Ulstein Designs SOVs for Shanghai Electric

January 27, 2022 (Image: Ulstein) Ulstein Design & Solutions, part of the Norwegian-based Ulstein Group, said it has secured ship design contracts from ZPMC for two types of service operation vessels (SOVs) that the Chinese shipyard will construct for Shanghai … Read More

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Bridon-Bekaert Chosen as Mooring Line Supplier for Gazelle Offshore Wind Platforms

(All Gazelle images are artistic impressions and purely for illustrative and confidential purposes.) Gazelle Wind Power, a floating offshore wind platform developer, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group (BBRG), a supplier of advanced cords and … Read More

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US Navy to Recover F-35 Warplane that Fell into South China Sea

The U.S. Navy said on Tuesday it was making arrangements to recover an F-35C warplane that fell into the South China Sea after a landing mishap this week. Seven U.S. military personnel were hurt in Monday’s accident on the deck … Read More

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DOE Announces $25 Million for Wave Energy Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $25 million in funding to support increased research, development, and demonstration of technologies that harness wave power to create electricity.  Wave energy converters, which capture and convert waves into carbon-free electricity, require testing … Read More

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BIO-UV’s BIO-SEA M-Series BWTS Gets USCG Type Approval

The new BIO-SEA M-Series ballast water treatment system BIO-UV Group introduced last year has received type approval certification from the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The France-based UV water treatment specialist received USCG certification in December following the successful completion … Read More

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Tanker Markets Stay Bearish through ’22, says McQuilling Report

Spot market earnings for VLCCs will average $2,500/day in 2022 on a non-eco, no scrubber basis (US $11,000/day for ECO-designs, without scrubbers), while the peak year for VLCC spot market earnings have been pushed out to 2025, amid substantial supply-side … Read More

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Sea Machines Forms Strategic Advisory Board

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, developer of autonomous command and control systems for commercial vessels, announced Thursday it has formed a strategic advisory board made up of industry experts to help steer strategic vision and growth. The Boston-based company said it … Read More

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Ørsted and Eversource to Charter Newbuild CTVs from WindServe and AOS

Offshore wind developers Ørsted and Eversource announced Thursday that they have chosen two regional vessel operators that will partner with Rhode Island shipyards to build crew transfer vessels (CTV) to service their wind farm projects in the U.S. Northeast. The … Read More

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Maersk Supply Service Establishes Business Unit for Supporting Offshore Vessel Charging

Maersk Supply Service, a part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, is launching its offshore vessel-charging venture, Stillstrom, to support the decarbonization of the maritime industry by eliminating idle emissions. Together with Ørsted, Stillstrom will demonstrate the world’s first full-scale offshore charging station … Read More

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PPG Earns Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ …

PPG announced it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and … Read More

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