WinGD introduces new short-stroke engines

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

USCG releases draft specs for Waterways Commerce Cutter variants

The U.S. Coast Guard is pressing ahead with its plan to replace the capabilities of 13 Inland Construction Tenders (WLIC) and 18 River Buoy Tenders (WLR) with a new class of Waterways

Port Authority of Jamaica orders Damen utility vessel

Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract to supply the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJAM) with a Utility Vessel 3911 that will be used for buoy-laying and maintenance support operations. The UV

Scorpio in $803 million swoop on 19 Trafigura products tankers

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) reports that it has acquired subsidiaries of Trafigura Maritime Logistics Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte Ltd, that have leasehold interests in 15 Medium

MacGregor system helps world’s biggest box ship max its TEU capacity

A MacGregor designed cargo system design, combined with a 24 container wide ship design, takes the total container capacity of the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün to 23,756 TEU, which is 1,500

Schottel delivers propulsion units for BC Ferries battery hybrids

Spay, Germany, headquartered Schottel has delivered propulsion units for two 81 meter road ferries under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, for Canada’s BC Ferries. Each will be equipped with two high-efficiency

Huntington Ingalls makes shipyard leadership changes

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has made leadership changes at its Ingalls Shipbuilding and Newport News Shipbuilding divisions. Premo Sabbatini has been promoted to vice president of central planning and process excellence at

Bollinger delivers FRC 35

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Angela McShan, the 35th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard took delivery August 1, 2019 in Key West, Fla. Bollinger

Pittsburgh picks Lake Assault to build advanced river rescue vessel

Lake Assault Boats (a subsidiary of Fraser Shipyards, Inc, Superior, Wis.) is to construct a 30-foot EMS river rescue vessel for the City of Pittsburgh River Rescue Unit,. The craft’s primary mission

Ferry major adds a tug to its fleet

Spanish ferry major Baleària has taken delivery of a Damen Shipyards Stan Tug 1606 E3. It will be the first IMO Tier III compliant tug to operate in the Mediterranean and the