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Shipping Industry Goes Digital in Lockdown

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The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalization drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders.

Record Engine Powers World’s Largest Containership

HMM Algeciras has taken the title of world's large

Everything about the HMM Algeciras is big, including the power output of its MAN B&W 11G95ME-C engine – the mightiest ever built by Germany-based MAN Energy Solutions.The 23,964 TEU containership is the largest ever built,

APL England Detained After Dropping Containers off Australia

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A Singapore-flagged containership that lost at least 40 containers overboard off the coast of Sydney has been detained by authorities in the Port of Brisbane after Australian inspectors found inadequate

Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä Propulsion Selected for Molslinjen Fast Ferry

The new Molslinjen high-speed ferry is to be built

Wärtsilä said it will provide the propulsion solutions for a new 115-meter high-speed ferry being

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Myrtle Hazard

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Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Myrtle Hazard to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla.

WinGD’s Dual-fuel 12X92DF Engine Gains BV Type Apprval

WinGD’s dual-fuelled X92DF engine, the first in a

The biggest and most powerful liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled engine ever built has received

Contracts

EPS Orders Gas Carrier Trio from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

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South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has secured an order for three medium sized gas

Detyens Wins $24 Mln Ship Repair Contract

File photo: Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxen

Charleston, S.C. repair yard Detyens Shipyards has been awarded a $24,235,291 firm-fixed-price

Hyundai Heavy Bags Double VLCC Order

Illustration - Credit: HHI

South Korea's shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured an order to build two very

Technology

Tech Talk: Algorithm Aims to Assist Ocean Search and Rescue

A new MIT-developed search-and-rescue algorithm id

Search & Rescue algorithm identify hidden “traps” in ocean waters, helping to more quickly

LADAR: Laser Sensor Technology for the Maritime Industry

Using a blue-green laser, LADAR penetrates the oce

Research scientist and entrepreneur Sverre Dokken believes laser-based remote sensing has big

Coast Guard Auxiliary Supports Research Efforts

Photo courtesy USCG RDC.

Unique among the nation’s armed services, the Coast Guard’s missions include national defense

Legal

Pacific International Lines Secures Debt Deal

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Singapore-based container ship operator Pacific International Lines Pte (PIL) has agreed with most

US Sanctions Advisory Raises Hurdles for Global Maritime Industry

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Ship owners and insurers say it may be impossible for the maritime industry to fully comply with

US Maritime Sanctions Advisory: Navigating Choppy Waters

A North Korean-flagged tanker conducts a ship-to-s

In May 2020, the US Department of State, US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets

People & Company News

Svitzer Names Kasper Friis Nilaus CEO


Kasper Friis Nilaus, CEO, Svitzer A/S (Photo: Svi

Towage operator Svitzer announced its Board of Directors has appointed Kasper Friis Nilaus

Paddy Rodgers Joins V.Group Board

Paddy Rodgers (Photo: V.Group)

Ship management and services company V.Group announced that Paddy Rodgers has been appointed as a

Profiles in Training: Capt. Ted Morley, MPT

Captain Ted Morley, COO and Academic Principal at

Captain Ted Morley is a ubiquitous figure in maritime training circles, the COO and Academic

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