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Eva Grey

Fincantieri secures new cruise ship order from Princess Cruises

Italian shipbuilding major Fincantieri has secured a €600m order to build a new cruise ship for Princess Cruises, a brand of US cruise group, Carnival.

Globecomm to equip Malaysia’s PBJV barge with VSAT connectivity

US-based Globecomm Maritime has secured a contract to equip Kota Laksamana 101, a barge owned by Malaysian upstream player PBJV Group, with its Ku-Band VSAT and L-band connectivity services.

Raytheon to debut maritime security solution at SMM 2014, Germany

German navigation system maker Raytheon Anschütz will debut its new shipborne security solution, ShipGuard, at SMM 2014 fair, to be held between 9 and 12 September in Hamburg, Germany.

ABS and MPA sign maritime research and development agreement

ABS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime research and development (R&D) and innovation.

Southern Towing to equip six towboats with MTU engines

Memphis-based Southern Towing is planning to equip its six inland waterway towboats with 12 MTU Series 4000 Ironmen engines.

Hyundai Heavy develops new collision avoidance system for ships

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed new collision avoidance system for ships, named Hyundai intelligent collision avoidance support system (HiCASS).

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register collaborate to study gas turbines for ships

Marine propulsion system provider GE Marine and classification society Lloyd’s Register are collaborating on a study of potential gas turbine-powered commercial ship projects.

Cosco secures $300m contracts to build accommodation barge and bulk carriers

Cosco has announced that its subsidiaries have won contracts worth $300m to build one accommodation barge and seven bulk carriers for different clients.

Saab acquires Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

Defence major Saab has completed the acquisition of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems.

April’s top stories: DNV’s ship efficiency, Petronas’ floating LNG facility

DNV GL unveiled a new methodology for ship managers to identify sources of useful energy being wasted aboard ships, while Petronas launched the hull of its first floating liquefied natural gas facility at a South Korean shipyard. wraps up the key headlines from April 2014.