Classification society DNV GL has presented Vancouver, B.C., based naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd. with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a natural gas fueled shallow draft pushboat design, the RApide
Shipbuilder Austal USA, Mobile, Ala., has been awarded a $9,198,875 modification to a previously-awarded Navy contract. The award covers the immediate procurement of long-lead-time material, engineering and production to support changes to
Veteran maritime industry human resources professional Tom Montgomery is among the industry leaders who will be speaking at Marine Log’s upcoming TTB event, to be held at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza
The U.S. Navy continues to face persistent and substantial maintenance delays that affect the majority of its maintenance efforts and hinder its attempts to restore readiness, says a report released this week
After a couple of delays (see earlier story), Finland’s Meyer Turku shipyard yesterday delivered the 180,000 gt, 6,552 passenger, Costa Smeralda to Costa Cruises, the Italian brand of Carnival Corporation & plc.
The U.S. Coast Guard’s Inspection and Compliance Directorate has issued a Marine Safety Alert (12-19) warning that the complexities of charter arrangements in the inland towing industry can lead to gaps in
Danish ship operator Norden A/S has entered into a partnership with Kvasir Technologies, a spin-out from the Technical University of Denmark that has a patented technology to produce fuel from plant material.
Vard Marine Inc. has been awarded ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) t for its design of a Jones Act wind farm service operations vessel (SOV). The AiP is for a customized version
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board of Commissioners have issued an update on the ongoing work by the RTA to restore ferry service for Algiers residents,
Marseille, France, is set to emerge as a major LNG bunkering center. Yesterday, Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Marseille-headquartered CMA CGM Group, said that it had chosen the
Hurtigruten reports that its second hybrid battery powered expedition cruise ship MS Fridtjof Nansen will be completed earlier than expected. As a result, Hurtigruten is offering a series of shorter pre-inaugural voyages.
U.K. headquartered Cox Powertrain Ltd. is about to start full production of its CXO300, claimed to be the the highest power density diesel outboard engine ever developed. Cox Powertrain is backed by
North Kingston, R.I., headquartered offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers has placed an order with Warren, R.I., shipyard Blount Boats for two state-of the-art Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs).
Engine designer WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd) has launched four new short-stroke engines to meet the economic engine speed requirements and space constraints on several vessel types. The range, starting with
The conference program for Marine Log’s upcoming TTB (Tugs, Towboats, Barges) event is developing rapidly. Being held at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza in Mobile, Ala., March 24 & 25, TTB will