NTSB: Incomplete safety procedures led to barge explosion; Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers 740-foot self-unloading barge

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Detyens
NTSB: Incomplete safety procedures led to barge explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Marine Accident Report detailing its investigation of the November 2019 explosion of a barge while being prepared for cleaning after its cargo of acetone had been unloaded. Full Article

Hyde Marine
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers 740-foot self-unloading barge

VanEnkevort Tug & Barge has taken delivery of a new self-unloading barge that measures 740 feet in length and has a 265 feet long unloading boom. Full Article

NCP
VIDEO: New Orleans RTA’s newest ferry gets rave reviews from passengers

First of two long-awaited new high speed catamaran ferries is a big hit with riders according to local media. Full Article

Mororka
Australia’s Global Energy Ventures takes wraps off compressed hydrogen vessel concept

Australia has ambitions to be a leading exporter of hydrogen. Global Energy Ventures is developing a vessel that can take those exports to market. Full Article

Nag Marine
Two KNOT shuttle tankers will feature ABB battery technology

Set to operate in the North Sea and Barents Sea for Vår Energi, two 124,000 dwt LNG-fueled shuttle tankers on order for Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers will feature battery technology, in addition to a wide scope of ABB’s electric solutions. Full Article

JA Moody
FERRIES 2020 topics will include a focus on women in the passenger vessel industry

Kasey Eckstein, director of business development for Atlas Marine Services and founder and executive director of WIMOs (Women in Maritime Operations), will be among the speakers at Marine Log’s upcoming virtual FERRIES 2020 event being held November 9 and 10. Full Article

Coastal Marine