National diesel average sees a slight gain

Eking out a 0.005-cent increase, this week’s national average is $2.430, following a 2.20-cent increase to $2.425, for the week of June 22, and a 0.007-cent increase, to $2.403, for the week of June 15

National diesel average sees slight gain, up for sixth time in seven weeks

With a 0.007-cent increase, the national average now stands at $2.437.

CorPower Starts Wave Energy Project in Portugal

CorPower, a Swedish developer of wave energy converters, is establishing an R&D, Manufacturing & Service Centre for wave energy converters in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.The location has been chosen to support CorPower’s demonstration project HiWave-5…

Carnival: Delivery of Mardi Gras Delayed due to COVID-19

Carnival Cruise Line has said that the delivery of its new ship Mardi Gras, the first LNG-powered cruise ship to operate in the Western Hemisphere, will be delayed due to COVID-19. The same goes for Carnival's Carnival Radiance ship. The company…

DCSA publishes vessel schedule standard

A consortium of nine container lines has developed a new standard for the exchange of container vessel schedules designed to give forwarders, ports, and shippers easier...

Vigor Wins $133 Mln US Navy Repair Job

Vigor Marine has been awarded a $133,406,869 firm-fixed-price contract to prepare for and accomplish repair and alteration requirements for USS McCampbell (DDG 85) chief of naval operations scheduled depot maintenance availability. The contract includes options which…

Great Lakes Wins Dredging Contracts Worth More than $50 Mln

The United States' largest dredging services provider Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation on Monday reported the receipt of several dredging awards totaling $51.1 million.The awarded work includes:CPRA Cameron Meadows Marsh Creation Project (Coastal Protection…

US Approves LNG Exports from Oregon

The U.S. Energy Department on Monday approved the export of up to 1 billion cubic feet per day of liquefied natural gas from a proposed terminal in Oregon, a move it said would ease U.S. sales of the fuel to Asian markets.The approval advances…

Rival Cruise Lines Team Up to Plan Restart

Cruise industry rivals are teaming up in an effort to sail again.On Monday, Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd announced a joint task force to help develop safety standards for restarting their businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.The “Healthy Sail Panel…

New Bill Aims to Secure Grant Funding for Maritime Training

A new bill introduced in the U.S. aims to make available $200 million in grant funding for community and technical colleges offering training programs for maritime industry professions. The legislation H.R. 7456 was introduced by Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (Texas-29) alongside Rep.