VT Halter and Hornbeck Offshore in arbitration; Farstad Shipping vessels win charter contracts

Schottel optimizes propulsion for Briese newbuilds
Schottel optimizes propulsion for Briese newbuilds
February 27, 2017 — In close cooperation with both parties, Schottel performed enhanced CFD investigations to determine the optimal aftship configuration incorporating nozzle support and streamlined body between rudder and hull. As a result, a streamlined CPP installation will enable a power reduction of 3.7 percent.

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VT Halter and Hornbeck Offshore in arbitration
The arbitration proceedings involve issues and disputes arising from a vessel construction agreement dated November 14, 2011.
Farstad Shipping vessels win charter contracts

Farstad Shipping ASA has been awarded a number of charter contracts that, says CEO Karl-Johan Bakken, show its ability to efficiently and safely return vessels from lay-up and put them into operation.
Bilden withdraws from SECNAV consideration

Bilden could not unwind himself from his financial investments in order to move forward with the nomination.
Carnival now has scrubbers installed in 60 cruise ships

Representing a $400 million investment to date, the company is on track to develop and deploy its systems on more than 85 vessels across its fleet through 2020.