Deepwater Umbilical Contract for Aker Solutions
ENI signs umbilicals contract with Aker Solutions for an offshore Angolan (W. Africa) deep water region field. The contract with ENI for the Block 15\06 West Hub…
US Port Commissions Clean-up Boats
Port of Cleveland commissions two custom-made boats, named 'Flotsam' and 'Jetson', for removal of floating debris. The two new vessels will remove floating debris from the Cuyahoga River and downtown Lake Erie shoreline. They are part of the Port’s broader mission to help restore the health of the river and serve as a proactive environmental steward in and around the waterways. The Port formally…
New Evergreen Container Ship Flies Red Ensign
'Ever Leading' welcomed at container terminal Felixstowe, UK, on maiden voyage, the third Evergreen L-Type on UK shipping registery. The new container ship is owned by Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd. is 334 meters in length, 45.8 meters wide, with 942 reefer plugs and a draft of 14.2 meters. The L-type vessel can cruise at a speed up to 24.5 knots. The latest L-class containerships meet the standards of…
Yankee Fleet Receives Incat Crowther Ferry
'Yankee Freedom III', a 34m Catamaran Ferry, was developed in partnership with Yankee Fleet and Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding. The new vessel, designed to provide exceptional passenger comfort and minimal environmental impact on the local environment, will take over the company’s daily run from Key West to Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Jefferson, previously serviced by the Incat Crowther designed Yankee Freedom II.
WRSystems Promote Greg Black Senior V-P
Greg Black, Director of the Government Business Solutions Division, promoted to Senior Vice President of WRSystems, Ltd. Mr. Black has over 30 years of experience…
Cruise Ship Newbuilding Famine Relieved by NCL
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) orders new cruise liner from Germany's Meyer Werft with option for a second. The ship's contract price is approximately euro 700 million and the company has export credit financing in place which was arranged and underwritten by KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH of Germany. Delivery is scheduled for delivery in October 2015, and the delivery for the second (optional) ship would be spring 2017.
Navy to Christen Amphibious Assault Ship America
The Navy will christen the amphibious assault ship, America (LHA 6), on Oct. 20, during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss. The Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F.
The OPC Race
Vigor Shipyard’s unique entry into the ongoing U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter Competition turns heads now, but ultimately may change how we look at Homeland Security on the water – for good. The U.S. Coast Guard’s well-publicized, although clearly flawed recapitalization campaign is alive and well. Spurred by the need to replace as many as 25 medium endurance cutters, the nation’s primary…
BSM to Manage Thenamaris LNG Newbuilds
Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has announced that it has been awarded the ship management contracts for three TFDE 160,000 cu m capacity LNGCs belonging to Thenamaris LNG Inc.
OSX Receives New US$ 500 Million Capitalization
With new commitment for up to additional US$ 500 million capitalization until March 2014. OSX exercised the put option in the amount equivalent in Brazilian Reais to US$ 500 million…
MHI Awarded Concept Study of 3,400ton/day CO2 Recovery Facility
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been awarded by Statoil, an international energy company with headquarters in Norway, to undertake a concept study for…
Laborde Increases Sales
Meeting the needs of its customers who demand mechanical engines, Laborde Products continues to gain market share with its Mitsubishi Tier 3 engines. The company has already started taking orders for new construction pushboats to be constructed in late 2012 and 2013, without any signs of slowing down. "We're not surprised by how receptive the commercial marine market has been to these new engines.
A New Version of CEACT River Navigation Software
SevenCs and CEACT Information Systems Inc. announce the latest development of their inland navigation system CEACT. The new version includes two new major functionalities…
Aker Solutions Secures Contract with Total E&P UK Ltd
Aker Solutions has secured a three year contract to provide operations and maintenance services to Total E&P UK Ltd and its joint venture partner DONG E&P (UK) Ltd at the new Shetland Gas Plant (SGP).
Statoil and Statkraft Acquire Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm
Statoil and Statkraft have acquired the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project through the acquisition of all shares in Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary…
ISS Brazil Marks Ten Year Anniversary
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world’s leading maritime services provider, has celebrated the tenth anniversary of its operation, ISS Brazil, with a special…
BMT Earns Safety and Environmental Certification
BMT Scientific Marine Services (BMT), a subsidiary of the international engineering, maritime and risk management consultancy, BMT Group Ltd has successfully obtained certification in the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety standards. As part of the accreditation process, BMT introduced a Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System earlier this year that demonstrates compliance with these internationally-recognized standards.
The Coast Guard Foundation Hosts 19th Annual Tribute
St. Petersburg Event To Honor New Coast Guard Cutter And The Memory of William Flores. The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education, welfare and morale of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today its 19th Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard’s Seventh District will take place on Friday, November 2, 2012. At this year’s event, the Foundation has partnered with the Commissioning Committee for the U.S.
Precious Cargo Returns to S. Florida
Every October at Port Everglades, one of the most active cargo ports in the United States, Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) reminds the world that its semi-submersible ships are among the most extraordinary in the world, and the cargo they carry is as precious as any delivered around the globe by the thousands of ships that pass through there. This year, not one but two Dockwise ships, the 686-foot (209-meter) Yacht Express and the smaller 555.93-foot (169.49-meter) Super Servant 4…
Kentec Onboard for Major Vessel Contract
World-class builder and fabricator of aluminium, steel and composite material crafts and vessels NGV Tech of Malaysia has chosen Kentec Syncro AS Marine fire control panels for vessels under fit out and refurbishment at the company's shipyard in Sijangkang Malaysia. The vessels, a 52m Multiple Utility vessel built to BV classification for the National Iranian Oil Company, a 38m DP2 Oil and Gas field support Catamaran built to ABS classification for SeaWorks Ltd.