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China's Yangzijiang Shipbuilding today reported record high quarterly earnings for the three months ended March 31 2011 ... and made it clear that capacity expansion is still very much part of its plans.Yangzijiang currently has…
Kirby Corporation  (NYSE:KEX)  plans  2011 capital spending of $220 to $230 million, including approximately $100 million for the construction of 40 new inland tank barges and three new inland towboats, and approximately $36 million in…
Kirby Corporation  (NYSE:KEX)  plans  2011 capital spending of $220 to $230 million, including approximately $100 million for the construction of 40 new inland tank barges and three new inland towboats, and approximately $36 million in…
Jumbo Offshore's DP2 offshore heavy lift vessel Fairplayer will next month install four subsea protection structures for production flowlines at 600 m water depth in the Laggan & Tormore fields. These gas condensate fields, owned…
Japanese classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai -- ClassNK -- has issued the world’s first type approval for corrosion resistant steel to the new NSGP-1 steel manufactured by Nippon Steel Corporation’s Oita Works. The approval certifies…
A skilled Merchant Marine and strong U.S. shipbuilding industry are critical to America's national and economic security declares the Navy League of the United States in its just-released 2011-12 Policy Statement.  The 32-page document credits…
Island Offshore -- in which the Edison Chouest group is a partner -- and the North Sea RLWI Alliance have been awarded a Frame Agreement for Light Well Intervention services from Statoil. The Frame Agreement…
By 2023 Canal Istanbul could join the  Panama and Suez canals on the list of the world's most significant man-made seaways. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan today unveiled a plan to bypass the Bosphorous…
The Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) Board of Directors has approved Irwin F. Edenzon  (left in picture) as corporate VP and president of Ingalls Shipbuilding and Matthew J. Mulherin as corporate VP and president of…
Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has delivered a new pilot boat that is the third to be built for the Maryland pilots by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard.  Designed by C. Raymond Hunt & Associates, the new…
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