Croatian Brodosplit shipyard symbolically marked the beginning of the consolidation and joining of sheets to produce sections of a zero-emission passenger ship with electric generator propulsion. “Electric sailing ship” – the so-called three-masted schooner will be 63.50 meters long and 10 meters wide, with a height of 5.35 meters to the main deck. The
Arven Floating Offshore Wind Farm, takes its name from the Norwegian word for ‘legacy’ or ‘heritage’, and will power the equivalent of two million homes when operational Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds, the international company dedicated to offshore wind energy, have signed the seabed lease agreement with Crown Estate Scotland to the value
London –The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) has welcomed the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority as its newest member, becoming the first port authority to join the initiative which now consists of seventeen members across the maritime ecosystem. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is the federal agency responsible for stewardship of Canada’s largest port, the Port of Vancouver.
St. Catharines, ON – Heddle Shipyards has been awarded a $135.5 million dollar contract for the Vessel Life Extension (VLE) of the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker (CCGS) Terry Fox – securing the future of the Port Weller Dry Docks for the next generation of Ontario shipbuilders. The nearly three-year project will involve an extensive engineering, planning and procurement phase,
According to a report on the JOC.com news platform, the world container shipping industry needs to make major advances in alternative ship power to meet new decarbonization rules, but is also competing to secure shore-side production of green fuels such as hydrogen, ammonia, and methanol with other energy-hungry industries. The current global supply of
Ottawa – The National Maritime Group, a coalition of private sector maritime employers and operators from coast to coast and through the St. Lawrence, today released their national Economic Impact Study by InterVISTAS. The Economic Impact Study confirmed that where ships meet shore, Canada’s private sector maritime employers and operators play a crucial role in the national
China’s giant Cosco Shipping Holdings and its Hong Kong-listed subsidiary Orient Overseas (International) (OOIL) have signed contracts for 12 24,000 TEU vessels in deals totaling $2.9 billion. The new vessels will be dual-fuel, able to operate on methanol and low-sulfur diesel. In a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange Monday, Cosco said it
Among the selected projects, Salem Wind Port Project ($33,835,953) Salem, Massachusetts WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 22 states and one territory that will improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program, a greater amount than any year in the