Product and Technical Innovation
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DeltaSea Marine Debris Collection System Comes to Life

Canada

A full-scale prototype of DeltaSea, a new marine debris collection system, has been successfully tested at a shipyard in Vancouver, Canada.As informed, the testing, conducted in early December 2019,...

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Washburn & Doughty to build Glosten-designed ASD tug for SLSDC

ME, United States

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) has awarded a contract for the construction of a new ASD (Z-drive) harbor tug to shipbuilder Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of East...

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New IoT Solutions Partnership Formed

CA, United States

Three companies are working together to help deliver cost-effective, robust and proven IoT solutions to the maritime shipping industry.Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analog and...

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KVH and Kongsberg Digital install IoT system on working vessel

RI, United States

KVH Industries, Inc. and Kongsberg Digital report they have successfully installed their first joint maritime IoT system on an active working vessel.The team installed a KVH Watch VSAT antenna for...

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Matson takes delivery of first Kanaloa Class ConRo

HI, United States

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX) yesterday took delivery of its newest vessel, the largest combination container / roll-on, roll-off (ConRo) ship ever built in the United States, from General Dynamics...

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Final of Six Ultramaxes Joins Eagle Bulk

CT, United States

Connecticut-based ship owner and operator Eagle Bulk Shipping has taken delivery of the sixth and final Ultramax drybulk vessel it agreed to acquire in July.The 63,400 dwt bulker, previously known...

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ESG Delivers M/V Jaden Pasentine

FL, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered of the M/V Jaden Pasentine (Hull 200). The 70th 90’x 32’x 10’ Inland Towboat built by Eastern for Florida Marine Transporters, LLC of Mandeville, LA. In...

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Rotterdam Port Fund invests in Fleet Cleaner

Netherlands

The investment fund Rotterdam Port Fund has acquired a stake in Fleet Cleaner, a Delft based company that removes algae that has accumulated on vessels’ hulls by using in-house developed robots. The...

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Biblia Marine to add 500-ton floating dry dock -- With ASP Podcast with Biblia Owners

GA, United States

Biblia will use the dry dock to service its own tugboats and will offer similar repair and maintenance services to other vessel owners in the area from its Savannah River facilities.Mystic, Conn.,...

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Seabulk Towing orders four harbor tugs at Master Boat Builders

AL, United States

Seabulk Towing Holdings Inc. a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) reports that it has contracted with Bayou La Batre, Ala., based Master Boat Builders, Inc. for the construction of four...

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Former Great Lakes Coast Guard cutter sold at auction for $80K

AL, United States

A retired U.S. Coast Guard cutter that was seized by U.S. marshals over unpaid bills earlier this year was auctioned off for $80,000 this week in Alabama to a firm that bills itself as a scrap...

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John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) christened in NNS ceremony

VA, United States

Ship’s sponsor Caroline Kennedy christens the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) during ceremony held Saturday, December 8, at Newport News Shipbuilding division. Also pictured (left to...

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ABS awards Vard Approval in Principle for Jones Act SOV

Canada

Vard Marine Inc. has been awarded ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) t for its design of a Jones Act wind farm service operations vessel (SOV). The AiP is for a customized version of the VARD 4 07 US...

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Master Marine to build 1,600-hp towboat for Houston operator

TX, United States

Marine Chartering Associates LLC, Houston, has signed a contract with Master Marine Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., to build a Subchapter M compliant 67’x28" 1,600-hp towboat. There is an option for a...

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Callan Marine Launches New Cutter Dredge MacArthur

LA, United States

The barge hull of Callan Marine’s new cutterhead dredge General MacArthur was launched on November 6 at C&C Marine and Repair in Belle Chasse, La.Callan executives Maxie McGuire, president;...