BC Ferries battery hybrid duo arrives in British Columbia; USCG responds to grounded dredge barge

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VIDEO: BC Ferries battery hybrid duo arrives in British Columbia

Heavy lift ship brings first Island-class ferries to Victoria from Damen Shipyards’ Galati, Romania. Full Article

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USCG responds to grounded dredge barge

Matagorda Ship Channel reopens after the dredge barge is successfully raised and removed. Full Article

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IMO calls transition to 2020 sulfur cap “relatively smooth”

As of January 20, only 10 cases of compliant fuel being unavailable had been reported in IMO’s Global Integrated Shipping Information System. Full Article

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LNG-fueled icebreaking RO/ROs to have MAN Cryo FGSS

Wallenius-SOL newbuilds on order at China’s Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard will each have MAN Cryo LNG fuel gas supply systems and two MAN 9L28/32DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines. Full Article

Two more big lenders commit to aligning shipping loans to IMO GHG goals

The world’s largest lender to global shipping, BNP Paribas, and leading wealth manager Credit Suisse have become the 15th and 16th financial institutions to sign on to the Poseidon Principles. Full Article

Brandi Smith named program director for Columbia-class submarine program at NNS

Smith will be responsible for leading the company’s construction activities for the U.S. Navy’s new class of ballistic-missile submarines. Full Article