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Cashman to Expand Its Fleet with New Hopper Dredge

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Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC said it has signed a design contract with IHC America Inc. for a new 6,500 cubic yard trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD).The new vessel will join Cashman Dredging’s current fleet of specialized dredging equipment and will primarily service the

Sovcomflot, Total Ink Timecharter Deal on LNG Transport

Igor Tonkovidov, President and CEO of PAO Sovcomflot at the signing. Photo courtesy Sovcomflot.

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) and Total have concluded a time charter agreement for up to seven years for a newbuild 174,000-cubic-meter-capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, scheduled to be delivered Q3 2023 and to be owned and operated by SCF, with options for up to two additional vessels.The

MARAD Green Lights Two More NSMV Builds

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Tuesday authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), marking a key milestone for one of America's most high-profile shipbuilding programs.The new vessels will replace aging training ships at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine,

Arklow Chooses Satcom Global Aura VSAT

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Ireland headquartered ship owner and charterer Arklow Shipping has contracted communications solutions provider Satcom Global to install Aura VSAT across 17 newbuild vessels due for delivery from 2021 onward.The new vessels will be activated on a range of Aura service packages, all with Committed Information Rate for guaranteed service quality,

GTT Wins LNG Carrier Tank Design Order from Samsung

French engineering firm GTT said it has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000-cubic-meter-capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier on behalf of the Korean ship-owner Pan Ocean.GTT will design the tank, which will be fitted

Great Lakes Announces $60.9 Million in Dredging Contracts

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation on Monday announced the receipt of several major dredging awards in Georgia and Florida totaling $60.9 million which will be included in the year-end 2020 backlog number.The awarded work includes:North County Comprehensive Shore Protection Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $21.

BMT Bags Deal from CMAL for New Gourock Ferry Concept Design

Gourock pier drone picture. Photo supplied by and courtesy of CMAL

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) awarded a contract to BMT to provide consultancy services for the concept design of a new passenger ferry for the Gourock, Dunoon and Kilcreggan routes. The new ferry will be designed to replace the vessels currently operated on the routes by CalMac.The contract

Schottel Invests in New Crane System for Wismar Manufacturing Facility

Installation of the new crane system at the SchottelGmbH Wismar subsidiary. The investment in the facility amounts to 500,000 euro, ensuring a faster and more efficient production process. Photo Courtesy Schottel

SchottelGmbH Wismar has invested neary $615,000 in a new crane system, a system designed to provide faster and more efficient production process, replacing an old system from 1979.Its two new cranes are double-girder overhead travelling cranes with a load bearing capacity of 50 tonnes each, representing

New Wellboat Reisa Delievered to Norsk Fisketransport for Salmon Farming

Norsk Fisketransport AS took delivery of a new Havyard wellboat dubbed Reisa, a boat that is designed to offer greater salmon capacity and enhanced fish welfare. Photo: Havyard

Norsk Fisketransport AS took delivery of a new Havyard wellboat dubbed Reisa, a boat that is designed to offer greater salmon capacity and enhanced fish welfare.All told, four Havyard ships have been delivered so far, and two more are scheduled for delivery from Havyard New Ship Technology to Norsk Fisketransport AS (NFT) later this year.

Shipbuilding: Wilson Sons Unveils Plan to Build Six Tugboats

Wilson Sons will start in the first quarter of 2021 the construction of six tugboats, at its shipyards in Guarujá (SP). Photo courtesy Wilson Sons

Wilson Sons will start in the first quarter of 2021 the construction of six tugboats, at its shipyards in Guarujá (SP), helping to grow the company's fleet, the largest in Brazil today with 80 tugboats.  Click here to read a related story on the depth, breadth and growth of the Wilson

KSOE Secures Order for Six 15,000 TEU Box Ships

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South Korean shipbuilding group Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) said Tuesday it has secured a 900 billion-won (US$828 million) order to build six 15,000 TEU containerships for an unnamed Asian shipowner, Yonhap reports.Four of the six box ships will be built by KSOE's Hyundai Heavy Industries unit,

Kongsberg Sim-based eLearning Solutions for MAAP

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Kongsberg Digital reports that the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) has adopted its new K-Sim eLearning solution, as well as commissioning installation of a cutting-edge K-Sim Safety firefighting simulator at its premises in the Philippines.K-Sim Connect has provided more than 23,000

Thoma-Sea Marine Wins Deal to Build Pair of NOAA Oceanographic Ships

Oceanographer and Discoverer will join NOAA's ship fleet, which includes NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown, the agency's largest research vessel. (Photo: Wes Struble/NOAA)

NOAA’s effort to recapitalize its aging fleet of research ships took a major step forward today with the U.S. Navy’s award of a $178,082,877 contract to Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors LLC, Houma, La., for the detailed design and construction of two new oceanographic ships.NOAA is acquiring

S. Korea's Daewoo Nets $2.6 Bln Iraqi Port Deal

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Iraq agreed a $2.625 billion deal with South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction on Wednesday to build the first phase at its planned Faw commodities port in the south of the country.Under the contract, signed in Baghdad by representatives of Iraq’s transportation ministry and the South Korean company,

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