According to a Dec. 16 report from The Chosunilbo, Korean shipbuilders clinched a series of major deals worth nearly $1b and more in recent days, including Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo
(Source: The Chosunilbo)
The Holland Shipbuilding Association say that the various shipbuilding sectors presented a mixed picture in the past year, ship repair & supereyact construction did well, not so large new-buildings.
BAE Systems holds a keel laying ceremony for the first of 4 platform supply vessels for Jackson Offshore Operators.
The new vessels, which will support drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico,
Joint High Speed Vessel 'USNS Choctaw County' (JHSV 2) has successfully completed Acceptance Trials in the Gulf of Mexico.
This milestone achievement involved
Crewmembers aboard the 314-ft fishing vessel 'Arctic Storm' extinguised an engine-room fire using the ship's Halon chemical firefighting system.
The Coast Guard
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, completed the heightening of six quay cranes at MSC Home Terminal, which is the largest container terminal in the port of Antwerp, Belgium.
On Wednesday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m., U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will present the Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement to Rear Admiral Wendi Carpenter,