Coast Guard News

June 26, 2020
Several containers have fallen overboard from a Liberia-flagged containership in rough weather off the coast of Western Australia, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. The 8,204 TEU Navios Unite lost “about three shipping containers” about 33 kilometres south west of Cape Leeuwin on 25 June 2020. The Post-Panamax vessel is on a journey from Fremantle to Adelaide in South Australia. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Section 27 of the U.S. Merchant Marine, sponsored by Senator Wesley L. Jones and enacted in June 1920, requires vessels traveling between any two U.S. points to be U.S.-manufactured, -owned, -flagged, and -crewed (with some exceptions). This has become a stumbling stone for the offshore energy indusThe post Offshore energy industry navigating 100-year-old US law appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
A consortium of Europe’s maritime research and technology leaders have launched the Fastwater project to demonstrate the feasibility of retrofit and newbuild vessels to operate on methanol as a pathway to fossil-free shipping.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted by Dubai-based E-Marine, a specialist operator of cable layer vessels, to improve the efficiency of its cable layer Umm Al Anber.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
On the Day of the Seafarer 2020, European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are calling upon EU institutions and member states to start acting to resolve the current crew change crisis.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
More than 40% of vessels were suffering from over 10% hard fouling coverage on the hull even before the idling of fleets due to COVID-19, analysis of hull fouling collection data in a new research commissioned by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech AB shows. I-Tech contracted independent marine coating consultants, Safinah Group, to analyse underwater hull fouling condition on a sample of 249 ships which drydocked over a four-year period between 2015-2019. The sample included all major ship types covering a range of trading activity.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Owner and operator of dry bulk vessels GoodBulk is joining its industry peers in securing refinancing and reducing cash break-even levels. The company has received credit committee approval from its banks for a loan of $200 million to refinance the full amounts outstanding under five of its six existing facilities for approximately the same total amount. The new $200 million loan is subject to the execution of customary definitive documentation and is expected to be finalized it within the first half of July 2020. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Japanese chemical manufacturing company Kurray has won type approval from the US Coast Guard for its ballast water management system.  Kuraray MICROFADE II Ballast Water Treatment System consists of filtration with chemical injection treatment at uptake and neutralization during discharge. This approval covers six models with maximum treatment rated capacities between 250 m 3 /h and 2,000 m 3 /h. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
The Day of the Seafarer 2020 pays tribute to unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic — the seafarers who continue to carry essential goods despite facing tremendous challenges, including being stranded on board.... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has reached the final investment decision (FID) for the construction of Green Jade, the first Taiwan-built floating heavy-lift offshore wind installation vessel. ... [Read More]
June 25, 2020
Industry majors led by shipping giant A.P. Møller – Mærsk have teamed up in an effort to develop new fuel types and technologies by launching the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping. Aside to Maersk, the founding members include ABS, Cargill, MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, NYK Lines and Siemens Energy. ... [Read More]

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