Rolls-Royce and Stena Line cooperate on intelligent awareness; Guilty plea in pollution case

R-R and Stena Line cooperate on intelligent awareness
Rolls-Royce and Stena Line cooperate on intelligent awareness
March 20, 2017 — Rolls-Royce says that intelligent awareness systems will make vessels safer, easier and more efficient to operate by providing crew with an enhanced understanding of their vessel’s surroundings.

Guilty plea in fishing vessel pollution case
According to court documents, Randall Fox, and other co-conspirators, repeatedly discharged oil-contaminated bilge water into the ocean using unapproved submersible pumps and hoses.
Change of leadership at Keppel O&M

Keppel Offshore & Marine CEO Mr. Chow Yew Yuen will retire after 36 years of service.
StormGeo launches latest version of its onboard software

StormGeo gathered feedback from customers to develop Bon Voyage System 8 in line with captains’ needs.
Odfjell signs LOI for two chemical tankers

The LOI includes options for additional vessels and follows Odfjell’s previous orders with the shipyard for four 49,000 dwt vessels with 33 stainless steel cargo tanks.
HHI to build LNG fueled Aframax quartet for Sovcomflot

The eco-friendly tankers have been jointly developed by Sovcomflot and Anglo-Dutch multinational Shell, which will use them to transport Russian crude oil.
Ezra Holdings files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Board said that the Ezra Chapter 11 Filing is intended to optimize the scope and extent of the restructuring options available and to protect the interests of all company stakeholders.
Ports concerned by budget cuts to key programs

Proposed for elimination is the U.S. Department of Transportation’s TIGER grants program, which last year awarded U.S. ports $61.8 million in multimodal infrastructure grants.