Five inducted into International Maritime Hall of Fame in NYC

Five inducted into International Maritime Hall of Fame in NYC

(NEW YORK) — The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey (MAPONY/NJ) inducted five maritime industry leaders into its International Maritime Hall of Fame (IMHOF) at Chelsea Piers, Pier 61 on Wednesday. Celebrating its 30-year anniversary, the 2024 IMHOF Award dinner gala gathered more than 500 attendees from all sectors of the global maritime industry to…
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EBDG, ioCurrents to partner on data-driven innovation

EBDG, ioCurrents to partner on data-driven innovation

(SEATTLE) — Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has signed a memorandum of understanding with ioCurrents (IOC), a data analytics company specializing in maritime fleet optimization. The agreement will allow the companies to explore new ideas for collecting and evaluating operating and performance data to reduce vessel cost and emissions, with other potential benefits to the maritime industry. As part of…
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Volvo Penta IPS to power retrofitted electric CTV

Volvo Penta IPS to power retrofitted electric CTV

(GOTEBORG, Sweden) — Volvo Penta will provide the power solution for a ground-breaking vessel for the United Kingdom’s offshore industry. The company will supply its advanced Inboard Performance System (IPS) for the world’s first retrofitted, electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV). For the project, Volvo Penta will supply a fully electric propulsion system in an existing vessel, replacing the older combustion…
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New Maine ferry to feature ABB hybrid-electric propulsion

New Maine ferry to feature ABB hybrid-electric propulsion

(ZURICH, Switzerland) — ABB has been selected by the Maine Department of Transportation to supply a grid-to-propeller solution for the new double-ended, hybrid-electric ferry that will provide service between the town of Lincolnville and the island community of Islesboro. Due to replace an existing diesel-powered ferry, the new vessel will demonstrate the preference of publicly funded organizations in the U.S.…
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SAFE Boats, Hefring Marine partner to enhance crew welfare

SAFE Boats, Hefring Marine partner to enhance crew welfare

(BREMERTON, Wash.) — SAFE Boats International and Hefring Marine have announced a formal partnership between the companies, combining SAFE Boats’ focus on durability, safety and performance with Hefring Marine’s intelligent tools for crew welfare, efficiency and vessel lifecycle management. With over 1,000 nautical miles of Hefring Marine IMAS (Intelligent Marine Assistance System) data recorded through various trials and demonstrations on…
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Great Lakes group honors Sen. Stabenow for maritime efforts

Great Lakes group honors Sen. Stabenow for maritime efforts

(WASHINGTON) — The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) on Wednesday recognized the significant contributions U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., has made throughout her congressional career protecting the Great Lakes Navigation System and supporting American jobs with investment in U.S.-flagged Great Lakes shipping. Stabenow, who co-chairs the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force, has been the driving force behind the…
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BHGI welcomes naval architect Kyle Pagan

BHGI welcomes naval architect Kyle Pagan

(BRISTOL, R.I.) — Bristol Harbor Group Inc. (BHGI) has welcomed Kyle Pagan as a naval architect to its naval architecture and marine engineering firm. Pagan holds a master’s degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of New Orleans and a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Louisiana State University. For his graduate research, he conducted an in-depth…
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World Shipping Council moving ahead with Cargo Safety Program

World Shipping Council moving ahead with Cargo Safety Program

(WASHINGTON) — Despite mandatory international and national regulations on the transport of dangerous goods, these goods continue to be misdeclared or not declared, driving an alarming increase in ship fires. Addressing the need for improved safety measures, the World Shipping Council (WSC) is developing the Cargo Safety Program and has announced that the National Cargo Bureau (NCB) has been selected…
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Resolve Marine posts strong 2023 on U.S. West Coast

Resolve Marine posts strong 2023 on U.S. West Coast

(DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska) — Resolve Marine, a global leader in ship and vessel salvage and rescue, emergency response and specialized marine services, has announced that business across its U.S. West Coast region ended 2023 on a high note, demonstrating substantial growth. The region offers aviation services out of Anchorage, Alaska; shipyard, dry dock and marine services in Dutch Harbor, Alaska;…
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