Ship Repair & Conversion

Keeping to the Schedule in the Pacific Northwest

When a tightly scheduled repower for the Kodiak-based trawler Sea Mac in early December took a very bad turn, Mike Fourtner used his 25 years of fishing experience

Shipyard Recruitment, Training and Retention Roundtable

The domestic shipyard industry is traditionally a cyclical business that sees wild upswings followed by deep downturns. More than 30 deep draft vessels reside on the back order books,

Optimarin ,Goltens Ink BWT Retrofit Agreement

Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin and Goltens, a provider of engineering and installation solutions for the shipping industry, have signed a nonexclusive

China's Scrap Yards Apply for EU Regulation

China's Zhoushan Changhong International Ship Recycling and Jiang Xiagang Changjiang Ship Recycling Yard, world’s two biggest ship scrap yards by capacity,  have

Norfolk Naval Shipyard to Increase Workforce

Norfolk Naval Shipyard is planning to expand its workforce by 1,500 workers in an effort to keep up with worker attrition and looming ship repair workload, according

The fate of North Sydney’s Archibald Wharf sale in cross-roads

Residents in North Sydney are upset and angry over the proposed sale of the Archibald Wharf, demanding answers on plans to sell the municipally owned wharf. The buyer has second thoughts now.

Pearl Harbor Shipyard plans to hire 731 workers

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard is planning to hire 731 workers this fiscal year, a significant boost for high-paying jobs at the Hawaii's largest industrial employer,

NMEA Updates Installation Standards

2014 edition of NMEA 0400, Version 4.00 features extensive updates and new information   The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has published Edition 2014, Version 4.

Hoists Facilitate Offshore Crane Repairs

When the diesel engine of a deck crane failed, it caused major handling problems for an offshore platform operating in the Dutch sector of the southern North Sea,

NASSCO Opens Bremerton Repair Facility

General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the grand opening of its new location in Bremerton, Wash., yesterday. The facility will support the company’s recently-awarded contract to repair and maintain U.

NASSCO Opens New Facility for Naval Repair

General Dynamics NASSCO opened a new location yesterday in Bremerton, Wash. to support the company’s recently-awarded contract to repair and maintain U.S. Navy

FPSO Trio Receives Side Shell Protection

SPS Overlay has yet again been used for side impact protection on three FPSOs for a major player in the offshore industry. The work was carried out at Enseada do Paraguaçu S.

Philippines to Buy Naval Assets, China Sea Dispute Simmers

The Philippines aims to buy two frigates, two helicopters and three gunboats for deployment in the South China Sea where a territorial dispute with China has lent

Crowley Wins Military Sealift Command Contract

Military Sealift Command operation and maintenance contracted awarded to Crowley Maritime   Crowley Maritime Corp.’s global ship management group has been has

Scana Industrier Receives Turret Equipment Order

Scana Industrier ASA has through its subsidiary Scana Offshore Vestby, signed a letter of intent (LOI) for delivery of a FSO turret pull-in and locking system to

Saab to Overhaul Swedish Navy Submarine

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) to overhaul the Swedish Navy submarine HMS Södermanland. The order, valued at SEK121 million,

Partnership Promotes Seawater Lubrication

Thordon Bearings Inc. signed a letter of intent (LOI) under which it will cooperate with MSR Gryfia of Poland to promote the conversion of ships to an open seawater

Hoover Installs Thermo Oxidizer Units at Two Locations

Hoover Container Solutions Ltd., a manufacturer, rental and maintenance provider of bulk containers, has announced the installation of Thermo Oxidizer units at its Scott,

Crewman Overboard Near Texas

Authorities searching for an overboard sailor 10 miles off Sabine Pass, Texas   The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the crew of a nearby ship are searching for a

Nordic Prince Chartered by Noble Energy

  Nordic Maritime, a leading offshore service operator, today announced its MKIII subsea service vessel Mokul Nordic has been renamed Nordic Prince and has started

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