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Monday, April 17, 2023
Maritime News

Shipwrecks: Mystery Of Missing Great Lakes Lumber Company Fleet Solved

For more than 30 years, researchers have been exploring the depths of Lake Superior in search of vessels lost to time. The area off the coast of Grand Marais,

April 17, 2023
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Sunday, April 16, 2023
Walla Walla Ferry Grounding
Grounding Incidents

Generator Failure Suspected In M/V Walla Walla Ferry Grounding: Crew And Passengers Safe

Late Sunday morning, Washington State Ferries (WSF) reported that all 175 cars trapped aboard the grounded M/V Walla Walla had been successfully removed after

April 16, 2023
Total Views: 3190

Friday, April 14, 2023
Press Releases

RApide 2000-E Pushboat HB Poraque Delivered

Belov Engenharia Shipyard, located in Salvador, Brazil, has delivered the first Robert Allan Ltd. designed RApide 2000-E pushboat – HB

April 14, 2023
Total Views: 835

Press Releases

ABS Wavesight™ and ActZero Alliance Will Deliver Cybersecurity Solutions to Global Fleet

ABS Wavesight™, an ABS-affiliated software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, today announced a new alliance with ActZero©, an award-winning managed detection and

April 14, 2023
Total Views: 169

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Knud E. Hansen Reveals New Details on Dedicated CO2 Carrier Concept

Naval architecture firm Knud E. Hansen has revealed new details about its dedicated CO2 carrier concept as demand for CO2 transportation is set to increase.

April 13, 2023
Total Views: 1550

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Press Releases

Groundbreaking Robert Allan Ltd. ElectRA Tugs Named at Ceremony

On March 7th and 8th, 2023, naming ceremonies were held at Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey for two series of revolutionary new tugs. The ceremonies were

April 11, 2023
Total Views: 1432

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Platypus Marine to Build Damen-Designed Fast Crew Supplier for Jones Act Market

Washington-based Platypus Marine has signed a Letter of Intent with Dutch shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new Jones Act-compliant

April 5, 2023
Total Views: 2220

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Press Releases

KPI Ocean Connect S Innovative Get Fuelled Trainee Programme Creates Global Pathway To Maritime Careers For Young Talent

KPI OceanConnect’s innovative two-year trader trainee programme is designed to cultivate and empower school and college graduates for a career in marine

April 4, 2023
Total Views: 617

capesize bulk carrier

Capesize Second-Hand Ship Prices Surge Amid Chinese Economic Recovery

Capesize second-hand ship prices experienced a significant surge in March due to China’s economic recovery, according to a new report from the Baltic and

April 4, 2023
Total Views: 1841

Press Releases

ABB Drives Emission Free River Commute In Lisbon With First All Electric Ferry

The first of ten new, all-electric ferries opens a new age of emission-free commuter services along Lisbon’s Tagus River, in the latest example of green

April 4, 2023
Total Views: 734

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Coast Guard Commissions Newest Cutter Warren Deyampert

BOSTON — The Coast Guard’s newest cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Warren Deyampert (WPC-1151), was commissioned at Coast Guard Base Boston, March 30. Chief

April 1, 2023
Total Views: 6342

The Mandalorian on a cruise ship. AI generated image
Cruise Ships

Disney Apologizes For ChatGPT Jokes On Cruise Ship Elevators

by gCaptain (April 1st 2023) CruizeNewz is reporting that the Disney Wish cruise ship recently experienced some unexpected technical difficulties with its

April 1, 2023
Total Views: 7112

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Press Releases

Foss Offshore Wind Targets Summer Opening for New Bedford Terminal

Foss Offshore Wind, a Saltchuk Marine division founded in 2020 to service North America’s emerging wind energy sector, has announced that its New Bedford,

March 29, 2023
Total Views: 1853

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Press Releases

Celebrity Cruises New Edge Series Ship Leads The Industry In Fuel Flexibility With Wärtsilä’s Future Fuel Engine

Close cooperation between Royal Caribbean Group (RCG), the Chantiers de l’Atlantique (CdA) shipyard, and Wärtsilä will enable RCG’s latest vessel to lead

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 1145

Press Releases

ABB’s Mid-range Azipod® Propulsion To Power Four Cruise Vessels Built By Fincantieri

ABB has secured a contract with Fincantieri, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding groups, to deliver in total eight mid-range Azipod® propulsion systems

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 829

Press Releases

ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement Provider Certification To YUSEN LOGISTICS CO., LTD.

Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted the Class C Innovation Endorsement Provider Certification to YUSEN LOGISTICS CO., LTD.  ClassNK offers its

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 130

Friday, March 24, 2023
Press Releases

Liberty Lines’ Hybrid Ferry Order at Astilleros Armon Expands to Twelve

Italian ferry operator Liberty Lines has expanded its order of 38m hybrid monohull passenger ferries from Incat Crowther with three additional vessels added to

March 24, 2023
Total Views: 690

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Shipping Industry Groups to Tackle Crucial Safety Issues in Cargo Transport

Five major organizations involved in global cargo transport have joined forces to create a framework for cooperation that will enhance safety during the

March 22, 2023
Total Views: 4974

Press Releases

Foss Maritime Line Service Recognized For Safety By Pacific Maritime Association (Washington Area)

Last week, Pacific Maritime Association awarded Foss Line Service with Zero Injury Rate and 1st place in Safety at the 75th annual PMA safety awards.

March 22, 2023
Total Views: 465

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Offshore Workers Reach Deal to Avoid Strike on BP’s UK North Sea Platforms

Offshore workers employed by Sparrows Offshore Services have successfully negotiated a deal, ending planned strike action that was scheduled for later this

March 21, 2023
Total Views: 1121