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Bergen, Norway, headquartered NorWind Installer has contracted Ulstein's Dutch design offices, Ulstein Sea of Solutions, and Ulstein IDEA Equipment Solutions as its design partners for a new foundation installation vessel for the offshore wind industry.…
Offshore Ship Designers has been contracted to develop the design of a low-emission diesel-electric harbor tug for Iskes Towage & Salvage. Both companies are based in IJmuiden in The Netherlands. Iskes has ordered two of…
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder, reports that it has received final test approval from the Korean government for its eco-friendly  HiBallast System. Hyundai Heavy Industries' HiBallast ballast water treatment system treats seawater by…
Thanksgiving weekend festivities at Bollinger Marine Fabricators, LLC, Amelia, LA, included the launch of the Ocean Wave, the first of four Ocean Class Tugs for Crowley Maritime Corporation, Jacksonville, FL. The photo below shows the…
Former Drydocks World Southeast Asia CEO Denis Welch is joining IHC Merwede as its new CEO for Southeast Asia. Mr. Welch, who left Drydocks World in 2010 to set up a consultancy,  be responsible for…
ABB says that modifications to the design of its Azipod podded propulsion system have improved hydrodynamic efficiency by more than 2 percentThe modifications include a newly optimized Azipod fin shape and a new pod cap…
Marking a major breakthrough for commercial shipping and LNG fuel technology, the product tanker Bit Viking returned to service along the Norwegian coast as the first vessel to undergo conversion from heavy fuel oil to…
B+H Ocean Carriers Ltd (NYSE AMEX: BHO) reports that at the Annual General Meeting of Stockholders, held at BHO's offices in Hamilton, Bermuda on November 22, 2011, its shareholders approved a proposed reverse stock split.…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that David Whiddon, chief engineer at HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding division, has been named the 2011 recipient of the prestigious William M. Kennedy Award. The award was presented to Mr.…
Signal International reports that on November 16, 2011, its Texas Operations in Orange, Texas achieved one full year, working 451,116 man-hours, without the occurrence of an OSHA recordable incident. This is a significant safety milestone…
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