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Scorpio Bulkers Plans to Buy Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

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Dry bulk shipowner Scorpio Bulkers on Monday announced it has signed a letter of intent to purchase a newbuild wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) as a “first step in a transition towards a sustainable business in renewable energy”.

Norway Suspends Cruises Carrying 100+ People After Outbreak

MS Roald Amundsen (File photo: Hurtigruten)

Norway stopped all cruise ships with more than 100 people on board from disembarking at its ports from Monday, after an outbreak of COVID-19 was reported late last week on a ship that had already disembarked at the port of Tromsoe.

Ship Power: Inside WinGD's X-DF2.0 Technology

iCER at driving end. Image: WinGD

Developments in marine power today are centered on ever tightening legislative mandate which increasingly aim to dramatically reduce and eventually eliminate greenhouse gas emissions to the environment.

Shipbuilding

Shell to Charter Six Newbuild LNG Carriers

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Oil and gas giant Shell has signed long-term charters for six newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG)

First of Five Newbuilds Delivered to Unichart Navigation

M.V. ROKNOOR-32, General Cargo Vessel (Photo: IRCl

Unichart Navigation Limited has taken delivery of the first of five new general cargo vessels on

U.S. Navy's New Fast Transport Ship Passes Acceptance Trials

USNS Newport - Credit: Austal

Shipbuilder Austal has informed that the U.S. Navy's fast-transport ship USNS Newport (EPF 12) has

Contracts

MacGregor to Equip US Navy's T-ATS Vessels

The new T-ATS vessels will replace T-ATF vessels s

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, said it has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to

Navy Hires NASSCO for USS Bonhomme Richard Cleanup

Fire damage is visible aboard amphibious assault s

A San Diego shipyard has been awarded $10 million to continue emergency firefighting support

VOS Contracts Three Vessels with Total

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Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) Aberdeen has secured contracts with Total E&P UK Ltd.

Technology

Intellian Completes Its Next Gen Global Xpress Portfolio

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Intellian launches the latest in its next generation GX range of antennas: the GX60NX

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

Crew Welfare Innovation Challenge Launched

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Challenge for start-ups and SMEs will fund and test application that helps improve the safety of

Legal

Greece: Mask-wearing Compulsory on Ferry Decks

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Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory on the decks of ferries sailing to its islands

Australia Bans Another Bulker Over Unpaid Wages

TW Hamburg (Photo: AMSA)

A Liberian-flagged bulk carrier has been banned from Australian ports for 12 months after

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

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In response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Congressional Research Service released a

People & Company News

Newport Shipping Names Loges Managing Director for Germany

Ingmar Loges (Newport Shipping)

Newport Shipping said Ingmar Loges has joined the company as Managing Director, Germany

Lindström Joins Hempel as COO

Katarina Lindström (Photo: Hempel)

Hempel's new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Katarina Lindström officially

StormGeo Names Sørensen COO of Its Shipping Division

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen, COO, StormGeo Shipping Div

Weather intelligence and decision support services provider StormGeo said it has appointed Kim

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