ABS to class Dominion Energy Jones Act WTIV; Diversified Marine’s Frank Manning thinks “do everything” tugs don’t do anthing well

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Glosten
ABS to class Dominion Energy Jones Act WTIV

The first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), currently under construction at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, will be built to ABS Class. Full Article

Mororka
Diversified Marine’s Frank Manning thinks “do everything” tugs don’t do anthing well

… He’ll explain why at Marine Log’s upcoming TTB virtual event. Full Article

Subsea
MOL car carrier is first ship to gain ClassNK remote survey notation

The Orca Ace uses ICT (Information Communications Technology) to enable surveyors to inspect the vessel using video filmed by crewmembers. Full Article

Lignum Vitae
U.S. Great Lakes fleet invests $87 million in shipyard work

Fresh water means that Great Lakes bulkers can have alife of 50 years, but keeping them in top notch operation means investing in annual maintenance work performed by Great Lakes shipyards. Full Article

NCP
McGinnis Inc. delivers 1,600 hp M/V Dwain Harper

The latest delivery from Southport, Ohio, shipyard has a retractable pilothouse. Full Article

Tugs Towboats and Barges Conference
PODCAST: C&C Marine & Repair’s Matt Dobson

In this edition of Marine Log’s Listen Up! podcast, we talk to Matthew Dobson, new construction manager at C&C Marine and Repair, Belle Chasse, La. Full Article