Ship Repair & Conversion

Norton Upgrades Gemini RightCut Wheels

Norton Saint-Gobain has introduced an upgrade to its Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels, providing an aluminum oxide (A/O) option in the market for cutting steel and ferrous metals.

Cook Joins Horizon Shipbuilding as Operations VP

Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc. announced that Mickey Cook has joined the corporation as the Vice President of Operations for the Bayou La Batre shipyard. Cook, one of the founders of C & G Boatworks,

Update: SS Central America Salvage

Odyssey Marine Exploration completes current phase of SS Central America recovery; 15,500+ gold and silver coins, 45 gold bars recovered to date; 161,000-square meter,

BAE Systems Awarded 'USS Hopper' Repair Contract

US Department of Defense informs BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $22,905,907 undefinitized contract action to a previously

MN 100: Vigor Industrial

5555 N Channel Avenue Portland, OR 97217 Tel: (503) 247-1777    Email: heather.blahnik@vigorindustrial.com Website: www.vigorindustrial.com President & CEO:

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque Offers Strategic Advantages

Acquired less than two years ago, Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque is a relatively new addition to the group’s worldwide network of ship repair and conversion yards. Originally called Arno Dunkerque,

TORM Contracts Albwardy for Diving Services

Danish product tanker carrier TORM A/S and UAE-based Albwardy Marine Engineering (AME), an Albwardy-Damen JV, have signed a Service Level Agreement for diving services in the UAE region.

'Aker Wayfarer' Wins Petrobas Subsea Contract

Aker Solutions' subsidiary Aker Oilfield Services (AKOFS) says it has won a contract worth US$465-million over five years from Petrobras to provide subsea intervention

DNV GL: Beyond Condition Monitoring in the Maritime Industry

Moving from a regime of scheduled rule-based maintenance to a data-driven risk-based regime can lead to more accurate and timely maintenance resulting in increased safety,

I-Tech’s Selektope Approved in China

I-Tech informed that Selektope, a marine biocide used to improve ship hull performance and reduce maintenance, has been approved for use in China. Selektope

Bollinger Shipyard Stalwart VP Dave Marmillion to Retire

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. headquartered in Lockport, La., inform of the upcoming retirement of its Vice President Repair, Eastern Division, Dave Marmillion, after 46 years in the shipyard industry.

GD Electric Boat Gets Potential US$1.5-Billion Navy Contract

The Department of Defense informs that General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $234,229,426 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design agent,

Bug-O Zipper Welder

While the zipper welder has been in the Bug-O repertoire for quite some time, the company said it has recently seen a larger demand for it due to increased tank production worldwide.

Victaulic Vic-Press System Receives Five New Type Approvals

Victaulic received type approvals from American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Korean Register and Lloyd’s Register for Vic-Press,

MN 100: Signal International

11 N. Water St., Suite 16250 Mobile, AL 36602 Telephone: 251 544 2620 E-mail: jmayhall@signalint.com Website: www.signalint.com CEO/President: Richard Marler,

ABB Lands Maintenance Contract from Boa Offshore

Boa Offshore has chosen ABB Turbocharging’s Maintenance Management Agreement for servicing of turbochargers aboard four of its vessels, ensuring on-time servicing

Russia, Japan Hold Shipbuilding and Repair Seminar

The fourth Russian-Japanese seminar Development of Cooperation in Shipbuilding and Ship Repair, organized by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) and the

HHI Unveils Automatic Painting Spray Head

Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced today that it developed an automatic spray head for painting the bottom parts of ships. According to HHI,

Transocean Rig Leaves Repair Yard Ahead of Schedule

Today the H6 drilling rig Transocean Barents leaves Kvaerner at Stord, having completed the five-year classification and the planned upgrade and modification work more than one week ahead of schedule.

DNV GL Presents AIP for ‘LNG Ready’ Mega Box Ships

Wednesday at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg, DNV GL presented Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) with an Approval in Principle (AIP),

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