Newport News completes alpha trials of SSN 789; Maersk picks ABS to lead workshop on cargo hazards

VIDEO: Newport News completes alpha trials of SSN 789
May 29, 2018 — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully completed the initial sea trials on the newest Virginia-class submarine, Indiana (SSN 789). The initial round of sea trials, known as alpha trials, provides an opportunity to test all systems and components.

VIDEO: ONR funds autonomous vessel research at FAU
The five-year project will entail developing unmanned surface vehicles that serve as motherships for unmanned underwater vehicles and aerial drones.dots.JPG
Maersk picks ABS to lead workshop on cargo hazards

The workshop assembled industry stakeholders to conduct a comprehensive Hazard Identification (HAZID) study to better understand key risks associated with cargo.dots.JPG HALLMAR appointed agent for Cardama Shipyards
The shipyard builds offshore support vessels, stern trawlers, longliners, tugs, oceanographic ships, and merchant ships up to 100 meters in length.dots.JPG Zeaborn to take majority stake in new JV with Intermarine
Called Zeamarine, the joint venture will have more than 75 vessels and is expected to exceed 100 vessels by year-end.dots.JPG Singapore moves against Wilhelmsen’s planned Drew acquisition
The CCS finding follows a U.S. Federal Trade Commission administrative complaint filed in February charging that the proposed $400 million acquisition of Drew Marine Group would violate U.S. antitrust laws.