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October 01, 2014
GAO reports on Navy LCS delivery decisions
OCTOBER 1, 2014 — GAO has issued another report (GAO-14-827) on issues related to the deliveries of the first two Littoral Combat Ships. In August 2010, GAO reported that the ships were incomplete at delivery and in November 2013, GAO reported...
October 01, 2014
Ingalls starts fabrication of DDG 117
OCTOBER 1, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division yesterday marked the start of fabrication for the future Aegis-guided missile destroyer Paul Ignatius (DDG 117). Paul Ignatius, the ship's namesake, and...
September 30, 2014
Vane gets $24.5 mod to Transcom contract
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 — Vane Line Bunkering, Inc., Baltimore, MD, has been awarded a $24,525,123 modification (P00005) to previously awarded contract HTC711-13-C-W015, exercising the second option year for transportation of bulk jet fuel and...
September 30, 2014
Astilleros Gondan wins passenger boat order
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 — Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan has won an order to build a 60 passenger tourist vessel that will operate on the waters of the Azután reservoir near Toledo. With an overall length of 14.75 m and a beam of 4.80 m the...
September 30, 2014
HII appoints corporate director submarine affairs
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 — Capt. Kevin Brenton (U.S. Navy, Ret.) has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that  the company as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs. Brenton served most recently...
September 30, 2014
Baton Rouge to get LNG fueling and liquefaction facility
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 — Tenaska NG Fuels, LLC and Waller Marine, Inc. are to develop, construct, own and operate what they say will be Louisiana's first natural gas liquefaction and fueling facility along the New Orleans-Baton Rouge Mississippi...
September 30, 2014
ClassNK releases report on MOL Comfort investigation
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 —  A report on the structural safety of large containerships has now been released by the investigative panel set up by classification society ClassNK  following the June 2013 casualty that saw the five year old...
September 29, 2014
Marcon brokers its 300th tug
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Marcon International, Inc. of Coupeville, WA, has brokered its 300th   tug with the sale of the U.S. flag, twin screw tug Pacific Patriot (ex-Pacific King) from Kirby Marine Offshore to U.S. West Coast buyers on...
September 29, 2014
HamiltonJet units for world's largest fast crewboat
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — HamiltonJet, Christchurch, New Zealand, has released some further details on the H900 waterjets that propel the world's largest FCB (Fast Crew Boat), the 70 m Muslim Magomayev now undergoing sea trials at shipbuilder Incat...
September 29, 2014
Crowley adds heavy lift barges to Asia Pacific assets
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Crowley Maritime Corporation's solutions group has received the first two of potentially four, new heavy-lift, ballastable deck barges (HDBs) for use by clients in the Asia-Pacific region. The new barges will be contracted...

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