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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
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Maritime Industry Explores Nuclear Power for Ships as Technology Opens up

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The maritime industry is exploring whether nuclear fuel can be used to power commercial ships as advancements in

September 19, 2023
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Friday, August 25, 2023
Ammonia Gas Abatement System demonstration facility. Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi.
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Mitsubishi Set to Demonstrate Ammonia Fuel Handling System for Ships

Mitsubishi Shipping Co. has begun demonstrating an ammonia handling system to help aid the use of ammonia as a marine fuel. The Mitsubishi Ammonia Supply and

August 25, 2023
Total Views: 1132

Monday, July 24, 2023
A digitally enhanced image of ships
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ABS Invests In Atom Splitting Nuclear Research

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Nuclear propulsion aboard commercial maritime vessels may sound like a science fiction scenario, but this is precisely the subject of

July 24, 2023
Total Views: 2239

Saturday, January 7, 2023
Tesla Fan Filed Boat, Jet Trademark Without Company’s Knowledge
Ship Design

Tesla Fan Filed Boat, Jet Trademark Without Company’s Knowledge

(Bloomberg) –A self-described fan of Tesla Inc. said he was behind an application to extend the automaker’s trademark for use in boats and planes. The

January 7, 2023
Total Views: 7808

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
modular nuclear power plant ship Akademik Lomonosov
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Nuclear Power – What’s Stopping The Rollout Of Small Modular Nuclear Power Plants?

Among the tiny number of small modular reactors in operation in the world right now are two on a ship floating off Russia’s far eastern coast. Russia is also

May 10, 2022
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Saturday, April 9, 2022

Container Feeder Barge: A solution for a grounding such as Ever Forward?

by Rish Madden – Ever Forward grounded on the Chesapeake Bay on March 13, 2022.  The current salvage plan includes removal of a large number of

April 9, 2022
Total Views: 27410

Saturday, March 12, 2022
Sanctioned Russians Spark Worries of Industry Crisis at Dubai Yacht Show
Ship Design

Sanctioned Russians Spark Worries of Industry Crisis at Dubai Yacht Show

By Devon Pendleton, Lisa Fleisher and Kateryna Kadabashy (Bloomberg) –Superyachts, the ultimate symbol of excess, have long had a whiff of the

March 12, 2022
Total Views: 27382

Saturday, October 30, 2021
Hydrofoil Ferry Concept Design Aims To Increases The Speed And Range Of Electric Ferries
Ship Design

Hydrofoil Ferry Concept Design Aims To Increases The Speed And Range Of Electric Ferries

Boundary Layer Technologies, a California-based marine technology startup launched its fully electric hydrofoiling ferry concept design this week. ELECTRA

October 30, 2021
Total Views: 2638

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Zero-Emission Ferries Successfully Completed
Ship Design

Zero-Emission Ferries Successfully Completed

ICE Marine Design has completed the construction and successful trials of two zero-emissions ferries; 72-metre Amherst Islander II and the 99-metre Wolfe

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 1204

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
First Autonomous Cargo Ship Faces Test With 236-Mile Voyage
Ship Design

First Autonomous Cargo Ship Faces Test With 236-Mile Voyage

By River Davis and Tsuyoshi Inajima (Bloomberg) — In just two decades from now, half of all domestic ships plying Japan’s coastal waters may be

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 2543

Friday, August 27, 2021
Ship Design

Battery-Powered Speedboat Looking To Become The Tesla Of The Sea

Niclas Rolander (Bloomberg) Sweden’s Candela Speed Boat AB is challenging the conventional combustion-engine leisure-craft industry with a new

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 3641

Thursday, June 17, 2021
GIULIO_VERNE Power Cable Layer
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World’s Longest Subsea Power Cable Sparks Up

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) –The first megawatts of electricity will flow between Norway and the U.K. Wednesday along the longest submarine power cable

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 5134

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Norway’s Suspension of Bergen Engines Sale a ‘Serious Concern’, Russia Embassy Says

by Terje Solsvik (Reuters) – Norway’s decision to suspend the planned sale of a maritime engine maker to Russia’s TMH Group is a matter of

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 5242

Friday, January 24, 2020
MAN Energy Solutions MAN 20V35/44G
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VW Struggles With Sale of MAN Energy Solutions

By Aaron Kirchfeld (Bloomberg) Volkswagen AG is disappointed with the offers so far for its MAN Energy Solutions division, which makes diesel engines for ships

January 24, 2020
Total Views: 789

Friday, June 15, 2018
Rolls-Royce CEO Sets Ambitious Goals
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Rolls-Royce CEO Sets Ambitious Goals

by Sarah Young (Reuters) – Rolls-Royce said it would exceed its 2020 guidance as it announced new ambitious mid-term goals, sending its shares to

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 126

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

CMA CGM Slashes Fuel Costs On New Flagship

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) The new CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery, delivered on Friday, will burn up to 25% less fuel due to its

January 30, 2018
Total Views: 135

Friday, January 19, 2018
offshore platform
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Contrary to Official Statements, Florida Offshore Drilling Still ‘On the Table’

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Despite Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Jan. 9 declaration that Florida is “off the table” for offshore

January 19, 2018
Total Views: 78

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Celebrity Edge Class Cruise Ship
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Royal Caribbean Jettisons Balconies And Adopts RFID Tracking In New Celebrity Edge Class Design

by Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) Richard Fain, the chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is willing to bet $5 billion that he can take

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 375

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Ship Design

Philly Shipyard Delivers Jones Act Tanker To Kinder Morgan

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) today delivered the American Endurance, the first of four next generation 50,000 dwt product tankers that it is building for

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 333

Thursday, August 6, 2015
3d printer

3D Printing Aboard Ships? How One Technology Is Changing the Future.

Will 3D Printing Change The World As We Know It? by Brad Hart Imagine you’re steaming across the Pacific Ocean on a container ship on a great circle

August 6, 2015
Total Views: 316


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