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Wärtsilä is to supply the main engines for the first series of eight "Bangkok-max" containerships being built at the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in Chinal. The ships will serve as feeder vessels in Asian waters.Wärtsilä received…
Southampton, U.K., based BMT Nigel Gee Ltd. has won an order to design a 25 m, all-electric, 150 passenger ferry in China.A new green ship design is being developed to demonstrate the practical use of…
Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has taken delivery of the second in a series of Cuban-built harbor tugs. The first, Kariña, was delivered in April last year. Like that vessel, the latest tug, Guaiquerie, has…
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today issued conditional approval for a revised Exploration Plan (EP) submitted by Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell). The plan outlines Shell's proposal to drill up to…
The American Maritime Officers union strike against American Steamship Company has ended with an agreement to extend the current contract through - at a minimum - the end of the 2011 Great Lakes shipping season,…
Keppel FELS Limited has secured a repeat order worth $195 million from Transocean Offshore Deepwater Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. Following its order of two jack-up rigs from  Keppel FELS on February 17,…
New Orleans headquartered Harvey Gulf International Marine reports that on July 28, 2011, its Board of Directors approved the construction of the first United States flagged LNG-fueled offshore supply vessels.  Harvey Gulf International Marine’s Chairman…
Donjon Marine Co., Inc., Hillside, N.J., is being awarded a $41,000,000 ceiling priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering and point-to-point towing services to support the Director of Ocean Engineering,…
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $110,799,779 contract modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) for long lead time construction for DDG 1001, long lead time material for DDG 1002,…
Rolls-Royce has won a GBP 50 million (about US$ 82 million) contract to design and equip two anchor handling vessels for Norwegian company Farstad Shipping.The vessels have been ordered from STX OSV. The steel hulls…
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