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Remotely Operated Locks: Progress, But Still Under Study

Locks & Dam 4, Monongahela River, also known as Ch

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is evaluating remote operation of locks within the U.S. inland waterways system. Timetables are hazy, but the Corps plans to include remote operations capabilities during rehabilitations or new construction,

Fire-Stricken Containership Starts Transit to Port of Oakland

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The Unified Command, consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of California, Resolve Marine and Witt O'Briens said Sunday it was coordinating the safe transit of a containership 80 miles southwest of Big Sur to the Port of Oakland, Calif.

Second Jones Act Waiver Granted to Citgo After Colonial Outage

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The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a maritime shipping waiver allowing it to move fuel between U.S. ports on a foreign flagged vessel, two sources told Reuters on Friday, making it the second company to secure one this week.

Shipbuilding

GTT to Design LNG Tanks for CMA CGM's New Containerships

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Engineering firm GTT said it has been chosen to design the cryogenic fuel tanks of 12 new

WE Tech Tapped to Help Power Finnish Corvettes

Pohjanmaa Class Corvettes in the Finnish Archipela

WE Tech Solutions Oy in Vaasa, Finland won an order for its WE Drives to control the RENK Advanced

Stena RoRo E-Flexer Côte d'Opale Delivered to DFDS

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The RoPax vessel Côte d'Opale – Stena's fifth E-Flexer vessel from the Chinese shipyard CMI

Contracts

Wärtsilä Wins Contract to Outfit VLGC Pair

Wärtsilä delivers Cargo Handling and LPG Fuel Supp

Wärtsilä won a contract in April to supply the cargo handling and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

Alfa Laval Tallies LPG Fuel Supply Systems Order in Japan

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Alfa Laval said it has won an order for three units of the Alfa Laval FCM LPG, the low-flashpoint

DCT Gdańsk Baltic Hub 3 Project: Invitation for Prequalification

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DCT Gdańsk S.A. has started a prequalification process to tender for the Baltic Hub 3 Project.

Technology

Cavotec Wins Port Power Supply Deal for Malta’s Valletta Grand Harbor

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Cavotec won a contract by Nidec ASI as part of its $14.5 million deal to provide ShorePower to

BSM Debuts Digital Pay Platform for Seafarers

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM)

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) launched BSM NiumPay, a digital payment platform for its

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Launches Hybrid-Propulsion Ferry Kyoto

Christening and Launch Ceremony of "FERRY KYOTO".

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding held a christening and launch ceremony May 13, 2021 for the first of two

Legal

U.S. Grants Jones Act Waiver to Company to Ease Fuel Supply Shortages after Cyber-attack on Pipeline

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The U.S. government relaxed a long-standing maritime law protecting domestic shipping commerce to

US Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests Amid Pipeline Shutdown

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The U.S. Transportation Department has completed its assessment of what ships are available to

Enviros Petition Feds for Whale-saving Slow Vessel Rule off Florida

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Environmental groups urged the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on Tuesday to

People & Company News

Golar Taps Karl Fredrik Staubo as CEO

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Golar LNG announced on Thursday it has appointed appointed Karl Fredrik Staubo as CEO

Stena Bulk CEO Erik Hånell Discusses Path, Cost Toward Decarbonization

The InfinityMAX concept is Stena Bulk’s take on ze

Stena Bulk invests in the future, a future defined by decarbonization in the shipping sector.

Finnlines Names Pippingsköld Deputy CEO

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Finnish shipping company Finnlines has appointed Tom Pippingsköld as vice president and deputy CEO.

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