Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Barge Apr 11 2012 12:00AM United States of America 1238380 Erie, PA
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
225.61 23.79 16552 16552 38516

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Sølvtrans Invests in Live Fish Carrier Fleet

Sølvtrans Invests in Live Fish Carrier Fleet

29 minutes ago
Kongsberg Maritime wins contract with Myklebust Verft to deliver innovative low-emission LFC for Sølvtrans.Kongsberg Maritime signed a $8.2m contract with Norwegian shipyard Myklebust Verft to design and equip a new Live Fish Carrier (LFC) for live fish transportation company Sølvtrans. The new 5,000m3 LFC will be built to KM’s new NVC 390 design, with a focus on reduced emissions and enhanced sustainability. The scope of Kongsberg's equipment package supply includes Promas propulsion, generators, thrusters, electrical systems and automation. To date, KM has designed eight LFCs for Sølvtrans, with six previously built or under construction at Myklebust Verft.
Ocean Infinity to Buy MMT

Ocean Infinity to Buy MMT

3 hours ago
US-based seabed survey and ocean exploration company Ocean Infinity on Tuesday said it had agreed to acquire the Sweden-based subsea survey firm MMT."Ocean Infinity and MMT are excited to announce an acquisition that brings together MMT’s deep expertise and established track record as a distinguished marine survey and data analytics provider and Ocean Infinity’s best-in-class robotic technology and operational expertise," the companies said without sharing the financial details of the transaction."The combined force will maximize the potential of Ocean Infinity’s fleet of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), and the soon-to-be launched Armada fleet of uncrewed, low-emission, robotic ships.
Marine News' US Offshore Wind Issue Is Now Live

Marine News' US Offshore Wind Issue Is Now Live

16 hours ago
Marine News will publish three online only e-magazine editions in 2021, starting with the recently launched February issue available online now. This edition dives into the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind industry, which is destined to be a real driver for America's maritime, offshore, subsea, ports and logistics businesses and beyond for decades to come.Read the e-magazine online here.

ClassNK Releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Software

27 minutes ago
ClassNK released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.8.0.0 developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC & OT including the ones based on feedback from the industry. In addition to the incorporation of the latest rule amendments, various functional improvements are implemented to PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR), which is composed of the prescriptive calculation software and direct strength assessment software, aiming to contribute to the efficiency of design work.
The Path to Zero: Haldor Topsoe Signs On

The Path to Zero: Haldor Topsoe Signs On

52 minutes ago
Haldor Topsoe and Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping formalized their collaboration by signing a Partnership Agreement whereas Topsoe becomes an official partner to the Center, committing to a long-term strategic collaboration about the development of zero carbon technologies for the maritime industry.The collaboration will depart in the conversion of renewable resources - such as biomass and green electricity – to energy carriers and fuels. Topsoe is also developing and industrializing solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC) for highly efficient production of hydrogen by electrolysis of water.