U.S. yard contracts boost ST Engineering marine sector order book; Why Euronav is skeptical on scrubbers

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U.S. yard contracts boost ST Engineering marine sector order book
October 30, 2018 — Singapore’s ST Engineering reports that in the third quarter of 2018 its marine sector secured about S$431million worth of contracts including options for its shipbuilding business, as well as the ship and rig repair segments for progressive deliveries at its yards in Singapore and the U.S.

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J.F. Lehman acquires vessel preservation specialist IMIA
IMIA provides vessel preservation services to the U.S. Navy and commercial maintenance, repair, and overhaul and new construction markets.

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Why Euronav is skeptical on scrubbers
The company says it has three areas of concern when assessing scrubber installation on its fleet and continues to thoroughly investigate each of them.

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Two-deck ferry will become four-deck cruise vessel
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Foss transfers powerful hybrid tug to Cook Inlet Tug & Barge in Alaska
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Deltamarin and Elomatic win MV Werften cruise ship design contract
The ships are designed specifically for Genting Hong Kong’s Asian cruise market operations and can carry up to 9,500 passengers.