Utility Support Vessel Launched
Launched at the Guangzhou Panyu Lingshan Shipyard, the 36-meter Swissco Super underwent yard trials on June 3 and full sea trails and delivery were completed June 10. With a 9.8-meter beam and 4.3-meter molded depth the BV-classed boat has tankage for 250 cubic meters of fuel and 100 cubic meters of water. The Singapore registered vessel, the third in a ten-boat series, meets the IMO/SOLAS standards for life saving and fire fighting.
Keppel FELS to Build ENSCO Rig
Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has won the contract to build the seventh ENSCO 8500 Series deepwater semisubmersible (semi) worth $560m. This sum includes equipment specified by the owner. To be delivered in the second half of 2012, the ENSCO 8506 will be the seventh consecutive semi that Keppel FELS is constructing for ENSCO International Incorporated (ENSCO). The contract follows shortly after the award of the sixth semi, ENSCO 8505, that was announced on 1 June 2008.
Portland Ferry Passengers Safely Evacuated
Ninety-six passengers were evacuated from a Portland-based ferry that ran aground about half a mile southeast of Basket Island, off the coast of Maine last week..
Eco-Friendly Flagship Vessel Arrives in Pittsburgh
August 13 after a 1,600 mile journey through nine states. board programs. the coming months after local United States Coast Guard inspections are completed. one…
This Day in Naval History - Aug. 13
1777 - American explosive device made by David Bushnell explodes near British vessel off New London, Conn. 1846 - Joint expedition led by Cmdr. Robert Stockton seizes Los Angeles, Calif.
Utility Support Vessel from Guangzhou Area Shipyard
Launched at the Guangzhou Panyu Lingshan Shipyard, the 36-meter Swissco Super underwent yard trials on June 3 and full sea trails and delivery were completed June 10.
Bosch Rexroth acquires Hägglunds Drives
Ratos has agreed on the sale of Hägglunds Drives to the German company Bosch Rexroth. ” Focused efforts in recent years to accelerate growth through investment in the sales and marketing organisation…
Dockwise Awarded Contract
Dockwise Ltd. has been awarded to their subsidiary Dockwise Shipping for the transportation from China to New Caledonia of 18 onshore modules including an extended…
Fairstar Awarded Multiple Voyage Contracts by KBR
Fairstar Heavy Transport (FAIR) has been awarded a multiple voyage contract by KBR of Houston. Fairstar’s semi-submersible heavy transport vessel ‘Fjord’ will deliver…
UCF Students Win Autonomous Surface Vehicle Competition
A team of students from the University of Central Florida (UCF) Robotics Laboratory took first prize at AUVSI and the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR)’s First…