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World’s First Floating Wind Farm Starts Production

The Hywind Scotland floating wind farm. (Photo: Øyvind Gravås / Woldcam - Statoil ASA)

The world's first offshore floating wind farm has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid, providing power to approximately 20,000 households.   The 30MW Hywind Scotland wind farm, operated

Today’s Maritime Security: Is the Industry Prepared?

Image credit: Port of Los Angeles - Liquid Terminals

In late June of 2017, AP Moeller-Maersk shut down its container operations at the Port of Los Angeles. It wasn’t due to labor relations problems, equipment malfunction or other reasons that have been known to thwart port operations.

Margaret Leinen: Putting the Oceans in Focus

Margaret Leinen, Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Dean of the School   of Marine Science. (Photo: Greg Trauthwein)

At the Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop in San Diego, Margaret Leinen, Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Dean of the School of Marine Science

Shipbuilding

US Shipbuilding: The Road Ahead

The aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (PCU 78), left, and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) sit pierside at Naval Station Norfolk. (U.S. Navy photo by Nathan T. Beard)

Matt Paxton, president of the Shipbuilder’s Council of America, shares with Maritime Reporter &

UK Partners Join Forces in Bid to Build Naval Frigates

(Image: Cammell Laird)

A new partnership between Cammell Laird and BAE Systems aims to position the companies to build

Pair of Fire/Rescue Boats Now on Duty

(Photo courtesy of Brandon Barsugli of the San Bernardino County Fire Department)

Boat builder Lake Assault Boats has placed two fire and rescue boats into service with the San

Contracts

Wood Wins LNG Platform FEED Contract

Pic:  John Wood Group PLC

The Honghua Group Limited has awarded a $12 million front-end engineering design (FEED) contract

Transocean Wins BHP Work

Image: Transocean

Transocean announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Invictus was awarded a two-year

BBC Chartering, Jumbo Shipping Team Up in Global Project Alliance

Photo: BBC Chartering

Two market leaders in their respective fields, Jumbo and BBC Chartering have agreed to an

Technology

Case Study: Surveying the Hennepin Wreck in Lake Michigan

Klein System 3000

Klein’s multipurpose System 3000 is a simultaneous, dual-frequency side scan sonar that can be

John Deere Rolls Out Trio of Marine Engines

4045SFM85 (Photo: John Deere Power Systems)

John Deere Power Systems has expanded its lineup with three new marine engines available for order

Op/Ed: Act Now to Avoid BWMS Compliance Risks

Steven Candito

Lately, I have been reading reports regarding the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) escalating

Legal

Italy Breaks up Libyan Fuel Smuggling Ring

Sicilian police on Wednesday sought the arrest of nine people, including a suspected mobster, for running a Libyan fuel-smuggling ring in which at least 30 million euros ($35

Captain Fined after Ship Grounds off Northern Ireland

MV Ruyter (Photo: MCA)

The captain of a Dutch cargo ship that ran aground at Rathlin Island has been fined £1,000 ($1

Hapag-Lloyd Completes Capital Increase

Image: Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has successfully completed the capital increase with subscription rights agreed upon

People & Company News

Kinder Morgan Q3 Revenue Dips on Harvey Impact

(Photo: NASA)

Pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc reported a 1.5 percent fall in quarterly revenue

Bahri Reinforces Americas Commitment

(Photo: Bahri)

Reinforcing its three-decade-long presence in North America, transportation and logistics firm

Interferry Conference Reviews Issues with Financial Impact

The challenges and opportunities posed by alternative fuels, safety management and social media dominated Interferry’s 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia

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