CMA names its 2018 Commodore; Energy and shipping: DNV GL looks ahead to 2050

Connecticut Maritime Association names its 2018 Commodore
December 20, 2017 —Ms. Sabrina S. M. Chao, Executive Chairman of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Ltd. has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2018. The CMA’s Commodore Award is given each year to a person in the international maritime industry who has contributed to the growth and development of the industry.

Energy and shipping: DNV GL looks ahead to 2050
The report explores how the expected shifts in energy production and demand, GDP growth, industrial production and regional manufacturing might change the maritime industry, and the impact on individual ship segments.
VIDEO: Silver Ships gives ALDOT Dive Team boat a new lease on life

The boat is used by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Dive Team to facilitate the inspection of bridges both above and below the water throughout the state and serves as a platform to support diving operations.
Newport News awarded $468 million Columbia class contract

Newport News Shipbuilding has been awarded a contract from General Dynamics Electric Boat worth up to $468 million to begin work on integrated product and process development for the U.S. Navy’s new Columbia-class submarines of ballistic-missile submarines that are being designed to replace the Ohio-class submarines.
ABB completes major upgrade of Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker

The project kicked off a fleet life extension program that will see ABB upgrading ten of the Canadian Coast Guard’s 13 High Endurance Multi-Tasked Vessels as well as Heavy and Medium Icebreakers.