Ingalls to reactivate east bank shipbuilding facilities; IMO’s MEPC agrees GHG reduction strategy for shipping

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San Francisco’s Red and White Fleet switches to renewable fuel
April 13, 2018 — San Francisco tour boat operator Red and White Fleet has switched its entire fleet of vessels from operating on conventional, petroleum based diesel fuel to using Neste MY Renewable Diesel. Developed by Helsinki, Finland, headquartered Neste MY Renewable Diesel is a low-carbon fuel produced from 100% renewable and sustainable raw materials.

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Ingalls to reactivate east bank shipbuilding facilities
The east bank was the site of the original Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., founded in 1938, but was decimated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.dots.JPG
Vigor strengthens its leadership team

Bill Blount and Richard McCreary together bring more than sixty-five years’ experience to Vigor.dots.JPG Shell to charter two LNG fueled AET Tankers newbuilds
When operating in gas mode, the two AET tankers will emit up to 30% less CO2, 85% less NOx, 99% less SOx and 95% less particular matters.dots.JPGIMO’s MEPC agrees GHG reduction strategy for shipping
As a result of the IMO agreement, ICS now expects discussions at IMO to begin in earnest on the development of additional CO2 reduction measures, including those to be implemented before 2023.dots.JPG
Metal Shark delivers second series of patrol boats to Vietnam

This newest round of vessels follows an initial six-vessel delivery of Metal Shark 45-foot Defiant-class patrol boats to the Vietnam Coast Guard in May of 2017.