BAE San Diego shipyard to get additional dry dock
March 30, 2015—BAE Systems has announced that it will significantly expand drydocking capabilities at its San Diego, CA, shipyard. It is investing $100 million in a new floating dry dock and a range of infrastructure improvements at the yard. The new dry dock, which will measure 950-feet long and 205-feet wide, with a design lifting capacity of 55,000 tons, will be operational in early 2017.
Viking Ocean Cruises takes delivery of first ship
Viking Ocean Cruises took delivery Saturday of Viking Star, the first of the three 48,000 grt, 930 passenger cruise ships on order for the line at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard.
CMA CGM poised to order 20,600 TEU trio
CMA CGM says it is finalizing an order for three 20,600 TEU units for delivery in 2017.
Transas to install ECDIS on over 100 Maersk Line vessels
The order follows a contract between Transas Marine and Maersk Tankers for the upgrade of 71 vessels and installations on several newbuilds.
MAN Diesel & Turbo demonstrates methanol two-stroke
For the purposes of the event, the company rebuilt its 50MX test engine to a methanol capable ME-LGI unit.