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DNV has signed a classification contract with offshore wind vessel owner Edda Wind for two new Commissioning Service Operation Vessels CSOVs . The contract was signed Wednesday at the Nor Shipping trade event in Oslo, Norway.The vessels, being…....

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Vard Awarded Stern Trawler Order from DFFU

Shipbuilder VARD announced it has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one stern trawler for Deutsche Fischfang Union GmbH amp Co. KG in Germany. The contract value  is in excess of  NOK 500 million.The stern trawler has been…....

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Scienco/FAST’s InTank BWTS Contracted for Vallianz Barges

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Swire Energy Services Wins UK Wind Farm Work for Ørsted.

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Adm. Fagan Nominated as First Female USCG Commandant

President Joe Biden nominated Adm. Linda L. Fagan to serve as the 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. Upon confirmation, Adm. Fagan will be the first woman to serve as Commandant of the Coast Guard.Adm. Fagan currently serves as the 32nd Vice Commandant…....

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Foreign Merchant Ship Hit by Missile in Mariupol

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DNV Awards KNCC AIP for High Pressure LCO2 Transport Concept

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US CDC Scraps COVID Warning for Cruise Travel After 2 Years

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Aqueos Opens Boston Office to Serve Offshore Wind

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Everett Ship Repair Adds Crane Barge and Second Dry Dock

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Equinor Hires Eidesvik PSV Viking Prince

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Germany's TES Accelerates Plan for Gas Import Terminal

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PONANT Inks 10-year Service Deal with ABB

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Europe Must Shut Ports to Russian Ships, Ukraine President Tells Norwegian Parliament

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Hyundai Heavy Files Suit in EU Court After Daewoo Takeover Veto

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Yemen's Houthis Agree to UN Proposal to Offload Decaying Oil Tanker

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Dales Marine Launches new Aquaculture Boat

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World’s Fastest Autonomous Interceptor Unveiled

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Työvene Building New Hopper Dredge for Poland

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OSV Captain's Blunders Led to Collision with US Coast Guard Cutter

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China Taps Alternative Payments to Keep Russian Oil Flowing

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USMMA Superintendent to Step Down

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Russian Energy Still Reaching UK Ports

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IMO Calls Special Ukraine Meeting Amid Safety Fears for Ships

The International Maritime Organization IMO will convene a special meeting next week to discuss the risks to seafarers and ships in the Black Sea and Sea of Azov after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UN’s shipping agency said on Friday.Over…....

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National Grid Seeks Clarity for LNG Over UK Port Block for Russian Ships

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Damen Inks Services Deal with Caterpillar

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Thuraya Launches Push-to-talk Comms Solution with Cobham SATCOM

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PJSC, announced it has launched its new IP based radio communications solution…....

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Russian Oil Buyers Struggle to Charter Vessels

Buyers of Russian oil have faced difficulties over payments and availability of vessels after imposition of Western sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine, traders said on Monday, while BP Plc has canceled fuel oil loadings from a Black Sea port.The West has introduced sweeping sanctions…....

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CCS Issues AIP for Onboard Carbon Capture and Storage System

China Classification Society CCS said it has issued an approval in principle AIP certificate for a marine onboard carbon capture and storage system developed by Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute SMDERI .Designed to help reduce the Energy Efficiency Design Index EEDI of ships…....

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UK Orders Its Ports to Block All Russian-linked Ships

Britain on Monday ordered its ports to block any vessels that are Russian flagged or believed to be registered, owned or controlled by any person connected with Russia as it ratcheted up the pressure on Moscow.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps…....

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Shell to Pull the Plug on Gazprom Equity Partnerships

In the latest corporate backlash to Russia amp 39 s invasion of Ukraine, the Board of Shell plc said it intends to exit its joint ventures with Gazprom and related entities, including its 27.5 percent stake in the Sakhalin II liquefied natural gas facility…....

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COSCO Takes Delivery of LNG Dual-fuel VLCC

A newly delivered very large crude carrier VLCC is said to be the world amp 39 s first capable of running on liquefied natural gas LNG .The Yuan Rui Yang was handed over on Monday at China amp 39 s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company DSIC for shipping…....

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Russian Warships Curb Tilts Turkey to West, Risks Russia's Ire

Turkey’s pledge to block some Russian warships from passing through its waters to the Black Sea during the Ukraine crisis could help repair its ties with NATO, even as it risks reprisals from Moscow.But a buildup of Russian ships waiting to…....

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Enthusiasm for Clean Energy Undeniable, Sec. Haaland Says after Record U.S. Offshore Wind Lease Sale

The Biden administration amp 39 s sale of offshore wind development rights off the coasts of New York and New Jersey drew a record $4.37 billion in high bids from developers that included major European energy companies.The auction, which began on Wednesday and stretched into Friday afternoon…....

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Coast Guard Medevacs Oil Worker from Platform Off Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an oil platform worker last Thursday near Breton Sound, Louisiana.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at approximately 6:25 p.m. from the oil platform Breton Sound 21 of a  worker sustaining serious injuries to the arm…....

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IMO SecGen "Gravely Concerned" about crisis in Ukraine

IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim issued the following statement regarding the crisis in the Ukraine and its impact on shipping and seafarers. amp 34 As the humanitarian crisis continues to unfold in Ukraine, I fully support and stand with UN Secretary…....

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13 Dead after Tourist Boat Capsizes in Vietnam

At least 13 tourists were found dead and four remained missing after a boat capsized off Vietnam amp 39 s central coast of Hoi An on Saturday, a city official said. amp 34 We are searching for the missing, amp 34 Nguyen Sinh, party chief of Cua Dai Ward in Hoi…....

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Ship Seized in France, Suspected of Violating Russia Sanctions

French sea police seized a ship on Saturday that authorities suspect belongs to a Russian company targeted by European Union sanctions over the war in Ukraine, a government official told Reuters.The cargo vessel transporting cars, which was headed for St.....

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Shipbuilding; Leadership Transition at Bay Ship & Yacht

Bay Ship amp Yacht founders Bill Elliott and Alan Cameron step back, name Joel Welter CEO, Gerona Goethe General ManagerBill Elliott, who during a 45 year career catapulted Bay Ship amp Yacht BS amp Y from operating out of a single, mobile shipping…....

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Six Developers emerge as Winners in Historic $4.4B NY Bight Offshore Wind Lease Sale

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management amp 39 s BOEM New York Bight auction concluded February 26, 2022, a sale where six bidders committed to payments of close to $4.4B in total for the right to develop wind lease areas offshore New York and New…....

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StormGeo Debuts 'Smart Carbon Intensity Indicator' Tool for Ships

StormGeo launched a new Carbon Intensity Indicator CII Dashboard that provides ship operators with the ultimate digital tool for calculating, reporting, and proactively improving the CII rankings of their fleet.The new CII Dashboard is a key addition to StormGeo’s software and services suite…....

Marine Link Published 2y-1mo-3w-3d-22h-16m ago

Third Day of Bidding: U.S. Offshore Wind Auction Nears $4B

The Biden administration amp 39 s sale of offshore wind development rights off the coasts of New York and New Jersey continued to shatter all records on Friday, reaching over $3.8 billion with one single block fetching over $1 billion.The auction, which began on Wednesday…....

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Viking Supply Ships' AHTS Quartet Deal with Russian Client Hangs in Balance

Swedish offshore vessel operator Viking Supply Ships said Friday its contract for four anchor handling tug supply AHTS vessels announced earlier this month could be postponed or canceled due to the Russian invasion in Ukraine. Viking Supply…....

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WRDA 2nd Hearing: A Focus on Project Sponsors

On February 8, the House Committee on Transportation amp Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, held a second hearing on a 2022 Water Resources and Development Act WRDA bill. This hearing was a chance for six project…....

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US Eyes 100-strong Mideast Sea Drone Fleet

The United States Navy and security partners will patrol Middle East waters with 100 unmanned vessels next year to improve deterrence against attacks, like those presented by Iran, the U.S. Fifth Fleet commander said on Monday.The region is vital for global trade…....

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World's Largest Cruise Ship Makes US Debut

Port Everglades once again welcomes the largest cruise ship in the world. Royal Caribbean International amp 39 s Wonder of the Seas docked at her homeport, Port Everglades, this weekend for her inaugural season beginning March 4. This is the fourth Oasis Class ship to make its U.S.....

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Bordelon Marine Names Pitre Director of Operations

U.S. offshore vessel owner Bordelon Marine announced it has promoted Trenton Pitre to director of operations.A 10+ year industry veteran, Pitre has been with Bordelon Marine for the past seven years within the Lockport, La. based company amp 39 s operations department…....

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Greek Manager of Oaktree-backed Tanker Says Probing Possible Iran Oil Transfer

Greece based Empire Navigation is investigating whether Iranian oil was transferred onto one of the vessels it manages, the company said in a statement, after a U.S. advocacy group first made such allegation last week.Top oil shipping companies…....

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Argentina Grains Inspectors Start Strike; 'No Impact' at Ports

Argentina amp 39 s grains inspectors began a 24 hour strike on Monday demanding bonus payments, but port activity and shipments of farm products were not affected in the South American country, the top global exporter of processed soybeans.Juan Carlos Peralta…....

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US Awards More Than $45 Million in Passenger Ferry Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation amp 39 s Federal Transit Administration FTA awarded $45.3 million in grant funding to help buy, repair, and modernize ferry boats and terminals.The fiscal year 2021 grants have been awarded to projects in 11 states and territories…....

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Carnival Cruise Line to Ease Mask Mandate for Passengers

Carnival Cruise Line plans to make masks optional for its guests from March 1 after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC eased its warnings for cruise ships, the company said in a statement late on Friday.The company said masks would be recommended but not required. amp 34 Ther....

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Containership Drops 26 Boxes in Storm Eunice

The Dutch coastguard said on Saturday it was trying to locate 26 empty shipping containers lost on the North Sea during Storm Eunice on Friday.Panama registered container ship Marcos V lost the 40 foot 12 meter containers around the Dutch Wadden islands while en route to Germany in heavy winds, th....

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Vicente Boluda Fos to Receive France's Knight of the Legion of Honor Medal

Boluda Corporación Marítima CEO Vicente Boluda Fos will receive the Knight of the Legion of Honour medal in Paris on June 16, in recognition of outstanding services rendered to France by the Valencian businessman. The distinction will be awarded…....

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Felicity Ace Still Ablaze, Towing Vessels En Route

A ship carrying around 4,000 vehicles, including Porsches, Audis and Bentleys, that caught fire near the coast of the Azores will be towed to another European country or the Bahamas, the captain of the nearest port told Reuters on Friday.Lithium…....

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Lukashenko Expects Russia to Build a Port for Belarus Potash Exports

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko expects Russia to build a new Baltic Sea port for exports of Belarusian potash which were hit by Western sanctions, he said on Friday after he met Russian President Vladimir Putin.The two leaders met as…....

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REG and Bunker Holding Partner to Advance Marine Biodiesel Use

Bunker trader and supplier Bunker Holding Group and renewable fuels producer and supplier Renewable Energy Group, Inc. are partnering to further develop the U.S. and EU marine markets for sustainable bio based diesel.The collaboration agreement…....

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Interview: Inside Cadeler X-Class WTIVs with CEO Mikkel Gleerup

Cadeler CEO Mikkel Gleerup shares insights on the path ahead for his company in the fast growing offshore wind sector, with details on Cadeler’s new X Class Wind Turbine Installation Vessels.The last two years were big year for your company…....

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Farsounder Recommends Propspeed FoulFree for Sonar Transducers

Propspeed, an innovator of underwater foul release coatings, received an endorsement from FarSounder, a pioneer in navigation and obstacle avoidance systems, which has tested the Propspeed Foulfree foul release coating and recommends it for application by their customers…....

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Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two people are trapped on a ferry that was engulfed in a blaze as it sailed from Greece to Italy early on Friday, the coastguard said, after scores of others passengers and crew members were rescued.A total of 239 passengers and 51 crew were…....

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Want to stop a Drug Smuggling Boat? Try out a High Power Microwave Weapon Systems

Videos of U.S. military personnel stopping drug smuggling boats are exhilarating and frightening. They are not Hollywood movies but real life, dangerous encounters on the high seas. In each of those instances, the use of force applies. The High…....

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DSME Taps GTT to Design Tanks for Maran's New LNG Carriers

French engineering firm GTT announced it has received an order from South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding amp Marine Engineering DSME for the tank design of four new liquefied natural gas LNG carriers on behalf of the Greek shipowner Maran Gas Maritime.As part of the order…....

