Damen to build fisheries research vessel for Germany; Ardent rights and refloats vessel

Damen to build fisheries research vessel for Germany
Damen to build fisheries research vessel for Germany
March 22, 2017 — To be called the Walther Herwig, the 85 m vessel will support Germany’s fisheries and oceanographic research programs.

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Ardent rights and refloats vessel grounded in Gota River
The 1,350 dwt vessel ran aground last month.
ABS to CMA delegates: Cyber risk won’t go away

“Looking at the future, we can see that cyber and software risk are overlapping and converging, and as a result, class and industry both have to adapt,” said ABS Chief Operating Officer Tony Nassif.
Construction underway on Citywide Ferry Brooklyn homeport

The 56,000- sq.ft Brooklyn Navy Yard maintenance and storage facility will include berthing space for 25 boats, supplies, parts and utilities.
Schottel to supply Rudderpropellers for Rotortug sextet

Thruster delivery is scheduled for autumn 2017 with an estimated delivery date of the tugs in 2017/2018.
Shipping confidence “holding steady”

Respondents generally felt that competition was running at very high levels, while other familiar concerns included overtonnaging and geopolitical uncertainty.
Fine, probation in Alaska pollution case

East West Seafoods LLC, a State of Washington company that owns the 472 ft seafood processing vessel F/V Pacific Producer, will pay a total of $50,000 in fines.
Bahri opens second North American office

The Houston office will be led by Cliff Kuhfeldt, an 18-year shipping industry veteran, who will be responsible for the U.S. Gulf and South Atlantic territory.