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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:45:24 Z

Partners Seek to Guarantee Ship Performance in Real Sea Conditions, Waves and All

Japanese shipping company NYK Line and shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) say they plan to introduce a new shipbuilding contract that guarantees propulsion performance in actual sea conditions, factoring in heavy sea states encountered by vessels at sea.Typically…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:05:11 Z

RINA, SDARI Move Toward 3D Ship Classification

Classification society RINA has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) to create an interface to the SDARI 3D Ship Model, marking another step toward 3D…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:13:31 Z

Canada Commits Nearly $240 Mln to Aid Offshore Oil Industry

Canada will spend C$320 million ($238.56 million) to support its offshore oil industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, which has struggled as coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions reduced demand, the government said on Friday.The funds are…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:04:29 Z

MetalCraft Delivers High-performace RIBs in Mississippi

Shipbuilder MetalCraft Marine said it delivered two 34-foot high performance patrol RIBs to be used by the Mississippi Department of Natural Resources Police in the coastal bay areas and offshore checking on commercial and sport fishing compliance.Each…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:21:28 Z

Great Lakes Wins Jacksonville Harbor Dredging Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been awarded a $105 million Base and Option B contract award on the Jacksonville Harbor Construction Dredging, 47-Foot Contract C Cut-42 Project, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider announced Friday.Great Lakes said it expects the U.S.

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:17:07 Z

Metal Shark Builds Custom Tender for R/V OceanXplorer

Shipbuilder Metal Shark reports it has delivered a new research tender to OceanX, a New York-based nonprofit ocean exploration initiative and media organization.The custom 38-foot Defiant-class welded aluminum monohull pilothouse vessel will…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:50:59 Z

Trafigura Proposes Carbon Levy on Marine Fuels

Commodities trader Trafigura on Friday proposed a carbon levy of $250-$300 per tonne of carbon-dioxide (CO2) equivalent on shipping fuels to make zero and low carbon fuels more economically viable and competitive.The International Maritime Organization…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:48:23 Z

Charleston Will be the Deepest Harbor on the US East Coast

This September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District awarded the final two dredging contracts on its harbor deepening project, which will make Charleston’s harbor the deepest on the East Coast.The contract awards also coincided with the arrival September 20 of the CMA CGM Brazil…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:21:52 Z

Iran's Oil Exports Jump in September Defying Sanctions

Iranian oil exports have risen sharply in September in defiance of U.S. sanctions, three assessments based on tanker tracking showed, throwing a lifeline to the Islamic Republic and its collapsing economy.Exports have shrunk from over 2.5 million…

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:48:13 Z

Partners Set Out to Develop Hydrogen-powered Tugs

Norwegian engineering and equipment company TECO 2030 ASA said it has signed a letter of intent with Austrian-based powertrain deveolper AVL List GmbH and Dutch shipping company Chemgas Shipping B.V. for the use of fuel cell technology as the…

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