Canada’s Algoma Central Corporation has reached an agreement with Croatian shipbuilder 3Maj Brodogradiliste to acquire the second of two sister Equinox Class 650’ self-unloading bulkers ordered before the shipyard got into financial
This year’s FERRIES 2019 conference is putting a major emphasis on operator experience. Among the strong panel of speakers is Jeb Dixon, Deputy Director of NCDOT’s Ferry Division. He will share lessons
Ørsted has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its U.S. offshore wind farms — marking the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore
Kongsberg has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards for the delivery of a fully integrated Kongsberg Maritime solution for the 155 m mega yacht Innovation on order at the Damen Mangalia shipyard
A lot of focus at this week’s Gastech event was on ethane and Very Large Ethane Carriers. As we report elsewhere, Houston headquartered American Ethane Company is planning to build a fleet
Here’s a reminder that there’s more to offshore wind farms than wind turbines. Rotterdam headquartered Van Oord has been awarded a contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater
Houston-based American Ethane Company has announced plans to order 17 very large ethane carriers at Chinese shipyards Hudong-Zhonghua and Jiangnan. The 150,000 cu.m VLECs will transport 7.2 million tonnes per year of
Aurelius Finance Company is providing finance to support the buyout of Ardent, the company formed in 2015 by the merger of Crowley’s Titan Salvage with Svitzer Salvage. The deal will see Ardent’s
The 5,400 cu.m LNG bunkering barge on order at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (see earlier story) will have a Wärtsilä LNG Cargo Handling System. Wärtsilä says the order endorses its leading position in
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, Fla., reports that its Allanton facility has recently launched the C.D. White, the first of two 5,100 HP Z-drive ship handling tugs under construction for Bisso
Russian deepwater fishing company Luntos Co. Ltd. has ordered a state-of-the-art stern trawler from Fincantieri Group member Vard. To be built to Vard 8 02 design, the 80.4 m x 16.7 m
Carnival Corporation’s Costa Cruises brand has pushed back its inaugural program of Mediterranean cruises on its first LNG-fueled cruise ship, Costa Smeralda, due to construction delays at the Meyer Turku shipyard in
BAE Systems has been awarded $170.7 million in contracts from the U.S. Navy to perform simultaneous maintenance and repair on two Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided-missile destroyers in its San Diego shipyard.
Incat Crowther reports that the first Flex Ferry developed in conjunction with Singapore’s Penguin Shipyard has now been delivered to South Africa, where it will be operated by the Robben Island Museum.
Construction is to start next month on what Berlin, Germany, based port and logistics specialist BEHALA says will be the world’s first zero-emission push boat. The energy supply on the almost 20
A consortium co-led by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) and the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has been awarded a four-year National Science Foundation (NSF) cooperative agreement to operate the third
Wärtsilä has launched the Wärtsilä 31SG pure gas engine for marine market applications. It is based on its successful Wärtsilä 31 platform, the diesel version of which has been recognized by Guinness
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao’s family ties to New York-headquartered bulk shipping operator Foremost Maritime Group are central to questions being asked in a letter sent her today by Rep. Elijah E.
The Bonneville navigation lock will return to service, allowing vessels to pass through it, beginning 10 a.m. Sept. 30, according to officials at the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Bonneville