Shipbuilding

VIDEO: Carnival to build fourth ship for Cunard

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 — Fincantieri and Carnival Corporation & plc have signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for construction of a next-generation cruise ship for Cunard. To be built at Fincantieri's Monfalcone shipyard, the 113,000 ton ship will carry 3,000 guests and be the 249th to fly the Cunard flag. It is set for delivery from the shipbuilder...

Innovation in well work over gets ABS approval

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 — A cantilever system developed by Abu Dhabi based Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has received ABS design approval and certification. Installed on the self-elevating support vessel (SESV) GMS Evolution, delivered in May 2017, the small removable skidding cantilever system, carries a well work over unit (WOU) designed in partnership...

Port of New Bedford joins global marine research network

NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mayor Jon Mitchell, Port Director Edward Anthes-Washburn, and ImpactLABS Managing Director Chris Rezendes signed a memorandum of understanding with Thor Sigfusson, Founder and Chairman of the Iceland Ocean Cluster and the Ocean Cluster Network, creating an official partnership with the...NEW BEDFORD,...

Noble Energy Will Host Its Third Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call and Webcast on October 31st

Houston, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its third quarter 2017 results conference call and webcast at 8:00 a.m., Central Time, Tuesday, October 31, 2017.  The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results, including supporting materials, after market close on the previous day.The live...Houston,...

Food and emergency aid arriving in Puerto Rico

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017—Food and aid cargo are already arriving at Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Isla Grande terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the island in 80 years, pummeled parts of Puerto Rico with winds of 155 mph and as much as 40 inches...

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in TechnipFMC plc of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – FTI

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against TechnipFMC plc (“TechnipFMC” or the “Company”) (NYSE:FTI) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, and docketed under 17-cv-02368,...

Detyens wins $8.1 million USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) contract

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 — Detyens Shipyards Inc., Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $8,115,494 contract for a 69-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1). Work will include clean and gas-free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, clean heat exchangers, clean ship service switchboards...

Transocean to retire six floaters, take $1.4 billion hit

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) says it intends to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas. The rigs will be classified as held for sale and will be recycled in an environmentally responsible manner. All six...

First-in-class aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford goes to sea with pioneering broadcast, IP video and satellite communications systems from Globecomm

HAUPPAUGE, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2017) - Highlights: Introduces first IP video system for U.S. Navy fleet Next generation broadcast and IP distribution system adds enhanced quality-of life communications and media services New systems expected to bring cost savings along with scalability and future flexibilityGlobecomm...HAUPPAUGE,...

AmeraMex International Third Quarter Financial Conference Call; Company Inks $345,000 for Menzi Muck Spider

CHICO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2016) - AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC PINK: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, has scheduled its third quarter conference call for Tuesday, November 15 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The conference call dial-in number for both...CHICO,...

Trump targets ports, shipping in new North Korea sanctions

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 —A new executive order signed by President Trump yesterday aims to cut North Korea out of the international banking system and targets its major industries, ports and shipping. Among other things, the order targets any person found to "own, control, or operate any port in North Korea, including any seaport, airport, or land port...

Saga Cruises orders second ship at Meyer Werft

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 — U.K. based Saga Cruises is to add a second newbuild cruise ship to its fleet. Like its first newbuild, Spirit of Discovery which is set for delivery by the shipbuilder in July 2019, it will be built at Meyer Werft in Germany. To be called Spirit of Adventure, it will be a sister ship to Spirit of Discovery and similar in external...

Songa Bulk sells a Supramax, buys a Capesize

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 — Songa Bulk ASA (Oslo Axess: SBULK) says it has entered into an agreement to sell a Supramax bulk carrier, built in 2009 at the Tsuneishi Zhoushan shipyard, and has agreed to acquire a 181.258 dwt Capesize bulk carrier built at shipbuilder STX Korea in 2011. The Supramax will be delivered to its new owners by November 15,...

Evac names new President, Offshore and Merchant

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 — Evac Group has named Tomas Michelsson as President, Offshore and Merchant, effective January 18, 2018, succeeding Claes Rudling, who retired during the summer. Evac is a leading provider of integrated waste, wastewater, and water management systems for the marine, offshore, and building industries and Offshore and Merchant is...

Samsung Heavy develops new LNG FSRU regas system

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 — South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has developed a new proprietary LNG regasification system for LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRU). The system utilizes glycol to regasify LNG into gas and was yesterday showcased before an audience of 40 representatives from 19 ship owning companiesm including...

Contango to Present at the Johnson Rice 2017 Energy Conference

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Contango Oil & Gas Company (NYSE MKT:MCF) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Johnson Rice 2017 Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 2­­­:30 p.m. CDT.  A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://wsw.com/webcast...HOUSTON,...

ATWOOD OCEANICS ANNOUNCES CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR THE ATWOOD ORCA

ATWOOD OCEANICS ANNOUNCES CONTRACT EXTENSIONFOR THE ATWOOD ORCAHOUSTON, September 20, 2017 - Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced today that one of its subsidiaries has agreed to a four month extension on the jackup rig Atwood Orca with Mubadala Petroleum for drilling operations offshore Thailand. The new contract is at an undisclosed day...ATWOOD...

Transocean Ltd. Receives Early Termination Notice on the Discoverer Clear Leader

ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that a subsidiary of Chevron elected to exercise its contractual option to terminate the drilling contract for the ultra-deepwater drillship Discoverer Clear Leader, effective November 2017, prior to its expiration in October 2018. In accordance with...ZUG,...

Wireless charging demo marks breakthrough in electric ferry tech

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 — Wärtsilä has successfully tested its automatic wireless induction charging system on a hybrid powered coastal ferry. The tests were carried out on the 85 m long MF Folgefonn in Norwegian waters during the end of August / early September. Owned by Norled, one of Norway's largest ferry operators, the vessel is the world's first...

Damen to open Service Hub in Russian Black Sea port

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 — Damen Shipyards Group has signed a Letter of Intent with Russia's Delo Group, whose DeloPorts subsidiary operates the Aleksino Port Marina Shipyard in the Port of Novorossiysk, on the north-eastern coast of the Black Sea. Damen plans to establish a Service Hub in Novorossiysk in cooperation with Delo. The primary aim of the Service...