After announcing in October that it would liquidate the subsidiary that owns the FPSO Umuroa, and hand the idle vessel to the company administrators to maintain, remove from the field, and ultimately sell, BW Offshore has changed its mind. Umuroa is stranded on location at the Tui Field off New Zealand connected to the ..
The US Coast Guard has suspended the active search for four fishermen who had gone missing off the coast of Provincetown, Massachusetts, earlier this week. Captain Wesley Hester, search and rescue (SAR) mission coordinator for the Coast Guard First District, said no trace of the crew of the fishing vessel Emmy Rose had been ..
Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the Bayou Teche flood gate to Louisiana’s St. Mary Parish Levee District. The steel flood gate, which measures 25 by 12 by 5.7 metres, is designed for a 25-year rain event and to provide flood risk reduction for a three-metre storm surge. The Bayou Teche Flood Control Structure is ..
Conrad Shipyard has delivered two non-self-propelled asphalt barges in a series to Parker Towing of Alabama. PTC 2001 and PTC 2002 each measure 90.6 by 16.4 metres and have a total cargo capacity of 30,000 barrels. The deck equipment on each barge includes cranes, four 40-tonne winches, a thermal fluid heater, and a John ..
The US Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center (RDC) recently began conducting a month-long evaluation of unmanned surface vehicles (USV) and their ability to provide persistent maritime domain awareness in remote areas of the ocean. This evaluation is utilising contractor-owned, contractor-operated autonomous ..
Chantiers de l’Atlantique has laid the keel for a new cruise ship ordered by US-based Celebrity Cruises. The future Celebrity Beyond will be the third Edge-class vessel to be built for Celebrity Cruises. It will have a length of 325 metres and capacity for 3,250 passengers. Delivery is scheduled for the spring of ..
This is always one of our most exciting and illuminating feature weeks. It is always fascinating to discover what imaginative, stylish and inventive new vessels the ..
Sanmar Shipyards of Turkey has delivered six newbuild harbour tugs in a series that had been recently introduced by Canadian naval architects Robert Allan Ltd. Each of ..
Spanish builder Rodman Polyships recently handed over a new catamaran vessel to Trasmapi, an operator that has been providing fast ferry services between the islands of ..