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Fri, 29 Sep 2023 02:19:34 Z

Strategic Marine Teams Up with Caterpillar to Slash Emissions

Caterpillar Marine announced it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Singapore-headquartered shipbuilder Strategic Marine to support emissions-reduction goals for future vessel designs.“Our collaboration with Strategic Marine…

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Fri, 29 Sep 2023 00:31:43 Z

WinGD Wins First AiP for Ammonia Two-Stroke Engine

WinGD has secured the first ever approval in principle (AiP) for two‑stroke engines fuelled with ammonia.Lloyd’s Register awarded the AiP to WinGD’s X-DF-A dual-fuel range, and WinGD says this gives shipowners the assurances they need to realise vessel designs using ammonia-fuelled main engines.

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Fri, 29 Sep 2023 00:22:23 Z

New Car Carriers to Include Methanol Gensets

China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has ordered six small-bore, seven-cylinder 21/31DF-M, methanol-burning gensets in connection with the construction of 2 × 9,300 ceu (car equivalent units) PCTCs for China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES).The…

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Thu, 28 Sep 2023 22:45:26 Z

Biden's Five-year Offshore Oil Plan to Have Historically Few Lease Sales

The Biden administration's five-year plan for offshore oil and gas leasing will not include any sales in 2024 and will feature the lowest number of auctions in the history of the program in the four years to follow, according to three sources…

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Thu, 28 Sep 2023 19:02:23 Z

OSG Pledges $30,000 for Women Offshore Scholarships

Tampa, Fla. based shipping company Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG) continues its efforts to remove financial barriers for women entering the maritime industry with a scholarship pledge in the amount of $30,000. The scholarship funds will…

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Thu, 28 Sep 2023 15:29:24 Z

Joint Venture to Develop First LNG Ship Bunkering Hub in US Gulf

A joint venture is developing the first dedicated liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering facility for ships in the U.S. Gulf amid efforts by the maritime industry to find cleaner fuel solutions, executives said on Thursday.Shipping, which accounts…

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Thu, 28 Sep 2023 13:28:13 Z

Offshore Wind Vessels: Fixed vs Floating

How will vessel requirements in the emerging floating offshore wind industry differ from those in the existing fixed-bottom segment? Philip Lewis, director of research at Intelatus Global Partners, weighs in.See the full interview here.

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Thu, 28 Sep 2023 13:07:24 Z

No Restart for ExxonMobil's California Offshore Platforms as Judge Upholds Tanker Trucks Ban

A U.S. judge on Wednesday refused to overturn a California county's decision to block Exxon Mobil Corp from using tanker trucks to ship crude oil from coastal facilities to inland refineries while a ruptured pipeline is fixed.U.S. District Judge…

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Thu, 28 Sep 2023 15:09:28 Z

VIDEO: Taiwan Reveals First Domestically Made Submarine in Defense Milestone

Taiwan unveiled its first domestically developed submarine on Thursday, a major step in a project aimed at strengthening the island's defense and deterrence against the Chinese navy, though it won't enter service for another two years.Taiwan…

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Thu, 28 Sep 2023 09:54:04 Z

Tugdock and Salamander Offshore Wind Team Up to Accelerate Floating Wind Energy Development

UK-based company Tugdock has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salamander floating offshore wind farm to collaborate on innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland.Tugdock, based in Cornwall, UK, has patented marine buoyancy…

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