Boxes lost overboard after “safety feature” triggered engine shut down; LR names three to executive leadership team

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Boxes lost overboard after “safety feature” triggered engine shut down

Maersk gives details of suspected cause of incident that caused box ship headed for U.S. West Coast to roll and lose 260 containers overboard. Full Article

LR names three to executive leadership team

Saying that “maritime stakeholders must rise to the demands of changing technology and the drive to decarbonize our industry,” new Lloyd’s Register CEO Nick Brown makes three key leadership appointments. Full Article

Newport News awarded $3 billion CVN 74 refueling contract

Shipbuilder’s teams have spent three years preparing and planning for overhaul that represents 35% of all maintenance and modernization in an aircraft carrier’s 50-year service life. Full Article

Lignum Vitae
DOT seeks applications for $889 million of2021 INFRA grants

For the first time, the USDOT seeks Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) projects that address climate change and environmental justice. Full Article

Royal Caribbean’s Fain still confident of return to positive trajectory

Despite massive $5.8 billion FY2020 loss, cruise giant has already begun some limited operations and its CEO “can’t wait to get back to the business of showing people the world and making great memories.” Full Article

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New LNG terminal will serve both new ferry and Wärtsilä Smart Technology Hub.

Nordic region energy company Gasum is to build a local LNG customer terminal that will serve Wasaline and Wärtsilä’s new Smart Technology Hub. Full Article