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October 20, 2014
LNG America and Buffalo Marine to cooperate
OCTOBER 20, 2014 — Houston headquartered LNG America has reached an agreement with Buffalo Marine Service, Inc. to cooperate on the design of an LNG bunker fuel network for the U. S. Gulf Coast region. LNG America is developing a hub-and-spoke...
October 20, 2014
New Bouchard tug and barge simulator at SUNY Maritime
OCTOBER 20, 2014—Students and professionals at SUNY Maritime, Throggs Neck, NY, will now be able to train on the latest state-of-the-art tug & barge simulator, thanks to the generosity of Bouchard Transportation Co. Inc., Melville,...
October 20, 2014
Foss tug tows disabled Russian vessel to safety
OCTOBER 20, 2014 —  Foss Maritime reported yesterday that its ocean-going tug, the Barbara Foss, was towing the 9,405 dwt Russian cargo vessel, Simushir, which lost power late Thursday night off the west coast of Haida Gwaii (formerly...
October 20, 2014
Virginia awards ferry design contract to Alion Science
OCTOBER 20, 2014—The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently awarded a contract to Alion Science and Technology to design a new 70-vehicle-capacity, double-ended ferry for service on the James River from Jamestown to Scotland, VA....
October 20, 2014
Stern trawler to have Rolls-Royce design and equipment
OCTOBER 20, 2014 — The Gijón shipyard of Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Armon is to build a new 75 m stern trawler for Norwegian fishing company Ramoen. It will be built to Rolls-Royce type NVC 372 design and will carry out traditional fishing...
October 19, 2014
Carnival Cruise Line passenger tests negative for Ebola
OCTOBER 19, 2014 — Carnival Cruise Lines says that this morning, Carnival Magic docked in Galveston at approximately 4.30 am. Healthcare authorities boarded the cruise ship to conduct a final health screening of the lab worker from Texas...
October 19, 2014
Marinette Marine launches LCS 7
OCTOBER 19, 2014 —The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]-led industry team yesterday launched the Navy's seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the Detroit, into the Menominee River at shipbuilder Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). The ship's sponsor,...
October 19, 2014
Consortium wins Suez Canal expansion contract
OCTOBER 19, 2014—A consortium consisting of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Van Oord, NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has been awarded a $1.5 billion contract by the Suez Canal Authority in connection with the expansion of the...
October 17, 2014
IMO to review BWMS testing guidelines
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Shipowners' organizations are welcoming a decision on Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) taken at this week's meeting of IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC). IMO's Ballast Water Management Connvention...
October 17, 2014
Nam Cheong books orders for new AHTS design
OCTOBER 17, 2014 — Malaysia's largest Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) shipbuilder, Singapore-listed Nam Cheong Limited, has launched the first AHTS built to its new, proprietary, NCA80E design. It already holds letters of intent worth $186...

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