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MOL Concept for New-Generation Vessels

Sep 10, 2009

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the company has formed the concept for its next-generation vessels, which will be a technically practical in the near future, by building on and refining technologies it has already developed and adopted…

U.S. Flagged HOS Mystique Available

Sep 09, 2009

The HOS Mystique, Saipem America’s new 250-ft class II DP ROV support vessel is currently mobilized in Fouchon, La. and available for work immediately.The HOS Mystique is a U.S. Flagged, Class II DP ROV support vessel with a healthy 4,354…

P-MAX Stena Progress Named in Split

Sep 08, 2009

Concordia Maritime’s product tanker Stena Progress was named at Brodosplit Shipyard in Split. On delivery, the vessel will enter a five-year charter with the French energy company Total. The Stena Progress is the seventh tanker of ten in the so-called P-MAX series…

Alliance St. Louis at APM Terminals Virginia

Sep 04, 2009

On August 27, Alliance St. Louis, a Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) vessel, docked and loaded rolling stock cargo at APM Terminals Virginia, becoming the first roll-on/roll-off vessel to call the Portsmouth terminal since the container facility opened in July 2007…

USNS Wally Schirra to Military Sealift Command

Sep 01, 2009

Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Wally Schirra in San Diego recently. The ship was built by General Dynamics NASSCO.Schirra, named in honor of astronaut Walter 'Wally' Schirra, is the eighth ship…

Launching Heavy Lift Vessel, Oleg Strashnov

Sep 01, 2009

IHC Merwede announced the launching of the Heavy Lift Vessel for Seaway Heavy Lifting took place on Saturday 22 August 2009, at the IHC Merwede Offshore & Marine facility in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands.With its 5,000MT crane…

JO Tankers to Lay off Officers and Reflag

Aug 28, 2009

According to an August 26 report from Lloyd’s List, JO Tankers, the world number three chemtanker operator, is to make around 50 Dutch officers redundant and is likely to reflag four of its vessels from the Dutch register to Singapore. (Source: Lloyd’s List)

Dewey & New York Delivered to U.S. Navy

Aug 25, 2009

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered two ships to the U.S. Navy this week at its Gulf Coast shipyards in Pascagoula, Miss. and Avondale, La. Company and Navy officials signed documents officially transferring custody of the Aegis…

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Dewey

Aug 24, 2009

The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Dewey (DDG 105) Aug. 17 from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB) during a ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss.  In June, the guided-missile destroyer completed a combined Builder's and Acceptance trial…

Hamburg Süd: Rio Blanco Christened

Aug 24, 2009

On August 23 the Rio Blanco was christened at Burchardkai in thePort of Hamburg. This is the fourth new vessel in a series totaling six container ships of identical design for Hamburg Süd. All of them have a slot capacity of 5,900 TEU, making them the largest vessels in the shipping group’s fleet…

Burger Boat’s Sycara IV Sea Trial

Aug 23, 2009

Sycara IV, a classically-styled custom 151 ft Fantail Motor Yacht, underwent an extensive sea trial on Lake Michigan where all systems were tested. Her owners, being particularly concerned about the environment, wanted this yacht to have low…

Drydocks World Delivers 5 Vessels

Aug 21, 2009

Drydocks World – Southeast Asia Pte. Limited (DDW-SEA), the Southeast Asian subsidiary of Drydocks World, announced the deliveries of vessels Endeavor, Greatship Ahalya, Mermaid Vision and Ark Dartmoor from their Drydocks World – Nanindah yard…

Petra Joins Owner’s Galaxy

Jul 15, 2009

The Petra Galaxy, designed by Conan Wu and Asscoiates, is the latest vessel to join the fleet of Perdana Venus Ltd. of the Marshall Islands. The 75-by-20m maintenance/work vessel has approximately 700 sq. m. of open deck space with an intended capacity of five tons per sq…

Sealink Delivers New Vessel

Jul 02, 2009

At the end of June, Sealink Slipways at Miri delivered a 53.8-by-13.8-m Offshore and Support Vessel to Rederij Groen B.V. of the Netherlands. Unlike Sealink’s Venture G, the new Maria G is powered by a pair of Cummins KTA50-M2 mains and uses three Cummins QSM11DM-powered 245 kW generators…

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