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M/V Sunshine State Delivered to Crowley

Dec 06, 2009

Crowley took delivery of Sunshine State, a 331,000-barrel, double-hull oil and chemical tanker, from General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, Calif. for American Petroleum Tankers LLC. The Sunshine State is the first vessel Crowley has taken…

NASSCO Delivers Third Product Carrier

Dec 04, 2009

General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), delivered the third ship of its State-class of product carriers to American Petroleum Tankers, LLC, a joint venture of the Blackstone Group.  The ship is named Sunshine State…

Damen Shipyards Deliver Tugs to the Egypt

Dec 03, 2009

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem is delivering four tugboats to the Egyptian Navy. According to Ronald Maat, this is not the first time that Damen has provided vessels to the Egyptian Navy. “In 1982, the Egyptian Navy purchased four Damen Stan Tug IV model tugboats from us…

Tsakos Energy Time Charter for Product Tankers

Dec 02, 2009

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) (NYSE:TNP) announced two year time-charters with profit sharing for four 2005-built handymax MR product tankers to an international oil entity starting promptly. The minimum revenue expected from these fixtures is estimated at $32m…

Dutch Vessels Set Standard

Nov 23, 2009

By Alan Haig-BrownFollowing in a long tradition, the shipyards of the Netherlands continue to produce immaculate inland river vessels. In recent years these have tended to be built on hulls shipped from the cost-effective shipyards of China…

Allure of the Seas Launched at Turku Shipyard

Nov 23, 2009

The Allure of the Seas, the second Oasis class vessel under construction at STX Finland's Turku Shipyard, was launched on 20 November, 2009.The Allure of the Seas is the second in a series of the world's largest cruisers built at Turku Shipyard…

Singapores ASL Builds Big and Complex

Nov 19, 2009

The application of diesel electric technology gives a remarkable flexibility to vessels in the larger offshore market. In November Singapores ASL Shipyard completed work on the 295-ft by 72-ft diving support vessel Mermaid Asiana. Destined for service in Mermaids extensive Thai fleet…

Keppel Delivers PV Drilling III Jackup Early

Nov 16, 2009

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has been awarded a bonus of $460,000 for delivering the KFELS B Class jackup rig, PV Drilling III, early to PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Services Corp (PV Drilling).Completed 1.5 months ahead of schedule…

Penguin & Cummins Get it Right

Nov 16, 2009

The design and building of a modern aluminum crew boat involves a lot of people and careful planning. At Penguin Marine in Singapore the 17 vessels of their 118-ft crewboat demonstrate their success in working closely with key members of the supplier team…

Transocean Ultra-Deepwater Drillship Contract

Nov 16, 2009

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced that the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Discoverer Americas has commenced operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for Statoil Gulf of Mexico, a subsidiary of Statoil ASA, under a four-year drilling contract…

ASL Marine Gowing Strong

Nov 15, 2009

If there is a slowing in the marine industries no one told the people at ASL Marine in Singapore. Among other projects the shipyard is building a series of Roto Tugs, a series of large PSVs and a 196.8-ft dive support vessel. In November…

Rio Bravo Christened in Antwerp

Nov 12, 2009

The Rio Bravo was christened Nov. 12 in the port of Antwerp. She is the fifth newbuilding in a series of six identical Hamburg Süd container vessels, each with a slot capacity of 5,900 TEU. Sponsor of the Rio Bravo is Laura Madeleine von Schubert…

Next Generation Austal Trimaran Revealed

Nov 12, 2009

Austal has officially unveiled its new 334.6-ft trimaran vehicle-passenger ferry platform, which is currently under construction at its Western Australian shipyard and available for purchase.The new trimaran is an evolution of Austal’s 2005…

Time Charter for MV Renuar and Elinakos

Nov 11, 2009

Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd (NYSE: EXM) announced that it has entered into two new charter agreements for the M/V Renuar and the M/V Elinakos. The M/V Renuar, a 1993 built Panamax bulk carrier with a carrying capacity of 70,128 dwt, has…

Cathelco’s largest Anode Order, Box Cooler Systems

Nov 11, 2009

Cathelco, provider of marine pipework anti-fouling systems, are supplying their largest ever quantity of anodes for a vessel which is being built in Spain.A total of 78 anodes are being supplied for Barreras NB1664, a new type of offshore…

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