Bulbous bow spilled fuel, owners to pay $1.05 million
October 30, 2015—Following a pollution incident that saw a tuna boat spill fuel oil that had been stored in its bulbous bow, three Tri-Marine tuna fishing companies have agreed to pay $1.05 million in civil penalties.
CBO says Navy 2016 shipbuilding plan won’t work
CBO says it estimates that the cost of the Navy’s 2016 shipbuilding plan would be $4 billion higher than the funding that the Navy has received in recent decades.
Tuco Marine introduces two new SAR boat designs
Designed in collaboration with international experts in the SAR field, the boats are covered, high speed craft and have different beams.
Cubic Donut Tank LNG containment system gets ABS AIP
The principle behind the initial design concept is the construction of a near prismatic shape using 12 interconnected cylinders to create the structural efficiency of a spherical tank and the volumetric efficiency of a membrane tank.
CARB: compliance problems with ultra low sulfur fuel oil
The discrepancy could be due to shipboard contamination with high sulfur fuels in tanks or pipes.