Smart tug project takes a big step forward; Fincantieri to close two of Vard’s Norwegian shipyards

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Smart tug project takes a big step forward

November 8, 2019 – With a first-of-its-kind Wärtsilä Joystick Maneuvering System system onboard, harbor tug PSA Polaris is carrying out real-world trials in the Port of Singapore.

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Fincantieri to close two of Vard’s Norwegian shipyards

Losses from Norwegian-headquartered subsidiary take a bite out of Fincantieri group earnings.

Thrustmaster of Texas to repower Utah ferry

The Charles Hall Ferry will be repowered afloat on Lake Powell, a remote and very isolated location in the southeast corner of the state of Utah.

Inland port managers gain IAMPE certification

The International Association of Maritime and Port Professionals (IAMPE) reports that 14 inland port managers have received professional industry certifications at a seminar hosted by America’s Central Port in Granite City, Ill.

Keel for first Flight III DDG 51 authenticated

DDG 125 is named for Jack H. Lucas, the youngest Marine and the youngest service member in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor.

Polar Code: New guidelines issued by ICS and OCIMF

Help for shipowners in developing the Polar Water Operational Manual required by IMO’s Polar Code.