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Norway Suspends Cruises Carrying 100+ People After Outbreak

MS Roald Amundsen (File photo: Hurtigruten)

Norway stopped all cruise ships with more than 100 people on board from disembarking at its ports from Monday, after an outbreak of COVID-19 was reported late last week on a ship that had already disembarked at the port of Tromsoe.

Ship Power: Inside WinGD's X-DF2.0 Technology

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Developments in marine power today are centered on ever tightening legislative mandate which increasingly aim to dramatically reduce and eventually eliminate greenhouse gas emissions to the environment.

Armed Guard Hijacks Bulk Carrier

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U.S. based shipowner Eagle Bulk Shipping said a security incident involving a disgruntled armed guard hijacking one of its vessels has been resolved without injuries. The Marshall Islands-flagged

Shipbuilding

Ship Emissions: ABS Spearheads the Future of EEDI for Ships

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A team led by ABS has been awarded a contract by the European Commission (EC) to explore future

Canada's First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Delivered

The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS),

The first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Harry DeWolf, was delivered to the Government of

Burger Launches Tour Boat Chicago's Emerald Lady

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Manitowoc, Wis. boat builder Burger Boat Company announced it has launched a new passenger vessel

Contracts

MacGregor to Equip US Navy's T-ATS Vessels

The new T-ATS vessels will replace T-ATF vessels s

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, said it has secured an order to provide deck handling solutions to

Navy Hires NASSCO for USS Bonhomme Richard Cleanup

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A San Diego shipyard has been awarded $10 million to continue emergency firefighting support

VOS Contracts Three Vessels with Total

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Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) Aberdeen has secured contracts with Total E&P UK Ltd.

Technology

Crew Welfare Innovation Challenge Launched

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Challenge for start-ups and SMEs will fund and test application that helps improve the safety of

Pump Tech Focus: Leistritz FlexCore Screw Pump Series

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Leistritz Pumpen GmbH is a long and storied name in maritime business, and with its FLEXCORE screw

Sea Machines Bringing Marine Autonomy to the Classroom

MMA cadet Mary Shea commands a Sea Machines autono

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, a developer of autonomous command and control systems for

Legal

Greece: Mask-wearing Compulsory on Ferry Decks

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Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory on the decks of ferries sailing to its islands

Australia Bans Another Bulker Over Unpaid Wages

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A Liberian-flagged bulk carrier has been banned from Australian ports for 12 months after

Congress Responds to COVID19 and Other Challenges for the Maritime Industry

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In response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Congressional Research Service released a

People & Company News

Lindström Joins Hempel as COO

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Hempel's new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Katarina Lindström officially

StormGeo Names Sørensen COO of Its Shipping Division

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen, COO, StormGeo Shipping Div

Weather intelligence and decision support services provider StormGeo said it has appointed Kim

BMT Names de Bruin Managing Director for Europe

Dennis de Bruin (Photo: BMT)

BMT announced Dennis de Bruin has been appointed Managing Director for BMT’s Commercial Shipping

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