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November 30, 2015
Torm returns to the newbuilding market
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Copenhagen, Denmark, headquartered tanker operator Torm is back in the newbuilding market for the first time since 2008. Today it entered into an agreement to purchase four fuel-efficient LR2 newbuildings from Chinese...
November 30, 2015
Alfa Laval adds inline PureSOx exhaust gas scrubber
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Alfa Laval has now added an inline scrubber to its PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning system line. Alfa Laval PureSOx has more reference installations than any other single SOx scrubber technology, and is already a leading choice...
November 30, 2015
World's largest wind farm installer delivered
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Classification society ABS reports that the world's largest and most advanced wind farm installation and offshore construction vessel, the ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, has been delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje,...
November 27, 2015
Rhine vessel results confirm effectivess of Flex tunnel
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 — Netherlands based Van der Velden Marine Systems B.V. reports that measurements taken aboard the first vessel equipped with its Flex tunnel, an innovative new retractable tunnel developed specially for inland waterways...
November 27, 2015
Wartsila solutions picked for world's largest crane vessel
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 — The new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built at the Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard shipyard in Singapore under the $1 billion contract signed in July (see earlier story) will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä...
November 27, 2015
Finding answers to five challenges facing maritime industry
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 — A new report from this year's Danish Maritime Forum sets out new ideas to address five of the most important challenges the global maritime industry is facing. The report is a product of the discussions that took place at...
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...
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...
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