Dockwise Takes Delivery of MV Trustee
The MV Triumph, the final vessel out of a series of six, joined the fleet of Dockwise Transport in December. Dockwise is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dockwise Ltd.
CG Investigates Ship, Bridge Allision
Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, Mich., responded to a bridge allision on the St. Joseph River, which occurred shortly before 8 a.m. Dec. 30. The ship Manistee, a U.S.
New HD850 Precision Searchlight Sonar
The new HD850 series from Wesmar was installed aboard the F/V American Triumph. “The Wesmar HD850 is working well, marking fish down 320 fathoms on 1200 meter range,” said Captain Eric of the American Triumph. Captain Sandy also adds, “The Wesmar HD850 is marking extremely well. The new trawlscan mode on the HD 850 shows more fishable area by keeping the sound beam out front. Features of the system include active stabilization, a digital link, and searchlight advantage.
TOP Ships Terminates Int. Rate Derivative Contract
TOP Ships Inc. (NASDAQ: TOPS) announced that it has entered into a termination agreement in respect of an interest rate derivative contract for a termination payment of $5m.
QuietPower-HPU for Superyachts
ABT-TRAC (Arcturus Marine) has released QuietPower HPU - a new modular hydraulic power unit (HPU) family for the superyacht industry. The QuietPower-HPU was developed specifically for superyachts to provide hydraulic power for stabilizers, thrusters, windlass and other deck functions with significantly less noise than is ordinarily associated with active hydraulics. The QuietPower HPU is manufactured as a module in the ABT-TRAC factory in Rohnert Park, California.
This Day in Naval History – Jan. 2
1969 - Operation Barrier Reef began in Mekong Delta, Vietnam (Source: Navy News Service)