Grounded Rand Logistics vessel is structurally sound; Shell marks double LNG bunkering milestone

Divers say grounded Rand Logistics vessel is structurally sound
Divers say grounded Rand Logistics vessel is structurally sound
August 11, 2017 — The 19,600 dwt self-unloading bulker Calumet, departed Essar Steel in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and was transiting downbound on the St. Marys River to its next port of call in Brevort, Michigan, when it ran aground. The Army Corp of Engineers conducted an assessment of the river bottom around the vessel.

M2 Subsea & Harvey Gulf in ROV services alliance
M2 Subsea’s ROVs will be utilized on board Harvey Gulf’s DP2 OSV the Harvey Bronco. The offshore supply ship will focus on the survey and inspection market and will be equipped with M2 Subsea’s 150HP Triton XLX34 ROV system. The system is complete with a top-hat tether management system and equipped with a survey junction box and auxiliary hydraulics.
SAL Heavy Lift brings a dozen from Damen to Rotterdam

The shipment consists of two Stan Tugs 2608, three ASD Tugs 2411, four ASD Tugs 2810, two ASD Tugs 3212 and a Multi Cat 1908, and is described by Damen as “a strategic positioning of built-for-stock vessels in Europe.”
Shell marks double LNG bunkering milestone

The 6,500 cu.m LNG bunkering vessel Cardissa, ordered in 2014 from South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, has now arrived in Europe. This vessel’s seagoing capability enables Shell to serve customers with LNG fuel from the Gate terminal in Rotterdam to locations throughout Europe.
First U.S.-manufactured BWTS gains USCG Type Approval

Marking a double first, Ecochlor reports that its patented ballast water treatment system has become the first U.S. manufactured BWTS to receive USCG Type Approval. It is also the first treatment system based on chemical injection to gain U.S. approval.