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Avalon Freight Services Redefines the Shortsea Shipping Formula

Photo: Avalon Freight Services

Anything but business as usual, trusted partners operate innovative, environmentally correct and cutting edge equipment – in a decidedly niche trade.     A  new freight service began operation in southern California this past April.

First Underwater Unmanned Aircraft Launch from an AUV

Vector Hawk (Image: Lockheed Martin)

A small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been launched on command from an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command and control event hosted by the U.S. Navy.   In addition

Container Shippers Raided in S.Africa over Suspected Collusion

File photo: Maersk Line

Six of the world's biggest container shipping companies were raided by South African authorities on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding to inflate rates between Asia and South Africa, the country's Competition Commission said.

Shipbuilding

768 Tugboat VB XALOC Delivered

Tug VB XALOC Photo ZAMAKONA YARDS

The good work of Astilleros Zamakona collaboration with Robert Allan as a designer and experience

World’s First LNG-fueled PCTC Delivered

Courtesy NYK LINE

United European Car Carriers (UECC), which is equally owned by NYK and Wallenius Lines

Shipyard Productivity Reaches New Heights

(Image: Yale Cordage)

Lightweight Synthetic Lifting Slings Take Shipyard Productivity to New Heights; Material Handlers

Contracts

Paradigm Flow Services Announces Growth

Photo: Paradgim

Oil and gas services company has announced growth into a key emerging market, thanks to the award

Siemens Bags Electric Ferry Propulsion Contract

Image: Multi Maritime

Siemens said it has secured a contract to supply propulsion systems for two new The all-electric

Louisiana Cat: A ‘Gold Level’ Cat Propulsion Dealer

Erika Hamrick, Cat Marine Regional Sales Manager Americas (left), officially recognizes Robert “Bobby” Webb, CEO at Louisiana Cat, as the first Cat Propulsion Dealer in the Americas (center). Also pictured is Mike Jennings, General Manager (right). (Photo: Louisiana Cat)

Erika Hamrick, Cat Marine Regional Sales Manager Americas officially recognizes Robert “Bobby” Webb

Technology

VideoRay Adopts the Greensea System

VideoRay Mission Specialist ROV (Photo: Greensea)

VideoRay’s new Mission Specialist ROVs use Greensea’s operating platform, navigation and

Wave of US Marine Innovation Heading to the UK

NEXT GEN Workshops WAVE with drop shadow Logos v1.jpg

A wave of cutting edge U.S. maritime innovations will be highlighted in Southampton, U.K.

Wärtsilä Funa Creates Speical Look for Genting Dream

Wärtsilä is supplying a special external lighting system for the "Genting Dream" cruise vessel. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

Wärtsilä is supplying a special external lighting system for a new cruise ship currently under

Legal

WRDA Progresses Charleston Harbor Deepening Project

The passage of H.5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 by the U.S. House of Representatives has moved the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to

VGM Grace Period Ends October 1

File photo: Port of Savannah

The three-month settling-in period suggested by the IMO to its Member States in which competent

Does OPEC Deal spell Relief for U.S. Shale?

It was a moment U.S. shale oil producers have been waiting on for more than two years: OPEC nations finally agreed to cut production on Wednesday in a move that lifted low prices

People & Company News

Top Deck Changes at Contship Italia

Sebastiano Grasso

Following the organizational review process undertaken a few months ago, Contship Italia Group has

Meet for Trade Boost between Hamburg, Russian ports

Port representatives from Hamburg Metropolitan Region hold very satisfactory discussions during Port Evening in St. Petersburg Photo Port of Hamburg

After a marked downturn in container traffic between Hamburg and Russian ports on the Baltic last

Anchors Removed for moving Transocean Winner onto vessel

Courtesy MCA

Work has begun this morning to raise four of the primary anchors of the Transocean Winner rig in

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