IHC Merwede launches first of five pipelayers
September 27, 2013—IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the pipelaying vessel Sapura Diamante in a ceremony at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. The 550 t pipelaying vessel—ordered by Sapura Navegação Marítima, a joint venture between SapuraKencana and Seadrill—is the first in a series of five fully integrated offshore vessels that will be completely designed, engineered and built by IHC Merwede.
MSC ship hits Florida bridge
The incident occurred yesterday afternoon when the 821ft USNS 1st Lt. Harry L. Martin (T-AK 3051) struck the Mathews Bridge, which connects downtown Jacksonville to the Arlington area.
Klaveness to spin off dry bulk fleet
The vessels will start to be delivered in the second half of 2015, and will be based on a state-of-the-art design with a high eco-efficiency.
FSG delivers Canada’s largest ConRo to Oceanex
The Oceanex Connaigra is expected to arrive in St. John’s, Newfoundland, next weekend, where it will stay for a few days before sailing to Halifax, Nova Scotia, to work Oceanex’s Halifax service.
Hyde Marine partners with Cammell Laird
The move follows Cammell Laird’s selection by the Royal Navy’s Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) to install Hyde Guardian systems ranging from 150 cu.m/hr to 1,000 cu.m/hr in five naval vessels.