Report: OMERS to Buy V. Ships
According to a report posted on Reuters, Canadian pension fund Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Scheme (OMERS) is reportedly set to buy V. Ships, one of the world's biggest ship managers…
Group Eyes Davie Yard
According to a report on CanadianBusiness.com, SNC-Lavalin formed a joint venture with prospective new buyers of Davie Yards in order to bid on federal shipbuilding contracts.
Hatteland Display Appoints Singapore Agent
Hatteland Display (HD), the leading technology provider of specialized display and computer products to the international maritime and industrial market, has appointed Jason Electronics Pte. Ltd. (Jason) as its sole agent in Singapore. The Agreement was signed during Nor-Shipping in Oslo and is a strong foundation for future growth, based on easier and faster access for customers in Singapore. The…
Marine Safety Alert: Fuel Switching Safety
A Marine Safety Alert was issued to increase awareness and reiterate general guidance on fuel systems and fuel switching safety in an effort to prevent propulsion losses.
ABS Guide for Design & Operation of High Voltage Shore Connections
The use of shoreside power is becoming increasingly popular among ports and terminals seeking to reduce local air pollution emissions. While work to develop internationally…
Tognum Inaugurates New Research Facility
Tognum is conducting research on diesel and gas engines of the future at its `SKL Motor´ subsidiary in Magdeburg. Saxony-Anhalt‘s Minister-President Dr. Reiner Haseloff presided over a symbolic ceremony at which four new single-cylinder test stands went into operation. The facilities will be used by the company’s specialists to develop new combustion processes, fuels and combustion chamber geometries for the development of engines at the Friedrichshafen location of the Tognum brand MTU.
This Day in Navy History
1813 - Lt. John Gamble, the first Marine to command a ship in battle (prize vessel Greenwich in capture of British whaler Seringapatam). 1853 - Commodore Matthew…
SeaEnergy Maritime Regains NASDAQ Compliance
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIPD; SHIP.W) announced that the Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) has confirmed that the Company has regained compliance…
Port Aransas Ferries Begin Service
The first two of a new class of vessels designed by Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group LLC (EBDG) and built for the Port Aransas Ferry Service went into operation on July 1. EBDG was selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Corpus Christi District, to prepare the design for this new 160-ft, double-ended ferry serving as a continuation of Texas State Highway 361 across the Corpus Christi Channel, between Port Aransas and Harbor Island. The new vessels, the Michael W.
HHI Ingalls Wins $98.6m in Navy Funds
The U.S. Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) a $98 million cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification for long-lead materials for LPD 27…