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Caterpillar to supply generator sets for Edison Chouest
05 March, 2015
US-based marine transportation company Edison Chouest Offshore has selected Caterpillar Marine to provide Cat Tier 4 Final C280-16 generator sets for two new vessels....
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Rolls-Royce to deliver propulsion equipment for Edison Chouest Offshore’s AHTS
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Rolls-Royce has received a £20m contract from Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) to deliver ship equipment for an anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS)...

VT Halter Marine launches first ATB tug for Bouchard Transportation
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Mississippi-based VT Halter Marine has launched the first of two articulated tug barges (ATB) constructed for Bouchard Transportation in Melville, New...

Air Charter Service gains $25m aircraft charters during US port strike
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Air Charter Service's (ACS) North American and Asian offices have secured more than $25m of cargo aircraft charters in three weeks due to the port strike on the US West...

Genting Hong Kong to acquire Crystal Cruises for $550m
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) has agreed to sell its subsidiary luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises to Genting Hong Kong (GHK), for $550m in...

Wärtsilä to supply BWMS for eight new chemical tankers
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Wärtsilä has received an order to provide its Aquarius UV ballast water management systems (BWMS) for eight, new 33,000dwt chemical tankers currently under construction in...

Damen delivers ASD 2810 hybrid tug to Netherlands’ Multraship
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Netherlands-based towage and salvage specialist Multraship has received a Damen ASD 2810 hybrid tug, as part of its fleet expansion...

Royal Caribbean to sell Splendour of the Seas cruise ship to TUI Cruises
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Royal Caribbean Cruises has signed an agreement with TUI Cruises, a joint venture between Royal Caribbean and TUI AG, to sell its cruise ship Splendour of the...

Samsung Heavy to build four containerships for Mitsui OSK Lines
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has signed a contract with Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the construction of four 20,000TEU...

Estonia’s Tallink and Meyer Turku sign €230m shipbuilding contract
Monday, March 02, 2015 Estonian shipping company AS Tallink has signed a €230m contract with Finnish shipbuilder Meyer Turku for the construction of a new, environmentally friendly car-passenger...

Japan’s MHI to build fourth LPG carrier for Astomos Energy
Monday, March 02, 2015 Japan-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has secured an order from Astomos Energy to build a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)...


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Load Testing Performed Totals 718t
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 by L.A. Maritime Services G.C. Maritime has performed multiple five-annual, 275t load tests on three heavy-lift marine cargo cranes on-board a ship that belongs to one of the biggest heavy-lift operators in the world....

Evac Integrates Deerberg-Systems, Global Market Leader in Marine Environmental Protection Systems
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 by Evac Evac Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Deerberg-Systems, a global market leader in marine environmental protection systems for the treatment of dry and wet waste (DW) on-board...

Maestro Ship Management Purchases Combustion Chamber Monitoring Equipment from Chris-Marine
Monday, February 23, 2015 by Chris-Marine & IOP Marine Regular diesel engine combustion chamber tester inspections are an important complement to existing maintenance procedures, making it possible to customise engine overhaul intervals in order...

DESMI's RayClean™ BWTS Earns US Coast Guard AMS Acceptance
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by DESMI Ocean Guard DESMI Ocean Guard are pleased to announce that the RayClean™ BWTS was granted AMS acceptance by the USCG on 30 January....

Naiad Introduces New Family of Electric-Powered Fin Stabilisation Systems
Monday, February 09, 2015 by Naiad Dynamics Ship motion control technologies manufacturer Naiad Dynamics today announced the introduction of the first products in a new line of electric-powered stabiliser systems designed specifically...

New Website Launched by GBS
Monday, February 09, 2015 by Globe Bulk Services Globe Bulk Services launched an updated website, which fully showcase services offered by the company and provide with an easier user interface....

Potable Water Courses for Shipping Industry
Friday, February 06, 2015 by Hatenboer-Water The course gives a clear view of water technology and water treatment in the shipping...

ESC Global Security Checked and Verified by Flagstate Authorities
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 by ESC Global Security ESC Global Security does not hire nor rent out weapons, which has been checked and verified by several flagstate authorities who have licensed ESC Global Security and also UKAS accredited ISO...

Martechnic to Release Iron Content in Lube Oil Sensor in March
Monday, February 02, 2015 by Martechnic For upgrading, and for a continuous assessment of iron content in lube oil, the FE Sensor can be applied in the MT Modular Monitoring System from...

Continued Demand for Marine Skills in New Zealand
Monday, January 19, 2015 by Marinejobs.co.nz In the face of the GFC, one New Zealand enterprise based in the sunny Hawkes Bay has maintained steady growth year-on-year, founded on the reputation for an outstanding and distinctive...


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