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GLDD Preps for its New Hopper Dredge Galveston Island

Mar 14, 2023

With dredging business booming in the U.S., companies across the country invest in innovative new tonnage to get the job done more efficiently, effectively and safely. Chris Gunsten, SVP, Project Services & Fleet Engineering, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) and Patrick Webb…

EnerGia Coal Carrier Named Kagura

Mar 13, 2023

On March 9, the coal carrier Kagura for the Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (EnerGia) was delivered at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.  A naming and delivery ceremony took place on the same day and was attended by Shigeru Ashitani, representative director…

Freire Shipyard Signs Deal to Build MSV for Briggs Marine

Mar 09, 2023

Spain's Freire Shipyard won a contract from the Briggs Marine for the design and construction of a new Maintenance Support Vessel to support Briggs’ ongoing contracts for the inspection, servicing and replacement of navigation marks and heavy inshore moorings…

Future-Fuel-Ready Courage Enters Service on the Rhine

Mar 08, 2023

Following a successful initial loading operation and maiden voyage on the river Rhine, Covestro and HGK Shipping GmbH officially put into service the new low-water vessel called 'Courage' at the beginning of March. Designed 'future-fuel-ready'…

Interview: Five Minutes with Robert Ekse, President, EBDG

Feb 28, 2023

Late last year we caught up with Robert Ekse, President, Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), for his take on how the Future Fuels debate is effectively shaping maritime technology development and vessel investment.Most reading these pages know the EBDG name…

Take a Hyke: Swarm Tech for Ferries

Feb 24, 2023

Apps, big data, tech, software and cutting-edge innovation were hallmarks at last year’s Sea Tech conference in Brest, France. During one session, for example, on electronic charting, the speakers made reference to “data as fuel.” For vessel operations…

Zim Sammy Ofer: The First LNG-powered Vessel in ZIM's Fleet

Feb 17, 2023

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard hosted a naming ceremony for the 15,000 TEU LNG dual-fuel vessel Zim Sammy Ofer.The Zim Sammy Ofer is the first of 10 vessel ordered in a long-term chartering agreement between ZIM and Seaspan Corporation…

Shipbuilding: ACBL Inks Deal to Build Tier 4 Towboat

Feb 13, 2023

Jeffersonville, Ind. based American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announced it has signed a contract with Bayou La Batre, Ala. shipbuilder Steiner Construction Company for the design and construction of a new EPA Tier 4 retractable towboat.“Investing in our future is a key part of ACBL’s strategy…

Frontiers Extend as Developers Eye Floating Wind Potential

Feb 08, 2023

America may have only entered the offshore wind sector recently, but it is wasting no time in playing catch-up. The White House has set targets of 30 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 and 110 GW by 2050. The focus so far has centred on bottom-fixed installations…

VIDEO: Patrick Ryan Named CTO at ABS

Feb 08, 2023

As Patrick Ryan assumes the top tech exec spot at ABS, Maritime Reporter TV interviewed him on the eve of the announcement. While shipowners face multiple technology challenges ahead, Ryan said a top priority is the bridging of technology from the fundamental phase into operational solutions…

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and INPEX Complete Ammonia Bunkering Vessel Study

Feb 02, 2023

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding recently completed a conceptual study with INPEX CORPORATION for an ammonia bunkering vessel capable of supplying ammonia fuel to ships.Since ammonia does not emit carbon dioxide (CO2) when burned, it is expected to be…

Titan Acquires Pair of LNG Carriers for Bunkering Capability Retrofit

Jan 31, 2023

Titan, the independent supplier of low and zero-emission fuels, acquired two small scale LNG carriers – the Seapeak Unikum and Seapeak Vision – from Seapeak, the Canadian gas transportation company formerly known as Teekay LNG Partners. The…

Planning Starts on Series of 10 Ammonia Fueled Bulk Carriers

Jan 31, 2023

WinGD and CMB.TECH announced plans to collaborate on a fleet of ammonia fuelled bulk carriers. The pair signed an agreement on the development of ammonia-fuelled two-stroke engines, aiming to install the ammonia dual-fuel X72DF engine on a series of ten x 210…

Ship Recycling Prices Perk Up

Jan 30, 2023

Following a virtually inert 2022 and a slightly busier start to 2023 at the various recycling destinations, much of the Far East was off celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year holidays this week and it has expectedly been a quieter period - in terms of sales and activity…

NYK to Build Fifth LPG Dual-Fuel VLGC

Jan 27, 2023

NYK ordered its fifth liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel very large LPG/liquefied ammonia gas carrier (VLGC) from Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI). The ship will be built at the KHI Sakaide Works shipyard and is set for delivery in 2026…

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