Product and Technical Innovation
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Huisman Receives Crane Order from Boskalis

Netherlands

Huisman has received an order from Boskalis to deliver an offshore mast crane (OMC) for its crane vessel Bokalift 2.With a lifting capacity of 4,000mt at 100m above deck, this crane is capable of...

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Bisso Towboat takes delivery of first Tier 4 ASD tractor tug on the Mississippi

MS, United States

Bisso Towboat Co., Inc., Luling, La., has taken delivery of its newest ship-assist tug, the 6,008 BHP ASD tractor tug Andrew S.The Andrew S. is the first Tier 4 ASD tractor tug built for use on the...

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Eastern Shipbuilding launches RApport 2400 tug for E.N. Bisso

LA, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. recently launched the RApport 2400 tug C.D. White, a ship-assist / escort tug for E.N. Bisso & Son Inc. of New Orleans LA. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd. it is...

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Fincantieri Marinette and Vigor deliver first vessels in Bahrain RB-M contract

WI, United States

Shipbuilders Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) and Vigor (Team RB-M) report the delivery of the first three on a six vessel RB-M (Response Boat-Medium) contract to the U.S. Coast Guard. The boats...

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Vard Marine develops design package for Fincantieri Bay LNG bunker barge

Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Vancouver, B.C., based Vard Marine Inc. recently completed the concept design of the the new 5,400 cu. m LNG bunker barge on order at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Vard Marine is currently developing...

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CVN 78 starts sea trials as Congressional row simmers

VA, United States

After a 15-month pierside maintenance period (Post Shakedown Availability), the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) got underway from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News...

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IBM boards Mayflower Autonomous Ship project

MA, United States

IBM has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organisation ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic Ocean on the fourth...

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Shipyard ceremony marks start of LCS 27 construction

MD, United States

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine have marked the start of construction on Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 27, the future USS Nantucket. In a ceremony at the...

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DSC newest dredge "Sharkuda" contains two innovative patent designs

LA, United States

Did You Know... DSC leads the way in dredging innovation and strives to be on the cutting edge of useful improvements that change the way dredging is performed. Through the years, dredges have changed...

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Foss inks U.S. offshore wind MOU with Østensjø Rederi

WA, United States

Foss Maritime LLC, Seattle, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Haugesund, Norway, headquartered Østensjø Rederi AS to establish a partnership to provide domestic Service Operation Vessels...

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All American launches Duke research vessel

WA, United States

The All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) shipyard in Bellingham, Wash., has completed construction and launched an aluminum research and survey vessel for Duke University.AAM is the exclusive North...

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Foremost Group takes delivery of eco-friendly bulker

NY, United States

Privately-owned American dry bulk shipping company Foremost Group has taken delivery of a new 85,004 metric tons deadweight post-Panamax bulk carrier, the M/V Ting MayThe eco-friendly post-Panamax...

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Mishap delays delivery of new Barnstable County dredge

MA, United States

BARNSTABLE — A new $1.2 million Barnstable County dredge scheduled for delivery this week is delayed due to a mishap at the Ellicott Dredges manufacturing facility in Baltimore. As it was...

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Trimble Releases New Marine Construction Software

CA, United States

Trimble has released its new Trimble Marine Construction Software for Positioning that provides contractors with the ability to perform their own pre-/post-construction hydrographic survey. The...

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FLIR Introduces M300 Series Marine Cameras

VA, United States

M300 Series Combines Thermal and High-Definition Visible Imaging to Offer Professional Mariners, First Responders, and Recreational Boaters Increased Situational Awareness and Safer...