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Brimming European LNG Terminals Have Limited Space for More Gas

Europe amp 39 s liquefied natural gas LNG terminals have limited available capacity to absorb extra supply from the United States or other major producers in the event of Russian gas disruption if it invades Ukraine.Concerns are mounting that Russia…....

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Strong Demand for Police and Fire Boats with More Orders on the Horizon

Today, despite an abundance of market challenges and supply chain headaches, many of America’s police and fire boat builders are in possession of the shipyard holy grail: a healthy backlog.Dave Hunt, business development and project manager for Theodore, Ala.....

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Canada Calls off Search for Missing Sailors from Sunken Trawler

Canadian rescue officials on Wednesday suspended the search for 11 missing crew members from a Spanish trawler that sank the previous day in rough seas off the coast of Newfoundland, killing at least 10 people.Three surviving sailors from the trawler…....

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AST Introduces FlexMaritime VSAT

Applied Satellite Technology AST Ltd announced it is now offering Intelsat’s FlexMaritime service, a reliable, secure, high speed global connectivity solution. Designed specifically for global commercial maritime trade routes, the service…....

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ABS Names Fradelos VP of Regulatory Affairs

Classification society ABS announced it has appointed specialist Stamatis Fradelos as vice president of regulatory affairs.Fradelos, who returns to ABS’ Athens office, where he was previously business director and member of the IACS Environmental Panel…....

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Iranian Condensate Cargo arrives in Venezuela

A 2.1 million barrel cargo of Iranian condensate arrived in Venezuela amp 39 s waters this week, vessel tracking data and a company document showed, ferrying supplies to state run oil firm PDVSA to dilute its extra heavy oil for export.U.S. sanctioned…....

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At Least 10 Dead from Sunken Trawler off Canada, 11 Still Missing

Sea rescue services from the Canadian city of Halifax found and recovered 10 bodies from a Spanish fishing trawler that sank in rough sea off the eastern coast of Canada, the services said late on Tuesday, though 11 of the crew are still missing.“Regrettably…....

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Baltic Dry Index Dips on Weaker Demand for Larger Ships

The Baltic Exchange amp 39 s dry bulk sea freight index .BADI slipped on Wednesday as lower rates for capesize and panamax vessels outweighed gains in the supramax segment.The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels…....

Marine Link Published 2y-2mo-6d-1h-26m ago

ABS Appoints Paul Sells to Drive the Next Generation of Digital Solutions

Classification society ABS announced it has appointed digital product veteran Paul Sells to lead its global digital solutions development.“Paul joins our team to continue building on ABS’ strong track record of digital innovation to support…....

Marine Link Published 2y-2mo-6d-1h-56m ago

Steerprop Establishes North American Subsidiary

Finland based azimuth propulsion systems manufacturer Steerprop announced it has established a subsidiary in Houston to serve the North American market.The investment also includes building substantial warehouse facilities in addition to proprietary…....

Marine Link Published 2y-2mo-6d-2h-12m ago

Jan De Nul's Water Injection Dredger Pancho Launched

Jan De Nul Group’s new water injection dredger Pancho was launched at the Neptune Marine shipyard near Dordrecht in the Netherlands. The dredger will be used mainly in the Argentine dredging market, but will be available for projects elsewhere…....

Marine Link Published 2y-2mo-6d-2h-28m ago

HII Christens Destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123)

Huntington Ingalls Industries amp 39 NYSE:HII Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened guided missile destroyer Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee DDG 123 .“The christening of Lenah Sutcliffe Higbee is a significant milestone that brings our 34th destroyer one step closer to being introduced into the fle....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-3w-6d-3h-16m ago

Navy’s Oldest Floating Dry Dock Supports First Dive Boat Repairs

The Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center MARMC floating dry dock Dynamic AFDL 6 docked a dive support boat for the first time in it amp 39 s long history. This was the first time Dynamic has every docked a round bottom vessel.For the first time…....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-20h-20m ago

New Leadership for d’Amico's Dry Cargo Business

The d amp 39 Amico Group announced Cesare d amp 39 Amico has taken over as chief executive officer of the Italian shipowner amp 39 s dry cargo business unit.Cesare d amp 39 Amico, who already serves as CEO of d amp 39 Amico Società di Navigazione SpA, has always been directly…....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-20h-32m ago

Euronav Orders Two Ammonia-ready VLCCs at Hyundai Samho

Belgium based Euronav has ordered two very large crude carriers VLCC from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho, with an option for a third.The fuel efficient newbuilds will be liquefied natural gas LNG ready, and Euronav said it is working…....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-21h-11m ago

Siem Spearfish Lands Gulf of Mexico Contract

Norwegian based Siem Offshore said it has entered into a contract with an undisclosed subsea construction company for an offshore project in the Gulf of Mexico.The project will utilize the Bahamas flagged offshore support and construction vessel…....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-1d-2h-2m ago

Damen Delivers Workboat to Leask Marine

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 2712 to Orkney based Leask Marine. The vessel has been delivered just six weeks following contract a result of Damen’s series building philosophy. She will perform a variety of marine engineering related tasks…....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-1d-3h-15m ago

Ever Given's Insurer Appeals Detention by Egypt

UK Club, an insurer of the Ever Given cargo ship which ran aground in the Suez Canal in March, said on Friday it had filed an appeal in an Egyptian court over the detention of the vessel by authorities.The Ever Given has been anchored in a lake between two sections of the canal since being dislodged....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-1d-4h-23m ago

Time Running Out for Missing Indonesian Submarine as US Joins Search

Rescue teams were battling against time on Friday to find a missing Indonesian Navy submarine lost in the Bali Sea with 53 crew, which would be rapidly running out of oxygen if not already crushed by water pressure.Search helicopters and more…....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-1d-4h-26m ago

Baltic Dry Index Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since Mid-February

The Baltic Exchange amp 39 s main sea freight index climbed on Friday to post its best weekly gain since mid February thanks to higher demand for capesize vessels.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose 38 points, or 1.....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-1d-4h-44m ago

All American Marine Delivers New Alaska Tour Boat

Bellingham, Wash. shipbuilder All American Marine AAM said it has completed construction, launched and delivered a new 150 passenger hydrofoil assisted aluminum catamaran for Major Marine Tours. The 87’ LOA x 32’ vessel, Spirit of Matushka…....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-1d-17h-27m ago

Specialized Rescue Ship Launched in Search for Missing Submarine

Singapore has deployed a submarine rescue vessel to help with search operations for an Indonesian submarine that has gone missing, the city state amp 39 s defense minister said in a post on social media on Thursday. amp 34 The Republic of Singapore Navy amp 39 s MV Swift Rescue—our submarine re....

Marine Link Published 2y-11mo-4w-1d-23h-34m ago

Indonesian Leader Orders All-out Effort to Find Submarine as Oxygen Runs Low

Indonesia amp 39 s president ordered an all out effort to find a missing submarine in a race against time to save the 53 crew, whose oxygen supply defense chiefs said would last only until Saturday.Indonesia sent a helicopter and five ships to search…....

Marine Link Published 3y-12m ago

Bollinger Buys Gulf Island’s Shipyard Facilities

Lockport, La. based Bollinger Shipyards has acquired Gulf Island Fabrication’s shipyard facilities in nearby Houma for approximately $28.6 million.The purchased site encompasses 437 acres on the west bank of the Houma Navigation Canal, of which…....

Marine Link Published 3y-24m ago

Gladding-Hearn Delivers New Launch to Maryland Pilots

The Association of Maryland Pilots has taken delivery of its fourth Chesapeake class launch from Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation.Twenty two Chesapeake class pilot boats have been delivered to 12 pilot associations throughout the U.S.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1h-41m ago

Malaysia: Boustead Heavy Industries Nets $19M Submarine Facilities Upkeep Deal

Malaysia’s Boustead Heavy Industries has won a deal for submarine facilities upkeep for the Royal Malaysian Navy.The company said Thursday that it had on April 21, accepted the Letter of Acceptance dated April 7, 2021, from the Ministry of Defence Malaysia representing the Government of Malaysia....

Marine Link Published 3y-2h-51m ago

Near-term Trading Environment Positive, DP World Says

Global port operator DP World on Thursday said the near term trading environment was positive as it reported a 10.2% increase in first quarter shipping containers volumes.The Dubai state owned company handled 18.9 million shipping containers in the January March period…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3h-17m ago

Safety Body: Equinor's Melkøya LNG Plant Broke Rules Ahead of 2020 Fire

Equinor must fix a series of rule breaches exposed by a fire at its Melkoeya liquefied natural gas LNG plant in Norway last year for the plant to reopen, the country amp 39 s safety watchdog said on Thursday.The September 2020 blaze shut down production at the plant…....

Marine Link Published 3y-4h-6m ago

Barge Master Develops Motion Compensated Feeder for Next-Gen Wind Turbines

Dutch company Barge Master has developed a motion compensated feeder solution for the next generation of offshore wind turbines, called BM Feeder.The company said that its motion compensated platform with its adjustable payload capacity is capable of amp 34 feedering amp 34 all turbine component....

Marine Link Published 3y-5h-32m ago

Noise Pollution: ONEX Peace earns DNV SILENT-E notation, a first for a Merchant Ship

ONEX Peace, an Aframax tanker built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and delivered to its owner ONEX, has become the world’s first merchant ship to receive DNV’s SILENT E notation. The SILENT E notation ensures ships do not exceed average to moderate Underwater Radiation Noise URN levels.....

Marine Link Published 3y-7h-29m ago

Indonesia: Sailors on Missing Submarine Have Enough Oxygen Until Saturday

The sailors aboard a missing Indonesian submarine have enough oxygen to last until Saturday, aboard a vessel that had been in good condition, the country amp 39 s defense chiefs said on Thursday, as the search for the submarine continued.There were no signs of the KRI Nanggala 402…....

Marine Link Published 3y-7h-35m ago

Wärtsilä CEO: Order intake 'Stable', but COVID Impact still a 'Burden'

In announcing its 2021 Q1 interim financials, Wärtsilä  said that while order intake is stable, COVID 19 continues to burden net sales and profitability. Looking ahead, while it sees near term demand as amp 34 somewhat better amp 34 , it noted that visibility…....

Marine Link Published 3y-7h-49m ago

Tug and Barge Strike Dock in Puerto Rico

A U.S. flagged tug and deck barge reportedly struck a pier and grounded while conducting docking maneuvers at the Ensenada Honda auxiliary cargo dock in Culebra Island, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday.The tugboat Don Jaime and barge Marilin H have been refloated…....

Marine Link Published 3y-15h-51m ago

New Soo Lock Construction Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE said the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction resumes on phase one and is initiated on phase two this week.Trade West Construction, Inc., and joint venture Kokosing Alberici began…....

Marine Link Published 3y-16h-21m ago

Philippines Boosting Maritime Presence to Protect Territory, Resources

The Philippines is beefing up its presence in the South China Sea and deploying more ships and an aircraft to protect its maritime territory and resources, a government task force said on Wednesday.The Philippines has ramped up its rhetoric…....

Marine Link Published 3y-20h-3m ago

Norsepower Inks Rotor Sails Installation Deal with Keppel's OTD

Auxiliary wind propulsion systems provider Norsepower said it has signed a framework agreement with Keppel Offshore amp Marine’s technology arm Offshore Technology Development OTD for rotor sail installations.Under the agreement, OTD can assist to provide the initial survey…....

Marine Link Published 3y-20h-26m ago

Singapore Launches $90 Million Shipping Decarbonization Fund

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore MPA announced two initiatives on Wednesday to reduce the shipping industry amp 39 s greenhouse gas emissions, including a S$120 million $90 million fund for a decarbonization center. amp 34 Maritime decarbonization…....

Marine Link Published 3y-21h-46m ago

Genco Buys Secondhand Ultramax Bulk Carrier

Dry bulk shipping company Genco Shipping amp Trading Limited said on Wednesday it has reached a deal to acquire a 2016 built 64,000 dwt Ultramax bulk carrier constructed at Zhejiang Yangfan shipyard in China. The vessel, to be renamed Genco Enterprise…....

Marine Link Published 3y-22h-11m ago

SCHOTTEL Introduces Embedded L-Drive

German propulsion specialist SCHOTTEL said it aims to meet increasing demand for electronic drive concepts with its newly launched LE Drive amp 34 Embedded L Drive amp 34 .As the propulsion systems are compatible with electric motors of all types and manufacturers…....

