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November 27, 2015
Rhine vessel results confirm effectivess of Flex tunnel
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 — Netherlands based Van der Velden Marine Systems B.V. reports that measurements taken aboard the first vessel equipped with its Flex tunnel, an innovative new retractable tunnel developed specially for inland waterways...
November 27, 2015
Wartsila solutions picked for world's largest crane vessel
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 — The new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built at the Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard shipyard in Singapore under the $1 billion contract signed in July (see earlier story) will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä...
November 27, 2015
Finding answers to five challenges facing maritime industry
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 — A new report from this year's Danish Maritime Forum sets out new ideas to address five of the most important challenges the global maritime industry is facing. The report is a product of the discussions that took place at...
November 26, 2015
Finnish owner orders first LNG-fueled handysize bulkers
NOVEMBER 26, 2015 — LNG-fueled propulsion is proving an attractive option for ships operating in the Baltic.After yesterday's news of the Gothia Tanker Alliance ordering a series of LNG fueled propulsion, comes news that Finland's ESL Shipping...
November 26, 2015
TOTE ship back under way after losing power
NOVEMBER 26, 2015 — The crew of the TOTE Maritime vessel North Star had something to give thanks for today as vessel tracking services showed the vessel headed south for Tacoma, WA, at 12.5 knots.  North Star lost power Tuesday morning due...
November 25, 2015
Swedish owners order LNG fueled tanker series
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 —Three partners in the Gothenburg, Sweden, headquartered Gothia Tanker alliance have ordered a series of 16,300 dwt next generation LNG fueled intermediate product/chemical tankers with LNG propulsion. Furetank Rederi AB has...
November 25, 2015
Great Lakes cadet awarded Crowley scholarship
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Crowley Maritime Corporation recently awarded Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA) Cadet Michael Atwell a Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship based on his strong academic record, leadership ability and financial...
November 25, 2015
Rolls-Royce to showcase MTU innovations
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Rolls-Royce will showcase its latest marine power innovations, including several MTU commercial marine products and systems, at the upcoming International Workboat Show being held in New Orleans, December 1-3. The MTU brand...
November 25, 2015
IMO ballast water convention set to enter force?
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Indonesia yesterday became the 46th state to ratify IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention. Once Indonesia's gross tonnage data are verified, the convention will be set to enter into force worldwide from November 24,...
November 25, 2015
Electric Boat gets Navy awards worth $149.4 million
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 —General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, CT,  has received modifications worth a total of $149.4 million to two Navy contracts. The larger award, worth $102,876,417, is for additional lead yard services and development...
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