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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 to...
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...
November 25, 2015
Seismic survey vessel to become wind farm worker hotel
NOVEMBER 25, 2015 — Giving a new meaning to the term "seismic shift," Dutch shipowner C-Bed is converting its seismic survey vessel, Viking II, for use as a hotel vessel. It has contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for the...
November 24, 2015
Canadian shipbuilders in spat over interim oiler contract
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Canadian shipbuilders are embroiled in a spat over the Resolve-Class AOR interim fleet oiler being created by Chantier Davie Canada Inc. by converting a 183 m containership to provide a much needed refueling and resupply...
November 24, 2015
Metal Shark delivers multipurpose port security vessel
NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — Jeanerette, LA-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a 55 ft multipurpose port security vessel to the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District in Louisiana.   Based on Metal Shark's Defiant-class monohull...
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