Marine Link Published 3y-23h-48m ago

On a French Lake, Mariners Learn How Not to Get Stuck in the Suez Canal

Francois Mayor nudged back on the power and made a subtle adjustment on the wheel as he coaxed his cargo vessel through a narrow point in the Suez Canal—not the Egyptian one, but a replica in the middle of a French forest.This stretch of water…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-55m ago

Harren Bulkers Grows its Managed Fleet to Three

Just several months after the launch of Harren Bulkers, three 93,000 tdw Post Panamax bulkers have been secured for the company amp 39 s fleet on a long term basis.The newly formed Bremen based shipping company on Wednesday announced the acquisition of the 2011 built Post Panamax bulker Topas.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-1h-35m ago

Indonesian Navy's Submarine Goes Missing with 53 Aboard. Oil Spill Spotted Near Dive Spot

Indonesian rescuers searching for a submarine that went missing with 53 people on board found an oil spill on Wednesday near where the vessel dived, authorities said.The 44 year old submarine, KRI Nanggala 402, was conducting a torpedo drill…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-1h-48m ago

TECH FILE: JonRie Debuts New Double Drum Bow Winch

JonRie Marine Winches debuted its new Series 525 Double Drum Bow Winch designed for a 6,770 HP ASD. This winch was designed for Escort operations and Long Line Towing over the stern making it suited for escorting, terminal support, towing and…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-3h-2m ago

We Need to Break the Link Between Speed and Dry Bulk Emissions -Nachipa CEO

There amp 39 s a natural predictability to much of the dry bulk sector. Coal demand peaks in summer and winter when seasonal cooling or heating is required, and iron ore typically peaks in the latter half of the year as China imports huge quantities…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-3h-29m ago

Capesize Surge Lifts Baltic Dry Index Above 10-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange amp 39 s main sea freight index surged to its highest in over a decade on Wednesday, powered by a jump in the larger capesize vessel segment on increasing iron ore shipments from Brazil.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-3h-54m ago

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

Rhode Island based owner and operator of crew transfer vessels CTV Atlantic Wind Transfers AWT has engaged classification society DNV for the company’s integrated Management System Certification as it seeks to scale up in the U.S. offshore wind industry.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-4h-2m ago

Kishorn Port Eyes Offshore Wind Opportunities as Expansion Plans Approved

Kishorn Port amp 39 s proposal to extend the port’s dry dock has received approval from The Highland Council. amp 34 This is a further and significant step in the regeneration of the port and dry dock, amp 34 Kishorn Port, located on the North West coast of Scotland…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-5h-13m ago

Tech File: Rolls-Royce Delivers 16-cylinder Version of mtu Series 8000 Engines

Rolls Royce has delivered the first 16 cylinder engines of the mtu Series 8000, two 16V 8000 M71L engines built for the Taiwanese shipyard CSBC Corporation to power new patrol vessels for the Taiwanese Coast Guard. The two engines deliver 7…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-7h-13m ago

SeaspanLNG Secures AIP for LNG Bunker Vessel

SeaspanLNG said it has secured an approval in principle AIP with Bureau Veritas for the design of a 7,600 cubic meter capacity liquefied natural gas LNG bunker vessel.The LNG bunker vessel has been designed for ship to ship LNG transfer…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-20h-14m ago

US to Join Global Effort to Decarbonize Shipping Industry

The United States will join an effort by the International Maritime Organization IMO to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 in the global shipping industry, climate envoy John Kerry announced on Tuesday ahead of a climate leaders summit President Joe Biden will host this week. amp 34 I want to ann....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-20h-21m ago

Video: RoPax Ferry Explodes in China

A ro pax ferry exploded and caught fire while berthed at Weihai Port in Shandong, China.There were no passengers on board at the time of the blast, and no injuries have been reported.According to Chinese media, the 186 meter ferry Zhong Hua Fu Qiang had departed Weihai for Dalian on Monday night…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1d-20h-34m ago

Brix Marine Delivers Hat Island Ferry

Aluminum boatbuilder Brix Marine said it has delivered the 45’ by 18’4” passenger ferry Hat Island Ferry, which recently entered service for the community of Hat Island, Wash.A small, private island community in Snohomish County, Wash., Hat Island is nestled in Possession Sound between Everett....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-1h-4m ago

Glosten to Design, Freire Shipyard to Build MBARI's New Research Vessel

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute MBARI is embarking on a new chapter in its ocean research with the construction of a state of the art ship, a vessel named in honor of MBARI’s founder, David Packard. The R/V David Packard will…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-1h-7m ago

US FMC Eases Service Contract Filing Requirements

Shippers and carriers will soon have more flexibility in meeting service contract filing requirements as the result of a rule change approved by the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission FMC going into effect on June 2, 2021.The final rule amends…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-3h-3m ago

Samson Offering Ropes Made with Bio-sourced Fiber

Ropes manufacturer Samson says it is now offering several of its products with the option of sustainable, bio sourced fiber, enabling customers to reduce their carbon footprint.Made from climate neutral feedstock through sustainable forestry…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-3h-18m ago

James Fisher Names CFO

Marine and offshore services provider James Fisher and Sons on Tuesday announced the appointment of Duncan Kennedy as Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Director with effect from May 4, 2021, when he will join the Board.Group Finance…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-3h-42m ago

SSY Futures Completes First Handysize 38 FFA Trades

Newly launched SSY Futures Ltd announced it has completed its first Handysize 38,000 dwt FFA trades on both the Singapore Exchange SGX and European Energy Exchange EEX for the April and May contracts.Mark Douglas who is leading the new contract from SSY Futures FFA team…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-3h-58m ago

UK: Port of London's Rodrigues Named Chair of Maritime and Coastguard Agency

The UK Secretary of State for Transport has appointed Christopher Rodrigues CBE as the new Non Executive Chair of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency MCA , the government agency responsible for preventing the loss of life on the coast and at sea…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-4h-6m ago

Vane Brothers Adds New Tug Cape Henry

Vane Brothers said it has taken delivery of its new 3,000 horsepower model bow tug Cape Henry from Chesapeake Shipbuilding.Cape Henry is a true sister tug of the Cape Fear, which was delivered to Van Brothers in October 2020. Both model bow…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-4h-28m ago

The Philippines: Cargo Ship Runs Aground. Crew Missing

A cargo ship carrying 20 crew members, nickel ore, and around 2,000 liters of diesel has run aground off the southern Philippine province of Surigao del Norte, the coastguard said on Tuesday.The cause was not immediately known, but the weather was rough in the area due to Typhoon Surigae…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-4h-44m ago

TMC Compressors Names New CEO

TMC Compressors TMC , an Oslo based company supplying offshore and marine compressors, has appointed Christian Ness as the company’s new CEO.Christian Ness succeeds Per Kjellin as part of a planned generational change. Kjellin will continue…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-5h-11m ago

Ingalls Wins Advance Procurement Contract for LHA 9

America amp 39 s largest military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries HII announced on Monday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a fourth contract modification from the U.S. Navy for $107 million to provide long lead time material…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-14h-48m ago

ExxonMobil Floats $100 Billion Carbon Storage Project

ExxonMobil on Monday floated a proposal for a public private carbon storage project that would collect planet warming carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. petrochemical plants and bury them in reservoirs under the Gulf of Mexico.The plan would…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-15h ago

Panama to Award Shipyard Operation Contract by Early 2022

Panama expects to award an $18 million contract between late 2021 and early 2022 for the upgrade and operation of a large shipyard near the Canal, which has been only partially working since last year, authorities told Reuters.After taking back state owned Balboa amp 39 s Shipyard from private oper....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-18h-3m ago

Wärtsilä to Supply Navigation Systems for 10 Arctic LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä Voyage has signed a contract to deliver radio and integrated navigation systems for 10 icebreaking liquefied natural gas LNG carriers to be constructed for the Arctic LNG 2 project.The order was placed in January 2021 and is now in process of execution…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-20h-18m ago

Ecochlor Launches EcoOne Filterless BWMS

U.S. based Ecochlor has launched its new EcoOne filterless ballast water management system BWMS .“By eliminating the filter, we have taken simplicity and reliability in ballasting operations to the maximum level. Whilst, at the same time, we…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-20h-36m ago

PA6B Engine Shipped to FMM for Install on Royal Saudi Navy Ship

Fairbanks Morse shipped a PA6B STC engine to Fincantieri Marinette Marine FMM shipyard on April 16, 2021, an engine will be installed on the first ship of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Multi Mission Surface Combatant MMSC project. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor for the MMSC project…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-22h-38m ago

US Coast Guard Ends Search for Missing Seacor Power Crew Members

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday it will call off its search at sunset for the remaining eight crew members missing from the lift boat Seacor Power, which capsized in the Gulf of Mexico last week.The Coast Guard said its vessel and air crews…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-23h-6m ago

ABS, Rainmaking Support Singapore’s Decarbonization Entrepreneurs

ABS and Rainmaking are teaming up to support entrepreneurs with maritime decarbonization technologies in the world amp 39 s top shipping hub.ABS’ marine and offshore industry experience combined with Rainmaking’s register of decarbonization focused…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2d-23h-49m ago

Maritime Power: Methanol Fuel Cell System Takes Shape at Alfa Laval

A fuel cell system based on high temperature proton exchange membrane HTPEM technology from Blue World Technologies is being constructed for testing at the Alfa Laval Test amp Training Center in Aalborg, Denmark. The test installation, which will use methanol as fuel…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d ago

Crowley Designs US' First Fully Electric Autonomous Tug

Crowley Engineering Services announced Monday it has designed the first fully electric U.S. tugboat with autonomous technology, engineered as a zero emissions, high performance solution for ship assist and harbor services.The Crowley design…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-16m ago

Bureau Veritas Uses AI to Detect Corrosion During Bulker Inspection

Bureau Veritas BV said it deployed its artificial intelligence AI solution in real survey conditions for corrosion detection during a hull inspection of a water ballast tank on a bulk carrier by an aerial drone. The test was conducted in partnership with the RIT operator…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-53m ago

Equinor: Several Factors Behind Faulty Welds on Johan Castberg FPSO Hull

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor last year said that the delivery of an FPSO, being built for the Johan Castberg field development in the Barents Sea, would be delayed after the company discovered issues with the weld quality of the hull…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-1h-2m ago

Fagan Nominated as USCG Vice Commandant

Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan has been nominated by the White House to be the next Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. She would become the first Coast Guard female four star admiral and the third woman to serve as Vice Commandant.Pending confirmation…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-1h-4m ago

Shipbuilding: FSG Expands Management Team

Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft FSG is expanding its management team further: in April, Carsten Treuer starts as Head of Operations and Bernd Liedtke as Head of Sales.“I am very much looking forward to working with these two shipbuilding specialists…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-1h-44m ago

VIDEO: After Modest 2020, the Years 2021 and 2022 Could Be 'Pretty Good' for FPS Orders

There amp 39 s one thing that amp 39 s certain about the price of oil, it goes up and it goes down, but nobody knows when that will happen, Jim McCaul, an expert in the offshore floating production sector for 30 years, recently said in an interview for Offshore Engineer TV…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-1h-48m ago

GTT Wins Tank Design Order for LNG Carrier Trio

French engineering firm GTT said it received an order from South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries HHI for the tank design of three new liquefied natural gas LNG carriers that will be built for an Asian shipowner.As part of this order…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-1h-52m ago

Baltic Dry Index Rises to 1.5-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange amp 39 s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose to 1 1/2 year peak on Monday as demand improved across vessel segments.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels, added 47 points, or 2%, t....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-1h-57m ago

Two More Deceased Crew Members Recovered from Seacor Power

Divers recovered two unresponsive crewmembers from the overturned lift boat Seacor Power on Friday, bringing the death count to four with nine still missing after the vessel capsized in extreme weather conditions in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.U.S.....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-15h-27m ago

Russia Beefs Up Warship Presence in the Black Sea

Two Russian warships transited the Bosphorus en route to the Black Sea on Saturday and 15 smaller vessels completed a transfer to the sea as Moscow beefs up its naval presence at a time of tense relations with the West and Ukraine.The reinforcement…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3d-16h-5m ago

Shipbuilding: HII Celebrates 154 Apprentice School Grads

Huntington Ingalls Industries NYSE:HII hosted commencement exercises on Saturday, April 17, 2021, for 154 graduates of the company’s Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding. Due to the COVID 19 environment, and in an effort to keep all employees…....

Marine Link Published 3y-4d-7h-47m ago

First of UECC's Three LNG Battery Hybrid PCTCs Launched

The first of three liquefied natural gas LNG battery hybrid pure car and truck carriers PCTC commissioned by Norwegian shipping company United European Car Carriers UECC was launched this week at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai. The…....

Marine Link Published 3y-5d-20h-47m ago

Algoma Fined for US Dumping Violations

Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation was fined $500,000 in the U.S. after pleading guilty to dumping wastewater into Lake Ontario.One of the Great Lakes operator amp 39 s dry bulk carriers, the Algoma Strongfield, was built in China and delivered to Canada on May 30…....

