United Wind Logistics uses ABB software to boost module carrier safety and efficiency

Germany’s United Wind Logistics is to use the ABB Ability marine advisory system OCTOPUS to support its module deck carrier VestVind as it transports large wind farm components such as turbines, foundations

NTSB reports on Cooperative Spirit contact with bridge

The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its report on the March 15, 2020, incident in which the tow of the 1975-built American River Transportation Company towing vessel Cooperative Spirit broke apart

Grimaldi orders RO/RO multipurpose sextet at Hyundai Mipo

Naples, Italy, headquartered Grimaldi Group has signed a $600 million agreement with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard covering the construction of six new RO/RO multipurpose vessels. With a length of 250

Moran gets $14.9 million MSC award

The Navy’s Military Sealift Command has exercised a $14,962,488 one-year option under a previously awarded contract with Moran Towing Corp., New Canaan, Conn. The award is for the support of Military Sealift

Diversified Marine’s Frank Manning to present on tug trends at TTB

Frank Manning, executive director of business development and operations at Diversified Marine Inc. (DMI), Portland, Ore., will present at this year’s free virtual presentation of Marine Log’s TTB –Tugs, Towboats & Barges

McGinnis Inc. delivers 1,600 hp M/V Dwain Harper

On a chilly February day, members of McGinnis Inc.’s Sheridan Shipyard located in South Point, Ohio, at Mile 320.4 on the Ohio River gathered with members of the Harper family to celebrate

MOL car carrier is first ship to gain ClassNK remote survey notation

The Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) car carrier Orca Ace, operated by MOL and managed by MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. is the first vessel to be awarded ClassNK’s Remote Survey (RMSV)

PODCAST: C&C Marine & Repair’s Matt Dobson

In this edition of Marine Log’s Listen Up! podcast, we talk to Matthew Dobson, new construction manager at C&C Marine and Repair, Belle Chasse, La. Since starting at C&C in 2013, he

U.S. Great Lakes fleet invests $87 million in shipyard work

U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet operators continue to invest heavily in their ships and the region. The fresh water of the Great Lakes allows vessels to sail for decades, and ships that are

ABS to class Dominion Energy Jones Act WTIV

The first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), currently under construction at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas, will be built to ABS Class. As we reported