VIDEO: Jumbo Chief Officer comes up with innovative answer to flash rust; CRS issues update on Waterways Commerce Cutter

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VIDEO: Jumbo Chief Officer comes up with innovative answer to flash rust

An in-house development from Jumbo Shipping promises to go a long way to solving the issue of persistent flash rust caused by the removal of temporary welded securings on board its fleet of heavy lift vessels. Full Article

Mororka
CRS issues update on Waterways Commerce Cutter

Updated “In Focus” brief looks at USCG program that aims to procuring up to 35 replacements for the agency’s 35 aging river buoy tenders, inland construction tenders, and inland buoy tenders. Full Article

Subsea
Brunvoll to equip Van Oord cable layer

A next generation cable layer ordered for the offshore wind industry will have a complete propulsion and maneuvering system supplied by Molde, Norway, based Brunvoll AS. Full Article

Lignum Vitae
Puget Sound passenger-only ferry study completed

The Puget Sound Regional Council has finalized its feasibility study on passenger-only ferry service across 12 counties in Western Washington. Full Article

NCP
LNG-fueled PCTC quartet will have WinGD iCER engines

Four LNG-fueled Pure Car/Truck Carriers ordered by Japan’s NYK Line will be the first vessels in the word to be equipped with WinGD’s X-DF2.0 iCER main engines that incorporate technology to reduce methane slip. Full Article

Tugs Towboats and Barges Conference
Shipping faces “safety gap” as it transforms

A DNV GL white paper identifies a looming “safety gap” between shipping’s existing approach to safety risks and its plans for greater digitalization and the adoption of alternative fuels. Full Article