Bureau Veritas inks deal to class CMA CGM LNG boxships
The ships will be the world’s largest LNG fueled containerships and one of the most environmentally friendly of their kind.
EBDG to design new Miller Boat Line car/passenger ferry
Miller Boat Line of Put-in-Bay, Ohio has awarded Elliott Bay Design Group a design contract for a new passenger/vehicle ferry to supplement its current operation servicing the Lake Erie Islands. The ferry will be roughly 140 ft in length with a carrying capacity of 26 standard vehicles and up to 600 passengers.
Tilted thruster produces 20% more effective thrust
Wärtsilä has launched the industry’s first tilted steerable thruster with combined electric retraction and steering, the Wärtsilä WST-24R.
USCG: Don’t expect BWMS to be “plug and play”
Shipowners who expect ballast water management systems to be “plug and play equipment” are in for a disappointment. That’s the word from Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant for prevention policy.