Harvey Gulf to install 10 more battery systems; VIDEO: OceanX unveils its new exploration vessel

Marine Daily
Harvey Gulf to install 10 more battery systems

Harvey Gulf International Marine says that it will continue the transformation of its fleet ahead of other U.S. flag operators by committing to install 10 additional battery systems on another eight of its vessels, two of which will each get two systems. Full Article




Hyde Marine
VIDEO: OceanX unveils its new exploration vessel

With the backing of a billionaire who started a hedge fund from his two-bedroom New York apartment back in 1975, a former offshore ROV survey vessel has emerged from Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam as the most advanced combined marine research and media vessel in existence. Full Article

Louisiana Cat
IMO: Crew change crisis is deepening

With 800,000 seafarers now hit by the crew change crisis, participants at a high-level event held in conjunction with the UN General Assembly got a first-hand account of its impact from one of them and were given a dire warning by Unilever on threat posed to the supply chain. Full Article

Volvo Penta
Inmarsat extends Fleet LTE coverage to Gulf of Mexico

The expansion of the Fleet LTE service means customers in both the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico can access high speed 4G, Fleet Xpress maritime VSAT Ka-band and continuous L-band connectivity within a single, fully managed hybrid package. Full Article

JA Moody
Knud E. Hansen unveils design for icebreaking expedition ship

Danish naval architectural consultancy has developed the design for a 300-passenger icebreaking expedition cruise vessel with a high degree of operational flexibility and a wide range of sophisticated design features. Full Article

Nag Marine
Great Lakes Dredge books $105 million Jacksonville deepening contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been awarded a $105 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract on the Jacksonville Harbor Construction Dredging, 47-Foot Contract C Cut-42 Project. Full Article

Swift response by NDT team enables ship to keep on schedule after emergency welds

When a shipping company needed fast overnight action to ensure the integrity of new welds carried out on a ship moored overnight in the U.K.’s Manchester Ship Canal, non-destructive testing (NDT) specialist Responsive Ltd was able to act in time for the vessel to head out into the Irish Sea the next day. Full Article