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May 25, 2015
Wartsila develops propulsion systems compatible with EALs
MAY 25, 2015—Wärtsilä has developed propulsion systems that are capable of operating with Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) and comply with the U.S. Vessel General Permit 2013 (VGP-2013). Wärtsilä is among the first marine propulsion...
May 22, 2015
MARAD to fund vessel emission reduction projects
MAY 22, 2015 — The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced that up to $1.3 million in Federal funding is now available through cooperative agreements for projects supporting vessel emissions reductions and alternative energy.   The...
May 22, 2015
Ro-Pax of the future to have rotor sails?
MAY 22, 2015 — Will the "Ro-Pax of the Future" have rotor sails? It looks like it from a teaser image released by Finland's Deltmarin which will reveal details of the design at a June 4 event in Oslo, Norway, being staged in conjunction with...
May 22, 2015
NNS again gets OSHA recognition for work site safety
MAY 22, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recertified the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star...
May 22, 2015
Hong Kong to implement new low sulfur fuel regulation
MAY 22, 2015 — Lloyd's Register has issued a Statutory Alert on a new Hong Kong regulation applicable to all shipowners, operators and managers The Hong Kong Marine Department is implementing a new low-sulfur regulation for ocean-going vessels...
May 21, 2015
Theriot joins Conrad Industries' management team
MAY 21, 2015—Long-time Bollinger Shipyards executive Scott J. Theriot has joined Conrad Industries, Inc., Morgan City, LA, as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are excited to have Scott join our executive team,”...
May 21, 2015
Migrant crisis: Ships said to need on board security teams
MAY 21, 2015 — As the Mediterranean migrant crisis mounts, the Chief Security Officer of an Estonian-based maritime security firm is saying that only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing...
May 21, 2015
Imtech to suppy key equipment for hybrid ferry
MAY 21, 2015 — Rotterdam headquartered Imtech Marine will again supply the electric and hybrid propulsion system for the third hybrid ferry ordered from the Glagow shipyard of Ferguson Marine by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (see earlier...
May 21, 2015
Transocean, Halliburton report Deepwater Horizon settlements
MAY 21, 2015 — Both Transocean (NYSE: RIG) and Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) reported yesterday that they had reached significant settlements in relation to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean Ltd. said it had reached two separate...
May 21, 2015
Anglo-Eastern inks PrimeServ turbocharger contract
MAY 21, 2015 — Hong Kong headquartered Anglo-Eastern Ship Management has signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with MAN Diesel & Turbo's MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger. Anglo-Eastern has over 470 ships under full technical...