Eastern delivers trailing suction hopper dredge to Weeks Marine; Crowley reorganizes its solutions group

Eastern delivers trailing suction hopper dredge to Weeks Marine
January 9, 2018 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. recently delivered the trailing suction hopper dredge M/V Magdalen to Weeks Marine, Inc. The 6,540 cu.m TSHD has been designed and engineered by Royal IHC of the Netherlands which supplied key components, such as the principal electrical and dredging systems.

Ludovic Renou is new President of CMA CGM America
He will lead CMA CGM’s U.S. team from its headquarters in Norfolk, VA and succeeds Marc Bourdon, who served as the U.S. president for four years and has moved to Shanghai to manage CMA CGM’s operation in China.
Teekay’s next gen shuttle tankers will burn LNG and recovered VOCs

In addition to operating on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as the primary fuel, the ships’ dual-fuel engines will also be able to run on a mixture of LNG and recovered Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) – the gas evaporating from the oil cargo tanks during loading.
Crowley reorganizes its solutions group

Crowley Maritime Corp. is reorganizing its solutions group, the company’s dedicated, full service engineering, project management and government services team.
Canadian Coast Guard picks Furuno for new SAR vessel class

The 55-foot CCGS Pennant Bay and CCGS Baie De Plaisance are the first of twelve hulls ordered by the CCG, with an option for six more.