|Type||Date of Build||FlagValue||RegisterValue||Port of Regestry|
|Special Purpose Vessel||Jan 1 1991 12:00AM||United States of America||973660||Miami, FL|
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|Legnth||Breadth||Gross tonnage||Net tonnage||Deadweight tonnage|
SEABULK LEXINGTON Owner, Manager, Shipyard
Mercy Ships is known globally for its charitable work performing medical procedures in developing countries. For the first time, the organization has a new ship, Global Mercy, recently delivered from a shipyard in China. Jim Paterson, Marine Executive Consultant, Mercy Ships takes Maritime Reporter & Engineering News inside the construction of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship.Jim Paterson already had a career and Chief Engineer’s Certificate when he joined Mercy Ships nearly 34 years ago, in search of a life change to make a difference. “I sailed commercially for a few years and traveled the world and saw some really sad spots,” said Paterson.
Ocean Farm 1 operator SalMar and DNV engage Light Structures to deliver precise data for decision support and long-term planningSalmar ASA and Light Structures AS entered an agreement for delivery of a Fiber Bragg Grating technology (FBG)-based structural monitoring system for installation on the Ocean Farm 1 aquaculture facility, located in open water near Frohavet on Norway’s west coast.Making its debut on what is touted as the first ever ‘offshore fish farm’ in 2017, Ocean Farm 1 is a full-scale pilot facility designed to verify the biological and technological aspects of offshore fish farming.
A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Friday the Iranian fuel shipments, imported by the Hezbollah movement, constitute a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty.The Iran-aligned group says the shipments should ease a crippling energy crisis in Lebanon.The first tanker ship carried the fuel to Syria and from there it was taken into Lebanon on tanker trucks on Thursday.Both Syria and Iran are under U.S. sanctions.
Ecochlor filed an application for the EcoOne Filterless and EcoOne Hybrid ballast water management systems (BWMS) with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for Type Approval. “This application is an amendment to Ecochlor’s existing BWMS Type Approval; it is our expectation that the EcoOne and EcoOne Hybrid will receive USCG type approval certification by the end of 2021,” said Steve Candito, CEO.“Receiving IMO Type Approval and filing the application for USCG Type Approval is a significant milestone for us as it offers the assurance to shipowners that the EcoOne and EcoOne Hybrid BWMS have successfully passed the most recent, more stringent standards in efficacy in accordance with the USCG
Taiwan-based offshore engineering company High Tien Offshore Engineering has said it will invest into and own the first Taiwanese large Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) to support Taiwan's growing offshore wind ambitions.The company said that the vessel is expected to be ready by the end of 2023 and will be fully operational in the offshore cable laying business in 2024, "in response to the government’s promotion of the localization development strategy in the offshore wind farm industry."High Tien Offshore is led by Chairman Tseng Kuo-Cheng who was previously the President in CSBC and the Chairman of CDWE.