Gulf Island to build two more T-ATS vessels; All American Marine to complete construction of Water-Go-Round

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Gulf Island to build two more T-ATS vessels

Navy exercises $129.9 million option for two additional towing, salvage and rescue ships (T-ATS). Full Article

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All American Marine to complete construction of Water-Go-Round

SWITCH Maritime has awarded All American Marine Inc. (AAM), a contract by to complete the aluminum construction and outfitting of  70-foot, 84-passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen fuel cell powered, e-ferry. Full Article

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Corps starts flood fight activities in two districts

The Mississippi River has risen to 15 feet at the Carrollton Gage prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District to reactivate Phase II flood fight procedure. The Memphis District has initiated Phase I floodfight activities in the Cairo, Reelfoot-Obion, and Missouri areas due to high river stages. Full Article

Port State Control MoUs give guidance on enforcement during COVID-19 outbreak

The Tokyo and the Paris MoUs on Port State Control have each given guidance to their member agencies on dealing with the impact of the coronavirus on ships’ abilities to comply with ILO and IMO regulation. Full Article

Next gen e-ferry charging solution enters service

A next generation Cavotec Automatic Plug-in System solution for charging electric ferries has entered service in Oslo. Full Article


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More COVID-19 cases at major U.S. shipyards

Ingalls Shipbuilding, Newport News and Bath Iron works have all been notified of employees testing positive for coronavirus infections. Full Article