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Neptune Shipyard Finished AIDAnova

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 An AIDAnova module has been released into the water for the first time at the Neptun shipyard in Rostock, which belongs to the Meyer Group. This is the first of two floating parts, so-called Floating Engine Room Units (FERU),

Horizon Shipbuilding to 'Reorganize' Amid Insufficient Revenues

File Image: An aerial view of Horizon Shipbuilding's Bayou La Batre, Alabama facilities. CREDIT: Horizon Shipbuilding

Horizon Shipbuilding announced it will reorganize amid revenues insufficient for maintaining normal operations.   Lance C. Lemcool, Horizon Shipbuilding Vice President, today issued the following statement

Maersk Sheds Oil Tanker Division

(Photo: A.P. Moller-Maersk)

A.P. Moller-Maersk has agreed a $1.71 billion deal to sell its oil tanker division to its controlling shareholder, who in turn will enter an ownership consortium with Japan's Mitsui & Co.   The Danish

Shipbuilding

China Launches World's Largest Bulk Carrier

Ore Tianjin. Image courtesy: New China TV

China launched world's largest bulk carrier 'Ore Tianjin' in the port city Qingdao

South Korea to Build World's Largest LNG-Fueled Ship

The Asia Energy, one of the new LNG carriers, during sea trials in South Korea. Photo: Chevron Corporation

In an effort to go green amid looming strict emission rules, South Korea will launch a pilot

Cochin Shipyard Spreads its Wings

Nitin Gadkari, Indian  Shipping Minister. Photo: PIB

After successfully completing its initial public offer (IPO) recently, India's Cochin Shipyard

Contracts

Curtiss-Wright Winch Systems for US Navy Sonar

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division has been selected by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems to provide its winch system technology for use in a new Variable Depth Sonar

Lamprell's Revenue Falls 65 pct, Cuts FY Forecast

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Oil rig builder Lamprell Plc reported a 64.7 percent fall in revenue in the first half of the year

Navy Awards Contract for Columbia Class Submarine Development

Photo: United States Navy

The Navy awarded a $5.1 billion contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for Integrated Product

Technology

MOL Group Seeks Startups Offering Innovative Solutions

North Sea block. Photo: MOL Group

MOL Group has announced a call for applications for startups with innovative solutions in the

General Dynamics Delivers Submarine Colorado

General Dynamics Electric Boat delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Colorado (SSN 788) to the U.S. Navy.   The 15th ship of the Virginia Class

BV Approves Braemar’s LNG Containment System

(Image: Braemar Technical Services)

Braemar Technical Services announced that Bureau Veritas (BV) has issued a General Design Approval

Legal

Norwegian Authorities Investigation on HARRIER

Photo: NGO Shipbreaking Platform

The HARRIER is still under arrest in Norway after its owners failed to illegally set sail for the

Dorian LPG, ABS Plotting 2020 Compliance Plan

(Photo: Dorian LPG)

ABS said it has been selected by Dorian LPG to provide an in-depth techno-economic analysis

San Francisco, Oakland Sue Oil Firms Alleging Climate Change Costs

California cities, San Francisco and Oakland, said they filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising sea

People & Company News

India's Essar Plans Four LNG Terminals

Photo: Essar Ports Limited

Ruias-owned Essar Ports Ltd is exploring the possibility of setting up four Liquefied Natural Gas

MOL Issues "Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2017"

Photo: MOL Group

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the publication of its Safety, Environmental and Social

Wiernicki Named Mass. Maritime’s Person of the Year

(Photo: Massachusetts Maritime Academy)

Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, was recognized for his distinguished

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