Marine Link Published 3y-5d-21h-7m ago

Second Casualty Recovered from Capsized Lift Boat, 11 Still Missing

A second unresponsive person has been recovered from the water near a lift boat that capsized in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday.A Coast Guard helicopter crew spotted the person in the water at 7:10 p.m. on Thursday while…....

Marine Link Published 3y-5d-22h-25m ago

US Interior Dept Revokes Trump Energy Policies, Focuses on Climate

The U.S. Interior Department on Friday sought to erase the Trump administration amp 39 s pro fossil fuels legacy from the nation amp 39 s public lands by revoking a suite of policies that boosted drilling and mining and ordering that climate change be put…....

Marine Link Published 3y-5d-23h-46m ago

Hidrovias do Brasil Orders Electric Pushboats

South American logistics operator Hidrovias do Brasil S.A. has ordered a fleet of diesel/battery electric pushboats from Belov Engenharia Shipyard, in Salvador, Brazil. Construction has commenced, and the first vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2022.Designed by Robert Allan Ltd.....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-9m ago

Suez Canal to Allow Two Ever Given Crew Members to Go Home

Two crew members aboard the cargo vessel that blocked global shipping in the Suez Canal last month will be allowed to return to India owing to urgent personal circumstances, the Suez Canal Authority SCA said on Thursday.The Ever Given has been anchored in a lake between two sections of the canal s....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-1h-35m ago

Cruise Execs, Health Experts Meet to Discuss Restart Plans

Cruise industry executives met with health experts and White House staff earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC said on Friday, following criticism of its guidelines on restarting voyages.The discussion, which…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-1h-39m ago

IACS Announces LR's Nick Brown as Incoming Council Chair

The International Association of Classification Societies has named Lloyd’s Register CEO Nick Brown as its Incoming Council Chair.Brown will take up the role on July 1 this year, marking the first time that the IACS Chair has been chosen by the Association’s Members and not by rotation…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-3h-25m ago

IMIA Acquires Main Industries

International Marine and Industrial Applicators, LLC IMIA , a portfolio company of an investment affiliate of J.F. Lehman amp Company JFLCO , announced it has acquired Main Industries, Inc.Headquartered in Hampton, Va., Main Industries provides preservation…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-4h-1m ago

Cummins Introduces New EPA Tier 4 Engine

Cummins Inc. launched the QSK60 EPA Tier 4 / IMO III at Cummins Marine’s virtual showcase on Wednesday, April 14. The new EPA Tier 4 compliant selective catalytic reduction SCR aftertreatment system is being paired with the QSK60 engine to…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-4h-45m ago

Clean Crude? Oil Companies use Offsets to Claim Green Barrels

In January, Occidental Petroleum announced it had accomplished something no oil company had done before: It sold a shipload of crude that it said was 100% carbon neutral.While the two million barrel cargo to India was destined to produce more…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-5h-49m ago

Bubble Tech Helps Methane Carrier Save 6.6% net on Fuel, Emissions

Retrofit of air lubrication technology achieves verified performance of 6.6% net savings during initial testing.Silverstream Technologies amp 39 air lubrication system, the Silverstream System, has reportedly delivered 6.6% fuel and emissions savings during testing on the Shell chartered 170…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-7h-9m ago

BW LPG Sells Very Large Gas Carrier for 'Attractive' Price

Singapore based gas carrier operator BW LPG has sold Very Large Gas Carrier VLGC BW Empress.BW Empress was built in 2005 and has a carrying capacity of 77,330 CBM. amp 34 The sale has generated approximately US$ 40 million in liquidity and an expected net book gain of approximately US$ 10 millio....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-8h-51m ago

Search Continues for 12 Missing from Capsized Lift Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it is still searching for 12 people missing from a lift boat that capsized in extreme weather conditions Tuesday in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Coast Guard vessel and air crews have worked with other local agencies…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-20h-33m ago

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Up Slightly in March

Iron ore shipments on the Great Lakes totaled 1.3 million tons in March, a near match to 2020. However, loadings trailed the month’s five year average by 13.5%, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association LCA .LCA, which represents the U.S. flag Great Lakes fleet…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-22h-28m ago

GTT Upgrades its NO96 Technology to Reduce Boil Off Rate

French engineering firm GTT said it has developed the NO96 Super+, an evolution of the NO96 Cargo Containment System CCS , to help reduce the evaporation of liquefied natural gas LNG cargoes during operations, Having recently received an…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-22h-48m ago

Baltic Dry Index Scales Over 1-year Peak

The Baltic Exchange amp 39 s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, rose to its highest level since September 2019 on Thursday as demand strengthened across vessel segments.The Baltic dry index, which tracks rates for capesize…....

Marine Link Published 3y-6d-23h-49m ago

Crowley Tug Running on Cleaner-burning Biofuel

A Crowley ship assist and escort tug serving the Bay of San Francisco is now running on cleaner burning biofuel, in line with Crowley Shipping amp 39 s commitment to sustainable operations that decrease the carbon footprint and greenhouse gas impacts of maritime operations.The Veteran…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2h-37m ago

SAFE Boats Delivers First Stormer Workboat to Long Island Customer

The Town of Hempstead Harbormaster on Long Island recently took delivery of the first Stormer Marine workboat built under a license agreement by SAFE Boats International. The 6.8 meter Porter 68S, delivered in late January, was recently put…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2h-51m ago

US Coast Guard Studying Columbia River Entrance

The U.S. Coast Guard is studying and seeking public comment on the Columbia River entrance in the Pacific Northwest as it seeks to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation system, as well as to get a better understanding of the…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-4h-11m ago

Ship Recycling: Ship Scrap Prices Soar to Nearly $500/ton During the Pandemic

Dr. Anil Sharma is a wealth of knowledge on ship scrapping, having started GMS 25 years ago, getting into the business of buying and disposing of old U.S. MarAd and Russian navy ships as a sideline while teaching as a college professor in Maryland.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-4h-15m ago

Maersk Tankers Sells Six LR2 Product Tankers

Maersk Tankers announced it has sold six Long Range 2 LR2 product tankers in an en bloc transaction.All six of the vessels were or will be built at Dalian shipyard in China, including one in 2020 and the remaining five in 2021, Maersk Tankers…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-4h-39m ago

Vattenfall Selects Hvide Sande as Service Port for Danish Offshore Wind Farms

Swedish power firm Vattenfall has chosen Hvide Sande Harbour in Denmark as its service port for Vesterhav Syd and Nord wind farms in the Danish part of the North Sea. The move will create around 50 new jobs.Danish Energy Agency has approved…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-5h-20m ago

U.S. Crude Oil Exports: When 'Less is More'

Longer sailing distances cushion fall in US crude oil exportsTon mile demand generated by US crude oil exports has fallen by 9.7% in the first two months of 2021 compared with the start of 2020. The fall could however have been much worse In volume terms…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-5h-45m ago

Jumbo-SAL-Alliance: 'New Powerhouse in Maritime Heavy Lift Sector'

Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor Jumbo and German based breakbulk and project cargo shipping company SAL on Thursday announced the launch of their joint venture Jumbo SAL Alliance, dubbed amp 34 a new powerhouse in the…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-7h-30m ago

U.S. Ready to Facilitate Maritime Border Dispute Talks Between Israel and Lebanon

The United States stands ready to facilitate maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel that will have benefits for the crisis hit Lebanese economy, a U.S. envoy said on Thursday.On a visit to Beirut, Under Secretary of State David Hale…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-7h-53m ago

Flex LNG and Cheniere Enter into Time Charter Party Agreements

Liquefied natural gas LNG shipping company Flex LNG announced Wednesday it has entered into time charterparty agreements with Cheniere for four LNG carriers with the option for a fifth.Under the agreements, Flex LNG will employ newbuild Flex…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-14h-57m ago

White House Names Beaudreau as Deputy Interior Secretary

The White House on Wednesday nominated attorney Tommy Beaudreau, who oversaw energy development programs at the Interior department during the Obama administration, as the agency’s second in command.Beaudreau will return as deputy to Secretary…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-15h-25m ago

Sea Machines' Wireless Helm System in Use on Two ATBS

Boston based Sea Machines Robotics revealed on Wednesday that its SM200 wireless helm system has been installed and is being used aboard two sister U.S. flag articulated tug barge ATB tugboats.Sea Machines said its dealer Rio Controls amp Hydraulics…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-20h-18m ago

One Dead, a Dozen Missing, Six Rescued After Lift Boat Capsizes off Louisiana

One person has died, a dozen are missing and six others have been rescued after a commercial lift boat used to service oil rigs capsized in hurricane force winds south of Louisiana’s Port Fourchon, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.Rescuers in Coast Guard cutters…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-21h ago

Panama Canal Delays Fee Increases

The Panama Canal Authority ACP announced Tuesday that it will postpone increasing canal transit fees following calls from the shipping industry to reconsider the rate hikes amid a spate of global supply chain disruptions.The higher rates for…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-3m ago

US Navy, Coast Guard Extend Maritime R&D Partnership

The Naval Postgraduate School NPS in Monterey, Calif. and the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center RDC in New London, Conn. agreed to a memorandum of understanding MOU on April 14 extending for five more years their previous…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-39m ago

Evergreen Studying Scope of Egypt Court Order over Suez Ship

Evergreen Line said on Wednesday that it is investigating the scope of an Egyptian court order to detain the Ever Given container ship which got stuck in the Suez Canal last month.The Suez Canal Authority SCA has made a $916 million compensation claim against the ship’s Japanese owner Shoei Kise....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-58m ago

Coverage for Suez Canal Supply and Trade Disruptions

The six day blockage of the Suez Canal by the Ever Given has resulted in numerous trade and supply chain disruptions for businesses that depend on timely shipments. At least 400 cargo ships were stuck and many forced to reroute. Businesses may…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-2h-2m ago

Svitzer Americas Opens Regional HQ in Panama

Maersk amp 39 s towage arm Svitzer announced it has opened a new Americas regional headquarters in Panama City.Svitzer said it decided early last year to relocate its Americas headquarters from Miami, U.S. to Panama and move into the Panama Design Center…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-2h-32m ago

New Zealand to End Seaborne Livestock Exports

New Zealand said on Wednesday it will stop the export of livestock by sea following a transition period of up to two years, citing animal welfare concerns for a decision that will affect major trading partners including Australia and China.The ban was welcomed by animal welfare groups…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-2h-58m ago

Arrested Suez Ship Fit for Onward Passage, Manager Says

The cargo vessel that blocked global shipping in the Suez Canal and is caught in a legal dispute in Egypt is fit to sail once approval is given, its technical manager said on Wednesday.The Ever Given was declared suitable for onward passage from the Great Bitter Lake to Port Said…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-3h-17m ago

TT Line Circles Back to Rauma Shipyard for RoPax Pair

Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions RMC said on Wednesday that it has secured an order from Australian shipping company TT Line Company to build two car and passenger ferries at the Rauma shipyard.The newbuild order comes after TT Line…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-4h-5m ago

Cummins Launches Remote Monitoring Solution PrevenTech Marine

Power solutions provider Cummins on Tuesday announced a remote monitoring solution for marine vessels called PrevenTech Marine.PrevenTech monitors Cummins powered assets remotely, using connectivity, big data, advanced analytics, and IoT to…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-6h-51m ago

UDP Inks Deal to Upgrade the Engines of Its Pushboat Fleet

Ukrainian shipping company PJSC Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company UDP signed a letter of intent LOI with Belgian engine manufacturer Anglo Belgian Corporation NV ABC to modernize its pushboat fleet.The LOI signed under the auspices of…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-1d-23h-8m ago

Israeli-owned Ship Attacked in Gulf of Oman -Reports

A commercial vessel owned by an Israeli firm was attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in Gulf waters, pro Iran media and an Israeli television channel said on Tuesday.Israel’s top rated Channel 12 TV quoted unnamed Israeli officials…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-57m ago

Maritime Digitalizaton: The Electronic Lookout

Evidence mounts that vessel safety will benefit with technology enhancing the bridge lookout.Maritime safety regulations have – and for valid reasons – traditionally been strict and have often developed in ways that could hold up innovation.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-1h-18m ago

GTT Wins Tank Design Order for ShenZhen LNG Carrier

French engineering firm GTT said it has received an order from Chinese shipyard Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group Co. Ltd. for the tank design of a new liquefied natural gas LNG carrier.The vessel is expected to be delivered to Chinese shipowner ShenZhen Gas Corporation Ltd.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-1h-39m ago

