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June 01, 2015
DNV GL sees hybrid power, connectivity as hot trends
JUNE 1, 2015 — Hybrid propulsion systems and connected ship solutions are emerging technologies that are gaining ground faster than expected, according to Tor E. Svensen, CEO DNV GL – Maritime, giving an update on the classification society's...
June 01, 2015
New Malta law allows cruise ship casinos to operate in port
JUNE 1, 2015 — When Crystal Cruises' Crystal Serenity calls in at Malta later this week, the roulette wheel will keep on spinning and the slots will keep on clanking as casino activity aboard the cruise ship continues. The Malta Gaming...
June 01, 2015
Höegh LNG orders another FSRU at HHI
JUNE 1, 2015 — Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. has ordered another floating LNG import terminal. The news follows last week's announcement that the company had signed an FSRU contract yesterday with Octopus LNG SpA for the Penco-Lirquén LNG import...
June 01, 2015
AML sentenced to $800,000 in penalties, probation
JUNE 1, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Justice reports that AML Ship Management GmbH, a German company, was last week sentenced in federal court in Anchorage, AK, to pay a total of $800,000 in fines and community service payments for violating...
June 01, 2015
Wärtsilä unveils new PSV design at Nor-Shipping
JUNE 1, 2015 — Wärtsilä is launching a new Platform Supply Vessel ship design at this year's Nor-Shipping exhibition being held in Oslo from June 2 to 5. The new design builds on Wärtsilä's extensive track record in the PSV segment, and puts...
June 01, 2015
Sea trials confirm Rotor Sail fuel savings
JUNE 1, 2015 — Finland's Norsepower Oy Ltd. and Bore Ltd have completed successful sea trials of Norsepower's Rotor Sail Solution wind propulsion technology on the 9,700 DWT Ro-Ro carrier MS Estraden. The trials confirmed fuel savings of 2.6%...
May 29, 2015
Crowley to manage four Horizon containerships for Pasha
MAY 29, 1015 — Crowley Maritime Corp.'s global ship management group has been awarded a new contract with Sunrise Operations LLC, a subsidiary of the Pasha Group, of San Rafael, CA, for the operation, crewing and maintenance of four Jones Act...
May 29, 2015
Raytheon Anschütz expands U.S. operations
MAY 29, 2015 — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has launched a new subsidiary, Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC. Located in San Diego, CA, the new company reinforces customer care and support for Raytheon Anschütz navigation systems in the U.S. for...
May 29, 2015
USS Arizona Memorial still closed to visitors
MAY 29, 2015 — The USS Arizona Memorial remained closed to visitors today as repair work continued on the floating dock used by boat tour groups to access the Memorial. Initial reports were that the structure had been hit either by the...
May 29, 2015
Atlantic Offshore christens third Zamakona-built FSV
MAY 29, 2015 — North Sea standby vessel operator Atlantic Offshore Rescue today held a christening ceremony in Aberdeen, Scotland, for the Class A Multi Role and Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (MRV/ERRV) Ocean Falcon. The ship is the...