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October 21, 2014
GLDD gets a slice of the Suez pie
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD) reports that the Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mohamed Hussein Mamish has signed a $540 million contract with a consortium consisting of Great Lakes (25%) and...
October 21, 2014
Angola takes delivery of two Incat Crowther ferries
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Amon has delivered the 30 m catamaran ferriers Macôco and Panguila to Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola for operation by subsidiary TMA Express. The two ferries are the first of five...
October 21, 2014
Rolls-Royce to build service center at Astican
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Rolls-Royce has inked a cooperation agreement that will see it build a 2,100 sq.m service facility at the Astican shipyard in Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Rolls-Royce says the agreement that will enhance the service...
October 21, 2014
MHI-MME licenses Chinese propeller manufacturer
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co., Ltd. (MHI-MME) has concluded a licensing agreement with China's Changzhou Zhonghai Marine Propeller Co., Ltd. (CZZH) under which MHI-MME provides CZZH the...
October 21, 2014
Gulfmark results dissapoint the analysts
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — "The global offshore vessel market flattened in the third quarter as fewer offshore drilling rigs were utilized than anticipated, and as oil producing companies continued their focus on reducing costs," said Gulfmark Offshore...
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...

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