Car carrier explosion raises Gulf of Oman security concerns; Canadian Auditor General reports on National Shipbuilding Strategy

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Glosten
Car carrier explosion raises Gulf of Oman security concerns

Photos of damage to Israeli-owned Helios Ray are seen by some analysts as consistent with limpet mine attack. Full Article

Mororka
Canadian Auditor General reports on National Shipbuilding Strategy

Report to Canadian Parliament concludes that the country’s National Shipbuilding Strategy has been slow to deliver ships to meet Canada’s domestic and international obligations. Full Article

Subsea
Multiple dredges at work on Mississippi River channel deepening

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making good progress continues working on the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet. Full Article

Lignum Vitae
Singapore’s third LNG bunkering license goes to Total

The MPA Chief Executive says Total Marine Fuels’ entry into Singapore’s LNG bunker market bolsts country’s ambition to become Asia’s leading LNG bunkering hub.” Full Article

NCP
CMA CGM to dedicate six LNG-fueled ships to service U.S. market

The hips will be fully operational by the end of 2022 and will be deployed on CMA Pearl River Express (PRX) line, which sails from China to Los Angeles. Full Article

Tugs Towboats and Barges Conference
Solstad Offshore AHTS to head for Australia

The Normand Voyager to mobilize from Norway for approximately one year of work offshore North Western Australia. Full Article