Great Lakes Dredge gets Empire Wind rock contract

Great Lakes Dredge gets Empire Wind rock contract

(HOUSTON) — Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has chosen Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. (GLDD) in consortium with Van Oord to perform the subsea rock installation work for the Empire Wind I and II wind farms on the East Coast of the United States. Empire Wind I and II are expected to provide over…
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Wartsila, Carnival partner in fleet decarbonization program

Wartsila, Carnival partner in fleet decarbonization program

(HELSINKI) — The technology group Wartsila is to deliver its new Decarbonisation Modeling Service to Carnival Corp. as the cruise group aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its fleet. Initially tasked with establishing an optimal decarbonization path for the cruise ship Regal Princess, the project will expand to model solutions which could be applied to the entire Carnival fleet.…
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Propspeed sales personnel receive advanced certifications

Propspeed sales personnel receive advanced certifications

(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) — Propspeed, a leading innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced Friday that Matt Forbes, sales director, EMEA, and Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 Rusty Morgan, vice president of sales and operations, Americas, have undergone training by the National Association of Corrosion Engineers International (NACE). Morgan and Forbes have both completed the NACE Coatings Inspector Program, Level 1…
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Inmarsat launches Fleet Xpress for shipyards

Inmarsat launches Fleet Xpress for shipyards

(LONDON) — Inmarsat has made its maritime broadband service, Fleet Xpress, available to shipyards. Installed during new building, Fleet Xpress for Shipyards eliminates time-consuming and costly installation works in port, offering owners a pre-fitted very small aperture terminal (VSAT) solution included in the initial cost of the vessel. “Fleet Xpress for Shipyards is a game-changer for shipbuilders and owners alike,…
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Chamber honors 3 lawmakers for Great Lakes icebreaker advocacy

Chamber honors 3 lawmakers for Great Lakes icebreaker advocacy

(OTTAWA, Ontario) — As the shipping season officially opens this week, the Chamber of Marine Commerce is honoring three U.S. congressional leaders for their tireless efforts to increase U.S. Coast Guard icebreaking capacity on the Great Lakes. The Coast Guard, in partnership with its Canadian counterparts, is responsible for breaking ice during the winter and spring to help ships safely…
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Torqeedo names Great Lakes Power as eastern US distributor

Torqeedo names Great Lakes Power as eastern US distributor

(CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) — Torqeedo has appointed Great Lakes Power, a longtime marine powertrain specialist, as the exclusive distributor for Deep Blue electric propulsion systems in the eastern United States. Great Lakes Power, headquartered in Mentor, Ohio, specializes in the distribution, service, manufacturing and engineering of powertrain solutions. The company will offer sales and installation support, factory-trained technicians and genuine…
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CMA Shipping opens March 29 with leading specialists, speakers

CMA Shipping opens March 29 with leading specialists, speakers

(STAMFORD, Conn.) — More than 80 industry specialists have committed to speaking at the CMA Shipping Expo & Conference, which returns next week to Connecticut for its 37th edition. Brought to the industry by Connecticut Maritime Association and organized by Informa Markets, CMA Shipping takes place from March 29-31 at the Hilton Stamford. The event culminates at the annual Commodore…
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DNV approves CTV concept by All American, Teknicraft

DNV approves CTV concept by All American, Teknicraft

(BELLINGHAM, Wash.) — Global classification society DNV has issued an approval in principle (AiP) for a 92-foot crew transfer vessel (CTV) concept design by All American Marine and Teknicraft. The quad engine design concept has a beam of 33.5 feet with a projected speed of 29 knots, fully laden. This concept will incorporate HamiltonJet’s parallel hybrid EHX system using HTX…
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International Propeller Club to honor Rep. Courtney for advocacy

International Propeller Club to honor Rep. Courtney for advocacy

(FAIRFAX, Va.) — The International Propeller Club of the United States has announced that Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., chairman of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, will be honored at the group's Salute to Congress event on May 17. Courtney has served in the House of Representatives since 2007 and currently represents the 2nd Congressional District…
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