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gCaptain: ARC Wins Major Global Household Goods Contract from U.S. Transportation Command

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U.S.-flag ro-ro carrier ARC has been awarded a major contract to provide global relocation services for the Department of Defense and U.S. Coast Guard. The Global Household Goods Contract, valued at over $7 billion, was awarded to ARC this week by the U.S. Transportation Command. ARC is a subsidiary of Oslo, Norway-based Wallenius Wilhelmsen.  After […]

Source: gCaptain

Published: May 1, 2020


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Business Wire: Philly Shipyard Wins Major Training Ships Contract

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PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Philly Shipyard, Inc., the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), has been awarded a contract for the construction of up to five (5) National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) from TOTE Services, LLC (TOTE), an industry leader in ship management, marine operations and vessel services. TOTE was selected by the U.S. Department […]

Source: Business Wire

Published: April 8, 2020


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Hellenic Shipping: DNV GL’s remote surveys surge with 15,000 completed since launch

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DNV GL introduced remote surveys in October 2018. More than 15,000 surveys have been completed remotely since then.The impact of the global COVID-19 crisis has reinforced the value of DNV GL’s industry first remote survey services. With some 15,000 surveys and inspections undertaken since the launch in October 2018, customers have benefited from greater flexibility […]

Source: Hellenic Shipping


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Press Release: Aker BioMarine brings big data to Antarctic krill fishery

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In order to collect detailed data on the krill biomass, Aker BioMarine is launching an unmanned solar-powered ocean data drone (Sailbuoy) as part of its operations in the Antarctica to take a further step in a new data-driven era of sustainable fishery and fishery management. Equipped with echosounder and environmental sensors, the two meter long […]

Source: Aker BioMarine


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MAREX: Huntington Ingalls Buys Kongsberg’s Hydroid UUV Division

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Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Wednesday that it has agreed to buy Massachussets-based marine robotics company Hydroid from its current owner, Kongsberg Maritime. HII and Kongsberg are also establishing an alliance to market their joint capabilities to the U.S. government. Hydroid is best known as the maker of the REMUS series of underwater unmanned vehicles (UUVs), […]

Source: MAREX

Published: February 5, 2020


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