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Hesse Takes the Engineering Lead at FSG Shipyard

Mar 01, 2021

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has a new Head of Engineering as of March 1, 2021, when Volker Hesse takes over the job. Hesse (47) is a mechanical engineer who began his career around 20 years ago at Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg…

ABS Chairman Wiernicki Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb 10, 2021

Christopher J. Wiernicki, chairman, president and CEO of classification society ABS has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for innovative leadership in the design, engineering and operation of ships and offshore structures…

Global Energy Group Gets Financial Boost for Port of Nigg Facility Expansion

Jan 29, 2021

Scottish regional development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has approved an investment of up to £8.3m in Scottish Government funding for an £18.9m project to develop the East Quay at Global Energy Group's Port of Nigg facility…

Engineering Ethics, Seaworthiness and the Right of Clients to Kill Themselves

Nov 12, 2020

I had only been working as a graduate engineer for a few years and was minding my own business working for a yacht designer when my boss asked me to get in touch with a person who was looking for engineering analysis. I called the number and arranged for the person to meet me at the office…

Addressing the New IMO Guidelines for Second Generation Intact Stability

Nov 12, 2020

The common perception of intact stability has remained largely unchanged over the last few decades, where a vessel’s stability is evaluated using classical and static means: limits on righting arms, residual areas, and determining maximal VCG (or minimal GM) composite curves…

BMT Names Behrendt Global Strategy and Innovation Director

Oct 26, 2020

Multidisciplinary engineering firm BMT said it has appointed Peter Behrendt as its global Director of Strategy and Innovation.Behrendt joined BMT in 2017 as Managing Director for the Australian Defense and Security business, a role that he has now handed over to Chelly Litster…

Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Oct 23, 2020

Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President…

Webinar: Floating Production Forecasts & Analysis

Jul 24, 2020

A free webinar will deliver latest forecasts and market intelligence for the global floating production industry, offering insider access to business and investment opportunities in the deepwater sector.Floating Production Systems: 2020 Forecasts & Analysis…

Smith Named CEO of Fincantieri Marine Systems N.A.

May 22, 2020

This week marked the start of new leadership at Chesapeake-based Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, as Ryan W. Smith assumed the position as CEO for the company.Smith brings over 15 years of experience in program management and engineering roles with Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems…

Volvo Penta Supplies PPE to Healthcare Workers

Apr 27, 2020

Volvo Penta  is taking action in response to the prevalent need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At two of its North American facilities, the company is producing and distributing this vital protective gear to healthcare workers in the local communities and beyond…

Hans F. Muhlert, P.Eng. Awarded SNAME Fellow Status

Apr 17, 2020

In March 2020 the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) announced the awarding of the status of Fellow to Hans Muhlert of Robert Allan Ltd. This significant distinction is: “Accorded exclusively to individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to naval architecture…

Wärtsilä Launches Remote Support Center

Apr 16, 2020

Technology group Wärtsilä has launched of its global Smart Support Center service. This service is aimed at improving asset uptime via remote access for customers of Wärtsilä’s Voyage business, thereby substantially reducing the need for physical service attendance…

NSM Signs with L3Harris to Support LHDs

Apr 14, 2020

Naval Ship Management (NSM) has partnered with L3Harris Technologies to provide engineering, maintenance and supply chain solutions to support Australia’s largest warship - the Canberra Class Amphibious Assault Ship, also known as the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD)…

MAN Cryo Develops Liquefied Methane Terminal in Swedish Port

Mar 26, 2020

OxGas, a company fully owned by the Port of Oxelösund in Sweden has commissioned MAN Energy Solutions to act as “owners engineer” in the development and construction of a multi-functional terminal for liquefied methane based fuels in the port of Oxelösund…

C-Job Naval Architect Opens Athens Office

Mar 10, 2020

C-Job Naval Architects is set to open an office this spring in Athens, Greece. C-Job veteran Nikos Papapanagiotou will take on the role of General Manager and will lead the new office in Athens. He said, 'C-Job has seen significant growth over…

Logistics News

GPA invests in rail connections, terminal capacity

GPA invests in rail connections, terminal capacity

Vessel to Complete Mexico's First Floating LNG Plant Sets Sail

Vessel to Complete Mexico's First Floating LNG Plant Sets Sail

Management Change at German Dry Bulk Shipper

Management Change at German Dry Bulk Shipper

Erma First gets AIP for Onboard Carbon Capture System

Erma First gets AIP for Onboard Carbon Capture System

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