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Watch: Construction of US aircraft carrier ‘John F. Kennedy’

The video, issued by Huntington Ingalls Industries, depicts the construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ‘John F. Kennedy’ which has reached its midpoint at Newport News Shipbuilding, following the installation of one of the largest units on the ship.

Watch: Decommissioning of BP’s Miller platform in North Sea

British oil major issued a video illustrating how its Miller facilities in the North Sea were dismantled and removed. The Miller field ceased production in 2007 and the final decommissioning of the platform has been conducted from January 2017 to July 2018.

Watch: Australia boosts fishing with largest artificial reef

Australia has developed its first artificial reef in the Exmouth Gulf, the latest purpose built artificial reef habitat in the Western part of the country. The $1 million Exmouth Integrated Artificial Reef is a unique project aiming to enhance marine habitat and recreational fishing opportunities in the region.

Watch: Underwater reef protector tested for Great Barrier Reef

An underwater drone that can keep watch on reef health and accurately identify and inject the devastating crown-of-thorns starfish is ready to be put to the test on the Great Barrier Reef, as a result of a collaboration between QUT, Google and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

Watch: World’s first LNG cruise ship named

Cruise company AIDA Cruises has named its latest ship AIDAnova on Friday evening, in a spectacular naming ceremony at AIDA Open Air at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg. AIDAnova is the world’s first cruise ship that can be powered by low-emission LNG both at sea and in port.

Watch: Installation of world’s largest tub cranes on Sleipnir

The video, published by the Dutch lifting and drilling company Huisman Equipment, depicts the installation of two 10,000-tonne tub mounted cranes on Heerema’s Sleipnir semi-submersible crane vessel, in Singapore. The two cranes are the world’s largest tub cranes with a radius of 48 meters.

Watch: Connecting people to protect whales

The short film, produced by the Port of Vancouver, gives an insight into one of the key sustainability projects that the port has initiated in a bid to protect the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales that inhabit the waters off British Columbia. 

Watch: Avoiding enclosed spaces accidents

Accidents in enclosed spaces onboard ships have been a source of serious injuries and fatalities. In this video published by Gard P&I Club, we see Gard’s former surveyor Alf Martin Sandberg’s story, who could have lost his life when he entered a void space onboard a barge, without checking the atmosphere inside the space.

Watch: World’s first LNG fueled cruise ship undocks

AIDAnova, the first cruise ship that will sail using LNG, left the covered building dock II of MEYER WERFT on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. The ship will dock at the shipyard’s equipment pier and will receive the chimney cowling next to the masts. AIDAnova will start its maiden season on December, with cruises around the Canary Islands.

Watch: How decarbonization affects ship finance

In this video, James Mitchell, Manager at Rocky Mountain Institute discusses the climate transition risks that shipping financiers face as countries begin to implement the Paris Agreement. He also discusses how decarbonization poses a significant opportunity for financiers who understand it and mitigate for it early.


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