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Alaska Marine Lines Upgrading Its Rail Barges

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Alaska Marine Lines says four of its rail barges will receive new piping and ballast systems designed by Glosten with installation by Meridian Marine Industries."The rail barges are hitting 20 years of service and were in need of some upgrades," explains John Maketa, T-115 Port Engineer in Seattle.

Vallourec to Keep Supplying Petrobras with Tubular Solutions Until 2023

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Tubular solutions supplier Vallourec has signed contract extensions with Petrobras for the supply of its products and services.Since 2019, Vallourec has been supplying Petrobras with OCTG products, including seamless steel tubes, connections, and accessories, as well as associated services such as offshore inspection, repair, and supervision.

Siemens Equipment for Large Gas Field Project Offshore Malaysia

The SGT-300 gas turbine - Credit: Siemens

Siemens Gas and Power has been awarded a contract to supply gas turbine generators, gas turbines and centrifugal compressors for the Petronas' Kasawari gas field development project offshore Sarawak in Malaysia. The order was made by Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) which has formed

Wärtsilä Reports 45% Fall in Q1 Profit

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Finland's Wärtsilä on Tuesday missed expectations with a 45% drop in quarterly profit hurt by the coronavirus outbreak, sending its shares down more than 6%, despite order intake at the ship technology and power plant maker falling less than expected.CEO Jaakko Eskola said demand in the first quarter

Penflex Receives DNV GL Certification

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Flexible metal hose manufacturer Penflex Corporation said Penflex Vietnam has received DNV GL certification for its products used in marine and offshore applications.Penflex single and double braided 700 Series sizes 2 ½” to 12” and P3 Series sizes ¼” to 2” comply

Huisman Crane for Penta-Ocean's Wind Turbine Installation Rig

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Dutch offshore equipment manufacturer Huisman has signed a contract with PaxOcean Engineering for the delivery of a 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane. The crane will be installed on the new self-elevated platform (SEP) of Japanese company Penta-Ocean Construction, which ordered the unit from PaxOcean earlier this year.

Improving Oily Water Separators

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Oily water separators (OWS) have been a common fixture of a ship’s machinery space for many decades. With the amount of experience, research and legislation that has gone into them, it would be easy to think that their use would almost be hassle free. However, going by the amount of OWS violations still

Research Vessel Atair to be Commissioned this Spring

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A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered survey, wreck-search and research vessel built by German Naval Yards Kiel is currently undergoing installation and finishing works at Fassmer in Berne, Germany prior to being commissioned this spring.Ordered by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH),

ABB Power & Control for Japan's Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

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 ABB will equip Japan-built self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel with its power and control technologies.The company said Tuesday that the 28,000-GT jack-up unit on order from builder Japan Marine United Corp, and due for delivery to Shimizu Corp. in 2022, will feature ABB's closed ring configuration

Schoellhorn-Albrecht Builds Anchor for MSC

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Schoellhorn-Albrecht recently completed a contract to manufacture a 23,300 lb AC-14 type anchor for Military Sealift Command.The anchor will serve on a Watson Class Vehicle Cargo Ship used for prepositioning of ground vehicles.The anchor was manufactured to ABS rules and proof tested to 272,000 lbs