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Thursday, September 16, 2021
Press Releases

Incat Crowther 17 Patrol Boat Hits The Water as Landing Barge Construction Underway

Press Release – Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the launch of Tamoya, an Incat Crowther 17 to join Reef Ranger and Reef Resilience in the Great Barrier Reef Joint...

27 mins ago
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Press Releases

Wärtsilä cloud simulation now available on-demand via OTG’s Ocean Learning Platform

Press Release – The leading provider of smart Simulation and Training Solutions, Wärtsilä Voyage’s Cloud Simulation Solution is now available on maritime knowledge provider Ocean Technologies Group’s (OTG) Ocean Learning Platform. This includes...

12 hours ago
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Shipping

FMC to Issue Guidance on Complaint Proceedings and Seeks Comments on Demurrage and Detention Billings

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has voted to move forward with two demurrage-and-detention related initiatives proposed by Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye as part of Fact Finding 29. Unlike Commissioner Dye’s...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 655

FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

IFAN Invests $1.2 Million to Future-Proof Safe Navigation in Middle East

The International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has announced a near $1.2 million investment to promote safe navigation in the Middle East Gulf, including significant recapitalization of the Differential...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 108

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
Navy

US Navy Awards $500m To Upgrade Pearl Harbor & Puget Sound Shipyards

The US Navy awarded a $500-million contract for structural projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington state

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 1400

Press Releases

UKHO revamps ADMIRALTY EasyTide with new platform and website

New ADMIRALTY EasyTide website to provide seamless access to UK tidal prediction services PRess Release – The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has successfully launched its new ADMIRALTY EasyTide platform following...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 131

Press Releases

Press release: Maritime Cyprus rescheduled for 2022

Biennial conference postponed to preserve its character and values  PRess Release – The infamous biennial October shipping conference, Maritime Cyprus, has been postponed. The event will now take place from...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 41

Monday, September 13, 2021
Press Releases

Zero-Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Ferry Hits The Water

Press Release – Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the launch of Sea Change. The Incat Crowther 22 is the world’s first  zero-emissions hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric-drive high-speed passenger ferry....

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 749

Shipping

MSC’s Soren Toft to Deliver Keynote Speech at London International Shipping Week

Shipping’s central role within the global economy will come under the spotlight in a keynote speech delivered by Soren Toft, CEO of the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), one of the...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 821

Press Releases

Ecochlor’s Filterless EcoOne™ & EcoOne Hybrid™ BWMS Receives IMO Type Approval

Press Release – Ecochlor’s IMO Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) Code Type Approval certification for the EcoOne™ BWMS and EcoOne Hybrid™ BWMS offers shipowners the flexibility to choose the best...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 95

Press Releases

Wärtsilä to support Hudong-Zhonghua and ABS to develop IMO2050 CII-Ready LNG Carrier

Press Release – The technology group Wärtsilä will collaborate with ABS and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) to develop a flexible, future-proof, and modular LNG Carrier (LNGC) vessel concept. The pioneering design...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 171

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Tropical Storm Conson and Typhoon Chanthu NASA
Weather

NASA Photo Of The Day – Luzon Hit With Double Barrel Cyclones

Twin storms Typhoon Chanthu and Tropical Storm Conson flanked the northern Philippines each threatening the islands with strong winds, torrential rains, and dangerous storm surge.

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 775

Saturday, September 11, 2021
September 11 flotilla commemoration
Shipping

BOATLIFT is An Amazing Tale of 9/11 Heroism

As the World Trade Center buildings burned and collapsed on September 11, 2001, over a half million people were evacuated from Lower Manhattan by American merchant mariners leading a flotilla...

September 11, 2021
Total Views: 2711

Friday, September 10, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK releases “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels(Edition1.1)”

Press Release – ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for the transition to zero-emission of shipping business. In support of measures for GHG emissions reduction,...

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 251

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Super Typhoon Chanthu
Weather

Super Typhoon Chanthu Rapidly Intensifies

by Michael Carlowicz (NASA) In recent years, meteorologists and climate scientists have been awed by the rapid intensification of several tropical cyclones around the world—a phenomenon that is believed to...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 632

Press Releases

Simon Møkster Shipping taps Vard Electro for the installation of SeaQ Energy Storage System onboard two platform supply vessels

Press Release – Ålesund/Norway, September 9, 2021 – Vard Electro is pleased to announce the signing of two new contracts with Simon Møkster Shipping. The vessels Stril Orion and Stril...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 301

USCG Air Station New Orleans aircrew aboard the Noble Globetrotter II. Photo via USCG
Accidents

Noble Globetrotter II Worker Files Lawsuit After Drillship Caught in Hurricane Ida

A lawsuit has been filed by a worker from the ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Globetrotter II which was caught on a course that put it within 10 miles of the eye...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 5203

Press Releases

Hapag-Lloyd renews and expands Inmarsat Fleet Xpress commitment

Press Release – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has expanded its agreement to deliver maritime broadband to Hapag-Lloyd, after the global transport group renewed its Fleet Xpress contract for...

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 170

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Oil Spill

Talos Says Its Assets Are Not the Source of Large Oil Slick Off Port Fourchon

Houston-based Talos Energy has again stated that its assets were not the source of an oil release in Bay Marchand Block 5, off the coast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana in...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 744

Press Releases

ABB containerized energy storage offers plug-in battery power for a wide range of ships

The Containerized Energy Storage System (ESS) integrates sustainable battery power for existing ships in a standard 20ft container  All-inclusive pre-assembled unit for easier installation and safer maintenance, enabling fuel savings...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 415