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  • 14 June 2016

    A shipping container transport company, Speed of Finland added a liquefied natural gas-fueled truck to its fleet operating from Helsinki’s Vuosaari Harbor.

  • 9 April 2008

    The crucial role played by the mast and rig package in taming the beast that is the second generation of Volvo Open 70 cannot be underestimated, particularly in boat-breaking conditions. That is the view of Matthew Sheahan, specialist racing and technical writer. In a feature article in the latest issue of Life At The Extreme, […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has established regulations to implement a 10-knot speed restriction for all vessels of 19.8 meters or longer in certain locations along the east coast of the US Atlantic seaboard at certain times of the year, GAC informed. As explained, these regulations are designed to protect endangered North Atlantic […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, 2011, Austal held a keel-laying ceremony for its second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), “Choctaw County” (JHSV 2), one of seven Austal-designed 103-metre US Navy Joint High Speed Vessels under contract with the US Department of Defense. Captain Henry W. Stevens, III (USN), Strategic and Theater Sealift Program Manager, PMS 385, served […]

  • 31 October 2018

    Pirates in a speed boat chased and fired upon an LPG tanker.

  • 10 January 2020

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken over HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan, built by Damen Shipyards in Antalya, Turkey, is now ready for its voyage to Belgium, HST said. Once there, the vessel, and its sister HST Harri, will be deployed on the Northwester 2 […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Transport Canada has issued a CAD 12,000 penalty to a containership operated by Swiss MSC.

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The United States National Science Foundation (NSF) funded researchers at the University of Washington have concluded that Antarctica’s fast-moving Thwaites Glacier will likely disappear in a matter of centuries, potentially raising sea level by more than a half-a-meter (two feet). Data gathered by NSF-funded airborne radar, detailed topography maps and computer modeling were used to […]

  • 27 January 2020

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken delivery of HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan was loaded onto a heavy-lift vessel at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey in mid-January bound for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. To remind, Damen floated out the vessel at the beginning of November 2019 and a […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ships are to sail at a speed of not more than 10 knots in specified areas from August 1 until November 30.

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Austal designed, built and supported high speed vessel “WestPac Express” has been re-chartered for use by the United States Marine Corps, continuing a success story that began over 10 years ago. Commencing as a direct continuation of the ship’s current charter, the new contract with the United States Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) will […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ships of Danish liner giant Maersk Line will continue to slow steam despite predictions that lower oil and bunker prices will prompt liner companies to speed up. According to Maersk CEO, Nils S. Andersen there is not a lot of potential for speeding up taking into account the number of giant ships already in place. The […]

  • 12 June 2007

    Beating Luna Rossa 5-0 for the Louis Vuitton Cup has given Emirates Team New Zealand extra time that the Kiwis hadn’t been expecting in the final countdown to the America’s Cup Match. After taking some much-needed rest, the challenger has decided to spent the next few days conducting speed tests between the race boat NZL […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Very Large and Ultra Large Crude Carriers have increased their average sailing speed this month to 12.57 knots in order to take advantage of the rising demand and higher daily rates triggered by a dip in crude oil prices, Bloomberg reports. It has been two and a half years since the global supertanker fleet moved this fast. […]

  • 6 April 2005

    Pedro! We just broke the world record – the boat literally flew – we covered 530 miles over 24 hours – we’re thrilled,

  • 12 November 2018

    An LNG tanker was chased and fired upon by nine pirates in a speed boat on November 6.

  • 29 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Two 47 metre high speed catamaran ferries departed Austal’s Henderson shipyard this week bound for Guadeloupe, where they will shortly commence operations for long-standing Austal customer L’Express des Iles. Austal was selected by L’Express des Iles in June 2010 for the design and construction of the two vessels – one vehicle-passenger ferry and one […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Atlantis Resources has informed that the first turbine installed as part of the MeyGen project Phase 1A is now operating at full speed.

  • 5 April 2006

    Adrian Flanagan, the sailing adventurer who’s making his way slowly, in a westabout direction around the world aboard Barrabas – an 11m stainless steel sloop – is now over five months into his voyage.

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The lower fuel price may not be such a blessing for containership owners after all, especially with relation to slow-steaming which was originally introduced as a way to deploy more ships without increasing capacity on the strings. Nevertheless, despite lower bunker costs that have been warmly welcomed by owners as they fight to attain profit, low oil […]

  • 15 August 2007

    Despite the tough conditions that have so far ravaged the fleet in this year’s Rolex Fastnet Race, the front-runners, Rambler and ICAP Leopard, were last night flying back from the Rock towards Plymouth at record-breaking pace.

  • 1 February 2018

    Croatia to pass a special bill to speed up the construction of its LNG terminal.