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Seabulk Towing orders four harbor tugs at Master Boat Builders

AL, United States

Seabulk Towing Holdings Inc. a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) reports that it has contracted with Bayou La Batre, Ala., based Master Boat Builders, Inc. for the construction of four...

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Former Great Lakes Coast Guard cutter sold at auction for $80K

AL, United States

A retired U.S. Coast Guard cutter that was seized by U.S. marshals over unpaid bills earlier this year was auctioned off for $80,000 this week in Alabama to a firm that bills itself as a scrap...

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John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) christened in NNS ceremony

VA, United States

Ship’s sponsor Caroline Kennedy christens the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) during ceremony held Saturday, December 8, at Newport News Shipbuilding division. Also pictured (left to...

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ABS awards Vard Approval in Principle for Jones Act SOV

Canada

Vard Marine Inc. has been awarded ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) t for its design of a Jones Act wind farm service operations vessel (SOV). The AiP is for a customized version of the VARD 4 07 US...

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Master Marine to build 1,600-hp towboat for Houston operator

TX, United States

Marine Chartering Associates LLC, Houston, has signed a contract with Master Marine Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., to build a Subchapter M compliant 67’x28" 1,600-hp towboat. There is an option for a...

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Callan Marine Launches New Cutter Dredge MacArthur

LA, United States

The barge hull of Callan Marine’s new cutterhead dredge General MacArthur was launched on November 6 at C&C Marine and Repair in Belle Chasse, La.Callan executives Maxie McGuire, president;...

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Seabourn expedition ship completes ice model testing

WA, United States

Seattle, Wash., headquartered ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn has marked another milestone in the construction of its new expedition ship, Seabourn Venture. Ice model testing of the ship’s PC-6...

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$3 million Ocean Observing Prize Launches First Competition Round

United States

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with NOAA, has revealed a $3 million prize competition to generate innovation in marine energy-powered ocean observing platforms.The Powering the Blue Economy...

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Eastern Shipbuilding launches new vessel for Staten Island Ferry

FL, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. (ESG), Panama, Fla, which incurred massive damage from Hurricane Michael 13 months ago, celebrated its comeback with a giant splash on Nov. 15 when it launched the...

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Ingalls starts construction of NSC 10

VA, United States

Paul Bosarge, a burner work leaderman at Ingalls Shipbuilding, starts fabrication of steel for the newest Legend-class national security cutter (NSC) Calhoun (WMSL 759). Also pictured, from left,...

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Bollinger to build ocean transport barge for GD Electric Boat

LA, United States

Bollinger Shipyards has been awarded a contract to construct an ocean transport barge for General Dynamics Electric Boat.Bollinger President & CEO Ben Bordelon said that the barge will transport...

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Huisman Receives Crane Order from Boskalis

Netherlands

Huisman has received an order from Boskalis to deliver an offshore mast crane (OMC) for its crane vessel Bokalift 2.With a lifting capacity of 4,000mt at 100m above deck, this crane is capable of...

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Bisso Towboat takes delivery of first Tier 4 ASD tractor tug on the Mississippi

MS, United States

Bisso Towboat Co., Inc., Luling, La., has taken delivery of its newest ship-assist tug, the 6,008 BHP ASD tractor tug Andrew S.The Andrew S. is the first Tier 4 ASD tractor tug built for use on the...

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Eastern Shipbuilding launches RApport 2400 tug for E.N. Bisso

LA, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. recently launched the RApport 2400 tug C.D. White, a ship-assist / escort tug for E.N. Bisso & Son Inc. of New Orleans LA. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. it is...

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Fincantieri Marinette and Vigor deliver first vessels in Bahrain RB-M contract

WI, United States

Shipbuilders Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) and Vigor (Team RB-M) report the delivery of the first three on a six vessel RB-M (Response Boat-Medium) contract to the U.S. Coast Guard. The boats...