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Floating Wind: Norway Seeks to Expand

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Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts (GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said.

66m Shadow Cat Launched

Photo: Incat Crowther

Incat Crowther announced the delivery of Shadow Cat HODOR, significant in that it is the first in the Shadow Cat range which for Incat Crowther.Design and naval architecture was by Incat Crowther,

Cruise Shipping: Work starts on Carnival Mardi Gras

Photo courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line

The hull assembly phase of the 180,000-gt Carnival Mardi Gras was celebrated in Finland with a traditional coin ceremony at Meyer Turku shipyard. In the case of Carnival Mardi Gras, the assembly

Shipbuilding

Matson Christens First Kanaloa Class Vessel 'Lurline'

Photo: Matson

Matson, Inc. and christened the largest combination ConRo ship ever built in the U.S.

ABB Wins Dredger Package Deal

Photo: ABB

ABB was contracted to deliver integrated vessel systems to two dredgers being built by Keppel

Two Yamal Arctic LNG Tankers to Start Sea Trials

A new Arc7 class ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, the Nikolay Urvantsev, is undergoing sea trials, Refinitiv data shows, becoming the 13th vessel to join a fleet

Contracts

Atlantic Towing Buys Norwegian-built PSV

Photo: Atlantic Towing Limited

Canadian-based Atlantic Towing Limited said it has entered into a contract with Norwegian builder

Incat Tasmania Launches 111 Meter Ferry

Photo: Incat Tasmania

Incat Tasmania launched a 111-meter ferry -- Volcan de Tagoro (Incat Hull 091) -- from the

SMS Group expands into Shoreham Port

Shoreham Port in West Sussex Photo: Shoreham Port

The SMS Group, a Southampton, UK-based ship repairers and marine engineering services provider

Technology

CLINSH Inland Shipping Trial Complete

Photo: Marine South East

Six new ships are joining the CLINSH (CLean INland SHipping) sustainable pilot project.

Deal inked to Develop Digital Ships

From left to right: Odin Kwon, Daewoo Shipbuilding

DSME, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, NAPA and AVL announced a strategic cooperation

Kongsberg Inks First Deal for HUGIN Superior

Photo: Kongsberg

Kongsberg Maritime reports it has signed the first contract for the new HUGIN Superior 6

Legal

Captain in Fatal Budapest Boat Crash Was Sober at the Time

Hungarian police said on Tuesday they had found no evidence of alcohol or drug abuse by the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel last month

Houthis to Allow U.N. to Inspect Ships in Hodeidah

Yemen's Houthi movement and the United Nations have agreed on a mechanism to inspect ships docking at Hodeidah following the group's withdrawal from three Red Sea ports under a U.

BP Rig Zigzags in Chase with Greenpeace Ship

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise follows the BP char

A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away

People & Company News

Haugen Joins Pacific Green Exec Team

Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (PGTK), owner of the ENVI-Marine and ENVI-Clean Exhaust Gas Scrubbing Systems, appointed Atle Haugen as Sales Director, Marine Direct Sales.

DM Shipping Sells MR Tanker

DM Shipping (DMS), joint venture company between Mitsubishi Group (40 pct) and d'Amico Tankers (51 pct), signed a memorandum of agreement for the sale of the MT High Efficiency

Training Tips for Ships

Image: Courtesy Marine Learning Systems

Tip #1. Immediate exam retakes should never be allowed.It is very common practice

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