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GL Award for Young Professionals

Sep 01, 2011

The classifications society Germanischer Lloyd (GL) rewarded three young engineers for their outstanding diploma theses. For the 2010 Award engineering students were asked to submit theses on “Innovative Ideas for Increasing the Energy Efficiency of Ships”…

Advisory to Owners or Operators of Ocean-Going Vessels Visiting California Ports

Sep 01, 2011

Amendments to the California Regulation on Fuel Sulfur and Other Operational Requirements for Ocean-Going Vessels within California Waters and 24 Nautical Miles of the California Baseline (“OGV Fuel Regulation” or “regulation”)The purpose…

Harvey Gulf Announces Plans for 3 New LNG-Powered Boats

Aug 28, 2011

Initial deal worth $165 million; $300 million for 6 additional newbuilds and another $500 million for acquisitions also approved.  Harvey Gulf International Marine announced Saturday that it will sign a deal for three LNG vessels to be built by Signal Shipbuilding…

Glosten Completes Study for WSF

Aug 22, 2011

The Glosten Associates announces completion of a feasibility study for Washington State Ferries (WSF) on converting its 144-car ferry design to liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion. Glosten’s study, which investigated design, economic, regulatory…

Interferry Specialist to Fuel Debate on Eco-issues

Aug 22, 2011

Emissions control and alternative fuels will be among the headline topics at Interferry’s 36th annual conference – providing a high-profile platform for the trade association’s newly appointed specialist on maritime policy and regulations.The conference takes place in Barcelona from October 3-6…

Mastry Supports USCG With Engine Training

Aug 12, 2011

Mastry Engine Center is well-known for its comprehensive training programs for recreational boat owners, dealers, the Navy and other customers.  Recently Mastry expanded its scope, providing three-day training sessions for the US Coast Guard…

Roden Joins Fairbanks Morse Engine

Jul 14, 2011

Fairbanks Morse Engine, an EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO) company, announced that Paul Roden has joined the company as Vice President, Washington Operations. In this new role he will represent the company in discussions with Congress and with shipyards…

Alternative Fuel: Defrosting LNG

Jun 13, 2011

As Cargo, Fuel or both; LNG is emerging as the clear and clean way forward for the maritime industry. •    In the Beginning    The use of LNG as a marine fuel is not new. Vessels trading cryogenic LNG have burned boil-off natural gas in…

GE Marine to Power Naval Ship

Jun 13, 2011

GE Marine reports that it will provide Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, with two LM2500 aeroderivative gas turbines to power the United States Navy’s fourth LCS-Class-Independence variant. The new LCS will be named USS Montgomery, and will be powered…

LNG Gains Traction as Alternative Fuel

Jun 09, 2011

As Cargo, Fuel or both; LNG is emerging as the clear and clean way forward for the maritime industry. •    In the Beginning        The use of LNG as a marine fuel is not new. Vessels trading cryogenic LNG have burned boil-off natural…

Rolls-Royce Strikes Deal to Power 10 U.S. Navy LCS

Jan 17, 2011

Rolls-Royce announced the contract to supply gas turbines and waterjets for 10 of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) – the Group’s largest ever marine naval surface ship contract. Designed to operate in combat zones close to the shore (littoral waters)…

Torghatten Nord Names LNG Supplier for Ferry Fleet

Jan 03, 2011

Barents NaturGass AS reportedly won a contract to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Torghatten Nord AS for seven new LNG ferries in one of Norway’s busiest waterways, according to a report on www.ngvglobal.com. The contract takes into consideration…

EPD, Siemens Form Solutions Partnership

Dec 07, 2010

Electronic Power Design, Inc. (EPD) and Siemens Industry, Inc. Drive Technologies today announced that the companies have formed a solutions partnership for Siemens ELFA R hybrid propulsion systems.  Siemens recently released its newly designed ELFA hybrid propulsion system…

Marine Onboard Renewable Power Deal Struck

Oct 28, 2010

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com), a manufacturer of microturbines, entered into an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Kilo-Pak for microturbine-based onboard power packages for the marine industry.Onboard…

Maersk Tankers, HHI & DNV Joint CO2 Ship Design

Jul 06, 2010

Maersk Tankers, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) have agreed to collaborate on the design and risk assessment of tankers for shipping CO2.Maersk Tankers is already in a partnership with Maersk Oil and Finnish utilities Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima (TVO)…

Logistics News

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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