Taiwan Bolsters Navy with New Amphibious Warfare Ship

Taiwan unveiled a new amphibious warfare ship on Tuesday that can be used to land troops and will bolster supply lines to vulnerable islands offshore China and in the South China Sea.The 10,600 tonne Yu Shan, named after Taiwan’s tallest mountain…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-1h-51m ago

Port of Oakland Reports Record Cargo Surge

The Port of Oakland reported all time high container volume for import and export cargo in the month of March amid an ongoing trade boom exploding through U.S. ports.The port said Oakland received the equivalent of 97,538 20 foot import containers in March.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-2h-3m ago

Hull of Seabourn Venture Arrives in Genoa for Final Outfitting

The hull of ultra luxury expedition ship Seabourn Venture has been transferred from Trieste to Genoa, where the newbuild will undergo final outfitting ahead of its scheduled launch in December. The hull, with its superstructures built up to deck 9, was built at T.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-3h-9m ago

Ever Given Held in Egypt as Compensation Talks Continue

A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week in March has not been given clearance to leave the waterway as discussions continue over a compensation claim made to the vessel’s owner Shoei Kisen, an official from the Japanese company…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-4h-34m ago

Schottel Hybrid Drive for 'World’s First' LNG Hybrid Tug

Singapore based Sembcorp Marine chose Schottel’s azimuthal hybrid drive system SYDRIVE E to power the world’s first liquefied natural gas LNG hybrid tug. With this first in a series of 12 vessels, Sembcorp Marine will build the world’s first…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-4h-59m ago

Sovcomflot Ready to Buy Back up to $400 Mln of Eurobond-2023

Russia amp 39 s biggest shipping company Sovcomflot says, according to Interfax news agency:The company is ready to buy back up to $400 million of Eurobond 2023, to finance it via new issue The offer price is $1,072.25 per paper of a nominal price of $1,000 Sovcomflot plans to issue 7 year Eurobond....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-20h-16m ago

Montreal Dockworkers Stage Partial Strike

Canada amp 39 s manufacturers on Monday asked the federal government to curb a brewing labor dispute after dockworkers at the country amp 39 s second largest port said they will work less this week.Unionized dockworkers, who are in talks for a new contract since 2018…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-20h-36m ago

A Favorable Fetch for US Offshore Wind

Offshore wind caught a favorable gust with the 2020 election of Joe Biden, and the following breeze from the early 2021 reconfiguration of the U.S. Senate toward Democrats. Though widely touted as a growth engine for maritime businesses as well as shoreside trades …....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-20h-43m ago

NOAA Adjusts Hurricane Season Outlook Averages

NOAA is updating its baseline numbers used for gauging hurricane season activity using more recent storm data.Once every decade, the agency revises its set of statistics used to determine when hurricane seasons are above , near or below average relative to the climate record.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-21h-6m ago

Ship Strikes Kill Gray Whales in San Francisco Bay Area

Four dead gray whales washed ashore on San Francisco Bay area beaches in nine days, with experts announcing that two of the giant aquatic mammals died from ship strikes and an investigation is ongoing Saturday on the other two.Biologists with…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-21h-24m ago

Boater Missing After Striking a Dredge on the Savannah River

A multi agency search was called off on Monday after responders failed to locate a man that went missing in the Savannah River after his vessel collided with a dredge on Saturday.A good Samaritan contacted U.S. Coast Guard watchstanders on VHF Ch.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-23h-30m ago

Bordelon Marine Announces Leadership Promotions

Lockport, La. based offshore support and subsea services provider Bordelon Marine said it has promoted Mike Belanger to chief operating officer and Chris Martin to general manager.Having served as Bordelon amp 39 s general manager for 15 years, Belanger…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-2d-23h-57m ago

Golar LNG CEO Ross Resigns

Golar LNG said on Monday its chief executive officer Iain Ross has tendered his resignation, and the company will immediately start the process to recruit his successor.The liquefied natural gas LNG shipping company said the contractual termination period is six months…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-17m ago

Meyer Werft Opens Automated Shipyard Logistics Center

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft said it has commenced operations in its new automated shipyard logistics center, enabling the flow of goods to be managed completely automatically and bundled into one place.The investment in the new center with its fully automated high bay warehouse for 25…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-39m ago

SAAM Towage Commences Operations in Peru

SAAM Towage has launched operations in Peru as the Valparaíso, Chile based tugboat operator continues its growth plans in the Americas. “We are taking the first steps at the Port of Callao, which lets us provide better coverage on the southern Pacific coast…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-59m ago

Ever Given Fiasco Illustrates Importance of the Shipping Container

Take a look around you.Perhaps you’re snacking on a banana, sipping some coffee or sitting in front of your computer and taking a break from work to read this article. Most likely, those goods—as well as your smartphone, refrigerator and virtually…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-2h-13m ago

Elliott Bay Design Group Names Ekse President

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Elliott Bay Design Group EBDG said its board of directors has appointed Robert Ekse as president of the firm. Ekse will assume the position from current president and chief engineer, Brian King, who is retiring after 33 years of service.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-2h-36m ago

Maersk Containership Diverts Due to Onboard COVID-19 Outbreak

The containership Maersk Athabasca has diverted to Vizhinjam, India due to a suspected COVID 19 outbreak on board while en route from Tanjung Pelapas, Malaysia to Colombo, Sri Lanka.Mediterranean Shipping Company MSC said Monday it was informed of the diversion by its partner Maersk.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-3h-17m ago

Meyer Werft Lays Keel for New Disney Cruise Ship

German shipbuilder Meyer Werft held a keel laying ceremony for Disney Wish, the first of three new Triton class ships for Disney Cruise Line.At approximately 144,000 gross tons and 1,250 guest staterooms, the cruise ship will be slightly larger than the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-4h-21m ago

Gondan Delivers Trawler to Engenes Fiskeriselskap

Spanish shipbuilder GONDAN has delivered the freezing stern trawler Magne Arvesen to be operated by the Norwegian company Engenes Fiskeriselskap A/S in Northern Atlantic and Artic waters.This new vessel, designed by Kongsberg Maritime – in charge…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-3d-4h-47m ago

Tech File: Naval Postgraduate School adds Xerox ElemX 3D Printer

The Navy is a step closer to achieving the vision of being able to fabricate parts on demand. Xerox and the Naval Postgraduate School NPS have announced a strategic research collaboration to advance 3D printing and additive manufacturing.As…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-4d-6h-19m ago

Ship Repair Tech: Ship Repair Goes Digital

Earlier this year Newport Shipping unveiled what it is calls a “first of kind, innovative online portal” that was designed to ease the complexities of ship repair and retrofit works by leveraging the power of digitalization.As presented the…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-4d-6h-24m ago

Future Prospects of Shipping COVID-19 Vaccines by Sea

The lucrative prospect of transporting COVID 19 vaccines by sea has intensified the spotlight on the maritime industry’s cold supply chain and its ability to carry high value pharmaceuticals.At present, speed to market is critical to stemming the spread of the pandemic…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-5d-5h-20m ago

Port of Gulfport Names Nass CEO

The Mississippi State Port Authority MSPA Board of Commissioners has named Jon Nass the new CEO and executive director of the Port of Gulfport, following a national search led by Tim McNamara, head of Odgers Berndtson’s Transportation and Infrastructure Practice in Washington, D.C.....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-5d-20h-25m ago

Corpus Christi Maintenance Weighs on US LNG Exports

The amount of natural gas flowing to U.S. liquefied natural gas LNG export plants fell to a one month low on Thursday due to planned work at Cheniere Energy Inc amp 39 s Corpus Christi in Texas, according to analysts and Refinitiv.Traders noted LNG…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-5d-20h-41m ago

Sanmar Delivers Two Line-handling Pusher Crafts to Scottish Operator

Turkey based Sanmar Shipyards delivered two line handling pusher crafts to Scotland based Targe Towing for operations at the Hound Point oil export terminal on the Firth of Forth.Targe has provided services for Ineos at Hound Point, Scotland’s largest oil export terminal…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-5d-20h-54m ago

US to Send Two Warships to the Black Sea

The United States will send two warships to the Black Sea next week, Turkey said on Friday as Russia, which has beefed up its military forces near Ukraine, accused non coastal NATO powers of increasing naval activity in the region.Washington…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-5d-22h-23m ago

Callan Marine Promotes Morris to Lead Brown Water Division

Galveston, Texas based dredging contractor Callan Marinesaid it has promoted Micah Morris to operations manager of its brown water division.Morris most recently served as project manager on the brown water projects. He takes over leadership…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-3h-26m ago

Hagland Orders Bulker Pair at Royal Bodewes

Norwegian shipowner Hagland Shipping said it has ordered two 5,000 DWT self discharging bulk carriers from Dutch shipyard Royal Bodewes for scheduled delivery in the first half of 2023. Hagland, which has options for two additional vessels,…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-3h-43m ago

China is Paying a High Price for Its Ban on Australian Coal

China is paying a high price for its unofficial ban on coal imports from Australia, with the cost of domestic and alternative foreign supplies rising for both thermal and coking grades of the fuel.China, the world’s biggest importer, producer and consumer of coal…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-4h-36m ago

Kelvin Hughes SharpEye Radar for pair of Polish Navy Minehunters

Hensoldt UK announcde the supply of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 X Band SharpEye navigation radars to two Polish Navy Kormoran II class minehunters. ORP Albatros and ORP Mewa were built by Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. shipyard in Gda sk, Poland.Installed…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-5h-25m ago

Hjelland Tapped to Take the Helm at Servogear

Servogear announced it has seen record sales during the first quarter of 2021, and has established an order back log of $14 million for delivery in 2021, compared to total sales of $9.1 million for the whole of 2020, driven by orders for zero…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-5h-32m ago

Stena Livia Joins the Baltic Sea Fleet

The 186 meter Visentini RoPax vessel Stena Livia will initially join sister vessel Stena Flavia on the Nynäshamn Ventspils route from mid April, Stena Line announced. Later this year the pair will replace the existing tonnage on the ferry route between Travemünde and Liepaja…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-6h-44m ago

Panama Canal Authority Taps Kongsberg for New Navigation Simulators

The Panama Canal Authority ACP , which manages the 82 kilometers long Panama Canal that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, has awarded Kongsberg Digital a contract to upgrade and extend the K Sim Navigation simulators based in SIDMAR…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-7h-30m ago

Acta Marine Wraps Maintenance Campaign on Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm

Acta Marine has this week completed its three year maintenance campaign for Ocean Breeze on the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany.Acta Marine amp 39 s Acta Auriga walk to work support vessel which offers…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-8h-9m ago

Venezuela: FSO Nabarima Finally Offloads Crude, Paving Way for Offshore Field Output Restart

A floating facility off the Venezuelan coast has finished offloading crude stored in it for the past two years due to U.S. sanctions, paving the way for output to resume in an oilfield, an official of the facility amp 39 s operator said on Thursday.Operations…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-9h-49m ago

Stena Bulk Targeting Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Swedish tanker shipping company Stena Bulk on Thursday outlined its roadmap to become a net zero business by 2050, including a transiion to cleaner burning alternative fuels and eventually zero emissions shipping options.The company set five dated decarbonization targets…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-14h-58m ago

Florida Sues Biden Administration in Bid to Restart Cruise Industry

The state of Florida sued President Joe Biden amp 39 s administration in federal court on Thursday seeking to block the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amp 39 s decision to prevent the U.S. cruise industry from immediately resuming operations paused…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-20h-58m ago

NTSB Accident Report: Erratic Steering Led to 2019 Sabine Pass Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board found that the erratic steering of a supply vessel led to a 2019 collision resulting in more than 6,000 gallons of diesel oil being dumped into the Sabine Pass, a busy waterway between Texas and Louisiana.On Thursday…....

