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Privately held Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Galliano, La., today announced plans to design and construct eight new 280 ft deepwater platform supply vessels, increasing its current newbuilding plans to a total of 33 vessels.“Since 2003,…
Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., recently signed a contract with Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc., Melville, N.Y., to build a 55,000 bbl OPA 90-compliant tank barge, according to an announcement by Chris Bollinger, Bollinger executive…
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych says that Ukraine is serious about reviving and further developing of its ship-building industry in the Mykolaiv region. President Viktor Yanukovych made the commitment in a visit to the Chernomorsky Shipyard…
Austal has handed over the largest catamaran it has thus far built, the 113 m "Leonora Christina," to Danish company Faergen (formerly Nordic Ferry Services) and is due to depart Austal's Henderson, Australia, shipyard for…
Ocean Marine Services, Inc., Nikiski, Alaska, recently purchased the 1998-built, 194 ft offshore support vessel Sabre from Gulf Coast creditors, according to shipbroker Marcon International, Inc., Coupeville, Wash.The U.S. flag Sabre (ex- Gulf Sabre, ex-…
A newly formed company, Sete Brasil S.A. (Sete BR), São Paulo, Brazil, will own and manage seven offshore drillships that will be built at Brazil’s Estaleiro Atlântico Sul (EAS) shipyard, according to an announcement by…
Daimler AG and Rolls-Royce Group plc and Engine Holding GmbH have confirmed in a written agreement that they will increase the price of their offer for MTU-parent Tognum AG by an additional 8.3 percent to…
Law firm Blank Rome reports that  Conor Warde has relocated from its Washington, D.C. office to its Hong Kong office, Blank Rome Solicitors, an affiliated entity. Mr. Warde is an experienced maritime and corporate attorney…
Here's a reminder that Somali pirates are likely to use just about any kind of hijacked vessel as a mother ship. The NATO Shipping Center has issued an alert saying: "At 1310 UTC / 16…
The Port of New Orleans continues to conduct business as usual and new forecasts since the opening of the Morganza Floodway Saturday indicate river levels in New Orleans are expected to remain steady for the…
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