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MARCH 24, 2015 – Classification ABS has updated its guidance on LNG Bunkering in North America to support the transport sector's increasingly rapid transition to the use of cleaner fuels. The second edition of ABS'…
MARCH 24, 2015 – Canada's largest shipyard, Chantier Davie Canada Inc., Levis, Quebec, is celebrating its 190th anniversary this year. Today, Mr. Jean D'Amour, Quebec's Minister for Transport and the Implementation of the Maritime Strategy,…
MARCH 24, 2015 – As part of a settlement to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations, MTU America Inc. (MTU), a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, is to pay a $1.2 million penalty and…
MARCH 24, 2015 – Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., Seattle,WA, was recently awarded a contract for construction of a 60 ft aluminum catamaran research vessel for the California Department of Water Resources. The vessel was designed…
MARCH 24, 2015 — Bisso Towboat Co., Inc., Luling, LA, has taken delivery of its newest ship-assist tug, the 4,480 HP ASD tractor tug Becky S. Constructed at the Main Iron Works shipyard, Houma, LA,…
MARCH 24, 2015 — ABB has expanded its line of Azipod electric propulsion systems. Its new Azipod D thrusters cover the power range from 1.6 MW to 7 MW per unit and require up to…
MARCH 24, 2015 — The United States Senate yesterday confirmed William P. Doyle to another term in office as a Federal Maritime Commissioner on the evening of March 23, 2015. The vote was a unanimous…
MARCH 24, 2015 — Mt. Vernon Barge Services (MVBS), Jeffersonville, IN, faces penalties of $77,000 after a November 2014 inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Indianapolis Area Office resulted…
MARCH 24, 2015 — Offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore says that its cat D mid-water semi-submersible Songa Equinox went on sea trials as planned on March 19, 2015. Prior to sea trial departure, the inclination…
MARCH 24, 2015 — Although 2014 was the safest year in shipping for ten years, the trend to mega ships could mean future mega losses and cyber security is an issue of increasing concern. Shipping…
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