Perciavalle out as Austal USA President; Developing the world’s first fully remote-controlled commercial tug

Marine Daily
Perciavalle out as Austal USA President

His resignation was accepted as filing by parent company Austal Limited discloses results of independent external investigation of LCS program. Full Article

Project aims to develop world’s first fully remote-controlled commercial tug

Svitzer is working with Konsgberg Maritime and ABS to conduct commercial remote tug operations in the port of Copenhagen. Full Article

Cargill and Maersk Tankers partner to launch new bunker procurement service

The initial goal is to procure bunker fuel for Cargill and Maersk Tankers’ combined fleet, while aiming to attract additional customers in the coming months. Full Article

Lignum Vitae
OPINION: Time to address “sea blindness” on digital transformation

In this Marine Log web exclusive, Martin Wallgren, Chief Information Officer at GAC Group, says doing digitalization right demands resilience, the right mindset and a clear focus on those selling and buying digital services. Full Article

Livanos family and Onassis Foundation in deal with BlackRock to take GasLog private

Under the agreement, BlackRock will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of GasLog not held by certain existing shareholders including the Livano family’s Blenheim Holdings and a wholly owned affiliate of the Onassis Foundation. Full Article

Tugs Towboats and Barges Conference
CIT sole lead arranger on $45 million Mangrove Partners deal

The deal arranges financing for a portfolio of seven containerships covered by existing charters with leading containership operators. Full Article