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August 29, 2016

Alfa Lava expands PureBallast BWMS portfolio

AUGUST 29, 2016 — Alfa Laval continues to develop and expand its line of PureBallast ballast water management systems (BWMS). A new skid-mounted PureBallast 3.1/300 Compact will be on display at SMM 2016. Self-contained and ready to install,...
August 29, 2016

Navy investigates LCS 1 main propulsion diesel casualty

AUGUST 29, 2016 — Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP) is investigating a July 11 incident in which the Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of its main propulsion diesel...
August 29, 2016

Ardent had Caribbean Fantasy covered

AUGUST 29, 2016 — The 561 ft cruise ferry Caribbean Fantasy which caught fire off Puerto Rico on August 17 is covered by an OPA-90, Salvage and Marine Fire Fighting "SMFF" coverage program provided by salvage company Ardent. Ardent responded...
August 29, 2016

New monohull passenger vessel leads a double life

AUGUST 29, 2016 —  Incat Crowther has designed a new 36 m monohull tour vessel to play a double role. Set for delivery to Mary D. Cruises of New Caledonia later this year by shipbuilder Strategic Marine, the new vessel can carry up to 196...
August 29, 2016

Two former Singapore shipyard execs admit to paying bribes

AUGUST 29, 2016 — Two former senior executives of Singapore shipbuilder ST Marine have admitted to giving bribes in what the Straits Times newspaper says is one of the largest corruption scandals in corporate Singapore. Former senior...
August 29, 2016

Damen and Evoqua launch "plug and play" BWMS

AUGUST 29, 2016 — Damen Green Solutions and Evoqua Water Technologies will launch a containerized "plug and play" ballast water management system (BWMS) at next month's SMM event in Hamburg, Germany. The Damen Balcon EC 1500 powered by the...
August 29, 2016

Wartsila inks natural gas cooperation agreement

AUGUST 29, 2016 — Wärtsilä has signed a cooperation agreement with Finnish energy company Gasum aimed at developing the use, distribution, and service solutions for natural gas in marine and onshore applications. Wärtsilä will provide the gas...
August 27, 2016

MV Werften signs design agreements

AUGUST 27, 2016 — Genting Hong Kong shipbuilding subsidiary MV Werften has signed a letter of intent with Finnish engineering company Foreship Oy. The agreement covers parts of the basic design of the 20,000 gt of the "Endeavor" class luxury...
August 26, 2016

BG Freight to add four new "green" feeders

AUGUST 26, 2016—BG Freight Line, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, a subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, will add four 1,004 TEU short sea feeder vessels to its Irish Sea Hub services. The new class of “green” vessels was developed by BG Freight Line...
August 26, 2016

Twenty years on, MTU Series 4000 is still a leader

AUGUST 26, 2016 — Rolls-Royce is celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the MTU Series 4000 engine. Since its launch at the SMM event in Hamburg in 1996, more than 37,000 of the engines have been sold worldwide, completing 180 million...

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