MAAG Gear Ag Wins Order For Five Codag Gear Units in Spain
MAAG Gear Ag,a Swiss based company of FLS Industries, Denmark, has been awarded the contract by the Spanish shipyard IZAR, one of the biggest shipyards world-wide for naval ships.
Brunswick Names Seeley as VP of Corporate Accounts and Distribution
Brunswick Corporation announced that William Seeley has been named vice president-corporate accounts and distribution, reporting to George W. Buckley, Brunswick’s chairman and chief executive officer.
Northrop Grumman Announces Pricing of Common Stock
Northrop Grumman Corporation today announced the public offerings of 8 million shares of common stock at $88.50 per share and 6 million equity security units at…
Boskalis Expands Fleet With The Coastway
Coastway, a new 4,900 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger for Westminster Dredging Company of Fareham, will be launched today at the Merwede Shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. Mrs. J.M.
Rowan Wins Against BP in Gorilla V Contract Dispute
Rowan Companies, Inc. reported that the English Court has given a comprehensive judgement in its favor in proceedings between its subsidiary, British American Offshore…
Successful First Year for Volvo Penta’s Large Marine Diesel Engines
Last year's agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has resulted in an expansion of Volvo Penta's product program. With a range of diesel engines of up to 1,700 kW…
Sember Appointed ABS VP For Offshore Development
William J. Sember has been appointed vice president offshore development for ABS. Currently, Sember serves as vice president technology & business development, ABS Europe.
GE To Provide Maintenance And Support For Canadian Navy's Gas Turbine-Based Frigate Fleet
GE Canada has signed a commercial maintenance and logistics support contract with Canada's Public Works Government Services. Under this multi-year contract, GE will…
CP Ships to Acquire Nordana Line
CP Ships, one of the world's top ten container shipping companies, has reached agreement with Dannebrog of Denmark to acquire Caribbean/Latin American market specialist Nordana Line.
Williams Named President and Chief Operating Officer Of Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. named Jack Williams president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. In his new role, Williams…
Northrop Grumman Amends and Extends Offer for Newport News Shipbuilding
Northrop Grumman Corporation amended its offer for all outstanding shares of common stock, including associated rights, of Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Navy, USCG Join Forces For Homeland Security
Admiral Robert Natter, Commander in Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and Vice Adm. Thad Allen, Commander of the Coast Guard Atlantic Area, jointly announced the…
Inmarsat Unveils Fleet F77 at Europort 2001
Inmarsat Ltd, the global mobile satellite communications provider unveiled the first product in its Inmarsat Fleet portfolio, Fleet F77 at Europort 2001. family of three…
U.S. Facing Tank Vessel Shortage
The U.S could face a severe U.S.-flag tank vessel shortage unless the pace of double-hulled vessel construction increases drastically, according to an analysis released…
Working Shallow Draft In the Gulf of Mexico
Rodriguez Boat Builders, of Bayou LaBatre, Ala., delivered one more of their popular lugger tugs to Central Boat Rental of Morgan City, La., at the end October.
Prince of Wales Launched
On October 6, a new passenger and vehicle ferry that will service Prince of Wales Island, Alaska floated for the first time. Elliott Bay Design Group completed the contract design of this 197-ft.
Sea Ranger II Debuts for National Parks Service
The National Park Service has taken delivery of its newest boat, Sea Ranger II, built by Modutech Marine Inc. of Tacoma, Wash. The boat is equipped to transport park personnel…
Seacor’s Eagle has Landed
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, La., delivered Seacor Eagle, the first of two 145.5 x 36 x 9.8-ft. supply/utility vessels for Seacor Marine, Inc., Houston, Tex.
35th Fish Expo Headed To Seattle
Fish Expo and WorkBoat Northwest Trade Show is slated to deliver its standard level of excellence in exhibitors and conference topics, bringing the most complete…
Manitowoc Tapped For $120M NYC Ferry Project
In one of the most hotly contested newbuild contracts of the year, Manitowoc Company, Inc. came out on top when it was awarded a contract by the City of New York to build three Kennedy-class ferries.