McDermott acquires former Ceona flag ship; DryShips reenters the tanker market

McDermott acquires former Ceona flag ship
McDermott acquires former Ceona flag ship
February 21, 2017 — Today, McDermott announced that it had “acquired the newly built pipelay and construction vessel Amazon to better position the company for ultradeepwater and SURF projects.”

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ABS issues first cybersecurity notation
ABS says that the award of the CS1 notation (Asset, Basic-level, Informed Cybersecurity Implementation) is a significant industry first.
DryShips reenters the tanker market

Athens headquartered DryShips Inc. announced today that it has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to acquire two tankers for a total price of around $102.5 million.
Hyundai Global inks scrubber retrofit MOU

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MHI-MME retrofits 80 LNG carriers for ultra low sulfur fuel

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