Smith Maritime joins Puerto Rico relief efforts; Smith Maritime joins Puerto Rico relief efforts

Smith Maritime joins Puerto Rico relief efforts
November 6, 2017 — Smith Maritime has been playing its part in Puerto Rico relief efforts, using its barge Marilyn Monroe to haul a load of equipment on behalf of CAT5 Resources to rebuild cellular communication infrastructure in Puerto Rico. Smith Maritime loaded the 343 ft x 76 ft Marilyn Monroe at its Amelia, LA, terminal with vehicles, housing, bulk fuel, food and most importantly, self-powered cellular communication towers to re-establish communication on the island.

Wilbur Ross under fire in Paradise Papers “revelations”
Among the various documents to come to light are some showing that Secretary Ross holds a substantial stake in Navigator Holdings, one of the world’s largest operators of gas tankers.
Damen to build two “hybrid-ready” ferries for Great Lakes

The Government of Ontario and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery of two ferries to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes.
Ingalls Shipbuilding christens Delbert D. Black (DDG 119)

The ship is named in honor of Delbert D. Black, who served as a gunner’s mate in the U.S. Navy and was aboard the battleship USS Maryland (BB 46) during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Wärtsilä North America donates engine to Montana State

The donated engine and related tools from Wärtsilä are valued at $1.1 million dollars. The engine is a 12-cylinder Wärtsilä 200 high-speed diesel engine and will be used in Northern’s “Big Bore Lab” in the university’s future Diesel Technology Center.