Thursday, June 17, 2021
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 “serious concern” and suggests possible...
Friday, January 24, 2020
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Friday, January 19, 2018
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 oil drilling, that activity is actually still on...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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 everything you know about cruising...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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 American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a subsidiary of...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
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 course to the...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Namibia Explorers Barge-Based Electric Power Plants
Namibia is exploring the option of using barges with power plants to help plug an electricity shortage that may reach 300 megawatts in the next two years, Finance Minister Calle...
Monday, June 8, 2015
Shell’s Alexia S3 Offers Smooth Transition to Emissions Control Areas
Shipowners switching to low sulphur content fuels in line with their obligations in Emissions Control Areas have demanded confidence in the cylinder oils specified to lubricate their engines The shipping...
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Rolls-Royce Unveils Permanent Magnet Azimuth Thruster at NorShipping
After over a decade of research and development, Rolls-Royce is heading into full production of their permanent magnet tunnel thruster from their facility in Ulsteinvik, Norway. At the same time,...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Ulstein Rolls Out Suezmax-Sized Drillship and Other New Concepts
Even amid a decimated offshore market, the prolific naval architects and marine engineers at Ulstein’s office in the Netherlands have been working on new concept designs that are currently being unveiled today...
Monday, May 4, 2015
DNVGL: Data Transparency is Changing the World Around Us
“Transparency of information is changing the world around us,” commented Tor Svensen, CEO of DNV GL’s maritime business in an interview with gCaptain earlier this year at the Connecticut Maritime Association conference....
Ship of The Week – Space Ships – NASA’s (former) Space Rocket Booster Recovery Ship M/V Liberty Star
Photo courtesy NASA Note: This week’s interesting ships are reposted and updated from gCaptain’s archives. When one thinks of a NASA ship, it’s generally not the seagoing type that pops...
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Mega Machine Grand Coronation: The New Wärtsilä X72DF
By Jessica Vittone If anything has been made clear, it’s the now nearly-global commitment to reduced emissions. Shipping, despite being the lowest contributor to carbon emission per ton-mile of transported...
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