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July 24, 2014
Southern Towing opts for MTU power
JULY 24, 2014 — Memphis-based Southern Towing Company has opted to power six inland waterways towboats with MTU engines. Four new and two existing vessels will be outfitted with a total of twelve Series 4000 Ironmen engines in 8- and...
mitsui-to-supply-me-gi-engines-for-crowley-conro-duo
July 24, 2014
Mitsui to supply ME-GI engines for Crowley ConRo duo
JULY 24, 2014 — Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. its first order for ME-GI  electronically controlled gas injection diesel engines. It will build the MAN B&W 8S70ME-C8.2-GI engines for the LNG-fueled two 2,400...
uscg-options-more-cutters-from-bollinger-shipyards
July 24, 2014
USCG options more cutters from Bollinger Shipyards
JULY 24, 2014—The U.S. Coast Guard today exercised a contract option worth $255.1 million with Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, LA, for production of six more Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) and three sets of deep insurance...
wartsila-sheds-shares-in-chinese-two-stroke-manufacturing-jv
July 24, 2014
Wärtsilä sheds shares in Chinese two-stroke manufacturer
JULY 24, 2014 — After selling the majority stake in its two stroke engine business to China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), Wärtsilä is divesting its shares in  two-stroke manufacturing joint venture Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI...
brian-hall-joins-bouchard-transportation
July 24, 2014
Brian Hall joins Bouchard Transportation
JULY 24, 2014 — Brian Hall has joined Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., the largest independently-owned ocean-going petroleum barge company in the U.S., as Southern Port Captain/Vetting Manager. Mr. Hall brings with him more than 25 years of...
costa-concordia-wreck-under-tow-for-scrapping
July 23, 2014
Costa Concordia wreck under tow for scrapping
JULY 23, 2014 — Like a corpse in an open casket, the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed, buoyed up by sponsons, towards Genoa for recycling at a funeral two knots speed. But as the last mooring cables were released and the...
harvey-gulf-orders-hybrid-mpsv-at-eastern-shipbuilding
July 23, 2014
Harvey Gulf orders hybrid MPFSV at Eastern Shipbuilding
JULY 23, 2014 — Harvey Gulf International Marine, Inc., New Orleans, LA, has awarded Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. a contract to construct a hybrid Multi-Purpose Field Support Vessel (MPFSV) of Robert Allan RAmpage 6400 design. The vessel —...
dropped-mooring-line-brings-pollution-fine
July 23, 2014
Dropped mooring line brings pollution fine
JULY 23, 2014 — The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has prosecuted U.K. based company, Lombard Corporate Finance Limited, the owners of U.K .flagged car carrier, Morning Midas, following a pollution incident in Port Phillips Heads...
belco-scrubber-tested-in-maersk-containership
July 23, 2014
Belco scrubber tested in Maersk containership
JULY 23, 2014 — DuPont subsidiary Belco Technologies Corporation, Parsippany, NJ, has partnered with the Maersk Group to successfully demonstrate Belco Marine exhaust gas s,,crubber technology aboard the 8,112 TEU containership Maersk...
ge-and-lr-look-for-commercial-ship-opportunites-for-gas-turbines
July 23, 2014
GE and LR look for gas turbine commercial ship opportunities
JULY 23, 2014 — Could the move to LNG fueling present new opportunities for gas turbine powering of commercial ships? GE Marine and Lloyd's Register report they have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify potential gas...

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