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US Navy Climate Plan Aims to Cut Emissions, Move to Low Carbon Fuels

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The U.S. Navy released on Tuesday a climate strategy that aims to make the force more resilient to changes like sea level rise and coastal erosion while moving faster to low-carbon fuels and hybrid engines for ships and planes.

US Inland Waterways: Big Money, New Projects, Help Wanted

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New federal money promises dramatic impacts throughout the United States’ inland waterways system in 2022 and beyond. This report focuses on America’s central rivers; the Western rivers will be covered in a future report.

Ukraine Seeking Ways to Get its Grain Out

 A grain carrier in a Ukrainian port back in 2021

Ukraine is seeking ways to get grain and vegetable oils out of the country by breaking a months-long blockade of the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea by the Russian navy and moving more by land.The war, together with Western sanctions against Russia,

Shipbuilding

HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding Announces Big Hiring Push

Newport News Shipbuilding (Photo: HII)

Global defense and technologies company HII announced Tuesday that the company’s Newport News

MEO Group Orders Five Crew Boats from Penguin

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Singapore-based offshore vessel owner MEO Group has ordered five new crew boats, as part of a

Austal USA Launches LCS 34

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Austal USA launched the 17th Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS

Contracts

NYK to Invest in theDOCK’s Navigator II Fund

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NYK  signed an agreement to invest in “Navigator II,” an investment fund managed by theDOCK

Toledo Harbor Dredging Contract Awarded

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $4,565,000 contract to

NOAA Issues RFP for Design and Construction of Ocean Survey Ships

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NOAA is seeking proposals from U.S. shipbuilders for the design and construction of new ships for

Technology

Hydrotug: World's First Hydrogen-powered Tug Launched

Hydrotug (Photo: Port of Antwerp)

Hydrotug, the world's first hydrogen-powered tugboat, has been launched at Armón Shipyards in Navia

Ammonia-Fueled Tug Key Plank in Yokohama's Plan To Be a Carbon Neutral Port

Image of A-Tug. Image courtesy NYK

NYK Line, IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd., and ClassNK signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with

New Fuel Additive from NYK, Nippon Yuka Kogyo Aims to Reduce Sludge in VLSFO

Sludge trouble. Image coutesy NYk

NYK and Nippon Yuka Kogyo Co., Ltd., an NYK Group company, have jointly developed a new fuel-oil

Legal

US Prepares Renewal of Chevron's Venezuela License Without Broader Terms

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The U.S. Treasury Department is getting ready to renew in the coming days Chevron Corp's license

Greece Emerging as Hub for Russian Ship-to-ship Fuel Oil Exports

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Russian fuel oil arrivals offshore Greece jumped to record levels in April, as sanctions on Moscow

Industry Body Calls for More States to Ratify MLC

Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of SRI (Ph

In a statement submitted to the Special Tripartite Committee (STC) meeting held last week, SRI

People & Company News

Mercury Marine Names Millender Bailey VP & GM, eSolutions

Perissa Millender Bailey (Photo: Mercury Marine)

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has named Perissa Millender Bailey

BMT’s Hammock wins RINA’s David Goodrich Prize

Lisa Hammock, BMT, won the David Goodrich Prize by

Lisa Hammock, Environmental Protection and Sustainability Managing Consultant, BMT

ZF Marine Names Fienco Commercial Thrusters Manager

Walter Fienco (Photo: ZF Marine)

ZF Marine has appointed Walter Fienco to the position of Product Line Manager, Commercial Thrusters.

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