BIMCO helps ICS gather data on crew-change challenges; PODCAST: All American Marine’s Ron Wille

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BIMCO helps ICS gather data on crew-change challenges

A survey seeks input from stakeholders on what problems they have met when trying to make crew changes. Meantime BIMCO has posted a listing showing where changes can made and what the (sometimes hefty) restrictions are. Full Article

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PODCAST: All American Marine’s Ron Wille

In this edition of Marine Log‘s Listen Up! podcast, we hear from Ron Wille, business development manager at Bellingham, Wash., shipbuilder All American Marine, where current projects include completing the aluminum construction and outfitting of the zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell powered Water-Go-Round ferry. Full Article

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AWO members elect Crowley’s Art Mead as Chairman

The members of the American Waterways Operators elected a new slate of leaders this week during the association’s Spring Board of Directors / Annual Membership Meeting. This year, COVID-19 precautions meant that the event was held virtually rather in Washington, D.C. Full Article

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ABS publishes guide to wind-assisted propulsion

The new ABS guide provides class safety standards for the installation of wind-assisted systems. It is applicable to both Flettner rotors and wing sails. Full Article

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Le Havre pilot station to get major simulator upgrade

One of Europe’s longest established pilotage operations, with roots going back to the 16th century, is to get a cutting-edge 21st century Wärtsilä navigational simulator. Based on 14 digital projectors, comprising seven main circular and seven ground projection systems, it features a panoramic 350-degree display. Full Article

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VIDEO: Tugboat operated remotely on Tokyo Bay

NYK and several of its associates have successfully operated a tugboat on Tokyo Bay from an operations center approximately 400 kilometers away. Full Article

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