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Philly Shipyard to build green containerships for Hawaii trade

Philly Shipyard, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA, announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent with a blue chip US shipping operating company for the construction and sale of up to four new, cost-efficient and environmentally friendly containerships, with planned deliveries in 2020 and 2021.

NASSCO launches final ECO Class ship

On Saturday, March 25, General Dynamics NASSCO christened and launched the Palmetto State – the final ship in an eight-ship ECO Class tanker program to be constructed at NASSCO. The ship and her sister tankers are the most fuel-efficient tankers to service the Jones Act trade, with an “ECO” design offering 33 percent increased fuel efficiency and cleaner shipping options.

First of four STS cranes starts work at Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority announced that has commissioned the first of four new Neo-Panamax ship-to-shore giant cranes at the Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal. The growing crane fleet, working over nearly 10,000 contiguous feet of dock, will be able to handle more than 1,000 container moves per hour, when all 30 cranes are in place.

LNG-Powered, ConRo ship launched in Pascagoula port

Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine launched new Commitment Class ship “El Coquí”, one of the world’s first combination container/ Roll on-Roll off (ConRo) ship, powered by liquefied natural gas in Pascagoula, Miss, on March 20.

LNG-Powered, ConRo ship launched in Pascagoula port

Crowley Maritime and VT Halter Marine launched new Commitment Class ship “El Coquí”, one of the world’s first combination container/ Roll on-Roll off (ConRo) ship, powered by liquefied natural gas in Pascagoula, Miss, on March 20.

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