General Dynamics NASSCO Starts Construction on Second SEA-Vista Commercial Product Tanker

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Ceremony signals the start of construction for the second SEA-Vista ECO Tanker to be constructed at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), signaled the start of construction for the second of three 50,000 deadweight ton, 330,000 barrel cargo capacity product tankers for SEA-Vista Newbuild III LLC, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holding Inc. Each LNG-conversion ready product tanker will be constructed at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego under Jones Act requirements and will continue to provide well-paying jobs in the local economy.

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NASA Prepares for Future Space Exploration with International Undersea Crew

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NEEMO 16 aquanauts Kimiya Yui and Tim Peake pose with their support diver and astronaut Mike Gernhardt in the DeepWorker single-person submarine.
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NASA will send an international crew to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean this summer to prepare for future deep space missions during the 14-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 20 expedition slated to begin July 20.

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Harvey Gulf acquires Gulf Coast Shipyard Group; Vancouver Shipyards cuts steel for first NSPS ship

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Harvey Gulf acquires Gulf Coast Shipyard Group
June 25, 2015—Harvey Gulf International Marine (HGIM), New Orleans, LA, announced it is launching a new affiliate, Harvey Shipyard Group, to manage its shipbuilding assets. Harvey Shipyard Group is acquiring Gulf Coast Shipyard, Gulfport, MS, and Trinity Yachts, New Orleans, LA from the Gulf Coast Shipyard Group.

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Gibraltar-Morocco Yacht Rally Raises a Record £6,780.60

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The 15th annual Ocean Village/Boatshed Gibraltar-Morocco Yacht Rally, which took place over the long 12 June Bank Holiday weekend, has tripled the charity money raised last year and amassed an incredible £6,780.60 for Gibraltar Red Cross. The organizing committee, newly in place for 2015, is to be praised for this immense achievement.

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