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Navy to Christen Expeditionary Fast Transport Yuma

The Navy will christen its newest Expeditionary Fast Transport, USNS Yuma (EPF 8), Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony, in Mobile, Alabama.... Aug 20 2016 8:57AM

Kleven to Build Fish Harvesting Vessel for DESS Aqua

Kleven has signed a contract with DESS Aqua, a joint venture company established by Marine Harvest Norway and Deep Sea Supply, on the building of a fish... Aug 18 2016 9:15AM

Fourth LNG-ready Product Tanker Delivered to Crowley

Crowley Maritime Corp. took delivery Friday of MT West Virginia, the fourth new Jones Act product tanker built for the company by Philly Shipyard, Inc.... Aug 12 2016 1:35PM

Navig8 Chemical Adds New Tanker

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. (the “Company”) (N-OTC: CHEMS), an international shipping company focused on the transportation of chemicals, today announced that it has taken delivery of the Navig8 Sky,... Aug 10 2016 7:55AM

Blount Boats Delivers Chicago Tour Boat

Blount Boats of Warren, R.I. has delivered the M/V Skyview to Shoreline Sightseeing, marking the builder’s second delivery for the Chicago sightseeing company.... Aug 3 2016 10:51AM

Deal for Largest Cruise Ship to be built in Germany

On 28 July MV WERFTEN signed contracts for the basic and detailed design of the 200,001 gross ton “Global Class” cruise ships for Star Cruises, the largest to be built in Germany,... Jul 31 2016 8:09AM

New 'Mega Passenger Ship' for Star Cruises

Elomatic Ltd and Deltamarin Ltd have signed a tri-party engineering contract with shipbuilder MV Werften for the design of Star Cruises’ new Global Class “mega passenger ship,... Jul 29 2016 9:04AM
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Navy to Christen Expeditionary Fast Transport Yuma

The Navy will christen its newest Expeditionary Fast Transport, USNS Yuma (EPF 8), Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony, in Mobile, Alabama.

Yuma, designated EPF 8, honors the city of Yuma, Ariz., and its historically strong ties to the military.

Rear Adm. Craig Faller, chief of legislative affairs for the secretary of the Navy, will serve as principal speaker. The Honorable Janet Napolitano, former governor of Arizona, will serve as the ship’s sponsor. In a time-honored Navy tradition,...

Kleven to Build Fish Harvesting Vessel for DESS Aqua

Kleven has signed a contract with DESS Aqua, a joint venture company established by Marine Harvest Norway and Deep Sea Supply, on the building of a fish harvesting vessel for carrying salmon from fish farms to processing plants.

The vessel will be delivered from Myklebust Verft in March 2018, and is of SALT 425 FHV design from Salt Ship Design. The contract also includes an option for a second vessel.

“There is impressive research and development work being done in the fish farming industry,...

Fourth LNG-ready Product Tanker Delivered to Crowley

Crowley Maritime Corp. took delivery Friday of MT West Virginia, the fourth new Jones Act product tanker built for the company by Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI). Crowley will christen the West Virginia on Tuesday at a ceremony at Philly Shipyard.
 
The LNG-ready West Virginia can be converted for propulsion by liquefied natural gas (LNG), joining sister ships Louisiana, Ohio and Texas, which were received by Crowley in 2015 and 2016 as the first-ever tankers to receive the American Bureau of Shipping’s (ABS) LNG-Ready Level 1 approval....

Navig8 Chemical Adds New Tanker

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. (the “Company”) (N-OTC: CHEMS), an international shipping company focused on the transportation of chemicals, today announced that it has taken delivery of the Navig8 Sky, a 25,000 DWT stainless steel chemical tanker, from Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (“Kitanihon”).

The Navig8 Sky is the second of six vessels contracted at Kitanihon to be delivered to the Company and is the second and last vessel to be part financed under the secured loan facility with Credit Suisse AG announced on June 22, 2016....

Blount Boats Delivers Chicago Tour Boat

Blount Boats of Warren, R.I. has delivered the M/V Skyview to Shoreline Sightseeing, marking the builder’s second delivery for the Chicago sightseeing company.
 
With a LOA of 100 feet and maximum beam of 35 feet, the steel Subchapter K passenger vessel designed by Seacraft Design, LLC is certified to carry up to 318 passengers and will operate as an architectural tour boat in partially protected waters.
 
The vessel is powered by twin Volvo D13 MH, 400hp diesels with twin 65 kW John Deere generators, ZF W325 gearboxes, 2....


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