USS Fitzgerald

USS Fitzgerald to Change Homeport

By MarEx 2017-09-24 19:09:46

The U.S. Navy has confirmed that the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) will be changing homeport from Yokosuka, Japan, to Pascagoula, Mississippi, effective...

Finn Wollesen

A Lifetime of Love for Nella Dan and "Nella Dan II"

By Wendy Laursen 2017-09-23 20:47:19

Finn Wollesen first sailed on the Nella Dan when he was six weeks old. His love for the now-wrecked vessel has seen him put a lifetime of experience into the design of a...


Volvo Ocean Race Research Supports Zero-Emission Shipping

By MarEx 2017-09-23 19:41:29

As part of its research into zero-emission shipping, the Dutch research organization MARIN has performed calculations, model tests and measurements on the Simeon Tienpont,...


Induction Coils Used to Charge Ferry Wirelessly

By MarEx 2017-09-20 18:32:43

Wärtsilä has successfully tested its automatic wireless induction charging system on a hybrid powered coastal ferry. This is the first commercial ferry in the world...


The Rafto Legacy

By MarEx 2017-09-16 17:51:01

The Rafto Foundation for Human Rights was established in 1987 in memory of Professor Thorolf Rafto (1922-1986), an iconic lecturer in economics at the Norwegian School of...


CMA CGM Confirms Order for 22,000 TEU Mega-Ships

By MarEx 2017-09-15 17:08:57

On Friday, number three ocean carrier CMA CGM issued its second quarter results, and its business update included a paragraph that confirmed many analysts' expectations...


Video: HMS Prince of Wales' Construction, Block by Block

By MarEx 2017-09-13 18:15:08

To celebrate the formal naming of the jump-ramp carrier HMS Prince of Wales, the UK’s Aircraft Carrier Alliance has released a time-lapse video of her...


Autonomous Ships Before Autonomous Cars?

By MarEx 2017-09-12 19:45:05

Given the media focus on autonomous cars, it might be expected that self-driving vehicles will be in use before autonomous ships. The reality is quite the reverse, according...


Symbolic Coins Laid in Keel of Australia's New Icebreaker

By MarEx 2017-09-09 20:05:03

The first building block of Australia’s new icebreaker was welded into place at a keel laying ceremony at Damen Shipyard Galati in Romania late last month.  The...


MARAD Awards $9.8 Million to Small Shipyards

By MarEx 2017-09-06 20:11:25

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded $9.8 million to 18 U.S. small shipyards through its Small Shipyard Grant Program....

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