AUGUST 21, 2014 — LNG America has selected Taylor-Wharton to start the front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of its 3,000 cu.m Gemini Class LNG bunker barge scheduled for delivery at the end of 2015.
Jensen Maritime is the naval architect for the project and ABS the class society
"Taylor-Wharton has been actively engaged in the development process and instrumental in helping to develop the critical path time line for a late 2015
AUGUST 21, 2014 — Havyard's Leirvik, Norway, shipyard is now fitting out the first of two Havyard 832 SOVs (Service Operation Vessels) for ESVAGT of Esbjerg, Denmark, which will operate them as wind farm service vessels. They are due to be delivered in December 2014 and March 2015 and are newbuilds 118 and 119 from Havyard Ship Technology.
After a month on tow from Turkey, where the hull was built, build number 118 arrived in Leirvik
AUGUST 21, 2014 — General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $8,990,973 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the ongoing acquisition of the weapons systems shipboard development, integration requirements, and shipboard engineering for refueling support for the United States and United Kingdom Trident II D5 missile program. The maximum dollar value, including the base period and two option years is $32,334,273.
The work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut (21 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (20 percent);
AUGUST 21, 2014 — Nakilat (Qatar Gas Transport Company) reports that Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar has delivered two 16-m mooring boats to towage operator Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller.
The two Stan Tug 1606 mooring boats — named Ras Al Allaj Qatar and Al Esaiwed — are the first of a seven-vessel order that Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar is currently working on for Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller.
The vessels will work on a long term charter to Qatar Petroleum and will be part
AUGUST 21, 2014 — Denmark's Tuco Marine Group, which specializes in light structures and hulls manufactured with composite materials such as carbon fiber, has sold a "ProZero 12 m DC Light Pilot" vessel to SeaCharter A/S, which will charter it to DanPilot A/S.
AUGUST 20, 2014 — Today's Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 238 attracted $109,951,644 million in high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore Texas. A total of 14 offshore energy companies submitted 93 bids.
Today's lease sale, which offered 21.6 million acres, follows five previous sales held under the Obama Administration's Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2012-2017 (Five Year Program). These five lease sales
Great Lakes Shipyard is seeking a New Construction Foreman (“NCF”) for its facility in Cleveland, Ohio. The Shipyard specializes in all types of commercial and government vessels and barges, as well as both on-site and off-site topside work, steel fabrication, and emergency repairs of every kind. The company has been in business for 115 years.
The NCF is the senior manager responsible for successful fulfillment of all new construction contracts, including the safe and effective
AUGUST 20, 2014 — Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK), which is majority controlled by affilliates of Oaktree Capital Management, is acquiring 34 second hand bulkers from Excel Maritime Carriers, which is controlled by affiliates of Oaktree Capital Management LP and Angelo Gordon & Co, for a total consideration of $634.91 million, out of which $288.39 million will be paid in cash and the remainder through the issuance of 29.917 million shares of common stock of