DSME LNG carriers to have GTT containment systems
DSME’s Geoje, South Korea, shipyard will build the two 173, 400 cu.m vessels for a European shipowner for delivery in 2019.
Harvey Gulf books long term contracts, grows fleet
It has signed four non-cancelable, long term contracts for stacked vessels and is taking delivery of two new vessels, as well as redelivery of a vessel reconfigured for subsea services.
ABB solution handles EU MRV emissions reporting regs
ABB’s MRV module has been certified by the independent certifier Verifavia, as a tool to monitor all parameters to comply with the EU’s MRV regulation requirements.
Vigor wins $12.8 million T-AKE 14 contract
The firm-fixed-price contract is for a 77-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14).
Australia takes wraps off Naval Shipbuilding Plan
The plan includes a massive injection of funds (just under US$1 billion) to develop what the Minister for Defense Industry, Christopher Pyne, said would be “vital infrastructure in the nation’s shipyards so that we can build the Navy’s next generation of naval vessels here in Australia.”
Admiral gets prison sentence in GDMA bribery case
U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators in order to conceal his illicit 20-year relationship with Leonard Glenn Francis.
Korean RoPax ferry to have Wartsila scrubber
Wärtsilä will supply a system consisting of two 13 MW Open Loop V-SOx Scrubbers specifically optimized for the new vessel.