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Willard Marine to build three aluminum HSL ships for NOAA in US

US-based boat manufacturer Willard Marine has secured a contract to deliver the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) with three aluminum hydrographic survey launch ships (HSLs). Under the terms of the agreement, two Willard Marine HSLs will be built for the 208ft-long NOAA ship, Thomas Jefferson, and an additional HSL ...

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Japan’s Mitsui and NYK Line sign deal for four LNG carriers

Japanese firms Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and NYK Line, through their joint-venture (JV) companies with Chubu Electric Power, have placed orders for two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers each. The companies have also signed long-term charter contracts. Trans Pacific Shipping 6 and Trans Pacific Shipping 7, the JVs between NYK ...

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Rolls-Royce showcases MTU propulsion systems at Cannes event

Rolls-Royce is showcasing the latest MTU propulsion systems and automation products for yachts at the ongoing Yachting Festival in Cannes, France. The company is presenting Pininfarina-design bridge components, including control levers, digital touch displays, control panels and analogue display instruments. These will be available for use in standard production models ...

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DryShips agrees to sell 17 vessels for $377m

Marine transportation services provider DryShips has signed a series of firm sales agreements to sell its 17 vessels for $377m. The deals were reached with entities controlled by the company’s chairman and CEO George Economou. The 13 Capesize and four Panamax bulk carriers are part of the transaction, including existing ...

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