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Cantiere Vittoria, new tugboat for Russia

Cantiere Vittoria, new tugboat for Russia

Venice - It is called Roma-Mosca and will be used in the dismantling of nuclear submarines decommissioned by the Russian Navy. It is the latest tugboat produced by Cantiere Navale Vittoria, a company that specialises in the design and construction of military, paramilitary and commercial vessels

ABB acquires Belgian logistic tech firm

ABB acquires Belgian logistic tech firm

Zurich - The Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation ABB announced it has completed its acquisition of intrion, a privately owned company headquartered in Huizingen, close to Brussels, with approximately 120 employees and over a decade of experience in logistics automation solutions

Using mullet at the port of Genoa to measure pollution

Using mullet at the port of Genoa to measure pollution

Genoa - Mullet at the Port of Genoa, along with those present at Olbia and Toulon, will be used to guard against sea pollution. Specifically, pollution related to micro plastics: those tiny fragments, smaller than 5 millimetres, which – it is suspected - also function as vehicles for hydrocarbon

Containership tries bunkering with vegetable oil

Containership tries bunkering with vegetable oil

Amsterdam - Low-carbon shipping group GoodShipping has announced its first carbon-free shipment - a voyage of the container feeder Samskip Endeavor fueled by vegetable oil. Prior to the voyage, the “Endeavor” took on 22,000 liters (about 20 tonnes) of hydrotreated used cooking oil

Bio-Sea BWTS Installed in CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupéry

Bio-Sea BWTS Installed in CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupéry

Paris - France’s BIO-UV Group reports that it has successfully installed and commissioned its BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system ton CMA CGM’s new flagship, the 20,600 teu CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupéry delivered by Hanjin Heavy Industries yard in the Philippines earlier this year

AEN, Ilva and a turbine. Genoa will not break / GALLERY

AEN, Ilva and a turbine. Genoa will not break / GALLERY

Genova - Say hello to the AE94.3A. The electricity it will generate will brighten the homes of 200,000 Tunisian families. On reaching Mornaguia, Tunisia, please inform the Societe Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz that it wasn’t easy to assemble this in good time after the Morandi Bridge of Genoa collapsed

One of Russia’s new icebreakers facing delays

One of Russia’s new icebreakers facing delays

St. Petersburg - Another of Russia’s new-line nuclear icebreakers is running afoul of construction deadlines in a delay that will likely force older ones to operate longer. The hull of the “Arktika”, one of Russia’s three LK-60 nuclear icebreakers, was floated in 2016 at the Baltic Shipyard in St. Petersburg

Building of new Viking Line’s cruise ship starts in China

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