Metal Shark inks contracts for ferries for DC, New Orleans; Key approval for New York offshore wind farm

Metal Shark inks contracts for ferries for DC, New Orleans
Metal Shark inks contracts for ferries for DC, New Orleans
January 26, 2017 — Continuing its recent success in commercial ferry construction, Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been awarded two separate contracts to produce passenger vessels for the Potomac Riverboat Company division of Entertainment Cruises, and for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority.

Key approval for New York offshore wind farm
The wind farm will provide enough electricity to power 50,000 Long Island homes with clean, renewable energy, and will help meet increasing electricity demand on the South Fork of Long Island.
Doosan passes 100 million bhp two stroke milestone

The milestone was achieved with the successful test operation of a 103,000 hp MAN B&W 11G95ME-C engine, the world’s most powerful engine type in per cylinder output.
Profits down, Keppel closes three yards, mothballs two

Keppel Corporation Limited reported that its FY 2016 net profit was down 49% from FY 2015.
Russian yard to build new generation river cruise vessel

The ship can be operated in sea and coastal areas, as well as on the Ladoga and Onega lakes with waves of up to 3 meters high.