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October 30, 2014
Ingalls Shipbuilding launches LPD 26
OCTOBER 30, 2014 —  Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has launched the company's tenth amphibious transport dock, John P. Murtha (LPD 26). As has been done for all ships built at...
October 30, 2014
Ten more CMA CGM ships to get nose jobs
OCTOBER 30, 2014 — Marseilles, France, headquartered CMA CGM is to retrofit ten more ships with bulbous bows optimized for current operating speeds. The container shipping giant has already carried out similar nose jobs on 15 ships and all...
October 30, 2014
Carnival Cruise's Cahill to retire
OCTOBER 30, 3014 – Gerry Cahill, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, announced today that he is retiring, effective November 30, after 20 years of service. Carnival Corporation said today that no replacement for Mr. Cahill is being...
October 30, 2014
North Sea fishing vessels to be Wärtsilä equipped
OCTOBER 30, 3014 – Two 78 m purser/trawler fishing vessels being designed and built at Karstensen Shipyard in Denmark will feature Wärtsilä main propulsion and control equipment. The ships have been contracted by Lunar Fishing, Peterhead,...
October 30, 2014
Red ink tide rises at Hyundai Heavy
OCTOBER 30, 3014 – The world's largest shipbuilder, South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries has reported a record quarterly operating loss of 1.93 trillion won ($1.83 billion). Though it expects to return to operating profit in the fourth...
October 30, 2014
Fincantieri inks agreement with Vittoria Shipyard
OCTOBER 30, 3014 – Shipbuilding giant Fincantieri has signed a cooperation arrangement with a somewhat smaller Italian player, Vittoria Shipyard. Based in Adria, about midway between Venice and Ravenna, the shipyard is located on the Canal...
October 29, 2014
Shipyard pays, whistleblowers collect
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Justice says that North Florida Shipyards, Jacksonville, FL and its president, Matt Self, will pay $1 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by creating a front company,...
October 29, 2014
Canada buys replacement ferry for Bay of Fundy service
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — The Canadian Government has signed an agreement with Attica Holdings S.A. of Greece to acquire the RoPax ferry Blue Star Ithaki tfor a total cash consideration of EUR 31.2 million (about Canadian $44.6 million). It will...
October 29, 2014
Cruise ships calling Halifax can plug into shore power
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — A shoreside power system to allow cruise vessels to plug in when calling the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is now complete and fully operational. Shore power is a highly effective way to reduce marine diesel air...
October 29, 2014
Electric Boat gets $83.7 mod to Ohio Replacement contract
OCTOBER 29, 2014 — General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT, is being awarded an $83,797,108 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) to manufacture tactical missile tubes to support the...

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