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Odfjell: $1m vessel efficiency upgrades investment bring $7m in savings

Seatrade Maritime News 27 Sep 2022
Laurence Odfjell urged other shipowners to look at efficiency gains that can be made on existing ships, which not only reduce emissions but also make good economic sense ... Tankers Ship Repair energy efficiency retrofits.
photo: AP / Michael Probst
Pipes of the gas storage plant Reckrod are pictured near Eiterfeld, central Germany, Thursday, July 14, 2022, after the Nord Stream 1 pipeline was shut down due to maintenance

Pressure drops in second Russia gas pipeline, German economy ministry says

Belfast Telegraph 27 Sep 2022
While the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has never operated, Nord Stream 1 had been carrying gas to Germany until earlier this month, when Russian energy giant Gazprom cut off the supply, claiming there was a need for urgent maintenance work to repair key components. A ship works offshore ...

How a remote lagoon and a 'secret weapon' allowed the US Navy to overwhelm Japanese ...

Business Insider 26 Sep 2022
The remote atoll hosted hundreds of ships for repair and rearmament and allowed troops to rest ... Any ship could be repaired — or mended enough to get back to a bigger base — and rearmed there and troops could rest and recuperate ... battle-damaged ships more challenging.

Singapore: The view from the top

Splash24/7 26 Sep 2022
“This is what keeps this wonderful city-state on top of the shipping rankings.” ... Quite so, says Alan Hatton, the CEO of Foreguard Shipping ... These include education and training to develop the local talent pipeline for technical expertise in shipmanagement, and increased government support for the local ship repair scene.

After booking 2 years ahead, some passengers find their Mississippi cruise canceled 4 days before departure

Finger Lakes Times 26 Sep 2022
The 386-passenger ship, custom-built for the river, departed St ... Paul in July and August were canceled this summer, and interior work aboard the ship has apparently continued right through the first departure from St ... “There are numerous ship repair/maintenance people onboard and they are taking up rooms ... None of these would normally be on the ship.

A&P Tyne Completes Multi-Million Prysmian Conversion

The Maritime Executive 26 Sep 2022
“The recent conversion of the Ulisse drew upon A&P’s fabrication and ship repair capabilities and facilities, and enabled A&P to showcase its life extension expertise ... Our ambition is to make A&P Tyne a centre of excellence for conversion work and we look forward to working with ship owners and OEMs to fulfil this goal.” ....

2021 Shows Positive Marine Insurance Trends, but 2022 Shows Inflation

The Maritime Executive 26 Sep 2022
After a subdued year for claims in 2020 when shipping activity, ... However, a return to full shipping activity, value increases, inflation of various costs impacting repair costs, new vessel designs, propulsion and fuel types are likely to impact claims trends going forward.

Coast Guard is removing 2 sunken ships from Columbia River

The Oregonian 25 Sep 2022
Two ships that have been abandoned in the Columbia River for years are being removed and the U.S ... Both of the ships sunk two years ago ... The Coast Guard raised the 100-foot Sakarissa from the river on Monday and towed it to a repair service to remove the remaining oil waste from the ship.

To rent or buy? What's in store for the clothing rental industry in Canada

Moosejaw Today 25 Sep 2022
"It was actually very surprising ... This would involve a strong understanding of the community the business operates in, the use of high-quality Canada-made items from ethical brands, finding ways to clean and repair clothes in a way that isn't harmful to the environment, and avoiding long-distance shipping ... So it's been crazy busy." ... 25, 2022 ... .

Coast Guard works to remove sunken ships from Columbia River

San Francisco Chronicle 24 Sep 2022
(AP) — Two ships that have been abandoned in the Columbia river for years are being removed and the U.S ... Both of the ships sunk two years ago ... The Coast Guard raised the 100-foot Sakarissa from the river on Monday and towed it to a repair service to remove the remaining oil waste from the ship.

Hurtigruten Norway’s First Upgraded Hybrid Ship Returns to Service

The Maritime Executive 23 Sep 2022
Hurtigruten Norway has placed in service its first environmentally-upgraded battery-hybrid powered ship, the 11,200 gross ton Richard With ... During her delivery run back from the shipyard, the vessel lost steering control and grounded requiring hull repairs before her return to service.

Welspun Corp wins bid for ABG's Shipyards

The Times of India 23 Sep 2022
Welspun Corp. has emerged as the winning bidder of the shipyard of distressed borrower ABG Shipyard at an auction for a consideration of ₹659 crore ... Welspun. has proposed using ABG Shipyard's facilities for defence and commercial shipbuilding, green steel, ship breaking and ship repair, among others ... .

Major fault detected in two cargo ships purchased by PNSC

The News International 22 Sep 2022
Sources said that the ‘oil pumping system’ of ‘Sargodha Ship’ turned out to be rotten ... It emerged that the ‘Sargodha’ ship went through repair works for three days on the outer channel of the port. Later, the ship ...

Ex-chairman of ABG Shipyard arrested, accused of perpetrating India’s largest fraud

Splash24/7 22 Sep 2022
ABG Shipyard, an offshoot of the ABG Group of companies, is based at Dahej and Surat and involved in building and repairing ships ... .

New CEO of Seaspan Shipyards announced

Splash24/7 21 Sep 2022
... and modernise ships both for Canada’s national needs and for our other important customers,” said McCarthy.

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File - Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, right, attend the opening of the Army 2022 International Military and Technical Forum in the Patriot Park outside Moscow, Russia, Aug. 15, 2022.
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