Marine Link Published 3y-1w-6d-22h-54m ago

Liberian Registry Introduces Online Services for Seafarers

The Liberian Registry has unveiled two new online platforms that aim to give seafarers easier access to apply for documents and credentials, and for taking Liberian license and upgrade examinations. The first platform is designed to allow seafarers…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1h-9m ago

Global Supply Lines Struggle to Clear Container Backlog After Suez Chaos

A backlog of container ships carrying consumer goods has grown in some key strategic ports after a near week long blockage in the Suez Canal, adding to ongoing disruptions to global trade, industry sources say.Dozens of container ships were…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1h-19m ago

GTT Bags VLEC Tank Design Order from Hyundai Heavy Industries

French engineering firm GTT announced on Thursday it has received an order from Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries HHI to design the tanks for two newbuild very large ethane carriers VLEC on behalf of an unnamed Asian shipowner.As part of this order…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1h-53m ago

Hybrid-electric Pilot Boat Delivered in Singapore

Singaporean shipbuilder Penguin said it has delivered Singapore’s first hybrid powered pilot boat.Built, owned and operated by Penguin, the 15 meter vessel Penguin Tenaga is certified by Bureau Veritas with a amp 34 ZE amp 34 zero emission class notation…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2h-16m ago

CMA CGM Box Ship Sets Loaded Containers Record

French shipping company CMA CGM said its 23,000 TEU mega ship CMA CGM Jacques Saade has set a new world record for the highest number of full containers loaded on board a single vessel.The ultra large containership ULCS —the world amp 39 s largest…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2h-42m ago

Reinsurers Set to Bear Brunt of Costs for Suez Canal Grounding

Reinsurers are set to foot most of the bill for the grounding of the ship that halted traffic in the Suez Canal, industry sources said, with payouts expected to run into hundreds of millions of dollars.International supply chains were thrown…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3h-42m ago

Video: Intellian’s v45C Antenna Approved for Intelsat FlexMaritime Network

Intellian amp 39 s newly launched compact v45C antenna has been qualified for operation on the Intelsat FlexMaritime High Throughput Satellite HTS service, delivering global connectivity to customers in the smallest package available to date.Satellite…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-4h-51m ago

Harvey Gulf Adds Battery Power to Harvey Champion PSV

U.S. based offshore vessel operator Harvey Gulf International Marine has said it has converted its Harvey Champion platform supply vessel into a dual fuel vessel. The Harvey Champion is now operating on both battery power and diesel. amp 34 The Champion now boasts 754 kWh of battery power…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-9h-39m ago

Autonomous Vessel Seahawk Delivered to the US Navy

Leidos announced Wednesday that it has completed delivery of a cutting edge autonomous vessel to the U.S. Navy, known as Seahawk. The Office of Naval Research awarded Leidos the cost plus fixed fee contract to build the vessel, with an approximate value of $35.5 million, in December 2017.....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-14h-7m ago

Carnival Considers Shifting Home Ports if US Sailing Ban Not Lifted

Carnival Corp may shift home ports of its cruise ships to other parts of the world if a ban on sailing from the United States is not lifted, Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald said on Wednesday.Cruise ships in the United States remain under a “no sail order”…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-14h-20m ago

VIKAND Hires Holmes as Director of Business Development

Maritime medical operations and public health provider VIKAND Solutions, LLC said it has appointed Russ Holmes as director of business development.Perhaps best known for providing end to end medical solutions to the cruise industry for its guests and crew…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-14h-27m ago

Carnival Avoids Stance on Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations for Travelers

Carnival Corp, the world’s largest cruise operator, is currently not taking a position on mandatory COVID 19 vaccinations for passengers before traveling, a company spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.The company’s statement comes just a day after…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-14h-41m ago

Industry Partners Developing Medium-speed, Ammonia-fueled Engine

The AmmoniaMot Ammonia Engine in German project initiated by MAN Energy Solutions with partners from industry and research institutes aims to define the steps necessary to produce a dual fuel, medium speed engine capable of running on diesel fuel and ammonia.....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-14h-47m ago

New Towage Dispatching Automation Tool Launched

Marine operations software developer Helm Operations and AIS services provider ShipTracks launched a new set of integrated features for harbor docking companies designed to streamline and automate the creation of towage orders directly from…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-14h-55m ago

Norway Says Drifting Cargo Ship Secured, No Longer at Risk of Grounding

A Dutch cargo ship that was abandoned at sea during a storm off the coast of Norway this week has been attached to two large tugboats and is no longer at risk of running aground, local officials said late on Wednesday.The Eemslift Hendrika,…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-15h-3m ago

Saga Posts Surprise Profit Amid Cruise Shutdown

Saga on Wednesday reported a stronger than expected annual profit, sending its shares sharply higher, as lower motor insurance payouts during lockdowns offset losses in its over 50s tour and cruise operations.The British company, hit hard last…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-37m ago

Norwegian Partners Developing Cloud-based Maritime Training

Kongsberg Digital KDI and the University of South Eastern Norway USN are partnering to develop cloud based simulation exercises for the international maritime education market.As a developer of cloud based simulation software, KDI is aiming…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-48m ago

Carnival Says Cruise Bookings Accelerate on Pent-up Demand

Carnival Corp said on Wednesday booking volumes for cruises increased in its first quarter, as pent up demand for global travel offers hope of a turnaround for a sector decimated by the COVID 19 pandemic.The company’s shares rose 4.6% to $29.91…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-57m ago

A Record 45 Ultra-large Containerships Were Ordered in March

The number of 15,000+ TEU ultra large containership ULCS ordered reached record heights in March, reflecting the confidence of shipowners and investors amid continued strong demand in the container shipping sector.According to shipping organization BIMCO…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-1h-46m ago

SCHOTTEL Upgrades Austrian Passenger Vessels

Several passenger vessels from Austrian operator WolfgangseeSchifffahrt were recently fitted with a SCHOTTEL PumpJet type SPJ 30, including the new CoaGrid. With the SPJ 30 100 kW , which is driven by an electric motor with a battery storage device…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-2h-13m ago

BW Group, Miros Enter JV Aimed at Fuel-Saving, Emission Reduction

BW Group and Miros are launching Miros Mocean, a joint venture to provide the shipping industry with a new standard in vessel performance optimization. Miros Mocean is aimed at filling the void identified by BW Group and Miros, aiming to provide…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-2h-29m ago

How Racing Tech Will Set Up US Offshore Vessel Operators for Success

It’s no secret that the U.S. offshore wind sector is finally about to burst into action after years of behind the scenes movement. With a new administration set to bolster the favorable political headwinds for the sector, establishing a strong…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-2h-30m ago

OneWeb and The AST Group Partner to Broaden Access to Fast, Seamless Connectivity at Sea

Agreement marks next step in accelerating LEO connectivity for the global shipping and offshore industriesAs part of its mission to deliver low latency, ‘fiber like’ connectivity to the maritime and offshore industries, Low Earth Orbit LEO broadband satellite communications company OneWeb…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-3h-7m ago

Training Tips For Ships - Tip #23: Is Your Training Technology Disaster-Ready?

A customer once told me that they had just completed a business continuity analysis and had identified their LMS as their second most mission critical technology second only to payroll! Take a moment to consider how much you rely on training technologies to sustain your operations and compliance.....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-4h-18m ago

Piracy and Ship Attacks in the Gulf of Guinea

Incidents of piracy and attacks on merchant vessels in waters of the Gulf of Guinea are endemic. There are multiple factors at play, including but not limited to: poverty, limited government presence in coastal communities, minimal maritime law enforcement capability among coastal states…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-4h-26m ago

Damen Expands Hopper Dredger Portfolio

Shipbuilding group Damen said it has renewed and expanded its lineup of trailing suction hopper dredgers TSHD , now offering a range covering hopper volumes from 650 m3 to 5,000 m3. The updated portfolio includes both hopper dredgers for port…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-15h-59m ago

Caterpillar Marine Launches Gen II Displays

Caterpillar Marine has unveiled its second generation Cat Marine Displays CMD used for monitoring all engine platforms, supporting different vessel applications for professional maritime use.The three CMD variants—Cat CMD5 5” display , CMD8 8” display …....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-16h-38m ago

Greenpeace Stages Pacific Ocean Protest Against Deep-sea Mining

Greenpeace protested against deep sea mining in the Pacific on Monday, with the environmental organization’s Rainbow Warrior boat trailing a ship doing research for DeepGreen, a company which plans to mine the seabed for battery metals.Greenpeace…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-19h-53m ago

Iranian Cargo Ship Attacked in the Red Sea

An Iranian cargo ship has come under attack in the Red Sea, Al Arabiya TV reported on Tuesday, quoting unnamed sources, and semi official Iranian news agency Tasnim said the vessel was targeted by a limpet mine.Al Arabiya cited the sources as…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-21h-22m ago

Crowley’s Skoglund to Lead Mergers and Acquisitions Team

Crowley Maritime Corp. has appointed Trish Skoglund as corporate director of mergers and acquisitions, guiding strategic investments that create sustainable growth and accelerate the company’s competitive advantages.In her newly created role…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-22h-24m ago

Fact Check: Ever?Given?is Not Loaded with Nuclear Weapons

A social media post has falsely claimed the Ever Given ship that blocked the Suez Canal is carrying nuclear weapons. There is no evidence to support this – and Evergreen Line, the company leasing the vessel, told Reuters the allegation is false.....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-22h-49m ago

Inmarsat Inks Satcom Deal with Clearwater Seafood

Mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat said it as secured an an agreement with Clearwater Seafood that commits Canada’s largest vessel operating seafood company to Fleet Xpress high speed maritime broadband services.Clearwater Seafood…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-23h-7m ago

Suez Canal Traffic Not Affected by Tanker's Engine Failure

Traffic in the Suez canal was not affected by an oil tanker’s sudden engine failure on Tuesday, the canal authority said, adding that the vessel had been fixed and started up again.Shipping websites MarineTraffic and TankerTrackers said earlier that marine traffic had slowed in canal as oil tanker....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-1d-23h-22m ago

GTT Unveils Digital Solution for LNG Membrane Tank Maintenance

Engineering firm GTT said it has obtained approval in principle AIP from testing, inspection and certification group Bureau Veritas for the use of a digital solution for sloshing activity assessment in the Framework of Class Survey in order…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-4m ago

Norwegian Plans US Trips in July with Mandatory Vaccinations

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said on Monday it had sought the approval of U.S. health authorities to restart trips from U.S. ports from July 4 with mandatory vaccinations for travelers, bringing new hope to the ravaged industry.The company’s announcement follows the U.S.....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-30m ago

Suez Canal May Expand Southern Channel, Chairman Says

The Suez Canal Authority is considering expanding the southern section of the waterway where the container ship Ever Given became stranded, its chairman said on Tuesday.It is also looking into procuring cranes that could potentially offload cargo at heights of up to 52 meters…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-36m ago

Repair Work Begins on USS William P. Lawrence

USS William P. Lawrence DDG 110 , an Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer, docked at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility PHNSY amp IMF for the ship’s docking selected restricted availability DSRA .Vigor…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-54m ago

More Than 65% of Ships Contain Asbestos

A significant number of existing and newbuild vessels are operating systems and machinery containing asbestos despite regulations introduced 10 years prohibiting the use of the hazardous substance on board, according to maritime testing facility Maritec.Maritec…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-1h-39m ago

Underwater Propeller Repairs in Winter Conditions in Europe

In just over a week Hydrex diver/technicians traveled to Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and France to assist shipowners with damaged propeller blades. On two bulkers the blades were cropped while on a third bulker and a general cargo vessel…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-3h-51m ago

Oldendorff Orders Two Ultramax Bulk Carriers

German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers revealed on Tuesday that earlier this year it ordered two 61,300 dwt Ultramax newbuilds from Dalian Cosco Kawasaki Ship Engineering Co Ltd DACKS for delivery July 2022.The 61,300 Ultramaxes are of the Kawasaki eco design…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-4h-9m ago

China Ramping Up Naval Drills Near Taiwan

A Chinese carrier group is exercising near Taiwan and such drills will become regular, China’s navy said late on Monday in a further escalation of tensions near the island that Beijing claims as its sovereign territory.Taiwan has complained…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-4h-32m ago

MISC Takes Delivery of VLEC Seri Elbert

MISC Berhad MISC has taken delivery of its sixth Very Large Ethane Carrier VLEC – Seri Elbert, from Hyundai Heavy Industries HHI shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. Seri Elbert and her sister vessels Seri Everest, Seri Erlang, Seri Emei…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-4h-34m ago

Iskenderun Selects FASTAR Coating for Five Bulkers

Nippon Paint Marine said it has secured a first reference for its new self polishing antifouling paint FASTAR following an agreement with Turkey’s Iskenderun Ship Management to apply the coating to five bulk carriers scheduled to drydock in…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-5h-23m ago

Survey Seeks to Gauge COVID-19's Impact on Mariner Mental Health

The U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System CMTS COVID 19 Working Group C 19 WG is encouraging mariners from all segments of the U.S. maritime industry to anonymously complete the “Mariner Mental Health Needs during Covid 19”…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-22h-27m ago

Seaspan Buys Two 8,500 TEU Containerships

Seaspan Corporation said on Monday it has acquire two 8,500 TEU scrubber fitted containerships as the  Atlas Corp. subsidiary continues to grow its fleet amid strong market demand. The scrubber fitted vessels are are on long term charter with a global liner customer…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-2d-23h-10m ago

