Philly Shipyard Wins Contract to Build US Training Ships

Philly Shipyard has been awarded a contract to build up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) that will enable at-sea training for America’s future mariners and support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in times of need.TOTE Services, selected in May 2019 by the U.S.

Philippine Coast Guard's New Flagship Arrives in Manila

The Philippine Coast Guard's new offshore patrol vessel BRP Gabriela Silang arrived in Manila ready for service on Tuesday after several weeks of convoying and a first operational mission.Built by OCEA, the 84-meter type OCEA OPV 270 vessel…

French Aircraft Carrier Heads Home Due to Possible COVID-19 Cases

France’s flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle is returning to its home port early after about 40 crew members showed signs of COVID-19 symptoms, the armed forces ministry said on Wednesday.The personnel were under strict medical observation on board the nuclear-powered carrier…

Philly Shipyard Wins Training Ships Contract

Philly Shipyard has been awarded a contract for the construction of up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) to provide maritime training for America’s future mariners and to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) in times of need.TOTE Services…

LM Viewpoint: Safe assessments in complicated times

One safe assessment we can make in the midst of the pandemic: There’s now an extra layer of complexity around areas of logistics that were already complicated.

MJP Introduces Remote Customer Service

Waterjet supplier Marine Jet Power (MJP) has introduced remote support capabilities for MJP waterjets operating with electronic control systems. The new remote service application will allow authorized MJP representatives to remotely and securely…

Valmet to Supply Automation for Expedition Cruise Pair

Valmet will supply automation and information systems for two luxury expedition vessels being built by Helsinki Shipyard Oy in Finland for Russia’s largest river cruise company Vodohod Ltd.The 113-meter-long and 20.2-meter-wide vessels will…

ABB Building Fuel Cells to Power Large Ships

ABB signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hydrogène de France to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering oceangoing vessels.The MOU between ABB and hydrogen technologies specialist Hydrogène de France…

Coronavirus Disrupts Supply of Ships and Demand -BIMCO

The coronavirus outbreak has affected all aspects of the shipping industry, lowering, if not wiping out, demand growth prospects for the year across all segments. The outbreak has also affected fleet development, says shipping association BIMCO.Contracting activity has fallen…

Indonesia Ferry Passengers Jump Ship Amid Coronavirus Fears

Several passengers on an Indonesian ferry jumped into the sea and swam ashore after authorities sought to block the vessel docking due to fears of suspected coronavirus cases, as tensions rise over the spread of the disease across the archipelago.The ferry traveling from via Indonesian Borneo and th