|Type||Date of Build||FlagValue||RegisterValue||Port of Regestry|
|Special Purpose Vessel||Jul 8 2010 12:00AM||United States of America||1221420||HOUSTON, TX|
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GEOTIGER 3 Owner, Manager, Shipyard
There are many hallmarks of great civilizations, but perhaps none so universal as their desire to push the boundaries of human achievement through innovation. A key source of American pride has always been our ability to dream big. When it comes to ships, there is no more powerful example of this than the SS United States.“America’s Flagship” was more than a symbol of our nation’s post-war strength and global reach. She remains a singular and unrivaled marine engineering and design achievement.
An innovative, zero-emissions workboat featuring hydrofoils and a fully electric propulsion system is scheduled to hit the water before the end of the year.The 11-meter vessel, announced by Artemis Technologies COO, Prof. Mark Gillan, during a presentation to the Workboat Association’s Technical Workgroup on Tuesday, will be built by Tuco Marine Group and is fitted with the Artemis eFoiler electric propulsion system. It is designed as a commercial multipurpose workboat platform to help operators reduce fuel usage and carbon emissions. "The Artemis eFoiler is a truly transformative innovation that will help commercial operators across the world dramatically reduce their carbon emissions.
President Joe Biden was set on Wednesday to sign executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil and gas leases on federal land and cutting fossil fuel subsidies as he pursues green policies in stark contrast to those of his predecessor Donald Trump.The orders map out the direction for the Democratic president's climate change and environmental agenda and mark a reversal from Trump, a Republican businessman-turned-politician who sought to maximize U.S. oil, gas and coal output by removing regulations and easing environmental reviews.
Dutch shipbuilder Damen's new Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011, which will be able to carry 122 people in a single trip, hit the water earlier this month at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey. The vessel, which Damen has dubbed "as a quantum leap forward in marine access solutions," has been described as a "cost-effective crew transportation alternative boasting robust safety characteristics."According to Damen, the vessel is the largest ever to have been launched in Antalya Free Zone. Following the conclusion of outfitting activities now taking place, the FCS 7011 vessel will undergo sea trials off Antalya to test and demonstrate its capabilities.
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index slipped to its lowest in nearly three weeks on Wednesday, dragged by a drop in demand for the larger capesize vessel segment.The Baltic dry index, tracking rates for capesize, panamax and supramax vessels ferrying dry bulk commodities, was down for a fourth straight session, and dipped by 119 points, or 7.2%, to 1,540, its lowest since Jan. 7.The capesize index which extended its losing streak to five sessions, fell 352 points, or 14.1%, to 2,145, a near three-week low.Average daily earnings for capesizes, which typically transport 150,000-tonne cargoes such as iron ore and coal, dropped $2,919 to $17,790.