2021: A Year of Offshore Energy Potential

After what has seemed like the longest year ever, the offshore energy sector is emerging from a position of strength, from the standpoint of both economics and sustainability. Between the lockdowns implemented to reduce COVID 19, which reduced energy demand…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-41m ago

European Countries Helping Taiwan with Submarine Project

European countries are providing help for Taiwan’s indigenous submarine project, the island’s defense ministry said, in a rare admission that the sensitive program is not getting assistance solely from the United States.Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-1h-12m ago

New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Delivered to Algoma

Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation announced Monday that it has taken delivery of its new dry bulk carrier Captain Henry Jackman from the Jiangsu Yangzi Mitsui Shipbuilding Company in China.The vessel is expected to begin trading…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-1h-27m ago

Norwegian to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination for Passengers and Crew

Cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said on Monday it would require mandatory COVID 19 vaccinations for all guests and crew when it restarts trips from U.S. ports in July.The company’s announcement follows the U.S. Centers for…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-2h-11m ago

GONDAN Building 10 Electric Ferries for Transtejo

Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros GONDAN said it is gearing up to start building a series of 10 fully electric passenger ferries  for the Portuguese river passenger transport operator Transtejo – Transportes Tejo, S.A.The 40 meter long ferries…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-2h-25m ago

17 Fishermen Missing After Collision with Bulk Carrier

Divers were scouring the waters of the Java Sea on Sunday for 17 fishermen reported missing after their boat capsized following a crash involving a bulk carrier, a spokesman for Indonesia’s search and rescue agency said.Fifteen crew of the fishing boat…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-4h-12m ago

CDC Updates Cruise Ship Guidance; Still No Date for Resumed Voyages

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control CDC and Prevention on Friday issued new guidance to the cruise ship industry, including the need for COVID 19 vaccinations, a necessary step before passenger voyages can resume.The new technical instructions…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-4h-23m ago

Sangomar FPSO Construction Starts in China

The conversion of a VLCC into an FPSO bound for Woodside amp 39 s Sangomar project in Senegal has recently kicked off in China, the Australian oil firm said in a recent report.The 323 meters long very large crude carrier VLCC Astipal in February arrived in China…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-4h-28m ago

Greece Launches Sale of Crete Port Stake

Greece on Monday launched a tender for the sale of a majority stake in a port on the island of Crete, a popular tourist destination in Europe.The conservative government has been keen to attract investment and upgrade its port facilities across…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-5h-20m ago

Turkey Detains 10 Retired Admirals over Maritime Accord Statement

Turkey has detained 10 retired admirals for signing a statement in support of an 85 year old maritime accord, accusing them of conspiring against the constitutional order, the state owned Anadolu news agency said on Monday.Officials said their declaration on the Montreux Convention…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-3d-5h-47m ago

Germany to Propose Beirut Port Reconstruction with 'Strings Attached'

Germany will next week present a multi billion dollar proposal to Lebanese authorities to rebuild the Port of Beirut as part of efforts to entice the country’s politicians to form a government capable of warding off financial collapse, two sources…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-5h-39m ago

Floating Production Systems Market Bounces Back on Recovering Oil Prices

Orders for production floaters have bounced back over the past month driven by rising crude prices, according to Jim McCaul, head of offshore business intelligence firm World Energy Reports.McCaul bases his assessment on data in a new floating…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-6h-21m ago

Nord Stream 2 Warns of Security Risks to Pipeline from Warships, Low-flying Planes

The consortium behind the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline warned on Thursday about security risks to the project from warships and planes, as the link is nearing completion.The pipeline, aimed at bypassing Ukraine and doubling…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-6h-29m ago

OPEC+ to Ease Output Cuts from May

OPEC+ agreed on Thursday to gradually ease its oil output cuts from May, after the new U.S. administration called on Saudi Arabia to keep energy affordable for consumers.The group, which has implemented deep cuts since a pandemic induced oil price collapse in 2020…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-10h-53m ago

NTSB Finds Complacency, Lack of Procedural Compliance in Recent Marine Accidents

A lack of procedural compliance and complacency were key factors in several marine accident investigations concluded so far in 2021, according to the National Transportation Safety Board NTSB .The agency said it determined the probable cause of the flooding of the towing vessel Alton St.....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-20h-3m ago

MSC Reaffirms Commitment to Avoid Arctic Shipping Routes

Container shipping giant MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company doubled down on its position to avoid sending its vessels through the Northern Sea Route and urged others to follow suit, citing environmental concerns.“As a responsible company, this was an obvious decision for us…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-21h-24m ago

Ready Your Salad Fork for Biden’s Offshore Energy Plans

In Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare coined the phrase “salad days” to mean a youthful time filled with unbridled enthusiasm and idealism. Indeed, youth, much like salad, is often raw, flavorful and most of all… green. Therefore, it is fitting…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-23h-13m ago

Jones Capital Acquires Rockport Terminals

Jones Capital said it has acquired Rockport Terminals, one of the largest private intermodal terminals on the Texas Gulf Coast.Rockport Terminals is located within 28 miles of the fast growing Port of Corpus Christi, but outside of the Port amp 39 s tariff zone.....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-23h-23m ago

Vineyard Wind Taps DEME to Install Wind Turbines off US East Coast

U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has contracted Belgium based DEME for the offshore transport and installation of the wind turbine generators for the first largescale offshore wind installation in the United States.DEME amp 39 s U.S. arm…....

Marine Link Published 3y-2w-6d-23h-30m ago

Marubeni/Klaveness Pool Allowing Shipowners to Switch Between Floating and Fixed Rates

Marubeni and Torvald Klaveness amp 39 joint venture panamax bulker pool is offering pool partners the option to convert freely between floating and fixed rate, at any given time, in line with forward market levels.The companies, which announced the…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-17m ago

Suez Blockage May Lead to Large Reinsurance Claims, Broker Says

The blockage of the Suez Canal is likely to lead to large reinsurance claims, adding to upward pressure on marine reinsurance rates, James Vickers, chair of reinsurance broker Willis Re International, told Reuters.Formal investigations began…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1h-16m ago

Suez Canal Says 87 Ships to Pass Through on Thursday

The Suez Canal Authority said 87 ships were expected to pass through the waterway in both directions on Thursday, as it tries to clear a backlog since re opening on Monday.A total of 194 ships have already passed through between Monday night, when a giant container ship blocking the crucial internat....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1h-20m ago

Austal USA Launches USS Canberra

Mobile, Ala. shipbuilder Austal USA launched the future USS Canberra LCS 30 into the Mobile River on March 30USS Canberra is an Independence variant littoral combat ship LCS , one of 19 that the U.S. Navy has contracted Austal to build.The…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1h-26m ago

Minerva Gas Inks Maintenance Deal with Wärtsilä

The technology group Wärtsilä said it has signed long term maintenance agreements covering five liquefied natural gas LNG carriers owned and operated by Greece based Minerva Gas Inc.Included in the scope of the agreements is Wärtsilä’s Expert Insight…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2h-11m ago

New Guidance Published on Marine Transport of Ores and Concentrates

Updated guidance from the International Council on Mining and Metals ICMM outlines the techniques required for accurate hazard assessment of ores and concentratesAiming to help minimize the risk of accidents in maritime transportation, the…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2h-32m ago

Suez Canal Must Upgrade Quickly to Avoid Future Shipping Disruption

Egypt amp 39 s Suez Canal must move quickly to upgrade its technical infrastructure if it is to avoid future shipping disruption, shipping industry sources said, as the major trade route tries to bounce back from a costly six day closure.International…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2h-39m ago

Mozambique: Ferry Carrying Survivors from Deadly Militant Attack on Gas Town Arrives in Pemba

A boat carrying more than 1,000 survivors of a highly organized, deadly attack by Islamic State linked insurgents in northern Mozambique arrived in the port of Pemba on Thursday, a Reuters reporter and a diplomatic source said.Aid workers were…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2h-52m ago

The Value of Friends in “High-Latitude” Places

Who do you call when you need a job done on short notice, in total darkness, under 100 percent ice cover, thousands of meters at the bottom of the sea In the case of the U.S. Office of Naval Research ONR , you call your friends in Norway.That…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3h-5m ago

NOAA Launches West Coast, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Models

NOAA on Wednesday announced two new coastal condition forecast models intended to help enhance decision making for mariners along the West Coast and Northern Gulf of Mexico. The models provide continuous quality controlled data on water levels…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-15h-54m ago

Biden Administration Aims for US Leadership in Offshore Wind -Official

The Biden administration aims to transform the United States into the world’s leading producer of energy from offshore wind after years of lagging behind Europe, a senior official said on Wednesday.President Joe Biden’s cabinet earlier this…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-16h-11m ago

Canada Steamship Lines to Test Biodiesel

Montreal based shipping company Canada Steamship Lines CSL said it will test second generation biodiesel on half of its fleet over the course of the 2021 navigation season—a first for the Great Lakes shipping industry.These tests, which follow…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-16h-50m ago

Dredger Digs Up VDR from Crashed Sriwijaya Air Jet in the Java Sea

Indonesia has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in January, and the air accident investigator said on Wednesday it could take up to a week to be able to listen to the recording.The CVR…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-20h-46m ago

Chinese State Shipping Giant COSCO Holds Stake in Bank of Kunlun

Chinese state run shipping giant COSCO Shipping Development Co said on Tuesday that it holds a 3.74% stake in Bank of Kunlun, which has acted as a key official channel for money flows between China and Iran.The statement was made by the shipping…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-21h-10m ago

Pakistan's Port Qasim Orders Four Tugs and Two Pilot Boats

Turkey amp 39 s Sanmar Shipyards said it has won contracts worth $33.46 million to supply four new tugs and two new pilot boats for the Port Qasim Authority PQA in Pakistan. The tugs are scheduled to be delivered in 12 months and the pilot boats…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-21h-11m ago

Investigator Boards Ever Given in Suez Canal Blockage Probe

Divers inspected the hull of the Ever Given on Wednesday as the man tasked with investigating how the giant container ship ran aground, choking off international trade through the Suez Canal for almost a week, boarded the vessel.Lead investigator Captain Sayed Sheasha…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-21h-25m ago

Lloyd's of London Sees 'Large Loss' Due to Suez Canal Blockage

The blockage of the Suez Canal for nearly a week will result in a “large loss” for Lloyd’s of London, its chairman said on Wednesday, as the insurance market recorded a 900 million pound $1.2 billion pretax loss in 2020 due to the COVID 19…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-21h-37m ago

Portland Port Welcomes New Tug

Portland Port in the U.K. said it has taken delivery of new tug Rupert Best.Built in Turkey in 2019 to a Robert Allan Ltd. design, the Sanmar Sirapinar class ‘RAmparts 2200’ azimuth stern drive tug will increase and help support the port’s ability to welcome larger vessels.....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-22h-14m ago

US Jobs from US Offshore Energy: A Goal 44 Years in the Making

I have a good friend named John Guste. He and his wife grew up in the same neighborhood as my wife, they all went to college together, and now our kids are friends. As a doctor, I’m sure he has little concern with the messy, yet mundane, intricacies of offshore energy and maritime policy.....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-23h-42m ago

Video: USNS Charlton Arrives at Philly Shipyard for Repairs

The Watson class vehicle cargo ship USNS Charlton T AKR 314 has arrived at Philly Shipyard for a scheduled repair program. The work scope is expected to be completed by the third quarter of this year.The USNS Charlton is one of Military Sealift Command’s MSC large…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-1h-14m ago

Eastern Launches Third Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. launched Dorothy Day, the third of three new Staten Island Ollis Class ferries, on on Friday, March 26, at its Allanton shipyard in Panama City, Fla.The three 320 foot Ollis Class double ended 4,500 passenger…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-1h-42m ago

Investigation Begins Into How Ever Given Got Stuck in Suez Canal

Formal investigations into how the giant container ship Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal, shutting down shipping in the major global waterway for almost a week, begin on Wednesday, a canal official told Reuters.The six day blockage threw global supply chains into disarray after the 400 metre....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-2h-2m ago

Suez Canal Says 81 Ships Transit in Both Directions on Wednesday

The Suez Canal said the total number of ships transiting the waterway in both directions on Wednesday was 81 as the waterway tries to clear a backlog caused by the grounding of a containership last week.Suez Canal Authority SCA Chairman Osama Rabie said the canal was working round the clock to dea....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-2h-9m ago

Royal Caribbean's New Cruise Ship Odyssey of the Seas Delivered

Royal Caribbean Group on Wednesday took delivery of its newest cruise ship Odyssey of the Seas, built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany.The 169,000 GT, 347.1 meter vessel is the last of five Quantum Ultra class cruise ships started in January…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-2h-13m ago

