Sea-Cargo to retrofit RO/RO with tilting rotor sails; Marine Highway grant will fund key element of Jeffersonville barge shuttle project

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Sea-Cargo to retrofit RO/RO with tilting rotor sails

Norwegian multipurpose vessel operator is to retrofit a 1997-built RO/RO with tilting Norsepower rotor sails and a battery pack. Full Article

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Marine Highway grant will fund key element of Jeffersonville barge shuttle project

Grant funds a critical component of a new barge shuttle service that will allow Nucor to unload truckloads of steel coils from the dock, and load trucks for just-in-time delivery to customers. Full Article

Glosten
Navy awards Bath Iron Works and Ingalls contract mods worth $194 million to address DDG-51 supply chain fragility

Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding have been awarded contract modifications together worth a total $194 million to fund supplier base efforts to address supply chain fragility that ensures future readiness for the fleet. Full Article

Hyde
Portuguese repair yard Navalrocha stays busy

Lisbon yard Navalrocha has been bustling this year, even while navigating the COVID-19 outbreak. Notable jobs have included completing a multi-million Euro refit of a seismic survey ship and managing its first BWTS installation. Full Article

NCP
Natasia Pilides leaves shipping post to become Cyprus’s Minister of Energy

Cyprus’s high profile Deputy Minister of Shipping will be succeeded by Vasilis Demetriades who has been working at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport as a seconded national expert on policy. Full Article

DOIG
Herbert-ABS expands its stability evaluation solution

Herbert Engineering Corporation and American Bureau of Shipping JV has expanded its HECSTAB stability evaluation software to include all vessel types and expanded evaluation capabilities. Full Article

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