VIDEO: Austal launches new range of high speed electric vessels; Singapore in drive to vaccinate 10,000 front line maritime workers

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VIDEO: Austal launches new range of high speed electric vessels

Austal Australia has launched a new series of Volta electric-powered high speed ferries, with the first design offered being the fully electric 46-meter Passenger Express 46V. Full Article

Mororka
Singapore in drive to vaccinate 10,000 front line maritime workers

Under Singapore’s Sea – Air Vaccination Exercise, over 10,000 frontline maritime personnel are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by end January. Full Article

SMM
Chevron helps customers keep sailing despite VLSFO engine challenges

An engine maintenance program recommended by Chevron Marine Lubricants is helping to provide protection against liner wear and damage caused build-up of red deposits on piston crowns and top edges associated with very low sulfur fuels. Full Article

NCP
Brix Marine wins order for third IPS-drive cat

Port Angeles, Wash., based Brix Marine (formerly Armstrong Marine USA) has been contracted by Northrop Grumman, to build a catamaran survey-research vessel, slated for fall 2021 completion. Full Article

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Solid oxide fuel cells could play big role in shipping decarbonization

Alfa Laval will head Danish-funded development initiative targeting solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) as a key to the optimal utilization of fuels such as ammonia, hydrogen or bio-methane for power production in marine vessels. Full Article

MTU gas engines to power world’s first LNG-hybrid harbor tug

Rolls-Royce is supplying two MTU 16V 4000 M55RN gas engines to Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard. They will power what will be the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-hybrid powered tug. Full Article