Connect LNG, Equinor and Naturgy Complete Jettyless LNG Transfer

In December 2018, Connect LNG conducted an offshore marine operation with the UTS jettyless transfer system “La Santa Maria” in Norway, together with Spanish utility company, Naturgy Energy Group, and the Norwegian energy company, Equinor.

The operation took place offshore Langesund in Norway, an area renowned for harsh weather during winter time. During this day, the weather gave mild winds and waves up to one-meter significant waves height, however the wake from passing cruise ships generated...

https://maritime-executive.com/article/connect-lng-equinor-and-naturgy-complete-jettyless-lng-transfer

Damen dévoile son offre pour la guerre des mines belgo-néerlandaise

Damen dévoile son offre pour la guerre des mines belgo-néerlandaise
Défense
Actualité

Après les deux solutions françaises, c’est au tour du troisième compétiteur en lice pour le programme de renouvellement des moyens de guerre des mines des marines belges et néerlandaises de dévoiler sa proposition. Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding est parti sur des bateaux-mères de 91 mètres de long pour un déplacement d’un peu plus de 3000 tonnes en charge. Ils sont conçus pour mettre en œuvre des systèmes robotisés basés sur des drones de surface pouvant déployer un sonar...

https://www.meretmarine.com/fr/content/damen-devoile-son-offre-pour-la-guerre-des-mines-belgo-neerlandaise

Baleària’s ‘Hypatia de Alejandría’, the first LNG-propelled ferry on the Mediterranean, has begun sailing

Baleària’s Hypatia de Alejandría, the first liquified natural gas-propelled smart ship to sail the Mediterranean, completed its first commercial trip last night between Barcelona and Palma. The ferry reached the Port of Barcelona last Sunday from Venice where the shipyard Cantiere Navale Visentini,...

https://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/balearias-hypatia-de-alejandria-the-first-lng-propelled-ferry-on-the-mediterranean-has-begun-sailing/

U.S. Navy Orders Two More Ford-Class Aircraft Carriers

The U.S. Navy has awarded a contract for the construction of two Ford-class aircraft carriers, CVN 80 and CVN 81, to Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding. The contract is valued at $15.2 billion and is expected to deliver savings of over $4 billion compared to the Navy’s original cost estimates for procuring the vessels separately. 

CVN 80 will be named Enterprise, CVN 81 is yet to be named. The ships are scheduled to be delivered in 2028 and 2032, respectively.

“Today’s...

https://maritime-executive.com/article/u-s-navy-orders-two-more-ford-class-aircraft-carriers