GE turbines used for Spanish Navy

EVENDALE, Ohio – GE Marine reports that it will supply Navantia, A Coruña, Spain, with two LM2500 gas turbines that will power the Spanish Navy’s next-generation F105 frigate, to be named Roger de Lauria. Navantia is building the frigate at its Ferrol shipyard. The LM2500 gas turbines will be applied in a COmbined Diesel Or Gas turbine (CODOG) configuration, with…
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Crowley partners with American Red Cross to preposition relief items to Virgin Islands

JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group partnered with the American Red Cross last week to donate ocean transportation services for disaster supplies to the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.  As three islands that have certainly seen their share of Atlantic hurricanes, they were earmarked by the Red Cross to…
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Joint diesel research project completed

The HERCULES project--investigating technology for higher-efficiency engines and ultra-low emissions--is complete after 43-months of cooperative research led by Wärtsilä Corporation and MAN Diesel.With a budget of EUR 33 million, HERCULES (High Efficiency R&D on Combustion with Ultra-Low Emissions for Ships) required a multinational team of more than 40 European engine component suppliers, equipment manufacturers, universities, research institutions and shipping companies.The…
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Kvichak constructing MPF utility boats for U.S. Navy

[Courtesy Kvichak Marine/Bill Sutton] Seattle, WA  –  Kvichak Marine Industries is currently constructing four each MPF utility boats for the United States Navy.  The 40’ high-speed landing craft replace the Navy’s existing LCM-8 craft as part of the Improved Navy Lighterage System in support of pre-positioned Marine Amphibious assault missions. These four craft were ordered after the successful completion and…
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MOPS heading to international workboat show

Exhibiting in Booth #2033, MOPS Marine License Insurance will be joining professionals from throughout the maritime industry at the International WorkBoat Show 2007. Considered the leading commercial-maritime event serving commercial vessel operators on offshore, inland, and coastal waters, and businesses that provide products and services to these markets, the International WorkBoat Show 2007 will be held at the Morial Convention…
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Lloyd’s Register issues green passport to new Crowley barge

the Crowley barge 650-3 [Courtesy Lloyd’s Register Americas, Inc.] Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc. has issued a Green Passport to the Crowley Petroleum Services barge 650-3 that was recently christened in Mobile, Alabama, for entry into the company’s US coastwise service. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) issued Guidelines on Ship Recycling to improve the standards of safety and reduce environmental…
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NYC Man Cited for 1775 Submarine Replica Incident

A man in a Revolutionary War-era submarine was cited by the U.S. Coast Guard for drifting into a security zone and for unsafe sailing in New York's East River near the Queen Mary 2 luxury liner,  ABC News reported Aug. 3, the day of the incident. The Coast Guard identified the man in the vessel as 35-year-old Philip "Duke" Riley…
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Konzel joins Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc. Senior Management

Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc. announced that Stephen N. Konzel has joined NETSCo in the newly created position of VP/General Manager.  Konzel will be responsible for general management and marine engineering activities required to support the company's growth & business development initiatives; and for implementing the firm’s long-term Strategic Plan initiatives.   Konzel joins NETSCo with more than 12 years…
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New Jeppesen workboat navigator delivers advanced navigation capabilities

ENGLEWOOD, COLO., June 25, 2007 – Jeppesen Marine has launched Jeppesen Workboat Navigator – A Professional Information Service.  It is a piloting solution for commercial boats operating in coastal areas and inland waterways and provides mariners with a combination of detailed vector-based digital marine charts, location-based data, such as Notices to Mariners, and input from onboard sensors, such as GPS,…
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