Vigor awarded USS Coronado DSRA contract worth potential $60 million; Marinakis-Schulz JV makes its first ship acquisition

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JANUARY 30, 2019 — The award is the latest in a series of awards in Vigor’s growing Navy repair program and is Vigor’s first as prime contractor in the Littoral Combat Ship program. Other recent Vigor projects with the Navy include the execution of the Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) for the USS Kidd (DDG 100) at the Everett Naval Station and the DSRA for the USS Sampson (DDG 102) in Vigor’s Seattle, WA facility.

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Alfa Laval marks tenth anniversary of first PureSOx scrubber installation

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Marinakis-Schulz JV makes its first ship acquisition

Capital Liberty Invest, has acquired its first two ships. The company is a joint venture between Evangolos Marinakis’s Capital Ship Management Corp. and Dietrich Schulz’s Liberty One.

National Maritime Center issues status update.

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