Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $1.5 billion contract for construction of LPD 31; Nautican product line continues under new ownership

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Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $1.5 billion contract for construction of LPD 31

Modification to a previously awarded contract covers detail design and construction of 15th ship in the San Antonio class and the second Flight II LPD. Full Article

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Nautican product line continues under new ownership

Outbound Engineering Group LLC, Seattle, Wash., has taken ownership of the intellectual property and equipment of marine propulsion system specialist Nautican Research & Development Ltd. and will continue the Nautican marine product line as Nautican Research & Development Ltd. USA, under new ownership and management. Full Article

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ABS and Chouest carry out first-ever remote DP/FMEA

Utilizing Edison Chouest Offshore’s Remote Monitoring Center (RMC), ABS has performed the first ever remote Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DP/FMEA) as part of completing the special survey of the machinery of PSV Cat Island. Full Article

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COVID-19: USCG has overseen disembarkation of 250,000 cruise passengers in past three weeks

“Pausing a global tourist industry does not happen instantaneously or easily,” says Vice Admiral Dan Abel, Coast Guard Deputy Commandant for Operations. Full Article

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Liberia conducts world’s first remote flag-state inspection

The Liberian Registry is continuing to adjust to the disruptions caused by COVID-19 by leveraging its use of technology and modern communications. Full Article


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MSC CEO: We have to keep the world moving

Diego Aponte, CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s second largest container shipping line, has written an open letter that spells out some of the steps the company is taking in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Full Article