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New Rolls-Royce Vessels for Island Offshore

Dec 27, 2009

Rolls-Royce has won an order to design and equip two diesel electric UT 776 CD offshore service vessels for leading offshore ship owner, Island Offshore. The vessels are to be built by STX Europe for delivery in 2011 and 2012. The total value of the Rolls-Royce contract is around $31…

Navios Announces Delivery of Capesize Vessels

Dec 27, 2009

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM), a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company, announced that the Capesize vessels Navios Phoenix and Navios Stellar were delivered from a Japanese and a South Korean shipyard respectively to Navios Holdings' owned fleet…

Topaz MOA for $29.5m Vessel Sale

Dec 27, 2009

Topaz Energy and Marine announced it entered into an MOA for the sale of its DP2 Diving Support Maintenance Barge, Team Siam, to Mermaid Offshore Services Ltd. The $29.5m sale is part of Topaz’s ongoing fleet upgrade programme towards new tonnage…

Jumbo Jubilee Maiden Voyage

Dec 24, 2009

Jumbo Shipping’s latest newbuild, HLV Jumbo Jubilee, completed its maiden voyage after successfully loading, transporting and installing two 1250 t shiploaders for FL Smidth in challenging circumstances. The Jumbo Jubilee started her first voyage from her home port Rotterdam…

Euroseas Charter for M/V Aristides NP

Dec 24, 2009

Euroseas Ltd., (NASDAQ: ESEA) an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, announced that a subsidiary of the company has entered into a two-year period time charter agreement for the M/V Aristides NP…

Navy Retires USNS San Jose

Dec 22, 2009

An SA-330 Puma helicopter lifts a load of stores from the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS San Jose (T-AFS 7) during a vertical replenishment with an amphibious dock landing ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist…

USS Independence, Navy Accepts Delivery

Dec 21, 2009

The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Independence (LCS 2) Dec. 18 during a short ceremony in Mobile, Ala.  Independence is the second littoral combat ship delivered to the Navy, and the first LCS of the General Dynamics variant…

MT Caribbean Galaxy Delivered

Dec 20, 2009

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. completed and delivered a 110,000 dwt type double hull crude oil tanker M.T. Caribbean Galaxy (MES Hull No. 1713) at its Chiba Works to South Eternity Shipping Inc., Panama, a subsidiary of Nan Fung Shipping Limited…

Ulstein OCV Vessel Delivered

Dec 17, 2009

Yard number 283 Sarah, type Ulstein SX121 Offshore Construction Vessel, was delivered to Marine Subsea on December 16. The vessel has been designed and constructed by Ulstein Group.The Ulstein SX121 offshore construction vessel features the characteristic Ulstein X-Bow…

USS Wisconsin Transferred to City of Norfolk

Dec 15, 2009

Vice Adm. David Architzel, Principal Military Deputy Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, signed the donation contract officially transferring title and ownership of the historic battleship ex-USS Wisconsin (BB 64) to the city of Norfolk…

Delivery GDF Suez Neptune

Dec 11, 2009

The first shuttle and regasification vessel (SRV) co-owned by Höegh LNG and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) was completed at Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea, and was delivered to the GDF Suez group on November 30, 2009. It will serve on a long-term charter contract between the parties…

UAF Arctic Research Vessel to be Built

Dec 10, 2009

More than three decades ago, marine scientists in the United States first identified the need for a research vessel capable of bringing scientists to Alaska’s icy northern waters. The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced its intent to award a $123m contract that will meet that need…

Carl Vinson Leaves Yard Ahead of Schedule

Dec 09, 2009

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed the Northrop Grumman Naval Shipyard in Newport News, Va., after completing an extensive four-year refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) and a 14-week Post Shakedown Availability/Supplemental Restricted Availability (PSA/SRA) period…

Navy Christens Virginia-Class Sub Missouri

Dec 09, 2009

With the spray of bubbly from a champagne bottle, PCU Missouri (SSN 780), the Navy's newest Virginia-class attack submarine, was christened during a late morning ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, Conn., Dec. 5.Missouri…

USS Freedom Closer to Maiden Deployment

Dec 09, 2009

The Navy's first littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Freedom (LCS 1), has successfully completed another major milestone in preparation for her upcoming maiden deployment. Freedom conducted independent ship deployment training and certification at sea from Nov…

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