NTSB finds El Faro VDR; GE Solutions picked for Peruvian polar ship

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VIDEO: NTSB finds El Faro VDR
April 26, 2016—The National Transportation Safety Board reports that the voyage data recorder from the TOTE ship El Faro was located this morning in 15,000 feet of water, about 41 miles (36 nautical miles) northeast of Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bahamas, by a team of investigators and scientists using remotely operated undersea search equipment.



GE Solutions picked for Peruvian polar ship
GE’s low-voltage electric propulsion system—including generators, switchboard, MV3000 variable frequency drives and motors—is known for its fuel efficiency and its high redundancy rate.

SUNY Maritime seniors redesign campus power grid
The project, the result of two semesters of work, was designed to test the students’ abilities to use and combine the knowledge they’d gained over their careers at SUNY Maritime.

France’s DCNS wins Australian submarine contract
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that France’s DCNS Group has been awarded a A$50 billion ($39 billion) contract to construct 12 submarines.

Class NK updates gas fueled ships guidelines
The new guidelines provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on key design features relating to bunkering, hull structure, fire safety, and explosion prevention measures for gas fueled vessels.

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