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ILS & Danaos Collaborate on Network Shipping Management Services

Inventory Locator Service sign MOU with Danaos Management Consultants to develop cloud-based procurement & management services. Together the companies will develop a platform called MarineHubsm, a

Kleven Wins Rem Offshore Construction Vessel Contract

Kleven gets contract to build it largest subsea construction vessel yet for Rem Offshore. The vessel is of a MT6022 from Marine Engineering in Tjørvåg, The design is for a length of 108m and a width of 22m, with accommodation for a total of 110 persons.

Russian Shipyard Delivers Indian Navy Warship

The second of three stealth frigates, the 'Tarkash', is handed over to the Indian Navy by the Yantar Shipyard, Kaliningrad. Russia and India signed a $1.6 billion contract on construction of three modified Krivak III class (also known as Talwar class) guided missile frigates for India in 2006.

Shipbuilders Struggle in Challenging Market

Shipyards in the major exporting regions all report significant year-on-year drops in new contracting activity. For new-buildings there is no doubt that the market continues to remain challenging,

Sultan of Saudi Wins Perseus Award

Prince Khaled bin Sultan of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recognized for marine wildlife conservation & science contributions. Prince Khaled is the founder of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, dedicated to conservation of the world's oceans.

HII Q3 2012 Reports Significant 2015 Milestones Reached

Huntington Ingalls Industries reports third quarter 2012 revenues of $1.60 billion, up 0.2 percent from the same period last year. Highlights: Revenues were $1.60 billion for the third quarter 2012 Diluted earnings per share was $0.

Carnival Refit, Rename Ship, Install 'WaterWorks'

Carnival Cruise Lines to rename 'Carnival Destiny' as 'Carnival Sunshine' after US$155-million make-over. Among the new highlights is a new racing-themed water park featuring Carnival's longest water slide – 'WaterWorks' – with 40 different interactive water features,

Rolls-Royce Opens European Marine Technology & Training Centre

Rolls-Royce officially opens its new European Marine Technology and Training Centre in Ålesund, Norway. The celebration, whose guest of honour was HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, marked the formal opening of this 3,000m² ultra-modern facility, in the heart of Norway's maritime cluster.

Tognum's Revenues Up in Latest Financial Report

Propulsion & power providers Tognum confirm 2012 forecast in financial report ended 30, September. Highlights:     •    Solid order intake at €2,296.3 million in the first nine months     •    Revenues increase to €2,092.

Lockheed Lay Seventh LCS Keel

Seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) takes shape as Lockheed Martin team lays keel of the future 'USS Detroit'. The event was part of a time-honored keel laying ceremony that took place at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Wisconsin.

Port of LA Construction Contracts Approved

Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners approve $127-million construction contracts for two major projects. Both projects are part of a $365 million expansion of the marine container terminal operated by longtime tenant TraPac, Inc.

IMO Adopts Pacific Domestic Ferry Safety Action Plan

An Action Plan adopted at recent IMO Forum in Suva, Fiji, to address safety concerning Pacific area dometic ferry operations. Recent losses of domestic ferries worldwide, including the sinking of the Rabaul Queen in Papua New Guinea in February 2012,