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IJmuiden, Netherlands, headquartered Offshore Ship Designers has been chosen to design a series of six new fuel-efficient seismic support/chase vessels ordered by  offshore major Bourbon to be built at Dubai’s Grandweld Shipyards. The 53 m…
Seattle based naval architectural and engineering consultancy Glosten Associates, Inc. has announced plans to commercialize its PelaStar floating wind turbine platform, and make the technology available to the offshore wind energy industry within the year.…
Donjon Marine, Co., Inc. reports that Paul Deterding has been named General Manager of Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair, LLC, located in Erie, Pa.  Mr. Deterding will oversee the daily operations of the facility, including production,…
American Cruise Lines reports that its newbuild sternwheeler, the Queen of the Mississippi, was launched at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Maryland on Sunday, July 17 - nine weeks ahead of schedule.  Immediately after the launching, tugboats…
At its meeting in London last week, IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted mandatory measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from ships. The measures were adopted by a majority, rather than by…
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract worth about $80 million by Swire Pacific Offshore to supply advanced anchor handling systems for four offshore vessels, currently under construction in Singapore.The systems are developed for the safer…
Norway's Farstad Shipping ASA has reached an agreement with Brazil's Petroserv S.A. that will see it buy Petroserv's 50 percent share in BOS Navegação S.A. for $56.5 million.The deal will give Farstad Shipping e 100…
Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply the main engines for a series of 25 tankers being built for Volga Shipping Co., Russia's oldest shipping company. Fifteen of the ships are to be constructed…
EU Navfor says that late on the morning of July 16, the owners of the MV JUBBA XX reported that the laden tanker had been pirated in the northern Indian Ocean, on itsr regular route…
The first two of a new class of vessels designed by Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) and built for the Port Aransas Ferry Service by Southwest Shipyard LP went into operation July 1.…
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