AWO responds to Senate vote against VIDA; Hurtigruten set to convert ships to LNG hybrid

Gladding-Hearn starts construction of second cat for Rhode Island
April 20, 2018 — Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has begun construction of a second high-speed passenger ferry for Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Inc., which is to open a new seasonal route between Quonset Point, Rhode Island and Block Island.

AWO responds to Senate vote against Vessel Incidental Discharge Act
Currently, commercial vessels navigating U.S. waters are subject to conflicting vessel discharge regulations. dots.JPG
Silver Ships creates feature packed fire/rescue demo boat

<span=”” id=”email_ 13″ name=”email_ 13″> The Ambar series RHIB is designed and manufactured for firefighting and rescue applications.</span=””>
dots.JPGHurtigruten set to convert up to nine existing ships to LNG hybrid
The upgrade will enable the former diesel-powered ships to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 25 percent. dots.JPGIACS should be a “beacon of light”
Both IACS and its twelve Member societies need to act as a guide for the shipping industry. dots.JPGCavotec books more orders for e-ferry unmanned mooring systems
On completion, Cavotec will have equipped more than 40 e-ferry terminals in Scandinavia with MoorMaster.dots.JPG Star Bulk Carriers in 16 vessel swoop
The deal is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2018.