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Ship Emissions: ABS Spearheads the Future of EEDI for Ships

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A team led by ABS has been awarded a contract by the European Commission (EC) to explore future directions for the IMO’s Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for ships.The landmark study will look at ways to improve and accelerate the integration of low-carbon fuels and innovative technologies into the requirements of the index,

Canada's First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Delivered

The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Harry DeWolf, was handed over on July 31, 2020, in Halifax, marking the delivery of the first ship in the largest fleet recapitalization Canada’s peacetime history. (Photo: Royal Canadian Navy)

The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Harry DeWolf, was delivered to the Government of Canada on July 31, 2020, in Halifax, N.S.Built by Irving Shipbuilding, the new 6,615-metric-ton, 103.6-meter ship is the largest vessel ever built in Canada in a combat package as well as the largest Navy

Burger Launches Tour Boat Chicago's Emerald Lady

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Manitowoc, Wis. boat builder Burger Boat Company announced it has launched a new passenger vessel for Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. The 98-foot steel vessel, Chicago’s Emerald Lady, can serve up to 250 passengers and is designed by Mark Pudlo, Principal, Seacraft Design in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Sea Cloud's New Tall Ship is Taking Shape

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Sea Cloud Cruises' third tall ship, Sea Cloud Spirit, is taking shape in Vigo, Spain. Interior outfitting is underway as specialists from the Polish shipbuilding company Chorén have erected the approximately 54-meter-high aft mast for the 138-meter-long, three-masted sailing ship due to enter service later this year.

Bollinger Delivers USCGC Oliver Henry

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Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Oliver Henry to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Fla. This is the 163rd vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 40th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) delivered under the current program.The new cutter is the second of three FRCs to be homeported in Apra Harbor,

Blount to Build Icebreaking Buoy Tender for Maryland

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Warren, R.I. shipbuilder Blount Boats said it has been awarded a contract to build a 90-foot icebreaking buoy tender vessel for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The vessel will be designed by BMT Designers and Planners, Inc. of Arlington, Va.The new vessel will replace the 100-foot, 167-ton M/V J.

All American Marine to Build NOAA Research Vessel

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Bellingham, Wash. aluminum boat builder All American Marine (AAM) said it has been awarded the contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to construct a 50’ aluminum research catamaran for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.The twin-engine Teknicraft Design

NZ Companies Collaborate to Build Electric Ferries

Frmo left to right: Ben Reed, Hon Dr Megan Woods and Michael Eaglen (Photo: HamiltonJet)

New Zealand companies HamiltonJet and EV Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build advanced composite, battery-powered commuter ferries.Their cooperation was formalized at HamiltonJet’s Christchurch headquarters in May, in the presence of Hon Dr Megan Woods, New Zealand’s

Metal Shark Delivers 22nd Vessel to NYC Ferry

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Metal Shark has delivered an 88-foot, 150-passenger high speed aluminum catamaran for NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower.The Incat Crowther-designed HB122 is the 22nd vessel Metal Shark has built for NYC Ferry, and the 35th passenger vessel delivered from its Franklin, La. shipyard since April 2017.Metal

Port of Antwerp Orders Two Tugs from Damen

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Damen Shipyards Group said it has been awarded a contract by the Port of Antwerp to deliver two IMO Tier III compliant RSD Tugs 2513 following "an intensive tender process". The compact ship-handling tugs each offer 70 tonnes bollard pull. The azimuth driven RSD Tugs 2513 has two bows, which means high

BAE Systems Awards $129 Mln Supplier Contracts

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U.K. shipbuilder BAE Systems said it has awarded a further five contracts to suppliers worth more than £100 million ($129 million), as progress on the Type 26 frigate program continues apace at the company’s shipyards in Glasgow.More than £1 billion ($1.29 billion) has been invested across the program’s supply chain to date,

Silverstream Air-lubrication Chosen for 8 Newbuilds

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U.K.-based Silverstream said it has secured orders for air lubrication technology on eight Hyundai Heavy Industries newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriersSignificant order on Shell-chartered LNG vessels sees proven Silverstream System specified on major newbuild program in South Korea.U.K.-based

MacGregor to Equip US Navy's T-ATS Vessels

The new T-ATS vessels will replace T-ATF vessels such as the USNS Apache (T-ATF 172), (Photo: Bill Mesta)

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, said it has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to two towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS) class vessels to be built at Gulf Island Shipyards, a subsidiary of Gulf Island Fabrication.MacGregor's scope of supply includes deck machinery, towing winch,

Video: Meyer Werft Floats Out Spirit of Adventure

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German shipbuilder Meyer Werft floated out Spirit of Adventure, the second new cruise ship it has built for British company Saga Cruises.The 58,250 GT cruise ship left the shipyard's covered building dock I (hall 5) on Friday, allowing the funnel to be lifted onto the ship by crane and mounted. The

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