Large MAN Hi-speed Diesel Launched
MAN Diesel & Turbo launch the D7 engine to close the gap between its smallest medium-speed and largest high-speed engines. The D7 high-speed engine delivers a 1.5 – 5 MW output at 1,000 – 2,000 rpm is designed to serve a broad range of applications and sets new standards in fuel efficiency, power/weight ratio and TBO-intervals. The D7 is characterised by its robustness, efficiency, compactness and strength.
Coast Guard Michigan Takes Delivery of High-speed Cutter
US Coast Guard Station Michigan City, Ind. takes delivery of new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, built by Marinette Marine, of Manitowoc, Wis. The RB-M can respond faster than previous boats of similar size with a top speed in excess of 40 knots and has advanced search capability with an installed forward-looking infrared search technology. Additionally, with twin jet propulsion, the vessel is able to respond in shallower water.
Fold-up Sailing & Surfboat Wins Design Prize
A' Award & Competitions awards Surfsail42 by Hakan Gürsu its Bronze A' Design Award at Yacht & Marine Vessels Design Competition. Hakan Gürsu, the lead designer of the awarded design Surfsail42 explains “SurfSail42 is the first foldable space-saving sailing vessel that allows both sailing and surfing. It is designed for both single and dual usage for training, entertainment and professional purposes.
Latest USN DDG 51 Warship Sails from BIW Shipyard
The future 'USS Michael Murphy' (DDG 112) leaves General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard for New York City for fleet commissioning. This milestone marks the completion of the initial 62-ship procurement for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer program, and the 34th DDG 51 class ship built at BIW, until the class-restart ships begin delivering in fiscal year 2016. "This sailaway is a poignant milestone for both this ship and the program," said Capt.
Princess Cruises' Ship Hit by Norovirus Outbreak
The number of passengers reporting ill during 'Dawn Princess' present voyage is 114 out of 1,778 (6.41 percent). According to the U.S. • Is consulting with CDC on plans for their super sanitation procedures in Seward, AK. Two CDC Vessel Sanitation Program environmental health officers boarded the ship on arrival in Juneau, AK to conduct an environmental health assessment and evaluate the outbreak and response activities.
Tow Completed 'MSC Flaminia' Anchored
'MSC Flaminia' & accompanying vessels safely reach Jade Weser Port in Germany. MSC FLAMINIA and its accompanying vessels have arrived safely at Jade Weser Port in Wilhelmshaven.
Fair Competition Authorites Quiz WWH
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding shipping segment under investigation by competition authorities. Wilh. "In addition, Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA's (owned 72.7% by WWH) partly…
Keppel Sets Up Charitable Foundation
Keppel Corporation launch Keppel Care Foundation Limited to help the needy & under-privileged, promote education & encourage eco-friendly initiatives. The Keppel…