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The BBC reports that the captain of a vessel involved in a collision with a Stenaline ferry at the mouth of Belfast Lough will appear in court on Friday on a charge of having excess…
The news that an ME-GI principle LNG-fired engine will be demonstrated next year by MOL and Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co. (see earlier story) is one of several indications of growing interest in the technology.The…
More than 500 guests, including Coast Guard Commandant ADM Bob Papp, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and several U.S. Senators were on hand on March 2 for the Coast Guard Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter Fleet…
Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (Oslo: AKPS), began production activities today on the first of two Aframax tankers that it will build for SeaRiver Maritime, Inc.,…
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) reports that it has won a $2.1 million U.S. Navy contract to develop advanced welding techniques designed to reduce manufacturing costs on aluminum-intensive ships.Under the program, developed through a collaboration by Alcoa's Government…
U.S.-flag containership operator Horizon Lines, Inc., (OTCQB: HRZL) has issued an update on its efforts to mitigate environmental impact from shipping operations and intermodal transport."Ensuring sustained environmental protection has always been a mission at Horizon…
"The market upturn in 2011 has resulted in early signs of an improvement in Bourbon's performance and results," said Christian Lefèvre, Chief Executive Officer of Bourbon announced, reporting the Paris-headquartered offshore giant's Annual Results for…
Wärtsilä has launched a new medium voltage power drive. The product will enable the delivery of electro and automation systems for large, electric propulsion vessels, such as drilling rigs and tankers, large passenger and cruise…
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) is to temporarily convert the Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co.(MES) slow speed diesel of one of its newbuildings into a ME-GI (electronically-controlled gas injection) engine. The engine has been designed,…
APL has signed an agreement to fit the main engine of one of its 10,000 TEU containerships with a fuel savings system that uses cavitation to create a highly stable heavy fuel and water emulsion.…
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