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J. J. Sietas KG of Hamburg is the first German shipyard to build an installation vessel for the erection of offshore wind farms. Siemens Marine Solutions will supply the ship's diesel-electric propulsion and automation system…
SkipperLiner, LaCrosse, Wis., recently delivered the vehicle ferry Pride of Cassville to the city of Cassville, Wi. The ferry comprises a passenger/vehicle barge and a towboat.The ferry will transport vehicles and passengers across the Mississippi…
Wärtsilä Corporation has licensed CSSC Guangzhou Marine Diesel Co.Ltd (GMD), a member of the state-owned China State Shipbuilding Corporation to manufacture and sell Wärtsilä  two-stroke engines in China. The license agreement covers the entire engine…
Classification society Bureau Veritas has cut the reporting time for a Condition Assessment Program (CAP) report from three months to one month and has also improved the accessibility and usability of the report. Shortening the…
VT Halter Marine, Inc. has delivered the final articulated tug barge (ATB) unit in a series of ten built for Crowley Maritime Corporation's subsidiary, Vessel Management Services, Inc. Since construction of the first unit in…
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…
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