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Maryland Pilots order new launch from Gladding-Hearn

MD, United States

The Association of Maryland Pilots has ordered its fourth Chesapeake Class launch from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass. Delivery is scheduled for December 2020. Since the Chesapeake Class pilot boat was introduced by Gladding-Hearn in 2003, 21 have been delivered to 11 pilot associations throughout the United States. With a deep-V hull designed by… Read More

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Cook Inlet Tug & Barge adds shallow draft tug to fleet

AK, United States

Anchorage, Alaska, headquartered Cook Inlet Tug & Barge (CITB), an independently managed subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company, is adding a versatile shallow draft tugboat, the Bristol Wind, to its fleet in mid-April. The tug will join her sister vessel, the Capt. Frank Moody, in support of the construction, and oil and gas industries’ remote cargo… Read More

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Armstrong Marine USA builds new Liberty National Golf Club ferry

WA, United States

A 46 foot x 15 foot planing catamaran is currently under construction at Armstrong Marine USA, Port Angeles, Wash., for Liberty National Golf Club, Jersey City, N.J. Called Liberty National I, it is slated for completion this spring and will transport passengers between North Cove Marina in New York and the private club’s dock in… Read More

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VIDEO: Sea trials set for Mayflower autonomous ship’s “AI Captain”

NY, United States

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and marine research organization Promare, report that a new “AI Captain,” intended to enable the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) to self-navigate across the Atlantic later this year, will be trialed at sea this month. As we reported earlier (see story), plans are for the 15 meter long MAS to set sail from… Read More

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Check out Xcel Terminal Dam: J.F. Brennan Inc. Dive Inspection Leads to Underwater Dam Repairs in Colorado

United States

Through multiple successful projects, J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan) developed a great partnering relationship with the Midwest group of Xcel Energy® (Xcel). From Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) dive inspections and innovative dam repair projects to the implementation of amphibious equipment and helicopters for transmission line installation, we are always looking at ways of incorporating Brennan’s… Read More

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MacGregor wins Polar Security Cutter equipment order

MS, United States

Cargotec’s MacGregor unit has received an order from shipbuilder VT Halter Marine Inc. to supply deck machinery and cargo handling equipment for the U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (PSC) program. The order is booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter 2019 order intake, with delivery planned to take place in Q3 2021. MacGregor’s scope of supply… Read More

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Seven Seas Splendor Christened in Miami

FL, United States

Luxury cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises, a brand of the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH), christened its newest ship Seven Seas Splendor in Miami. Seven Seas Splendor, built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, was delivered to its owner in January 2020. “Seven Seas Splendor is the epitome of luxury perfected,” said Frank Del Rio,… Read More

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Compact two-stroke SCR gains Class NK approval

CA, United States

A high pressure SCR (selective catalytic reduction system) said to be the most compact of its type on the market has passed Class NK approval testing. MAN Energy Solutions first introduced the SCR-HP concept in 2017. The development of the new system is based on MAN’s in-house competence with four-stroke engines, where it can reference… Read More

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Q-LNG Gets USCG Approvals for Variant Design Bunkering Vessels

LA, United States

New Orleans-based marine transportation company Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport (Q-LNG) has received United States Coast Guard design basis acceptance and regulatory approvals to move forward with construction on two variants of its current design. The designs, each for a 5,400 cbm and 8,000 cbm articulated tug and barge (ATB), are both variants of the… Read More

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VIDEO: All American Marine completes 80-foot patrol vessel for Texas Parks and Wildlife

TX, United States

Bellingham, Wash., based All American Marine, Inc. (AAM) has completed construction and launched an innovative aluminum catamaran that will serve an integral role patrolling both Texas state and federal waters for the law enforcement division of Texas Parks and Wildlife. The 80 foot x 27 foot Captain Murchison is powered by twin CAT C18 ACERT… Read More

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ABS to Class World’s Largest Type-B Ethane Carriers

TX, United States

Two of the largest very large ethane carriers (VLECs) ever ordered are now under construction to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) class at Jiangnan Shipyard following a successful joint development effort, the classification society said. The two 99,000cbm dual fuel B-Tank vessels ordered by Pacific Gas are the world’s largest VLEC vessel type. Designed to… Read More

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Vane Brothers takes delivery of second Salisbury class tug

MD, United States

Baltimore, Md., headquartered Vane Brothers has taken delivery of the Annapolis, the second of four 3,000-horsepower Salisbury Class push tugs under construction for the company by Chesapeake Shipbuilding Shipbuilders and Naval Architects in Salisbury, Maryland. The Annapolis has a design that is identical to sister tug Salisbury, delivered in 2019. With a length of 94… Read More

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New Royal Canadian Navy tugs to have MAN propulsion packages

Canada

Quebec-based Ocean Industries Inc. has ordered eight MAN 12V175D-MM, IMO Tier III-compliant engines to power four 24-meter ASD tugs on order the Royal Canadian Navy. Under the contract, MAN Energy Solutions will also provide SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) technology for the engines, facilitating Tier III compliance, along with ship service diesel-generator sets. MAN 12V175 propulsion… Read More

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Aquares 4D Geophysical Modeling & Asset Management

United States

Originally posted on 10/3/2019 Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida presents game changing geophysical surveys and user friendly Demco Aquares 3D Subsurface Scanner Technology. Visualize the subsurface in a manner never before possible. The Aquares technology, developed by Demco NV, has been used worldwide and by the US Army Corps of Engineers in previous… Read More

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Photos And Video: Huge Dredge Stationed Inside Shinnecock Inlet

IL, United States

On Monday, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company positioned the Illinois, a 220 foot long Cutter Suction Dredge, just inside Shinnecock Inlet. Once the pipe is put together and positioned it will start pumping appx 600,000 cubic yards onto the beach just west of the Shinnecock Inlet jetty to shore up the beach that was… Read More

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