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April 28, 2016

VIDEO: Stanford develops humanoid diving robot


APRIL 28, 2016 — While researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology believe that the future of underwater robotics lies in swimming snakes (see earlier story), their counterparts at Stanford University believe it will have...
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April 28, 2016

ExxonMObil's five top tips for fuel switching


APRIL 28, 2016 — ExxonMobil has compiled five "top-tips" to help vessel operators effectively switch fuels when entering and exiting Emission Control Areas (ECAs) without introducing maintenance issues. Typically, inadequate management of the...
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April 28, 2016

Langh to supply scrubbers for two cruise newbuilds


APRIL 28, 2016 — Finland's Langh Tech is to deliver exhaust gas scrubber systems to two large cruise vessels under construction at Meyer Werft. The two Norwegian Cruise Line Breakaway Plus class vessels will be equipped with hybrid type Langh...
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April 28, 2016

VIDEO: Study questions Panama Canal maneuvering safety


APRIL 28, 2016 — The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) says that a safety study into the Panama Canal expansion raises pressing concerns about the canal's new locks. The ITF commissioned the study, which was carried out by...
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April 28, 2016

VIDEO: Ulstein launches first offshore wind service vessel


APRIL 28, 2016 — Norway's Ulstein Verft shipyard has launched its first offshore wind services vessel. It is also the first vessel to feature Ulstein's newly-developed X-Stern hull line design. The service operation vessel (SOV) is one of two...
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April 28, 2016

Recovering El Faro VDR requires new mission


APRIL 28, 2016 —  The National Transportation Safety Board says that  the investigative team aboard the research vessel Atlantis who located the El Faro's voyage data recorder Tuesday has determined it will not be possible to recover the VDR...
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April 28, 2016

Harley Marine orders two ATB tank barges from Gunderson


APRIL 28, 2016—Gunderson Marine, Portland, OR, has secured an order to build two 82,000 bbl, 430 foot-long Articulated oceangoing tank barges for Harley Marine Services, Inc., Seattle, WA.  Gunderson last built a barge for Harley Marine in...
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April 27, 2016

Third EBDG designed ATB barge joins Harley fleet


APRIL 27, 2016 — The Vigor Fab shipyard in Portland, OR, recently delivered the tank barge Fight ALS to Harley Marine Gulf, joining Harley's offshore fleet working the Gulf and East Coast to transport clean petroleum products, specifically...
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April 27, 2016

Ingalls Shipbuilding starts fabrication of DDG 121


APRIL 27, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division today marked the start of fabrication for the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) for the U.S. Navy. The start of...
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April 27, 2016

PSV newbuild being transformed into expedition yacht


APRIL 27, 2016 — A Vard 1-08 currently under construction at one of Vard's Norwegian shipyards is being offered for sale not as PSV, but as a high end expedition yacht. The 82 m Vard 1-08 Kilkea is being created by the shipbuilder in...

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