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September 22, 2014
MSC extends C-Champion time charter
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — Edison Chouest Offshore 's Offshore Service Vessels, Inc., Cut Off, Louisiana, is being awarded an $8,798,690 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00033-13-C-2001) to exercise a one-year...
September 22, 2014
Swiftships gets $18 million Iraq FMS contract
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — Swiftships Shipbuilding, L.L.C., Morgan City, Louisiana, is being awarded an $18,000,000 not-to-exceed contract for the accomplishment of continuous lifecycle support for the Iraqi navy. The contract involves foreign...
September 22, 2014
Title XI guarantees for TOTE LNG containerships
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014—Two dual-fuel 3,100-TEU containerships under construction at General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, CA, for TOTE, Inc., will receive a $324.6 million Title XI loan guarantee from the U.S. Maritime Administration, according to...
September 22, 2014
Unison ships powerful all-electric tube bender
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — Scarborough, England, based tube bending machine specialist Unison has completed an all-electric machine capable of bending tubes and pipes up to 9 inches/225 mm in diameter. The new machine is believed to be the most...
September 22, 2014
Nuclear icebreaker will have Fluidmecanica winch
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — Fluidmecanica, Vigo, Spain, is  to supply the main towing winch for a nuclear-powered icebreaker (Project 22220 LC-60YA) to be built at the Baltiysky Zavod shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia. The 173 m ship is planned...
September 22, 2014
Fednav vessel on unescorted Northwest Passage transit
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — Canada's Fednav reports that its MV Nunavik sailed from Deception Bay en route to China via the Northwest Passage, September 19, with a full cargo of nickel concentrate. The Nunavik will be one of the first commercial...
September 22, 2014
MAN four stroke with SCR gets Tier III certificate
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 —  DNV-GL has awarded MAN Diesel & Turbo has been awarded a Tier III-compatibility certificate for the MAN 8L21/31 four-stroke engine with a retrofitted SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system aboard a DFDS...
September 22, 2014
Havyard WE design PSV named in Svalbard
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 — Named this past Saturday at a ceremony in Longyearbyen, Svalbord, the 88.5 m platform supply vessel Polarsyssel is the first vessel built to the Havyard 832 L WE (Wave Edition) design. The vessel was delivered earlier this...
September 21, 2014
Vigor Alaska to build two new AMHS ferries
SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 — Alaska Governor Sean Parnell announced Saturday that the State of Alaska and Vigor Industrial have reached a final agreement to construct two Alaska Class Ferries at the Vigor Alaska shipyard in Ketchikan. The vessels...
September 19, 2014
Keystone honored for role in destroying chemical weapons
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014—The U.S. Maritime Administration honored Keystone Shipping Co. today for its role in operation of the M/V Cape Ray (T-AKR 9679), a specially outfitted U.S Ready Reserve Force vessel used in the destruction of Syria's chemical...

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