|Type||Date of Build||FlagValue||RegisterValue||Port of Regestry|
|Supply Vessel||2009-11-16||Marshall Islands||MAJURO|
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|Legnth||Breadth||Gross tonnage||Net tonnage||Deadweight tonnage|
HELLESPONT DEFIANCE Owner, Manager, Shipyard
A passenger is missing after reportedly jumping from a ferry that was underway in the Oakland Estuary on Sunday afternoon.A witness alerted the captain of the 400-passenger ferry Carina, who immediately turned the vessel around to initiate rescue procedures, San Francisco Bay Area's Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) said.The ferry crew contacted the authorities and remained on scene until first responders arrived, WETA said.Oakland Fire Department was first on scene, and the U.S. Coast Guard also deployed two vessels to assist in search and rescue efforts. The overboard passenger has not been recovered, authorities said.
American Offshore Services said it has hired Michael Romano as vessel superintendent focused on new building and operations as the Massachusetts-based crew transfer vessel owner/operator ramps up to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry.Romano graduated summa cum laude from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2014. Since graduation, he has earned his Master Unlimited license sailing on a variety of vessels supporting offshore oil and gas. Romano has also gained vessel management experience in his previous marine operations role.Formed in 2020, AOS is a joint venture formed between European CTV operator Northern Offshore Services (NOS) and U.S. offshore logistics company SEA.
Irving Shipbuilding Inc. announced it has cut first steel for the future HMCS Robert Hampton Gray, marking the official start of production for Canada’s sixth and Final Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) for the Royal Canadian Navy built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy.Construction of Canada’s future combat fleet begins at Irving Shipbuilding’s Marine Fabricators facility in Dartmouth, N.S. The resulting 70,000 pieces are fabricated in a strategic sequence to meet the production schedule at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax Shipyard.The steel weighs 3734 kilograms (3.
Alfa Laval said its FCM Methanol will be the low-flashpoint fuel supply system (LFSS) on six 1170 TEU containerships ordered by Eastaway, a member of the X-Press Feeders Group. The new vessel series, to be built at Chinese shipyards Ningbo Xinle Shipbuilding Group Co., Ltd and New Dayang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, will have two-stroke MAN B&W ME-LGIM engines that can run on methanol as well as conventional fuels. The FCM Methanol deliveries will begin in June 2023.Peter Nielsen, President, Alfa Laval Marine Separation & Heat Transfer Equipment, said, “With their ability to sail on green methanol, these vessels will be front-runners in the move to carbon-neutral operations.
JAXPORT has promoted infrastructure development leader James Bennett, P.E., to the role of chief operating officer (COO). Bennett is a licensed professional engineer with more than three decades of transportation industry experience.Bennett joined JAXPORT in 2017 as senior director of engineering and construction, responsible for the port’s marine and landside infrastructure development and engineering and construction operations. In this role, he managed the completion of JAXPORT’s major growth projects, including the 47-foot harbor deepening project, a $100 million berth modernization project, and renovations to improve operational efficiencies at the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal.