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Denmark's Semco Maritime A/S is carrying out two contracts for Transocean in Tromsø and Bergen, Norway. One of the contracts involves the GVA-4000 design semi-submersible drilling unit Transocean Winner, a large rig that can operate…
Aquitaine, the first frigate Aquitaine in the Italian-French FREMM program recently completed sea trials. Built at DCNS's shipyard in Lorient, France, the ship  has a hybrid CODLOG (COmbined Diesel eLectric Or Gas) power package combines…
Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, Washington, reports that Mike Larsen is joining its Quality Assurance (QA) department. He will be responsible for the shipyard's QA plan, in process inspections and documentation control for the on-going Transportable…
In the past four years, 62 seafarers have died in the past four years as a direct result of piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean, through deliberate murder by pirates, suicide while…
One of the largest offshore wind farms in the world will be developed in the Irish Sea under partnership between DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables.The West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm will cost about…
OSD-IMT, the U.K. arm of IJmuiden, Netherlands, based Offshore Ship Designers, has been chosen by Samsung and Boskalis-SMIT Engineering to develop the basic design, detailed design and production drawings for a 99 m cable laying…
French defense contractor DCNS has now signed a contract with Russian defense export agency Rosoboronexport that will see STX France build two Mistral-class helicopter carriers (LHDs) at its Saint Nazaire shipyard.The contract was signed under…
What's reported to be "aggressive" corrosion has been found in USS Independence (LCS-2), the first Austal-built littoral combat ship.According to a Bloomberg News report, the corrosion is in the propulsion areas  and permanent repair will…
Singapore's Keppel FELS shipyard reports that is on track to deliver ENSCO 8504, the fifth of seven ENSCO 8500 Series ultra-deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs being built exclusively for Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV). The proprietary ENSCO…
Two Suezmax tankers and four bulkers being built for Ciner Shipping Industry & Trading are to have Ocean Saver Mark II ballast water treatment systems. Ciner Shipping is a subsidiary of Turkey's Ciner Group. The…
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