Newport News awarded Navy contract mods worth $240 million; Savage acquires assets of Progressive Barge Line

December 28 2018 — Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with WestSea Yard in Portugal, part of Martifer Group, to equip two 9,300 ton, 200 passenger, expedition cruise ships for the Portuguese cruise company Mystic Cruises.

Newport News awarded Navy contract mods worth $240 million

The largest is a $228,818,298 contract modification to cover the purchase of additional long lead time material in support of construction of the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80).

Samskip takes lead in project developing hydrogen powered box ships

Samskip has been named lead partner in SeaShuttle, a project seeking to bring to market emissions-free, autonomous containerships that can operate at a profit.

ClassNK releases latest amendments to its Rules

ClassNK released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships.
Savage acquires assets of Progressive Barge Line

The deal includes the acquisition of seven boats and 12 barges, as well as warehouse and office facilities.
LR’s Elisa Cassi: Assessing maritime cyber security threats

We spoke with Elisa Cassi, Lloyd’s Register’s Product Manager for Cyber Security for Marine & Offshore Business, about the state of maritime cyber security and companies should be doing to mitigate cyber threats.