Monthly Archives: September 2017

ACL CELEBRATES 50 YEARS ON THE HIGH SEAS

Back in September 1967, a ship sailed into the Port of Baltimore. As stevedores looked out from the pier, they observed a new ship with a design unlike anything they had ever seen. This amazing vessel had containers stacked securely in protective cells. Vehicles, machinery and trailers had been driven …

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FIRST ZERO-EMISSION AUTONOMOUS CONTAINERSHIP UNVEILED IN NORWAY

The final design of is what is looking to become the world’s first autonomous and zero emission containership was released Friday in Trondheim, Norway. Norwegian fertilizer producer announced the first-of-its-kind vessel in May in partnership with maritime technology company Kongsberg. The planned fully-electric and autonomous container feeder ship, to be named YARA …

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LR CLASSES A NEW COMPOSITE PERSONAL SUBMARINE

29TH SEPT,2017 Lloyd’s Register announced Friday that it has classed its first ever personal composite submersible, the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S. The first two Super Falcon 3S submarines will be shipped to the Maldives for the launch of tour operator DeepFlight Adventures, which will partner with luxury resorts to offer resort guests and tourists …

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TEN WAYS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF MARITIME ACCIDENTS

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) details in its 2016 Safety Board’s Safer Seas Digest the results of its investigation of major maritime accidents that have occurred in recent years. The publication was created to help mariners working at the deck plate level prevent future accidents and tragedies, and also help maritime …

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