Damaged LCS to return home under own power; Ovation joins Royal Caribbean fleet

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April 14, 2016—The U.S.Pacific Fleet said yesterday that the Freedom Class littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) will make preparations to get underway from Singapore on its own power and transit to San Diego this summer.





VIDEO: Virtually transiting the expanded Panama Canal
Get ready for what will become a common acronym: Neopanamax—that’s the maximum size ship that will be able to transit the Expanded Panama Canal.

VIDEO: Ovation joins Royal Caribbean fleet
Royal Carribean’s 168,660-gt Ovation of the Seas has now arrived in Southampton, U.K., following its formal hand-over by shipbuilder Meyer Werft.

McDermott names DLV 2000 in Singmarine ceremony
The DLV 2000 is a class 3 dynamically positioned vessel combining a 2,200-ton revolving crane with a deepwater under deck S-lay pipelay system configured to install pipelines with diameters ranging from 4.5 to 60 inches in water depths up to 10,000 feet.

Ship managers set to merge
The aim is to pool strengths in a highly competitive market to further promote expansion of the ship management business and increase the new company’s capabilities.

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