US Navy photo The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) conducted a four-day port visit in Kiel, Germany, on June 22, 2021, the U.S. Navy 6th Fleet announced. The port visit took place after participating in the 50th iteration of Exercise BALTOPS, a joint, maritime-focused exercise to […]

Independence class LCS in drydock Austal announced that the United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA a modification to a previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program contract, June 23, 2021. The modification provides Austal with a total potential additional value of US$44,384,296 (approx. A$58,742,000). The contract modification […]

Environmental activists from Greenpeace have chained themselves in front of the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in protest against the award of new production licences off Norway. A group of Greenpeace activists chained themselves in front of the Norwegian ministry on Thursday morning to protest against the awarding of […]

Norway-based classification society DNV has introduced a new class D for areas covering cloud-based simulation. As informed, the certification body has revised its ST-0033 maritime simulator systems standard which incorporates cloud and remote access technologies. Although remote simulation is not new technology in itself, the core focus of the revision […]

Jan De Nul has completed the installation of all subsea cables at Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind farm. Earlier this month, the company’s jack-up vessel Taillevent completed the installation of the last 5.2 MW Hitachi turbine at the site 8 kilometers off the west coast of Taiwan. […]

Rolls-Royce and MAN Energy Solutions have signed an agreement for a strategic partnership that will see MAN’s PBST brand distribute mtu turbochargers. Developed and produced in-house by Rolls-Royce Power Systems, turbochargers help engines achieve low fuel consumption and high performance and enable them to meet increasingly stringent emissions requirements. Photo: […]