Two sentenced in collision case; Bollinger delivers FRC 26 USCGC Joseph Gerczak

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Two sentenced in collision case that involved “illusion of motion”
November 10, 2017 — The U.K.Maritime and Coastguard agency reports that a former captain and marine pilot have each been given four months suspended sentences after pleading guilty to offenses in connection with the December 3, 2015 collision between the Panama registered pure car carrier City of Rotterdam and the Danish registered RO/RO ferry Primula Seaways on the River Humber.

 

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Wessels signs LOI for three more HFO to DF LNG engine conversions
Wessel Reederei’s 2011-built 1,036 TEU feedership Wes Amelie was the subject of a successful first-of-its-kind conversion of its MAN 8L48/60B main engine to a multi-fuel, four-stroke MAN 51/60DF unit that enables dual-fuel
operation.

Bollinger delivers FRC 26 USCGC Joseph Gerczak

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the USCGC Joseph Gerczak, the 26th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the U.S. Coast Guard. The vessel’s commissioning is scheduled for March 9, 2018 in Honolulu, HI.
Damen swoops on Romania’s Mangalia shipyard

The Daewoo shipyard in Mangalia, Romania was established in 1997 as a joint venture between Daewoo and 2 Mai Mangalia Shipyard with Daewoo as majority shareholder.
ST Engineering says more about VT Halter LNG bunkering ATB

A contract announcement today by Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd gives a few more details of the LNG ATB unit ordered by Q-LNG from its U.S. shipyard, VT Halter Marine Inc.