Keel laid for first hybrid cargo vessel in U.S.; Remains of three missing Maersk Honam crew found

Video: Keel laid for first hybrid cargo vessel in U.S.
March 12, 2018 — Harbor Harvest held a keel laying ceremony for the first of what could be as many as three 65 ft x 21 ft hybrid all-aluminum cargo vessels at Derecktor Shipyards in Mamaroneck, NY. The boat will be fitted with a BAE Systems’ HybriDrive Marine Propulsion System, along with an energy storage system and Cummins diesel generators. The first of its kind to be built in the U.S., the hybrid cargo vessel will be part of a new sustainable marine cargo transport network on Long Island Sound and the Hudson River.

Remains of three missing Maersk Honam crew found
The 15,262-TEU vessel was en route from Singapore to the Suez Canal when a fire broke out on March 6.
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