Titan raises bulker bow then scuttles it
December 18, 2014—Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Titan Salvage has successfully refloated the bow, the largest and most challenging section of the wrecked bulk carrier Smart, and then scuttled it in designated waters. The vessel was carrying a load of coal when it went aground in August 2013 in heavy seas in Richards Bay, South Africa.
Chief Engineer found guilty in magic pipe case
Matthaios Fafalios was convicted of knowingly falsifying the vessel’s oil record book, obstruction of justice, and witness tampering.
CLIA CEO Duffy to be Carnival Cruise Line president
Duffy will assume the role on February 1, 2015.
Nordic Yards has plans for new shipyard in Brazil
Nordic Yards reportedly plans to build a shipyard in the Brazilian province of Camocim in the northern Brazilian state of Ceara.
Video of Shell’s Prelude FLNG: Project on a global scale
Longer than four soccer fields and displacing six times as much water as the largest aircraft carrier, Shell’s Prelude FLNG platform will be the largest floating structure ever constructed.