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February 12, 2016

OSD to design research vessel for Taiwan

FEBRUARY 12, 2016 — IJmuiden, Netherlands, based OSD (Offshore Ship Designers) has signed a contract for an IMT2001 Scientific Research Vessel for the Taiwanese Ocean Research Institute (TORI). The vessel will be built by Triyards Shipyard in...
February 12, 2016

Wheelchair user sues Statue Cruises

FEBRUARY 12, 2016 — Wheelchair user David Heard, a United Spinal Association member employee and filed a lawsuit Thursday against Statue Cruises, LLC, for its failure to provide safe and lawful ferry access for wheelchair users, thereby...
February 12, 2016

NTSB to launch new search for El Faro VDR

FEBRUARY 12, 2016 — The National Transportation Safety Board is to launch a second expedition to search for evidence in its investigation of the loss of the TOTE cargo ship El Faro, which sank in the Atlantic during a hurricane on October 1,...
February 12, 2016

LNG fueling facility is another first for Harvey Gulf

FEBRUARY 12, 2016 — New Orleans headquartered Harvey Gulf International Marine has opened the first marine LNG fueling terminal in North America. Less than one year after taking delivery of Ameica's first LNG fueled vessel, the M/V Harvey...
February 12, 2016

Mitsui takes $95 million hit on Teekay AHTS quartet

FEBRUARY 12, 2016 — Japan's shipbuilder Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES)  is facing a $95 million loss on the four 306 ton bollard pull Ulstein SX157 design ocean going AHTS that subsidiary Niigata Shipbuilding &...
February 11, 2016

Getting a Handle on Data Usage

FEBRUARY 11, 2016—New Web Portal from KVH Helps Commercial Fleets Manage Data Usage (Extended coverage from Marine Log's February 2016 issue)   As ships rely increasingly on broadband connectivity to improve operational efficiency and...
February 11, 2016

Bunkering Up

FEBRUARY 11, 2016—More milestones for LNG as a marine fuel (Extended coverage from Marine Log's February 2016 issue) Last year, General Dynamics NASSCO earned the bragging rights for building and delivering the world’s first LNG-fueled...
February 11, 2016

The Nordic Influence

FEBRUARY 11, 2016—  In Part one of our two-part profile of the Nordic maritime sector, we look at the world merchant controlled by shipowners in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as the vessel construction and repair activities at...
February 11, 2016

Cruise Shipping: Up, up and away

FEBRUARY 11, 2016—China market drives up demand, new brands launched, and Lindblad pursues growth (extended coverage from Marine Log's February 2016 issue)   The cruise industry is seeing an increase in newbuild activity thanks to...
February 11, 2016

GTT and DSME team on new LNG containment system

FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — LNG membrane containment specialist GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) has signed a cooperation agreement with South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the industrialization of its new NO96 Max...