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VT Halter Launches PCTC

VT Halter Marine launched MV Jean Anne, the first Pure Car Truck Carrier (PCTC) to be built in the U.S. Built at its Pascagoula, Miss., facility, it is one of the largest vessels to be launched by a U.S. mid-tier shipyard. "Today marks the successful

 

Matson Signs $220M Contract With Kvaerner Philadelphia

In a widely expected announcement, late last month Matson Navigation Company, Inc. signed a contract with Kvaerner Philadelphia Shipyard Inc. (KPSI) for two new containerships worth a cumulative $220 million. The 2,600-TEU diesel-powered vessels

Wartsila Completes Conversion And Refurbishment Of S/S Monterey To Luxury-Class Cruise Liner

Wartsila Marine Industries has completed the conversion and refurbishment of the S/S Monterey at its Turku Repair Yard, and the vessel has been re-delivered to her owners, Aloha Pacific Cruises, Alexandria, Va. The 564-foot-long Monterey will transit via Kristiansand,

Ocean Specialty To Charter U.S.-Flag Product Carriers From OMI, Hvide Shipping

Ocean Specialty Tankers Corporation (OST), a newly formed Houston- based company, recently announced an agreement in principal to long term charter three modern U.S.-flag parcel vessels from OMI Corporation and Hvide Shipping, Inc. The vessels,

 
 
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