Vryhof wins significant contracts for new anchoring solution
Introduced in April 2017, the anchor is available in versions ranging from 3 to 60 tonnes and features radical new fluke and shank geometries.
Jonathan Guest to take helm at Harland and Wolff
He succeeds Robert J. Cooper, who has been CEO since 2003 and who is to retire on April 30, following a 44-year career with the company.
2020 Bulkers Ltd opts to install scrubbers on newbuilds
A dry bulk shipping company launched by John Fredriksen’s former right-hand man Tor Olav Troim is opting to install exhaust gas scrubbers on its yet to be delivered fleet.
New Zealand frigate starts upgrade at Canada’s Victoria Shipyards
In a ceremony held in Esquimalt, BC, yesterday, New Zealand Secretary of Defence Helene Quilter and Commanding Officer Commander (Navy) Steve Lenik, Royal New Zealand Navy, formally transferred the frigate HMNZS Te Kaha into the care of Lockheed Martin Canada and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards Co. Ltd in Victoria, BC, to commence the shipyard industrial refit phase of the ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project.
VHF confusion and fatigue led to Dover Straits collision
The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has published its report on a July 1, 2017 Dover Straits collision between two Hong Kong registered vessels, the bulk carrier Huayang Endeavour and the oil tanker Seafrontier.
Prudential Capital and Crowley complete $100 million private placement
Prudential Capital Group has completed a $100 million private placement transaction with a subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corporation. Crowley is the operator and manager of the largest U.S.-operated petroleum and chemical tank vessel fleet in the country.