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New GE LM2500 Module for US Navy Frigates
GE’s Marine Solutions announced it has completed the acoustic attenuation and weight comparison testing between its new lightweight composite LM2500 gas turbine module and the steel enclosure. The results verified a 2…
GE Gas Turbines for Japan’s JS Asahi Destroyer
Two GE LM2500 marine gas turbines power the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF) newest destroyer JS Asahi (DD119). This first of two new destroyers in the JMSDF’s Asahi-class destroyer program was recently commissioned by the JMSDF.
Washington State: Hybrid Electric Ferries to be Considered
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law An Act Relating to Transportation Funding and Appropriations (SB 6106). Among other things, the bill includes $600,000 for development of a request for…
SeaBubbles: ABB Electric Water TaxiTested
A futuristic, zero-emission new design of water taxi, called SeaBubbles, was successfully demonstrated today on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. The vehicle represents a milestone in the development of new…
Hamburg Süd, Electrolux partner for SO2 Reductions
Hamburg Süd and its Swedish customer Electrolux are teaming up to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions in ports. During its layovers in Manzanillo, Mexico; Callao, Peru; and Iquique and Puerto Angamos, Chile.
Maritime to Get Biggest Bang for VW Settlement Bucks
Imagine a settlement over falsifying emission levels in another transportation sector dropping money onto your deck. Who knew? But it’s true. The $2.9 billion settlement fund Volkswagen agreed to capitalize for distribution across all 50 states…
Rolls-Royce's Autocrossing System for 13 New Ferries
Rolls-Royce Marine has signed a deal to supply its Autocrossing system to a total of 13 new environmentally friendly ferries for the Norwegian company Fjord1. The vessels are currently being built by three yards in Turkey and two yards in Norway.
First LPG-powered Dual-fuel VLGCs Ordered
Shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries announced it will construct two 80,000 m3 very large gas carriers (VLGC) at its Philippines facilities for Belgian integrated gas shipping company EXMAR. Upon construction…
First LM2500-Powered Ship for Indian Navy
GE Marine reports that the Indian Navy commissioned the INS Shivalik stealth frigate on April 29, 2010, at the Indian Navy’s shipyard in Mumbai. This first-in-class frigate, built by Mazagon Dock Ltd.
Acceptance Test on First LM2500 Gas Turbine for RAN
GE Marine reports that it has successfully completed acceptance testing on the first LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbine for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD). GE will supply ASC…
Maersk Tankers, HHI & DNV Joint CO2 Ship Design
Maersk Tankers, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) have agreed to collaborate on the design and risk assessment of tankers for shipping CO2. Maersk Tankers is already in a partnership…
Berg Wins Brazil Order
Count Berg Propulsion as the latest marine equipment manufacturer to join the rush to Brazil, as the company reportedly has secured its first order in Brazil six months after opening its dedicated sales office in Rio de Janeiro.
Ingram and Crounse: Towing History into the Present
If towboats and barges hurtled passed the average American on their way to work every morning, the industry would be better known. If commuters had to deal with failed locks the way they have to deal with congested freeways…
Twelve Good Boats, Kirby Marine
Already the operator of the largest fleet of inland tank barges on U.S. inland waters, Kirby Marine Transportation, has recently added twelve more push boats to its fleet. The twelfth in a series of sister…
Annual Great North River Tugboat Race
<p>Fifteen to 20 tugboats, the maritime 18-wheelers that normally dock ships and push barges, will roar down the Hudson River Sunday morning, September 5, as they vie to be named the fastest boat in their class.
GE Provides LM2500 Gas Turbine Modules for U.S. Navy
GE Marine reports that its LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbines will be used to power the United States Navy’s new Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. GE has received orders for the initial three of an expected nine new Flight IIA ships.
Maersk Line Switches Fuel for Cleaner Air in Asia
Maersk Line officially announced that the company will commence using low-sulphur fuel in their engines while at berth in Hong Kong, thereby kicking off the first voluntary fuel switch scheme in Asia.
Ingram Barge, MRCT Complete Emission Reduction Program
On September 24, officials of Ingram Barge Company and the Mississippi River Corridor – Tennessee (MRCT) announced the results of an air emissions reduction program for towboats operating on the Mississippi River.
JHSV 2: Austal Starts Construction
Less than one year after beginning fabrication of Spearhead (JHSV 1), Austal has commenced construction on Vigilant (JHSV 2), the second of up to ten 103-m Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV). Austal was selected…
Horizon Lines Reports Q3 Results
Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE: HRZ) reported financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended September 19, 2010. On a GAAP basis, third-quarter net income was $7.7 million, or $0.25 per diluted share…
Conrad Shipyard Delivers Ferry
Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) announced the delivery of an aluminum passenger vessel for Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority (PRMTA). The Cayo Blanco can carry 600 passengers on two decks.
RAK Petroleum Orders Wave Piercer Vessel
RAK Petroleum Public Company Limited has chartered the first Topaz Wave Piercer for use in the Gulf the company announced. Designed by Incat Holdings Limited of Australia and built by Topaz Marine based in Dubai…
Consortium Mulls Future of Nuclear Powered Commercial Ships
Members of new research consortium, which includes Lloyd's Register, Enterprises Shipping and Trading, Hyperion Power Generation and BMT, to examine the marine applications for small modular reactors (SMRs).
GE & Partners Commission New Tugboat Fleet for Panama Canal
GE Marine, a unit of GE Transportation, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced the start of the commissioning of 13 tugboats for use in the Panama Canal. The 26-engine order represents the largest in the history of GE Marine.