R/V Neil Armstrong completes acceptance trials
August 28, 2015—The first-of-class oceanographic research vessel R/V Neil Armstrong (AGOR 27), has successfully completed acceptance trials. Built by shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, WA, Neil Armstrong is a modern mono-hull research vessel capable of integrated, interdisciplinary, general purpose oceanographic research in coastal and deep ocean areas.
Elcano LNG carriers to be largest to transit Panama Canal
The gas carriers will have an optimized hull shape and propulsion power will be supplied by two low-speed, dual-fuel gas injection MAN ME-GI diesel engines.
LR finds cargo stowing answers for box giants
Lloyd’s Register has produced a series of proposals and guidelines on the safest, most cost-effective methods of stowing and lashing container cargoes.
Aircraft carrier overhaul at NNS marks another milestone
The shipyard reported that it had marked another milestone in the 44 month, 23 million man hour make-over: reintroducing steam to begin final testing of the ship’s steam-powered systems.
Cyprus owner loses EUR 565,000 to hackers
The shipping company told the police that it received an email, purportedly coming from its fuel supplier, requesting that money owed for fuel be deposited to a bank account.