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May 24, 2016

ClassNK issues new guideline on noise levels code


MAY 24, 2016 — Classification society ClassNK has released the second edition of its Guideline for the Mandatory Code on Noise Levels on Board Ships. The first edition was issued in July 2014, when the Code on Noise Levels on Board Ships...
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May 24, 2016

Cat Marine hybrid thruster: more power, less fuel


MAY 24, 2016 — Engineering specialists at Caterpillar Marine's new Marine Solutions Center are this month overseeing delivery of the first Cat Marine Hybrid Thruster system. It is being delivered to an undisclosed shipyard in Singapore and will...
coco-yachts-books-order-for-coastal-cruiser-298
May 24, 2016

Coco Yachts books order for Coastal Cruiser 298


MAY 24, 2016 — Gorinchem, Netherlands, based designer CoCo Yachts and China's AFAI Southern Shipyard have booked an order for a Coastal Cruiser 298 custom designed luxury passenger ferry for the WuZhiZhou Island, Hainan, ferry service's Sanya -...
imos-msc-issues-circular-on-container-vgm-headaches
May 24, 2016

IMO's MSC issues circular on container VGM headaches


MAY 24, 2016 — IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) is to issue a circular on the SOLAS requirements on containers verified gross mass (VGM) that comes into effect July 1. The circular contains advice to administrations, port state control...
huntington-ingalls-gets-2-million-for-cvn-80-advanced-planning
May 23, 2016

HII gets $152 million for CVN 80 advanced planning


MAY 23, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, VA, is being awarded a $152,005,409 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for initial advance procurement efforts in support of the fiscal 2018 detail design and construction of nuclear powered...
bb-green-air-supported-battery-powered-and-fast
May 23, 2016

BB Green: air supported, battery powered and fast


MAY 23, 2015 — Recently launched at the Riga, Latvia, shipyard of Latitude Yachts, a battery powered air supported vessel is being billed as the world's fastest electric commuter vessel. The 20 m long BB Green is the result of a five-year...
osd-adds-low-emission-e-tug-to-its-azistern-line-up
May 23, 2016

OSD adds low-emission e-tug to its Azistern line-up


MAY 23, 2016 — IJMuiden, Netherlands, based Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has added a powerful, low-emission compact e-tug to its Azistern series of vessels.  "The Azistern-e has the typical low resistance stable hull and all-round visibility...
carnival-appeals-australia-fuel-sulfur-penalty
May 23, 2016

Carnival appeals Australia fuel sulfur penalty


MAY 23, 2016 — The New South Wales, Australia, Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Carnival PLC A$15,000 after one of its P&O Cruises ships, the Pacific Jewel, breached new low sulfur fuel regulations in Sydney...
ingalls-shipbuilding-christens-lpd-27
May 23, 2016

Ingalls Shipbuilding christens LPD 27


MAY 23, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Industries' (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27) Saturday in a ceremony at its Pascagoula, MS, shipyard. "Marines love these ships," saidU.S....
purenox-prime-picked-for-ethane-carriers-egr-systems
May 23, 2016

PureNOX Prime picked for ethane carriers' EGR systems


MAY 23, 2016 — The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) systems in five very large ethane carriers (VLECs) will incorporate PureNOx Prime, Alfa Laval's new PureNOx solution for water treatment. The 85,000 cu.m Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs)...

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