APRIL 4, 2018 — Two Norwegian companies — Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg — are forming a joint venture company to take the next step forward in autonomous shipping. "As a world-leading maritime nation, Norway has taken…
APRIL 3, 2018 — Australia's Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, said today that the Naval Shipbuilding Institute, a joint venture between Kellogg Brown & Root and Huntington Ingalls Industries, has been selected  as the…
APRIL 3, 2018 — General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction of Matsonia, the second ship in a two-ship series of Kanaloa-class 870 ft, 3,500 TEU LNG ready ConRo vessels on order for Matson Navigation Company,…
APRIL 3, 2018 — As of April 1, 2018, Stephan Schaller has begun in his role as head of the Corporate Board of Management at Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA, Schaller has been a member…
APRIL 3, 2018 — The U.S. Coast Guard's Inspections and Compliance Directorate has issued a Safety Alert to inform operators of the role that the main propulsion lube oil system was found to have played…
APRIL 3, 2018 — Stena Line and Callenberg Technology Group have selected Corvus Energy to supply the lithium ion based Energy Storage System (ESS) for the retrofit of the RoPax ferry M/V Stena Jutlandica to…
APRIL 3, 2018 — Copenhagen headquartered tanker owner Torm has exercised options for the construction of three MR newbuildings at China's Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for a total commitment of $93 million and with expected…
APRIL 2, 2018 — Classification society ABS reports that e-Certificates are now available to the entire ABS-classed fleet, subject to individual flag administrations' authorization.   ABS says that the-Certificates are continuously available, tamper proof, independently…
APRIL 2, 2018 — Naval Sea Systems Command reports that the future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) successfully completed Builder's Trials on March 31 after spending four days underway. Builder's Trials consist of a series…
APRIL 2, 2018 — Samsung Heavy Industries Co's Geoje, South Korea, shipyard last week hosted a naming ceremony for the 174,000 cu.m LNG carrier Marvel Falcon. The vessel is to be chartered by NYK Line…

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