International Seaways to Buy Diamond S Shipping in $416 Million Deal

Tanker operator International Seaways Inc said on Wednesday it will buy Diamond S Shipping Inc for about $416 million, as it aims to expand its crude shipping capacity and create one of the largest U.S. listed tanker companies.Diamond S shareholders will receive $10.17 per share, or 0.55375 shares, ....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-2h-51m ago

ClassNK Opens Kyushu Regional Office

Classification society ClassNK said it has opened a Kyushu regional office in Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan on April 1, 2021.Hakata is the transportation hub of Kyusyu, the island located in the southwest part of the Japanese archipelago. On top of five existing survey stations in Kyusyu…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-2h-58m ago

New Cruise Ship Ordered at Meyer Werft

A new cruise ship order placed at Meyer Werft this week marks the first since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic, the German shipbuilder said.The 229 meter, 51,950 GT cruise ship is scheduled for delivery in 2025 to Asuka Cruise, a joint venture…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-3h-28m ago

Royal IHC Gets AIP for Hydrogen-fueled Dredge Design

Dutch shipbuilder and equipment supplier Royal IHC said it has received an approval in principle AIP from classification society Bureau Veritas for the design of a hydrogen fueled trailing suction hopper dredger TSHD engineered to reduce…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-4h-17m ago

Crowley Promotes Praskovich to VP of Sustainability

Crowley Maritime Corporation has promoted Alisa Praskovich to vice president of sustainability to orchestrate Crowley’s environmental, social responsibility and governance ESG activities. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., she reports to chief operating…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-4h-49m ago

Excessive Speed a Factor in 2019 Houston Ship Channel Collision -NTSB

Excessive vessel speed contributed to a 2019 collision between a liquefied petroleum gas LPG tanker and a barge in the Houston Ship Channel that resulted in the release of 11,000 barrels of petrochemicals, the National Transportation Safety…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-20h-4m ago

US Targets 30GW of Offshore Wind by 2030, 110GW by 2050

On Monday, March 29, the White House announced a government wide effort to advance offshore wind, including 30 gigawatts GW of offshore wind by 2030, 110GW of U.S. offshore wind by 2050 and the development of a sustainable local offshore wind…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-21h-56m ago

Mackay Marine to Rep Raytheon Anschütz in South Africa

Mackay Marine said it finalized the agreement with Raytheon Anschütz GmbH, establishing Mackay Marine South Africa Pty Ltd. as a Raytheon Anschütz Sales and Service Distribution Partner.Although Mackay Marine South Africa is Mackay’s newest global branch opened in September 2020 …....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-23h-2m ago

Atria Retrofits Its Paraná Push Boat Fleet with Thordon Bearings

One of South America’s leading push boat operators is on its way to completing a fleet wide retrofit to Thordon’s water lubricated tailshaft and rudder bearings.In 2014, Argentinian owner Atria Logistics UABL, which operates a fleet of workboats on the Paraná River…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-1d-23h-49m ago

MAN L23/30H Mk3 Engine Passes Remote Type Approval Test

MAN Energy Solutions said it recently conducted a successful Type Approval Test TAT for new engine L23/30H Mk3 executed on site in Korea by STX and MAN Energy Solutions staff, with the classification team joining proceedings remotely due to COVID 19 restrictions.....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-12m ago

DSC Dredge Announces New Marlin Class Dredge Design

Reserve, La. based cutter suction dredge manufacturer DSC Dredge has unveiled a new version of its Marlin Class dredge currently under construction and slated to become available in mid 2021.The newly designed 14 inch underwater pump mining dredge is equipped with a 1…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-43m ago

Lindblad Expeditions Names Berle CEO

Expedition cruising company Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has appointed Dolf Berle as president, chief executive officer and a member of its board, effective May 10. Berle succeeds Sven Olof Lindblad, who will become co chair of the board together…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-1h-3m ago

Seaspan Orders Another Six Containerships

Seaspan Corporation on Tuesday announced it has reached a deal to order six additional containerships, bringing to 37 the number of newbuilds the shipowner has ordered since December 2020. The six 15,500 TEU neo panamax box ships will be fitted…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-2h-19m ago

Gunvor to Cut Emissions by 40%, Sets up Renewables Arm

Energy trader Gunvor Group aims to cut its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 40% in absolute terms by 2025, the company said on Tuesday, and has set up a new subsidiary to invest in non hydrocarbon projects.The Geneva based firm, which is among the top five global oil traders…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-4h-8m ago

ABB to Service Equipment on Canadian Coast Guard Vessels

ABB has won a National Individual Standing Offer NISO to provide full scope services for equipment installed on board Canadian Coast Guard CCG vessels, reducing maintenance costs and increasing uptime.The NISO covers the full range of remote diagnostics and global technical support…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-5h-27m ago

Suez Canal: 140 More Ships to Pass Through on Tuesday After Ever Given Unstuck

The Suez Canal expects 140 ships to pass on Tuesday after the freeing of a container ship stranded for nearly a week allowed it to reopen, but disruptions to global shipping and at ports could take months to resolve, experts warned.The blockage threw global supply chains into disarray…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-5h-55m ago

Qatar Petroleum to Take Full Control of Qatargas 1

Qatar Petroleum said Tuesday it wouldn amp 39 t be renewing its Qatargas 1 LNG joint venture with Total, ExxonMobil, Marubeni, and Mitsui.Upon the expiry of the relevant joint venture agreements on December 31, 2021, Qatar Petroleum will become the…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-6h-42m ago

Svitzer to Deploy Pair of Ice-class Tugs in Scandinavia

Svitzer Europe took delivery of the first of two new icebreaking tugs from Med Marine to support its operations in Scandinavia.After mobilizing from the shipyard on the Black Sea, Svitzer Embla will arrive and start working in Sweden in the beginning of April 2021.....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-7h-42m ago

More Stormy Seas Ahead for the Cruise Sector

The cruise industry has weathered many storms, including fairly regular brushes with disease. Outbreaks of norovirus, H1N1 and measles have all happened in the not too distant past. Despite this, a cruise has traditionally been regarded as a…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-21h-58m ago

MARAD Announces $230 Million for Port Infrastructure Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration is encouraging states and port authorities to apply for $230 million in discretionary grant funding for port and intermodal infrastructure related projects through the Port Infrastructure…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-22h-53m ago

Suez Canal Shutdown Shows Value of Northern Sea Route, Russia Says

Russia’s energy ministry said on Monday a stranded container ship blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal has highlighted the safety and sustainability of its Northern Sea Route NSR and Russian energy pipelines.These “are highly secure and hold competitive positions in terms of transportation costs as w....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-23h-4m ago

Traffic in Suez Canal Resumes After Ever Given Refloated

Shipping was on the move again late on Monday in Egypt amp 39 s Suez Canal after tugs refloated a giant container ship which had been blocking the channel for almost a week, causing a huge build up of vessels around the waterway.With the 400 meter long 430 yard Ever Given dislodged…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-2d-23h-23m ago

Ørsted and NOAA Ink Data Sharing Agreement

NOAA and offshore wind development company Ørsted have signed a memorandum of agreement MOA to share physical and biological data in Ørsted leased waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction. NOAA, said the MOA is the first of its kind with an offshore…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-4m ago

U.S. Sets 30 GW Offshore Wind Target

The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that it has set a goal to vastly expand the nation’s offshore wind energy capacity in the coming decade by opening new areas to development, speeding environmental permitting, and…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-54m ago

How Shipping Ports Can Become More Sustainable

Marine shipping drives 90% of global trade, moving over 11 billion tonnes of containers, solid and liquid bulk cargo across the world’s seas annually. Almost all consumer products we buy — or the raw materials required to make them — arrive at Canadian ports via ship.Each year…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-1h-1m ago

Ship Scrapping Market Sees Big Bookings

Several large LDT sales have taken place this week, as owners dip in to take advantage of the red hot sub continent markets of the moment.Almost all of the locations saw some activity this week market and private , with India even getting in…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-1h-32m ago

Double Hulls and the Oil Spills That Never Happened

When it comes to marine pollution, often it’s the bad news that makes the headlines. But for every newsworthy incident, there’s another story about the spills and other incidents that didn’t happen thanks to preventative measures and policies, and the responders who think quickly on their feet....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-3h-13m ago

The Ever Given is on the Move; the Suez Canal Reopens

A largescale salvage operation has freed one of the world amp 39 s biggest containerships from blocking global trade through the Suez Canal, services firm Boskalis said Monday, enabling the resumed flow of maritime commerce through one of the world’s most important shipping arteries.At high tide ....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-3h-35m ago

Backlogs from Suez Closure Could Take Months to Clear

The stranding of a container ship in the Suez Canal has created disruptions in the global shipping industry that could take weeks and possibly months to clear, top container shipping lines said.Around 30% of the world’s shipping container volume including goods like sofas…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-4h-29m ago

Global Reinsurers Stare at Massive Losses from Suez Canal Blockage

The blocking of the Suez Canal by one of the world’s largest container ships is likely to result in losses worth hundreds of millions of euros for the reinsurance industry, Fitch Ratings said, even as rescue teams were successful in partially…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-4h-34m ago

Turkey Approves Development Plans for Istanbul Canal

Turkey has approved development plans for a huge canal on the edge of Istanbul, Environment Minister Murat Kurum said on Saturday, advancing a project which has attracted criticism over its cost and environmental impact.The step came a year…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-15h-23m ago

Diggers and Dredgers Struggle to Free Ship Blocking the Suez Canal

Suez Canal salvage teams intensified excavation and dredging on Sunday around a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway ahead of attempts to refloat it, with two sources saying work had been complicated by rock under the ship’s bow.Diggers…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-15h-32m ago

Svitzer Australia Adds Third New Tug

Svitzer Australia has taken delivery of its third and final new tug, Svitzer Wilu, welcomed to the Port of Geraldton on March 22, joining Svitzer North and Svitzer Abrolhos to form the new fleet.Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., the RAstar 3000 W series ASD tug Svitzer Wilu is 30 meters long…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-15h-49m ago

Suez Crisis Adds to Pandemic Supply Worries

A stranded container ship blocking the Suez Canal threatens to make it even more difficult for European and U.S. retailers to keep products in stock during the coronavirus pandemic.The Suez Canal saga that began on Tuesday and could go on for weeks…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-15h-59m ago

Suez Canal Considering Discounts for Ships Affected by Blockage

The Suez Canal Authority is considering discounts for vessels affected by the blockage caused by a stranded container ship, its chairman said on Sunday.Osama Rabie also told Al Arabiya TV that the canal was losing $13 14 million in revenue daily after halting traffic due to the grounded ship and tha....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-16h-7m ago

New Tug Joins Effort to Float Ship Stranded in Suez Canal

A newly arrived specialist tug ALP Guard has joined efforts on Sunday night to float the giant containership Ever Given stranded in the Suez Canal, the ship’s technical manager Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement BSM said in a statement.“Further…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-16h-10m ago

Egypt's President Orders Preparations for Lightening Ever Given Cargo

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi has ordered preparations for lightening the cargo of the giant container ship grounded in the Suez Canal, the head of the canal’s authority told Egypt’s Extra News on Sunday.The Ever Given containership has been blocking the waterway since Tuesday and salv....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-16h-27m ago

Ship Blocking Suez Canal Moves Slightly, Unclear When it Will Refloat

Efforts to dislodge a giant container ship blocking the Suez Canal have allowed its stern and rudder to move, but it remains unclear when the vessel will be refloated, the head of the canal authority said on Saturday.The 400 metre 430 yard …....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-3d-16h-33m ago

TECH FILE: Acoustic Tech Used to Understand Climate Change in the Arctic

Major changes are occurring in the ocean. Climate change and subsequent melting sea ice are not necessarily good changes. Why are acoustic Doppler current profilers an invaluable tool to get a complete picture of the Arctic’s changing wave conditions in the context of climate change In the Arctic....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-5d-5h-30m ago

TECH FILE: Software Helps Merchant Mariners with USCG Credentials

MM SEAS is the reportedly the first software that automates the manual task of obtaining, tracking and renewing U.S. Coast Guard USCG credentials, helping to eliminate paperwork processing errors while delivering merchant mariner career guidance.Civilian…....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-5d-5h-47m ago

Shipbuilding: Austal USA Breaks Ground on Steel Manufacturing Line

Austal USA broke ground on its steel manufacturing line Friday, March 26, 2021, positioning the company to start steel production in April 2022.“This world class steel manufacturing line is a treasure for the Gulf Coast, the U.S. Navy and the U.S.....

Marine Link Published 3y-3w-5d-6h-5m ago