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Ferguson shipyard boss confident of brighter future

BBC News 09 Aug 2022
The ship and another ferry are five years late, which has compounded problems for the ageing Calmac fleet. Ferguson Marine chief executive David Tydeman said he was confident both ships would be delivered next year ... The ship is expected to be significantly heavier than Glen Sannox was when it first entered the water in 2018.

First Automation Systems to be Installed on South Korean Ships in 2023

The Maritime Executive 09 Aug 2022
South Korea’s Sinokor Merchant Marine Co., which operates containerships and bulkers on Asian routes, and SK Shipping, which operates a fleet of tankers, gas carriers, bulkers, and containerships, placed the first order for the 2.0 system ... Avikus CEO Lim Do-hyeong points out that autonomous ship operations remain in their infancy.

Today's Coast Guard originated from multiple agencies

Daily Advance 06 Aug 2022
Revenue Marine was formed in 1790 ... We had evaded British taxes on shipped goods for years; so we knew where all the hiding places were. So, the new nation could start generating revenue by taxing those ships. The aptly named Revenue Marine Service was the service created to do that ... The ships carry the prefix USCGC and then the cutter’s name.

Wah Kwong and BV in CII carbon capture study

Seatrade Maritime News 01 Aug 2022
The study aims to explore the viability of CCS in meeting 2030 Carbon Intensity Index (CII) targets for existing ships, specifically two types of bulker in the Wah Kwong fleet. Shanghai Marine Diesel Engine Research Institute subsidiary Qiyao Environ Tec has designed custom CCS ...

Al Seer Marine H1 profits soar $240m

Gulf Daily News 29 Jul 2022
Al Seer Marine is a global leader in marine services and has been expanding rapidly in the commercial shipping segment. The company aims to increase its fleet to become the largest in the MEA market and is analyzing expansion initiatives in product tankers, gas tankers, and dry ...

Making waves: Electric ships are sailing ahead

Resilience 28 Jul 2022
From marine insurance to air pollution in cities near busy ports, government policy has got shipping in its sights ... Shipping’s ... Interventions from port authorities to reduce both marine and air pollution are forcing many shipping companies to weigh up electrifying their fleets.

Island History: Coast Guard Day – Seeing the Completed Jigsaw Puzzle Picture

Island Free Press 27 Jul 2022
The United States Revenue Marine was formed in 1790 ... We had evaded British taxes on shipped goods for years; we knew where all the hiding places were ... start taxing those ships! The aptly named Revenue Marine was the service created to do that ... They carry the ship prefix USCGC and then the cutter’s name.

Inside the Pentagon slugfest over the future of the fleet

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jul 2022
David Berger who won support in Congress this year to block Pentagon plans to have the fleet shrink to 25 ships in the coming years ... The plan was also likely impossible to implement, calling for a fleet of over 500 ships by 2045, a dramatic increase from the 298 ships in service today.

Green development extolled on China Maritime Day

China Daily 12 Jul 2022
China ranks first in the world in terms of the size of its maritime fleet, the output of marine fisheries, and the manufacturing scale of ships and marine engineering equipment, it said ... China Merchants Group is the second largest shipping company in the world in terms of fleet capacity.

Ingalls is Hiring for 2,000 Shipbuilding Positions

The Maritime Executive 09 Jul 2022
... dock ships (LPDs) ... Ingalls has already delivered 12 San Antonio-class ships to the U.S ... Navy's FY2023 budget request would truncate the class at 16 hulls and make LPD 32 the last ship in the series; this is a change from its previous 355-ship fleet plan, which called for 10 more.

Ebdane bats for excellence in maritime education

The Manila Times 08 Jul 2022
committed his new administration on Thursday to prioritize the development of education in the province, particularly the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA), as it vies to become a national maritime institution ... Enlist with the Philippine Navy or the Philippine Coast Guard, or join the merchant marine fleet.

MSC and Fincantieri to Construct Hydrogen-Powered Cruise Ships

The Maritime Executive 06 Jul 2022
All six ships in Explora Journeys’ fleet will be equipped with the latest environmental and marine technologies and will also feature the latest selective catalytic reduction technology to enable a reduction of nitrogen oxide emissions by 90 per cent, be equipped with shore ...

Fincantieri to Build LNG and Hydrogen Fuel Cells for MSC Cruise Ships

The Maritime Executive 06 Jul 2022
MSC and Fincantieri signed a memorandum of agreement to increase the fleet to six cruise ships with the first two, Explora I and Explora II, currently under construction at the Monfalcone, Italy shipyard ... All six ships in Explora Journeys’ fleet will also be equipped with the latest environmental and marine technologies.

HNA Technology expands fleet with six secondhand bulk carriers

Tradewinds 04 Jul 2022
... known as Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co and Tianjin Marine Shipping, has splashed out $106m on six secondhand bulk carriers as it continues to grow its fleet.

Ukraine round-up: Russia takes Lysychansk and border city hit

BBC News 03 Jul 2022
Russia dredges up landing ship hit by Ukraine. Earlier Russia said it had salvaged a large landing ship, the Saratov, scuttled by its crew after a Ukrainian missile strike damaged it in the port of Berdyansk on 24 March ... Russia's Black Sea Fleet had six landing ships - used to transport tanks, other vehicles and marines - before the war started.

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