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October 27, 2016

New feasibility study released on hydrogen fuel cell ferry

OCTOBER 27, 2016—While there has been a surge in ferries using alternative fuels, such as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), as well as hybrid and all-electric propulsion technologies, what about a fast ferry that could operate on a hydrogen fuel...
October 27, 2016

NY acreage offered for offshore wind development

OCTOBER 27, 2016—With the first commercial offshore wind farm in the U.S. due to go live on November 1, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper today announced...
October 27, 2016

Singapore flag approves Wartsila EGC systems

OCTOBER 27, 2016—The Singapore flag state authorities have approved Wärtsilä's exhaust gas cleaning (EGC) systems, making it the first EGC to be approved by an Asian flag authority. The approvals relate to Wärtsilä EGC systems ordered for two...
October 27, 2016

$4.85 million in grants for Marine Highway projects

OCTOBER 27, 2016—The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded grants totaling $4.85 million for six Marine Highway projects, including a new Container-on-Barge service that would connect New Orleans, Minneapolis and Chicago, and a new...
October 27, 2016

New partnership between Northern Lights, HUG

OCTOBER 27, 2016—Leading manufacturer of marine generator sets Northern Lights, Inc. (NLI), Seattle, WA, has formed a partnership with HUG Engineering of Switzerland to provide complete, IMO III certified clean air power generation...
October 26, 2016

President Obama nominates Hayman for USMMA post

OCTOBER 26, 2016—President Obama has nominated Foss Maritime VP of HSQE & External Affairs Susan Hayman to the United States Merchant Marine Academy's (USMMA) Board of Visitors. The Board of Visitors provides oversight, advice and...
October 26, 2016

Cashman acquires three deck barges

OCTOBER 26, 2016—Continuing to expand its global fleet, Cashman Equipment Corp., Braintree, MA, reports that it has added three 330 ft x 110 ft x 20 ft ballastable deck barges. The newly acquired barges, named the JMC 3339, JMC 3340 and JMC...
October 26, 2016

Keep it quiet: NCE gets OPC contract

OCTOBER 26, 2016—The U.S. Coast Guard’s new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) will go quietly into the night—and in the day—thanks to work by Noise Control Engineering, LLC (NCE), Billerica, MA. The OPCs will replace the U.S. Coast Guard’s 270-foot...
October 26, 2016

Multi-purpose vessel named Danish Ship of the Year

OCTOBER 26, 2016—Today at Danish Maritime Days in Copenhagen, Maritime Denmark named the multi-purpose vessel OV Bøkfjord as the Danish Ship of the Year 2016. The 44m vessel’s concept design was developed in close cooperation between...
October 26, 2016

Guilty plea in "magic pipe" case

OCTOBER 26, 2016 — Two German shipping companies that owned and operated the M/V Nils B, pleaded guilty today to an environmental crime in federal court in San Diego before the Honorable Jan M. Adler, announced Assistant Attorney General John...

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