This Day in Naval History – Jan. 18
1911 - First aircraft landing on board a ship, USS Pennsylvania by Eugene Ely. 1962 - After a flash fire in the Persian Gulf on Danish tanker, Prima Maersk, burned a crewman…
This Day in Coast Guard History – Jan. 18
1953- A Coast Guard PBM seaplane crashed during takeoff after having rescued 11 survivors from a ditched U .S. Navy aircraft shot down off the coast of mainland China.
Genco to Sign Capesize Vessel Charter
Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) announced that it has reached an agreement to enter into a time charter for the Genco Augustus, a 2007-built Capesize vessel…
WCI Supports USACE Development Plan
On January 12, the Board of Directors of Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) voted unanimously to endorse the recommendations of the industry-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…
Aveva Element Analysis for Shipbuilders
Aveva (LSE:AVV) announced the release of Aveva Hull Finite Element Modeller, a new addition to the Aveva Marine portfolio which accelerates and simplifies the stress analysis of ship structures.
Queen Elizabeth Class Carriers Use Imtech
Imtech has been awarded a design & build contract for the high-tech climate technology aboard the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the British Royal Navy. The order represents a value of more than about $187m. The ships, which are 918.6 ft long, are the largest naval ships ever to be built in the UK. The two aircraft carriers are about 65,000 tons each, a size between the American Nimitz class and the French Charles de Gaulle class.