Kleven finds new buyer for newbuild; Two Houston Pilots to receive IMO award for exceptional bravery

Kleven finds new buyer for completed newbuild
Kleven finds new buyer for completed newbuild
August 9, 2017 — Norway’s Kleven shipyard has found a buyer for its Yard no. 379. The Marin Teknikk MT 6015 design offshore multipurpose vessel has gone to an unnamed “international player.” It was originally ordered by a Malaysian customer.

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Two Houston Pilots to receive IMO award for exceptional bravery
Two members of the Houston Pilots are to receive the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. They will be recognized for their role in averting a major tragedy when the ship they were piloting broke down and burst into flames after colliding with mooring dolphins.
McLaren Engineering completes new NYC Ferry landings

McLaren is providing engineering consulting services on the development and design of 11 new and several upgraded NYC Ferry landings. The scope of the firm’s work includes design, planning, coordination, permitting, procurement and construction administration.
Panama Canal modifies tolls structure

For the containership segment, the approved tolls structure offers more attractive rates per loaded containers on the return voyage, applicable only to Neopanamax vessels deployed on the Canal route.
UK MOD orders reconfigurable multi-role workboats

Ranging in size from 11 to 18 m, the multi-role SEA Class vessels share common components and will be modular in design, enabling rapid reconfiguration for a range of specialized operational roles, including: dive support; explosive ordnance disposal; officer training; passenger transport; arctic exploration, hydrographic survey and logistic re-supply.