NASSCO Norfolk wins Navy contract worth potential $98 million; PODCAST: Schoenrock Hydraulik eyes U.S. shipbuilding market

NASSCO Norfolk wins Navy contract worth potential $98 million
December 27, 2017 — GD NASSCO’s Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, VA, has been awarded an $83,079,259 contract for the execution of USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) fiscal 2018 docking phased maintenance availability. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $98,259,279. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by May 2019.

Algoma Central buys four veteran lakers
All four ships are former U.S. flag lakers that will be transferred to the Canadian registry for service in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence trade.
SEACOR buys four foreign-flag PSVs

SEACOR and the sellers agreed to keep the exact terms of the transaction confidential but confirmed aggregate consideration for the four vessels was in the range of $7 million to $9 million in cash.
U.K. Coastguard assists listing Russian ship that lost cargo

The U.K. Coastguard has been assisting the Russian flagged vessel Mekhanik Yartsev. At around 1 a.m. December 26, the vessel reported the loss of 30 pieces of cargo during bad weather conditions approximately 20 miles south of the Worthing area on the U.K. south coast.
ClassNK releases amendments to its steel ship Rules and Guidance

Classification society ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships.