Monday, March 8, 2021

Steel Cut on Second National Security Multi-Mission Vessel at Philly Shipyard

Philly Shipyard has started construction of the second National Security Multi-Mission Vessel. A brief steel cutting ceremony was held at the yard earlier this month with representatives from Philly Shipyard,...

March 8, 2021
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

MARAD Authorizes Construction of Second Two National Security Multi-Mission Vessels

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced authorizing the construction of two more National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) to serve as training ships at Maine Maritime Academy and Texas A&M...

January 19, 2021
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Friday, May 18, 2018
tote maritime

TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico President Selected to Lead Parent TOTE, Inc.

Seattle-based Saltchuk has announced that Tim Nolan has been named the next President and CEO of TOTE Inc., the parent company to TOTE Maritime and TOTE Services. Nolan, who currently...

May 18, 2018
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Maritime News

TOTE CEO Anthony Chiarello to Retire

The Chief Executive Officer of U.S. shipping company TOTE Inc. has announced he will retire this summer after 8 years at the role and 39 years in the maritime industry....

March 28, 2018
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Thursday, November 9, 2017
Maritime News

TOTE Revisiting Orca-Class LNG Conversions

TOTE Maritime Alaska, a division of TOTE, Inc., has announced that it will convert two of its diesel-electric roll-on/roll-off ships to dual fuel operations using liquefied natural gas (LNG). The...

November 9, 2017
Total Views: 26

Monday, October 19, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Certifies World’s First LNG Containership – MV Isla Bella

  The Coast Guard on Saturday issued a certificate of inspection to the LNG-powered MV Isla Bella. The 736-foot, 3,100 TEU, U.S.-flagged vessel is the first container ship in the...

October 19, 2015
Total Views: 49

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Maritime News

LNG-Powered Ships Gain as Rising Output Answers Oil-Price Volatility

  By Christine Buurma (Bloomberg) — When TOTE Inc., a shipper that operates between the U.S. and the Caribbean, launched its latest container ship last month, the 760-foot craft carried...

September 24, 2015
Total Views: 26

Monday, August 31, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Building the Marlins, The World’s First LNG Containerships

The second of two Marlin-class containerships was launched over the weekend at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego where the vessels are being built for TOTE Maritime. The...

August 31, 2015
Total Views: 29

Sunday, August 30, 2015

PERLA DEL CARIBE – NASSCO Launches Second LNG-Powered Containership for TOTE

The world’s second LNG-powered containership was launched Saturday at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The Perla del Caribe is the second of two Marlin-class containerships built at...

August 30, 2015
Total Views: 91

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photo of the Day – TOTE 2 Readied at NASSCO

Here is TOTE 2, aka Hull 496, as it is readied for its launch this Saturday at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego.  TOTE 2 is the second in...

August 25, 2015
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

NASSCO Ready to Launch World’s Second LNG-Powered Containership, TOTE 2

  General Dynamics NASSCO is getting ready for the launch of the second of two LNG-powered containerships being built for TOTE Maritime. The launching ceremony will be held next Saturday (August...

August 20, 2015
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

TOTE Picks Keppel for Orca-class LNG Conversions

  Totem Ocean Trailer Express (Totem Ocean), part of U.S. domestic carrier TOTE Maritime, has finally selected a shipyard and revealed new details about the conversion of its first Orca-class roll-on/roll-off cargo...

August 5, 2015
Total Views: 47

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Courage Arrives In Southampton, 100 Charred Vehicles Expected

A transporter ship that caught fire off the coast of Essex has arrived in Southampton. The American crew of the RoRo M/V Courage are reported safe after fighting a blaze using...

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 93

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Introducing ISLA BELLA – World’s First LNG-Powered Containership Launched at NASSCO

San Diego shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO on Saturday celebrated the launch of the Isla Bella, the world’s first LNG-powered containership. More than 3,400 were in attendance at the launch ceremony,...

April 19, 2015
Total Views: 178

Friday, February 20, 2015

Watch: TOTE’s LNG Containerships Highlighted in Nationally Broadcasted TV Spot

I was watching the morning news this morning and was happy to see TOTE’s new LNG-powered containerships highlighted in a TV spot for America’s Natural Gas Alliance’s (ANGA) new Think...

February 20, 2015
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

TOTE Finalizes Charter for First LNG-Powered Containerships

TOTE Shipholdings Inc. has finalized the charter agreement with Sea Star Line LLC for the operation of the world's first LNG-powered containerships currently under construction at NASSCO in San Diego, California.

October 2, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014

TOTE Secures $324 Million in Government Financing for Dual Fuel Containerships

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the approval of a $324.6 million Title XI loan guarantee to TOTE Shipholdings, Inc., to finance the construction of two of the world's first LNG-fueled containerships.

September 22, 2014
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Monday, September 15, 2014

Main Engine Installed Onboard World’s First LNG-Powered Containership

The world's first LNG-powered containership is really beginning to take shape at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego with the installation of the ship's main engine.

September 15, 2014
Total Views: 41

Friday, August 8, 2014

Time-lapse Shows Construction of Massive LNG Tanks for World’s First Gas-Powered Containerships

This time-lapse shows the construction of two 900 cubic meter cryogenic tanks to be installed onboard Tote's Marlin-class containerships.

August 8, 2014
Total Views: 42

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Maritime News

Engine to Power World’s First Dual-Fuel Containership Delivered to Shipyard

The gas engine that will soon power the TOTE's new Marlin-class containerships have been delivered to General Dynamics’ NASSCO’s shipyard in San Diego, CA, marking another milestone in the construction of the world's first LNG-powered containership.

July 17, 2014
Total Views: 43