Ingalls Shipbuilding employee tests positive for coronavirus; Duluth Seaway Port Authority awarded $10.5 million infrastructure grant

Marine Daily
Ingalls Shipbuilding employee tests positive for coronavirus

The employee will be quarantined. Company now ascertaining exactly where the employee worked to contact those who may have worked in close proximity. Full Article

Bristol Harbor
Duluth Seaway Port Authority awarded $10.5 million infrastructure grant;

It will help fund construction of a 56,000-square-foot, rail-served warehouse along with rehabilitation of 1,775 lineal feet of deteriorating dock walls. Full Article

Henderson Auctions
LNG carrier operator opts for advanced Nippon Paint Marine hull coating

Piraeus, Greece, based gas carrier operator Gaslog Ltd. has opted to apply Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF Sea hull coating as part of its current drydocking program. Full Article

Navy shipyard starts making its own hand sanitizer

NAVSEA reports that Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility has started producing isopropyl alcohol-based hand sanitizer in its accredited laboratory. Full Article

Damen Shipyards Group names Marc van Heyningen as new COO

Marc van Heyningen will become the new Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Damen Shipyards Group effective April 1. Full Article

Car carrier giant to cut fleet size

Wallenius Wilhelmsen says that the current situation indicates an overcapacity of 10-15 vessels in its fleet of more than 50 vessels. This, it says, will be solved through a combination of redelivery of chartered vessels to owners, early recycling and cold-lay-ups. Full Article