Is this how to make almost any tug an icebreaker?; Total to hold New York Global Sulfur Cap Forum

April 26th
April 26, 2019 — A new Finnish initiative would enable any ice strengthened vessel to be used for icebreaking, using a motorized removable bow powered by Danfoss Editron. The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency has launched a project that will see the Alfons Håkans AS tugboat Calypso equipped with the bow and operating in the Lake Saimaa area from winter 2020.

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Total to hold New York Global Sulfur Cap Forum

On May 9, New York’s Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum will be the site of one of a series of Global Sulfur Cap Forums being presented by Total at shipping centers worldwide.

HullWiper signs frame agreement with Equinor

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Newly-merged EnscoRowan takes delivery of jack-up

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Kohler rolls out ignition-protected starters

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