the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) class, to the U.S. Navy.
Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 2.4 million tons of cargo in April, a 4.7 percent increase – or 108,532 tons – over the same month a year ago. This figure was
COSCO (Guangdong) and COSCO (Dalian) Shipyards have each recently delivered bulk carriers to European owners.
COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd has delivered a bulk carrier of 35000 dwt,
Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 2.2 million tons in April, a virtual tie with a year ago. The trade was 19 percent below the month’s five-year average, however.