Now in operation at the Thome Group’s Makati City facility in the Philippines’ Metro Manila region, a new full mission navigation bridge simulator with a 320⁰ view was formally opened, following all
Following completion of sea trials, Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania’s latest delivery, the 100 meter catamaran fast ferry Buccoo Reef, departed Hobart for Port of Spain yesterday. The delivery voyage to Trindad and
Indian, Turkish, Azerbaijaniani and Bangladeshi seafarers are in the third week of a hunger strike in the port of Shuaiba, Kuwait, reports the International Transport Workers Federation. The abandoned crew of the
DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for a wing-sail auxiliary propulsion system for ships that is the result of a joint research
In yet another sign of shipping’s insatiable appetite for data, Inmarsat has completed the 10,000th ship installation of its Fleet Xpress maritime broadband solution. Simultaneously it has launched a new “Fleet Data
President Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, affirmed his support for the Jones Act at his nomination hearing in the Senate today, drawing applause from the Shipbuilders Council of America.
The U.S. Coast Guard is moving forward with plans to require that U.S. flag passenger vessels have Safety Management Systems—structured and documented sets of procedures enabling company and vessel personnel to effectively
Recently delivered to Kitsap Transit of Bremerton, Wash., the Enetai is the first of first of two 140-foot (42.6-meter) high speed catamarans built by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB), Freeland, Wash., under
As part of a contract with industrial solutions provider Wood PLC, Kongsberg Maritime is to supply key positioning and monitoring equipment to Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. Hywind Tampen is an
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday announced the availability of $19.6 million in Federal funding for U.S. shipyards through the Small Shipyard Grant Program. The grants, which are limited
Norsepower Oy Ltd.reports that it has has successfully installed two 35-meter tall rotor sails on board the SC Connector, a 12,251 gt side-door RO/RO vessel operated by Norwegian multipurpose vessel operator Sea-Cargo.
In this edition of Marine Log’s Listen Up! podcast, Alfonso Castillero, chief operating officer of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry, the U.S.-based manager of the Liberian Registry, gives us some
U.S. dredging contractors continue to expand their fleets. In line with this trend, Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC of Quincy, Mass.. has executed a contract with IHC America Inc., Houston,