Environment
FEBRUARY 25, 2014 — Fireworks marked the first cut of steel in a ceremony last night as construction of TOTE, Inc.'s new Marlin Class, the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered containerships in the world, began…
FEBRUARY 25, 2014 — More details have been released about the portable hydrogen fuel cell unit being trialed in the Port of Honolulu (see earlier story). The unit is currently in the design phase. Once…
FEBRUARY 18, 2014—ClassNK will join  with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K-Line), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd, (MKK), and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in a new joint development project to install and…
FEBRUARY 18, 2014 — Lidköping, Sweden, headquartered Erik Thun A.B. has placed an order with shipbuilder Ferus Smit for an LNG powered cargo vessel. The order includes options for two more units and the first…
FEBRUARY 14, 2014 — New Orleans-based Harvey Gulf International Marine (HGIM) reports the ground breaking for construction at its Port Fourchon, LA terminal of its $25 million Phase 1, Slip B, LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas)…
FEBRUARY 14, 2014 — The U.S. Maritime Administration is partnering with the Department of Energy (DOE) and Sandia National Laboratories to explore the potential cost savings and emissions reductions through the use of hydrogen fuel…
FEBRUARY 12, 2014 — Japan's Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) is to integrate a package of advanced environmental protection and energy savings systems into a 7,500-unit car carrier on order at shipbuilder Japan Marine…
JANUARY 30, 2014 — The Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) and Alaska Maritime Prevention and Response Network has announced a "strategic alliance" to support non-tank vessels (NTV) in meeting new Federal regulations and enhance oil…
JANUARY 28, 2014 — DNV GL has released a position paper that looks at what alternative fuels ships will be burning between now and 2050. And while LNG is expected to be an early success,…
JANUARY 27, 2014 — Eleven Hanjin Shipping containerships calling the ports of Long Beach and Oakland, CA, are to be fitted with SAMCon high-voltage onshore power connection facilities from L-3 SAM Electronics. SAMCon will enable…
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